Hansons auction house put up for sale “the sex manual” written in 1720. On the organization’s website provides a brief contents of the book.
For the first time “a Masterpiece of Aristotle, is made in two parts,” published in 1684 in London, this guide to sex and family relations. For example, it States that man should eat eggs, sparrows, pigeons, blackbirds and mosquitoes, ginger and turnips for “seed of abundance”. The book also tells that the abnormalities in newborn children to blame “the imagination of parents”, which at the time of conception thought about other people.
Until the 1960s years the book was banned because of “violent content”. “For this there were several reasons. For example, in the images of “monsters” who were “born of an unnatural link women with animals”, — said the employee of the auction house Jim Spencer (Jim Spencer). — It should be borne in mind that this book was written during a time when people still burned witches in England.”
The book will be auctioned at the end of March 2018, and its cost is estimated at 80-120 pounds.
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