Aristotle's Master-piece (18th Century conception, pregnancy and childbirth manual)

Aristotle's Masterpiece, a manual of conception & pregnancy, first published c. 1680. It's not by Aristotle, it's not a masterpiece and it's not original. But it was a bestseller for centuries.
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When the Birds and the Bees Were Not Enough: Aristotle’s Masterpiece | The Public Domain Review

When the Birds and the Bees Were Not Enough: Aristotle’s Masterpiece | The Public Domain Review

When the Birds and the Bees Were Not Enough: Aristotle’s Masterpiece | The Public Domain Review

When the Birds and the Bees Were Not Enough: Aristotle’s Masterpiece | The Public Domain Review

When the Birds and the Bees Were Not Enough: Aristotle’s Masterpiece | The Public Domain Review

When the Birds and the Bees Were Not Enough: Aristotle’s Masterpiece | The Public Domain Review

A complete first edition copy - one of just three known copies in existence - is expected to fetch £10-£15,000 when it goes up for auction next month. Chapters include the 'signs of barrenness', 'monstrous births and the reasons whereof' and 'the fabrick of the womb'

Rare 17th century sex manual expected to fetch £15,000 at auction

A complete first edition copy - one of just three known copies in existence - is expected to fetch £10-£15,000 when it goes up for auction next month. Chapters include the 'signs of barrenness', 'monstrous births and the reasons whereof' and 'the fabrick of the womb'

The explicit book was published in 1684 and was dubbed the dirtiest book of the time. One chapter, entitled 'A word of advice to both sexes at the time of copulation', advises men to 'creep in by little and little' to get their wives into bed

Rare 17th century sex manual expected to fetch £15,000 at auction

The explicit book was published in 1684 and was dubbed the dirtiest book of the time. One chapter, entitled 'A word of advice to both sexes at the time of copulation', advises men to 'creep in by little and little' to get their wives into bed

A complete copy of Aristotles Master-Piece, a rare erotic guide is set to go under the hammer. It was dubbed the dirtiest book of the time when published in 1684 - was sold secretly from under the counters of bookshops for centuries

Rare 17th century sex manual expected to fetch £15,000 at auction

A complete copy of Aristotles Master-Piece, a rare erotic guide is set to go under the hammer. It was dubbed the dirtiest book of the time when published in 1684 - was sold secretly from under the counters of bookshops for centuries

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