BEN SUSSAN, René (illustrator and editor).  Elisabeth ABBOTT (translator). Fifteen Joys of Marriage.
BEN SUSSAN, René (illustrator and editor).  Elisabeth ABBOTT (translator). Fifteen Joys of Marriage.

BEN SUSSAN, René (illustrator and editor). Elisabeth ABBOTT (translator). Fifteen Joys of Marriage.

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BEN SUSSAN, René (illustrator and editor). Elisabeth ABBOTT (translator) Fifteen Joys of Marriage. London; The Orion Press Ltd. 1959.

Royal 8vo.; publisher's deep red cloth pictorially blocked in gilt to upper cover, spine lettered gilt, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [v], vi-vii, viii-[xiv] + 221; with 15 coloured plates by Ben Sussan in bold outlined colours, with accents in sang-de-boeuf; a fine copy in an equally fine, unclipped dustwrapper (45s).
First U.K. edition; issued simultaneously in the U.S. An anonymous fifteenth-century misogynistic satire on the "greatest torments, sufferings, sorrows and fifteen greatest woes in this world" to console the wedded and warn the unwary.

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