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Anthologica Rarissima, Volume One: The Way of a Virgin

Being Excerpts from Rare, Curious and Diverting Books, some now for the First Time done into English. To which are added Copious Explanatory Notes & Bibliographical References of Interest to Student, Collector and Psychologist. A limited edition published for private circulation among members of the Brovan Society in 1922.

Manual of Classical Erotology (De Figuris Veneris)

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The Art of Kissing – Curiously, Historically, Humorously, Poetically Considered

Excerpt from the opening chapter--"Of kissing it has been quaintly said that nature was its author and it began with the first courtship. The Scandinavian tradition was that kissing was an exotic introduced into England by Rowena, the beautiful daughter of Hengist, the Saxon. At a banquet given by the British monarch in honor of his allies the princess, after pressing the brimming beaker to her lips, saluted the astonished and delighted Vortigern with a little kiss, after the manner of her own people.For a long time it was an act of religion in ancient Rome and among the Romans the sacredness of the kiss was inviolable. At length it was degraded into a current form of salutation."