|Publisher||Wm Morrow & Co.|
Wm Morrow & Co., 1963. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated Boards, Blue with Cream Spine, black with orange decorations and lettering, very good condition. Pages very clean, blue endsheets. Original dust jacket slightly worn, chips and some tears along edges. "The Pious Pornographers: An anatomy of American sex and other lively habits." Iversen gives his hilarious take on American sexuality, and hits home with many observations. Learn how Americans thought about sex before the sexual revolution. Popular essays on various topics about modern life, including the sexual obsession of women's magazines, the sexual allure of that which is promised but not seen, and the 'free ride women get once a man proposes marriage.' Groucho Marx says, "Iversen is one-third Perelman, ..Thurber, ..Benchley.." A comic spoof on American sexual habits. Cover design drawing and illustrations by Isidore Seltzer. 214 pages.