The Farce of Sodom


Donald Friend.


Donald Friend. THE FARCE OF SODOM. By the Right Honourable Earl of Rochester. Written for the Royal Company of Whoremasters, and printed a-new upon the three hundredth anniversary of the untimely demise of our noble author in the thirty-third year of his life. With sets and costumes suitable for theatrical performances designed by Donald Friend. Melbourne: Gryphon Books, 1980. Limited edition, 153/250 (only 240 for sale), signed by the artist. Pp. [6] (blank), [8] v, 65, [7] ( 2 tipped in plates, 5 blank), altogether 17 tipped in colour plates and one not coloured, 11 full page illustrations in black and white, numerous other decorations and illustrations; all in Friend’s scandalously distinctive style. Half black morocco and purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt with two raised and ruled bands, illustrated endpapers.

Very Good. Slight stain to fore-edge of top board. Otherwise fine.