Jeux des Nuages et de la Pluie

An illustrated study of Chinese eroticism


Michel Beurdeley, with Madame Georges Bataille, Kristofer Schipper, Tchang Fou-Jouei and Jacques Pimpaneau


Club Francais de Livre, Fribourg, 1969
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Printing Details

Limited first edition, large hardback bound in the original orange cloth with similar slipcase. 36 × 27cm. 224pp. FRENCH TEXT.

A series of essays on Chinese eroticism, finely illustrated with reproductions from classical texts. There are 131 illustrations within the text and 28 colour reproductions.

Chapters: 1. Science, Magie et Mystique du Corps. 2. Poemes Anciens. 3. Le Sentiment de L'Amour a Travers L'Histoire de Ying-Yang. 4. Poemes des Song et des Yuan. 5. Le Roman Erotique en Chine. 6 Le Gout de la Soumission. 7. Poemes des Ming. 8. Les Manches Coupees. 9. Amour pour la Compagne Parfumee. 10. Poemes des Ts'ing. 11. Le Fetichisme du Pied. 12. Poemes du XXe Siecle.


This copy is in very good condition, with strong binding and clean pages. There are a few small grubby patches to the cloth binding and the Japanese titling is wearing off from the slipcase. It is a little musty but this will go after a good airing.

A heavy book at nearly 3kg.

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