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1 Drs. Willy, Vander, and Fisher The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Sex
A similar volume first appeared some years ago. It represented a summary of sexual knowledge as it stood then. However, during the intervening period the science of sex has made such rapid and brilliant progress that the authors considered it opportune to place before the public this volume, in order to make the results of newer scientific research available to the general reader in popular form. The most important new discovery relates to natural birth control, which offers great hope in the solution to an age-old problem. There is a no less important aspect of this subject: During recent years the failure of the intrinsically great works of several investigators of methods of rejuvenation has been definitely established. The scientists approached the problem of rejuvenation from the sexual angle, and practical experience has placed it beyond doubt that the biological process of gradual decay and death could not be delayed for any considerable length of time. Includes a dictionary of medical terms; over 150 illustrations, and 23 color plates. Navy blue cloth with wear at corners, spine ends, edges, and board edges. Shaken, but all pages firmly intact.
Garden City Publishing Co. , Inc.
Garden City, 1950, 
Hardcover
Good


003287; 
Price: 13.80 USD
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2 Maxwell, Kenneth A Sexual Odyssey: from Forbidden Fruit to Cybersex
0874778964 / 9780874778960; A highly informative and entertaining survey of human sexuality. Crammed with forgotten lore and useful facts. " Publishers Weekly. A sexual odyssey has been called a "fascinating journey of sexual adventure and misadventure" by professors and therapists. In its revealing pages, Kenneth Maxwell explores the sexual lore and literature of the past and sheds light on hos modern-day sex, sex roles, and sex play are changing at a frenetic pace. Covering topics ranging from the libidinous practices of the ancient Romans, to what is considered appropriate behavior at a contemporary nudist beach, to the possibility that the 21st century will see the complete separation of making babies and making love. Maxwell's book contextualizes sex in human history. Never before has a work so clearly detailed the impact of this primal and elementary aspect of the human animal on religion, goernment, politics, and entertainment throughout time. For anyone curious about sex and human nature, this book imparts a learned history lesson while teaching the great lovemaking secrets of the past and exposing the creativity that will enable us to "soar to the Elysian heights of sexual pleasure" in the future. Iincludes notes and index. Lightly illustrated. The jacket has a minor tear on the front bottom vertical edge and a bit of wear along the spine sides. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.; 319 pages
J P Tarcher
Los Angeles, California, U. S. A., 1998, First Trade Paperback Edition
Softcover
Near Fine with no dust jacket


002560; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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Geisha Secrets: a Pillow Book for Lovers, Unknown
3 Unknown Geisha Secrets: a Pillow Book for Lovers
0786708352 / 9780786708352; NEW - Still in shrink wrap. This book explores the timeless appeal of the geisha as an icon of formal perfection, accomplished in many areas - yet also a potent symbol of eroticism. Part one offers insights into apprenticeship disciplines, the art of wearing a kimono, makeup, preparing hair and so forth. One also learns how to perform as a hostess, dancer and musician. Part two covers less familiar ground, and presents - with the help of explicit shungo images - a collection of anonymous writings. Intimate records of passionate lovemaking and urgent longings, love letters and poems are included. This is frank and erotic writing, reflecting a largely guiltless attitude to sex, and provides a window through which we can glimpse the private, erotic world of some extraordinary women. This book is done in accordian-style folded pages, and is fully illustrated in color. There is a small black line at the bottom pages. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Carroll & Graf Pub
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2001, 
Hardcover
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Geary, John; 
003944; 
Price: 23.00 USD
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