The Powder-Puff. A Ladies' Breviary from the German of Fritz Blei (1909)

By: Blei, Franz

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Original pale brown cloth, illustrated (book, powder, puff, ribbons) in green and white; lettered in gilt on spine; pages untrimmed, integral silk bookmark; top edge blue. Spine very faintly sunned, otherwise very good. Originally published in Germany in 1908 as Die Puderquaste. Ein Damen-Brevier. A collection of 39 brief essays, anecdotes and stories. Blei was an essayist and editor (he published early works by Franz Kafka and Robert Musil); he translated some of Oscar Wilde's works into German and was an authority on eroticism (and pornography).

Title: The Powder-Puff. A Ladies' Breviary from the German of Fritz Blei (1909)

Author Name: Blei, Franz

Categories: Short Stories,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1909

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: VN0310