Colombes: Athanor (1932). 40pp. One of the author's most uncommon publications, a collection of his unconventional insights into homosexuality with numerous arguments related to Gide's Corydon and other writers. Spiess, a right wing "theorist" of androgyny wrote a number of pseudo-scientific essays and books on sexology. See Davis, Queer Beauty: Sexuality and Aesthetics from Winckelmann to Freud and Beyond. Very good in original stapled wrappers, light cover wear.
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Lausanne: Editions Athanor (1950). 105pp. A memoir of Spiess' life and writings, with a preface by Miyajima. Photographic frontispiece. inscribed by Spiess on endpaper and laid in is a handwritten note in Spiess' hand relating to several of his books. Very good in wrappers with several light stains.