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Brass Checks And Red Lights. Being A Pictorial Pot Pourri Of (Historical) Prostitutes, Parlor Houses, Professors, Procuresses, And Pimps. by Fred And Jo Mazzulla

Brass Checks And Red Lights. Being A Pictorial Pot Pourri Of (Historical) Prostitutes, Parlor Houses, Professors, Procuresses, And Pimps.

by Fred And Jo Mazzulla

Publication: Privately printed, 1966, Denver

First edition. 8vo. Color pictorial wrappers with title in red ink. 56 pp., illustrations, 4 full-page color plates by Charles M. Russell, acknowledgements, index. Numerous black and white photographs and information about various madams, pimps, "ladies," saloons, tokens, advertisements, parlor houses, etc. to include information on "Diamond Tooth Lil," Jennie Rogers, Mattie Silks, Anna Gould, Laura Evens, Anna Ryan, Jule Bulette, etc. The four color plates of Charles M. Russell watercolors are titled "Just a Little Sunshine," "Just a Little Rain," "Just a Little Pleasure" and "Just a Little Pain." Listing of nicknames and aliases. Covers lightly soiled, else fine.

Inventory Number: 46340

$50.00