Karezza by Alice Stockham (1896) first edition book


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Alice B. Stockham, M.D. - Karezza: Ethics of Marriage

Chicago: Alice B. Stockham & Co., 1896. First edition, first printing. Stiff wraps. 12mo. Green cloth binding. 136 pp., not counting several pages of testimonials following. Good condition. Scuffing, general wear along edges of boards and textblock; irregular dampstain to rear cover at lower forecorner and extending some 8cm on both axes (see photos). No markings to pages. "Karezza" refers to a technique of seminal retention advertised in those times chiefly as a means of birth control.

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