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Girdle of Chastity, The - A Medico-Historical Study by  Eric John Dingwall - Paperback - from Black Sheep Books and

Girdle of Chastity, The - A Medico-Historical Study

by Dingwall, Eric John

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New York: Macaulay Co., Inc. "An illustrated and fascinating history of one of the most peculiar periods in human sexological development." Brown card cover with white titling, black and white illustrations throughout, 164 pages. Cover has edge wear with chipping, creases on front and back lower corners, spine is sunned and has significant edge wear, split along front gutter has left front cover detached, text block edges slightly darkened, spine lightly cracked at page 27, text is clean and tight, colour on front and back covers is bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Black Sheep Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 012844
  • Title: Girdle of Chastity, The - A Medico-Historical Study
  • Author: Dingwall, Eric John
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Macaulay Co., Inc.
  • Place: New York
  • Keywords: Sexuality, History, Social History, Relationship, History, Women,
  • Bookseller catalogs: History; Women's Studies; Relationships, Gender & Sexuality;
  • Size: 16mo - over 5¾\" - 6¾\" tall


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