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The Riddle of Sex: The Medical and Social Aspects of Sex, Love and Marriage by  Dr. Harry Elmer [Introduction]  Dr. Joseph; Barnes - Hardcover - Reprint - 1930 - from RareNonFiction.com (SKU: 657H4410)

The Riddle of Sex: The Medical and Social Aspects of Sex, Love and Marriage

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The Riddle of Sex: The Medical and Social Aspects of Sex, Love and Marriage

by Tenenbaum, Dr. Joseph; Barnes, Dr. Harry Elmer [Introduction]

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New York: Gold Label Books, Inc., 1930. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xvii, [3], 3-362 pages. Index and footnotes. "A noted physician gives answers to the intimate questions you hesitate to ask even a doctor - sexual diet in marriage; hygiene of sex; abnormalities; sexual causes of nervous troubles; impotentia; frigidity; birth control, etc." - dust jacket. "If Americans know what is good for them they will buy a million copies of this book." - Dr. Harry Elmer Barnes. "Has the high distinction of passionless detachment and scientific approach in its survey of our present state of sexual knowledge - and ignorance." - New York Herald Tribune. Third printing of the 1929 first edition. Very light wear to publisher's biege cloth adorned in blue. Tight and square. Prior owner's blind stamp upon title page and page 353. Light wear to attractively illustrated dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An very well-preserved copy of this fascinating early treatment of the subject..

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Bookseller's Inventory #
657H4410
Title
The Riddle of Sex: The Medical and Social Aspects of Sex, Love and Marriage
Author
Tenenbaum, Dr. Joseph; Barnes, Dr. Harry Elmer [Introduction]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Gold Label Books, Inc.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1930
Keywords
Human Sexuality, Love, Marriage, Sexual Hygiene, Impotence, Sexual Abnormalities, Frigidity, Birth Control,
Bookseller catalogs
Health; Medicine; Erotica and Sexuality;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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