SEX AND MARRIAGE by LAMBERT, Richard J.

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SEX AND MARRIAGE Franklin Publishing Company. 800 North Clark Street, Chicago. [Copyright, 1932 by Franklin Publishing Company ... Third printing, January

1937.]. 8vo, pp. 253, [3] advertisements; with a number of diagrams within text; paper a little browned, with some offsetting to pp. 92-3 due to loosely inserted newspaper clipping; Third printing (first 1932) of this frank introduction to reproductive health, at a time when the Comstock Laws banned distribution of any printed material on sexuality and birth control. From 1873-1957, Comstock Laws restricted the distribution of printed material with sexual content ranging from reproductive healthcare to pornography. Despite the prohibitions, Dr. Richard Lambert published this detailed work, together with two much slimmer ‘under-the-counter’ pamphlets, to prepare both men and women for married life.

Condition: uncut in the original blue publisher’s cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in blind and orange, head and tail of spine bumped and lightly rubbed, corners a little worn, retaining the original orange printed dust-jacket, head and tail of spine with significant chips and loss, further nicks to extremities and corners worn.

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