D’ABEL, Cain. Prostituees Mondains.
(Paris and Brussels): [Duringe], 1902. First edition. Octavo. Two volumes. [IV] 129 and [IV] 150 pages. Scarce novel by Alphonse Momas. Momas was one of the most prolific writers of pornographic literature at the turn of the century, as well as Cain D’Abel he used a number of (amusing) pseudonyms, including; Bébé, Clic-Clac, L’Érotin, Fuckwell, Le Nismois, Léna de Mauregard, Camille Mireille, Mercadette, Pan-Pan, Tap-Tap, Trix, Un Journaliste du Siècle dernier, Zéphyr, Madame B***, V. d’Andorre, Georges de Lesbos, Erosmane, La Baronne de Saint-Amand to publish works such as Le Club des Flagellants, Le Confesseur de Madame and Une Nuit Orageuse to name but a few. The novel here, tells the story of a father and his three daughters who he showers with inappropriate affection before turning them into high class prostitutes to fund his life of luxury and debauchery. Both volumes, in turquoise moiré paper, are in very good condition. Some soiling to covers, contemporary ink titles to the spine. Rare, Worldcat locates one physical copy at Colgate University, and an online resource at the archives of sexuality and gender.
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