LADDER OF FLESH, by Sloane Britain - 1962


Ladder of Flesh

by Sloane Britain

The naked truth about what happens when the lights go out on broadway and strange women are on the prowl. The iconic New York publishing house Midwood-Tower Books (formerly Midwood Books) presents a volume of Lesbian pulp fiction by American author, Elaine Williams, better known by her pen name Sloane Britain. 156 pages with additional pages of advertisements and an order form. 4.25" by 7.25" 

The rear cover features a descriptive list of characters. 

Published by Midwood-Tower. New York, NY. 1962. 

Softback is overall in GOOD+ condition. 

  • Illustrated covers show commensurate wear and aging.
  • Covers exhibit scuffs, light creases and edgewear. 
  • Corners are bumped. 
  • Age toned spine features bold lettering and exhibits bumped and creased ends.
  • The wraps are detached along 4.5" portions of the front and spine aspects of the text block. 
  • Binding is secure.
  • Ffep exhibits an open tear. 
  • Title/copyright pages exhibit a closed tear along the outer edge. Please see photos. 
  • Interior is age-toned with heavier toning along the perimeter. 
  • Interior exhibits a pronounced crease along the lower edge of the pages. Please see photos. 
  • Textblock is cocked with slight play. 
  • The leafs with pages 33/34 and 35/36 are completely detached with the previous leafs feeling loose along the gutter which suggests that the binding is somewhat brittle and loose. Please see photos.
  • Inked red textblock edges are moderately scuffed. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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It was said of publisher Harry Shorten that while being unfamiliar with quality literature, he did however know what would entice the average American reader.

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Softcover Wraps
Original/Facsimile: Original
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Topic: Erotica
Publisher: Midwood-Tower
Place of Publication: New York N.Y.
Year Printed: 1962
Author: Sloane Britain
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