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A very thick, very informative book, very illustrated, by Prof OS Fowler, published by Physical Culture Publishing Co, copyright 1870...I took some photos of the table of contents which is very lengthy (photos 2,3,4)...title pages reads in part "Creative and Sexual Science or Manhood, Womanhood and their mutual interrelations...love, its laws, power etc...selection, or mutual adaptation: courtship, married life, and perfect children...their generation, endowment, paternity, maternity, bearing, nursing and rearing: together with puberty, boyhood, girlhood, etc, sexual impairments restored, male vigor and female health and beauty perpetuated and augmented, etc as taught by Phrenology (the detailed study of the cranium as a supposed indication of character and mental abilities) and Physiology...some of the subjects covered are Gender(its existence, analysis and office, The Science of Manhood and Womanhood; Gender:its signs and power over body and mind, analysis of love and its over the entire being; Conjugal and Parental Adaptations, Who are and are not adapted to each other and why; Courtships fatal errors and right management, how to establish a perfect affection in married life, Coition(sexual intercourse) its laws, effects and conditions;Marital error preventions, barrenness,etc;; the sexual organs and their adaptation; Maternity, like mother like child, marks & deformatives; the rearing of children; sexual restoration; abnormal love, its extent, kinds, preventions and causes the cures of all sexual sins and vices; female beauty and bloom and how to prolong and regain both; the value of health...a lot more info I didn't cover...
hard back cover displays wear, spotting, corner bumps, spine wear, book is complete, all pages attached, contains 1052 pages..book feels solid...interior front pages display areas of puffiness,first blank page having written inscription, there is a presentation page with written names, the title page having horizontal ripples...interior pages having some rippling, has light age toning, no tears or creasing noted...great book you will enjoy reading...
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1870 Creative and Sexual Science by Fowler, Physical Culture Publishing Co
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