In 1797 an edition was published of the Marquis de Sade’s “The New Justine” and “The Story of Juliette” with engravings by anonymous artists to illustrate the action of the books. What the engravers lacked in artistic skill they made up for in graphic depiction and the illustrations, here in full colour, still have the capability of shocking. The engravers cared little for De Sade’s philosophical musing and concentrated instead on the “depraved’ goings-on of his characters.
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Hardcover book with dark cloth and gilt title and unclipped dust jacket. Cover not faded, dust jacket has torn edges and foxing on the inside.
Pages are clean with colour plates.