Poor. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Pages are clean and unmarked. First few pages are loose. Cover corners and edges are worn. Spine material is partly missing. Hinges are cracked. 1052pp. A reading copy.
Very Good. Follett, 1971. trade paperback in fine condition; 256pp in mint condition. One hundred years ago, when piano legs were called "limbs, " and sex was a dirty word, Prof. O. S. Fowler, practical phrenologist and lecturer, published a one thousand page volume on Creative And Sexual Science. It was issued by subscription only, and "residents of any state desiring a copy should address the publishers, and an agent will call upon them." As phrenologist rather than physician, the Professor correlates love and other emotions with the size of the head and other phrenological signs. At one point he states that "love is located in the back and lower part of the brain." In another, he urges the reader: "Note that affectionate or backward reclining or drooping of the heads of all loving brides during their honeymoon, and learn therefrom to diagnose its active state in all others." This edition, which presents excerpts from the original volume, is a delightful and often fascinating look at some of the manners and morals of our Victorian ancestors. The topics covered are vast and surprisingly candid. Although much ot the information we recognize today as either foolish or fraudulent, it nevertheless does offer a revealing comment on a social period that combined high moral purpose with great animal vigor; 9x6".....We ship daily from our warehouse. Over 350, 000 customers served online! Our feedback reflects our service....'Quick delivery and book was exactly as described', 'Great service-thank you! '
Very good. Pink paper cover, no spine creases. Edge wear & small crease on cover. Tiny light spots on outer edges. Lightly aged, clean pages." ABOUT THE BOOK\n\nSpeedwriting Dictionary: College Edition.
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