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Utilité de la Flagellation dans les Plaisirs de l'Amour et du Mariage suivie de la Bastonnade et de la Flagellation pénale

Utilité de la Flagellation dans les Plaisirs de l'Amour et du Mariage suivie de la Bastonnade et de la Flagellation pénale

350.00

Meibom, Johann Heinrich [and] Jean Denis Lanjuinais. Bruxelles: Gay et Doucé, 1879. xv, 205; [1] pp. Three-quarter maroon morocco with purple pebble cloth, spine tooled and titled in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Nouvelle edition. Copy no. 490 of 500. Slight fading to cloth, wear at extremities, slight toning to pages. Overall very good.

A French translation of Johann Heinrich Meibom's "Tractus de usu flagrorum in re Medica et Veneria," the first treatise on flagellation for sexual purposes, coupled with Jean Denis Lanjuinais's "Caning and Criminal Flagellation," with a collection of poems on the subject for after. Quite scarce, OCLC locates just one copy of this classic, commoving erotica in France. Obvs. (345)

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