HIDDEN GEMS

The Best of The Pearl, A Journal of Facetiae & Voluptuous Reading
Anonymous

Selected by William Hamilton

Classics of Passion Series

 

The infamous Victorian monthly magazine THE PEARL was published in London from July 1879 to December 1880 and was subsequently shut down by the authorities for publishing obscene literature. Each issue was devoted to explicit erotic stories, sex in high society, incest and flagellation, interspersed with ribald parodies, poems and limericks. This selection of the best of THE PEARL—over 330 pages— is drawn from its original 18 issues and provides a fascinating look at the secret obsessions  behind  the Puritan’s mask. Step inside and enjoy a raunchy romp through the Victorian underground.

 

$14.95

Trade paperback, 5.06″ x 7.81″. 334 pp.

 

 

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