Aphrodisiacs and Anti-Aphrodisiacs: Three Essays on the Powers of Reproduction; With Some Account of the Judicial "Congress" as Practised in France During the Seventeenth Century.
London: 1869. 8vo. 154 pp. + frontispiece and seven plates. Leather spine sunned, edges scraped. Corners sl. worn. Top edge red, slightly bled into top edge of first few pages. Edges of ffep and next blank page tanned, pencil numbers on ffep. Half-title soiled, several tiny chips and 1" closed tear repaired on reverse with archival tape. Light finger soil to page edges throughout. Tiny closed tear to edge of pp. vi-vii also repaired with archival tape. Plates have light soil, nicks to edges. Aphrodisia and anaphrodisia in antiquity and the recent past. Very Good Half-Leather (Item ID: 13680)