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New York: Viking, 1983. Foreword by Sam Wagstaff and text by Bruce Chatwin. Illustrated throughout with numerous full- page black and white photographs of bodybuilder/dancer/actress Lisa Lyon. 128pp. Thin 4to, black boards, d.w. New York: Viking Press Studio Book, (1983). First Edition. A fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. Very scarce hardcover edition. This copy is inscribed, dated and signed in full by Mapplethorple to noted theater critic John Simon.
Paris: Livre de Plantin, 1946. Frontispiece is an original etching, 1 volume + suite of 89 plates. All pages are loose as issued. 4to, stiff printed wrappers, glassine, board slipcase. Paris: Le Livre de Plantin, 1946. The slipcase is rubbed but the interior is pristine. One of 515 numbered copies signed by the artist.
Paris: La Connaissance, 1925. Illustrated with 14 etchings colored in pochoir, numerous culs-de-lampe, letters and designs, all by Colucci. A separate thin volume contains an extra suite of all plates and figures in b/w, plus 4 in color. Thick 4to, original printed wrappers with glassine; both volumes laid into the publisher's illustrated board folder (edgeworn and neatly re-backed in brown cloth). Paris: La Connaissance, 1925. From a total printing of 102, this is an hors commerce copy, signed by Colucci.....
Paris: Auguste Eudes, 1880. 4 volumes bound in 8. Illustrated with 73 engravings each in 3 states, 72 head and tail pieces. Occasional foxing. 8vo, rubricated titles. Beautifully bound 3/4 burgundy morocco over marbled boards, ornately gilt spine, t.e.g. Paris: Auguste Eudes, 1880. Near fine. One of 395 numbered sets. Published from the manuscripts with notes by MM. Le Roux de Lincy and Anatole de Montaiglon.
New York: Pantheon, 1987. Introduction by Carol Squiers. 191 full-page photo illustrations in color and black and white. 247 pages. Slim 4to, gray cloth (minor bumping and fading at foot; red remainder mark on top edges), edgeworn d.w. New York: Pantheon, (1987). First American Edition. A very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
Tokyo: Pacific Press Service, 1997. Illustrated throughout with 77 photographs, some in color. Short introduction in Japanese & English. photo captions in Japanese & French. Slim 4to, pictorial wrappers. (Tokyo: Pacific Press Service, 1997). First edition. A fine copy of this scarce exhibition catalogue.
Paris: aux Depens d'un Amateur, 1949. Translated into French by Laurent Tailhade. Illustrated with 40 original lithographs by Emile Othon Friesz printed in brown & black (cover; 36 full-page; 2 vignettes). , 249, (3) pages printed on 33 loose fasicules, within lithographed covers. in Paris: aux Depens d'un Amateur, 1949. A near fine copy with very clean pages. Preserved in original board slipcase, sturdy but well-worn. Limited edition. Number 43 of 218 copies, this is one of only 25 on.....
Paris: 1909. Color vignette on title page, many other erotic illustrated plates in color and black & white with lettered tissue guards. Thick 4to, 3/4 red calf with raised bands and gilt lettering. Marbled boards and endpapers, uncut edges, t.e.g. Paris: H. Piazza & Cie, (1909). Fine. Limited edition, number 219 of 275 copies printed on Hollande paper.