Author:Girodias, Maurice


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Frog Prince, The: An Autobiography

By: Girodias, Maurice

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005200

Condition: Very Good+

Maurice Girodias has been alternately described as the 'old king of porn' and the 'Lenin of the sexual revolution'. In truth he has been one of the most important behind-the-scenes figures in the history of modern literature. Girodias was the founder of the Olympia Press, the Paris publishing house to which so many talented twentieth-century writers gravitated when their works were considered too scandalous for everyone else. Anyone who knows the Olympia Press understands its importance in 20th century literature. This book is a first edition and first printing. It was Girodias who through muc... View more info