[WRIGHT, JOHN BUCKLAND. 1897-1954.] CHRYSILLA VON DANSDORF. Heart's Desire. Paris: for Private Circulation, n.d. [but likely Golden Cockerel Press, 1939].
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WRIGHT, JOHN BUCKLAND, illustrator. CHRYSILLA VON DANSDORF. Heart's Desire. Paris: for Private Circulation, n.d. [but likely Golden Cockerel Press, 1939].
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WRIGHT, JOHN BUCKLAND, illustrator.
CHRYSILLA VON DANSDORF. Heart's Desire. Paris: for Private Circulation, n.d. [but likely Golden Cockerel Press, 1939].
4to. 8 engraved plates, plus additional loose suite. Period cream morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g. Additional plates with some light creases, spine sunned.

RARE SAPPHIC TALE ILLUSTRATED WITH EROTIC ENGRAVINGS BY JOHN BUCKLAND WRIGHT; letter B aside from an edition of 70 numbered copies with an additional suite of all 8 engravings in rear pocket. The authorship is generally attributed to Golden Cockerel Press proprietor Christopher Sandford, Dansdorf being a fairly obvious anagram of his family name.
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