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The last edition of these celebrated erotic illustrations before the destruction of the original plates, rarer than the previous, 1911 edition. One of 300 copies “privately printed only for subscribers”.
The artist, a Hungarian who became an art teacher in St. Petersburg, also contributed to a number of important Russian publications, including the splendid imperial coronation album of Alexander II.
A fine, fresh example in its original portfolio, this copy being No. 136.