Sign In | Register
Girdle of Chastity, The - A Medico-Historical Study by  Eric John Dingwall - Paperback - from Black Sheep Books and Biblio.com

Girdle of Chastity, The - A Medico-Historical Study

by Dingwall, Eric John

Condition: See description


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


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)




Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.

$18.00

$18.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




The American Total Eclipse - August 2017

The American Eclipse of 2017

The path of the total eclipse of August 2017 had our offices at 99% totality - we closed the office to go watch the spectacle, but first we put together this gallery inspired by eclipses to celebrate.

Identify Rare Books

How to identify a rare book

There are several important points to keep in mind when trying to determine if a book can be considered "rare". Read here to learn more.Learn how to determine if a book is rare


Trustpilot