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Aphrodisiacs. An Encyclopedia of Erotic Wisdom.

£7.99

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"Aphrodisiacs explains the foods, techniques and art forms which different cultures have used to increase sexual desire and pleasure. The most comprehensive illustrated encyclopedia on the subject ever to be published includes a wide range of aphrodisiac substances and practices from many different civilizations and periods.

Aphrodisiacs is intended to amuse and entertain, but it also contains a wealth of practical information for today's lovers. Sexual postures from India, China and Japan are described and illustrated. There are entries on erotic skills and techniques once restricted to harems, the bedrooms of courtesans and the 'floating world' of Oriental pleasure houses. And of course there are details of the herbs and spices, the scents and unguents, the recipes and concoctions which lovers the world over have used as aphrodisiacs.

Aphrodisiacs is the first love manual of its kind: some entries may seem outrageous, but others merit closer attention. At a time when Eastern systems like Yoga are widely practised in the West and there is increasing interest in the herbal remedies of our own folk tradition, it is difficult not to find something useful among all the aphrodisiacs which are a fascinating part of our sexual heritage."

Book pages and cover are in fine condition.
Dust cover is creased at the edges with some light scratching, but is otherwise intact and in good condition.
Note that this book contains explicit illustrations.

Item details

Author(s):
Various
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780753711347
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Bounty Books
Title:
Aphrodisiacs. An Encyclopedia of Erotic Wisdom.

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"Aphrodisiacs explains the foods, techniques and art forms which different cultures have used to increase sexual desire and pleasure. The most comprehensive illustrated encyclopedia on the subject ever to be published includes a wide range of aphrodisiac substances and practices from many different civilizations and periods.

Aphrodisiacs is intended to amuse and entertain, but it also contains a wealth of practical information for today's lovers. Sexual postures from India, China and Japan are described and illustrated. There are entries on erotic skills and techniques once restricted to harems, the bedrooms of courtesans and the 'floating world' of Oriental pleasure houses. And of course there are details of the herbs and spices, the scents and unguents, the recipes and concoctions which lovers the world over have used as aphrodisiacs.

Aphrodisiacs is the first love manual of its kind: some entries may seem outrageous, but others merit closer attention. At a time when Eastern systems like Yoga are widely practised in the West and there is increasing interest in the herbal remedies of our own folk tradition, it is difficult not to find something useful among all the aphrodisiacs which are a fascinating part of our sexual heritage."

Book pages and cover are in fine condition.
Dust cover is creased at the edges with some light scratching, but is otherwise intact and in good condition.
Note that this book contains explicit illustrations.

Author(s):
Various
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780753711347
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Bounty Books
Title:
Aphrodisiacs. An Encyclopedia of Erotic Wisdom.

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