Wien (Vienna): Verlag für Kulturforschung, 1931.
First edition. Illustrated with reproductions of erotic drawings, engravings, photographs in half-tone and gravure after works by Perckhammer, von Bayros, Willinger-Lechner, Manasse, Schein, and others. With eight color plates. 192 pp. With 6 mounted photographic prints. 1 vols. 4to. Social and Cultural History of the 'Wedding Night'. Original gilt-decorated green cloth, slightly shaken with faint wear at foot of spine Item #37799
Compendium of historical, cultural, social and medical commentary on virginity and defloration, with chapters on anatomy, demi-vierges, infibulation, defloration technqiues. This volume in the "Legitimate Erotica" series includes a Facsimile Photo Album "from the Estate of a Defloration Fetishist Who Committed Suicide," with six mounted plates of suggestively posed nudes.
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