Venus Castina. C. J. Bulleit.
Venus Castina
Venus Castina
Venus Castina

Venus Castina

New York: Covici Friede, 1928. Alexander King. First Edition. Bulleit, C.J. VENUS CASTINA. Famous Female Impersonators, Celestial and Human. With Illustrations by Alexander King. New York: Covici Friede, (1928). First Edition. 4to. Black cloth and patterned boards (diamonds), housed in the publisher s original slipcase with large label and title, etc. One of 960 numbered copies, #754 with wonderful full page black and white illustrations by Alexander King. Issued without dust jacket. 309pp. The book to dedicated to To you who laugh in the Theatre when a male moron puts on a grass skirt and dances a burlesque, to you who giggle when the handsome young preacher pitches high his voice and mimics a hoyendish Maiden, to you who find delight in the Girlish Pranks our college boys are playing on each other, to you who have closed your Houses of Prostitution and bade young men forget sexual desire…. A very good copy to near fine with occasional spotting on pages. A couple of snags to slipcase spine. Good. Item #62

Price (USD): $150.00

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