The Golden Lotus
(Jin Ping Mei)
Clive Egerton (Translator)
Written in the late Ming Dynasty, the Golden Lotus, is one of the first and certainly the most notorious Chinese erotic novels which has spent much of its life banned as pornography. This is the first translation into English. 1523 pages/four volumes.
Published by Graham Brash, Singapore, 1980 Reprint
Condition: Good. Paperback. The books come in a box which is still sturdy but stained and bumped. The books themselves have some bumps on the cormers and edges, the end papers have mild to medium tanning but the binding is tight and text clear.