UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY. 8vo. 160pp. Publisher’s illustrated paper covers. Publisher’s green label on front cover, stating “Uncorrected Proof Copy”. Foxed edges, predominantly top though also a little at the fore edge. Moderate foxing focused at preliminaries. Light wear to spine [please see photos] All in all a particularly attractive copy of a very rare, uncorrected proof copy of Orton’s masterpiece. Unique for its wonderful and peculiar illustrated covers. A very desirable copy for any collector of Orton’s work.
ORTON, Joe, Head to Toe, Anthony Blond Limited, 1970
Collier, Jane, An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Excercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed; In the first part, To the Master, Husband etc. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend etc. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance., Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, 1753