Sex for the common man: nineteenth century marriage manuals.
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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Women -- Health and hygiene.,
  • Hygiene, Sexual.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of The physiologist; or, Sexual physiology revealed, by E. Becklard, translated from the French by M. S. Wharton, published in 1859 by B. Marsh, Boston; and of the 2d ed. of Marriage physiologically discussed, by Jean Dubois, translated from the French by W. Greenfield, published in 1839, New York.

SeriesSex, marriage, and society
ContributionsBecklard, Eugène., Dubois, Jean, M.D.
LC ClassificationsRG121 .S46
The Physical Object
Pagination107, 112 p.
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5426134M
ISBN 100405058195
LC Control Number73020654

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