The Wisdom of the Lash, Pauline Reage, The Traveller’s Companion Series #44



1st Printing. 208pp. No. 44 of the Olympia Press Traveller’s Companion Series. Maurice Girodias, the owner of Olympia Press, was not happy with the first translation of Histoire d’O he published in 1954, and commissioned Austryn Wainhouse to prepare this new version dated May, 1957. It is stated “with an essay by Jean Paulhan”, but according to Kearney due to a printer’s blunder it was never included. ┬áPaperback. Slight staining on ends of pages, very clean cover. Slight crease in spine. See photos. Buyer pays for Priority Mail shipping.