The Rodiad.

London. [John CamdenHotten. 1898]. Hardcover. 12mo, 19cm, second edition limited to 200 copies, 33p.,rubricated title-page, quarter dark olive green fine linen backed marbledboards, red leather label, floral decorated endpapers, some occasionallight foxing, leaves toned, bookplate, very good copy, scarce. (Ho1.1). ~ A long pornographic poem on flagellation, in particular the caningof schoolboys. A Victorian literary hoax falsely attributed to GeorgeColeman the Younger and credited on title-page to publisher Caddell &Murray and dated 1820. The author is believed to have been RichardMonckton Milnes (1809-1885) a noted collector of erotica. First publishedin 1871 and again in 1898, both in limited editions. Item #35860

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