Below the Belt & Other Stories
21.5cm x 14cm. 128 pages. Illustrated wrappers.
The gay hustler fiction of Samuel M. Steward (1909-1993) written and narrated by his pseudonym Phil Andros. An academic at one period of his life during which he mixed with the likes of Alfred Douglas, Andre Gide, Thomas Mann, Thornton Wilder, Gertrude Stein, and Alice B. Toklas, Steward later became a tattoo artist using the name Phil Sparrow. Through this he became an unofficial collaborator with Dr. Alfred Kinsey, advising on the sexual motivations for tattooing. Cover illustration by Tom of Finland.
Minor shelf wear. Minor foxing to edges. Previous owner’s stamp. Very Good Condition.
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