Gargoyle Press, n.d. (1921). FIRST EDITION, thus. States "Issued Privately By THE GARGOYLE PRESS, New York. Of this edition, five hundred copies have been specially bound for The Gargoyle Press." Introduction to the book dated April, 1921. Includes explicit black and white illustrations of women with animals, not necessarily indicative of the story, which is more about sexual sado-masochism domination. Hard cover. Very good condition, edges worn through, pages a bit aged with a few creases. Very rare collectible volume. Rebound would be extremely valuable. Venus in Furs" by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, for whom the term "sado-masochism" was created. Increasingly scarce classic of the genre. Antique volume.