Taking her for a test drive
It was closed down by the British authorities for violating contemporary standards of obscenity. The Pearl ran for eighteen issues from July to Decemberwith pearl erotic novel
Christmas supplements. As an underground publication, pearl erotic novel
was limited to copies and cost twenty-five pounds, which made it unusually expensive relative to comparable contemporaneous pornographic periodicals. The Christmas Annual, a crudely produced supplement that ran sixty pages, sold for three guineas. Only the special numbers contained illustrations. The publisher and editor, William Lazenby, also wrote some of the content.