Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 17

 
C. G. Flittner - Die physische Liebe. 1797


 
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C. G. Flittner
Die physische Liebe. 1797
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 228
Sold:
€ 396 / $ 451

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
[Flittner, Chr. G.], Die physische Liebe der Lebendigen nebst ihren Präludien; oder Kollektaneen zu einer Geschichte der verschiedenen Bagattungsarten... Ein Anhang zur Gynäologie oder ueber den Beyschlaf und Ehe.Rom, G. Tosoni [re. Leipzig, Linke] 1797. Contemp. boards. 8vo. 7 ll., 80 pp.
Holzmann/Boh. III, 1932. - Weller I, 169. - Hayn II, 71: "Very rare!" - First edition. - The writing was published anonymously and with a fictitious place of printing. Contains, besides the descriptions of various types of copulation among animals (among them silk worms, water salamander, Surinam toad and elephants) and others. Chapters on Handel mit männlichen Zeugungsgliedern in Italien - Kaiser Tiberius auf der Insel Caprea - Der französische Patriotentanz - and wedding customs and rituals on Tahiti, in Sibiria, China, Japan, East India and on Tenerife. Christian Gottfried Flittner (1770-1828) was pharmacist, medical assessor and book trader in Berlin and published several educational writings on cosmetics, diets and sexuality.
"Very rare!" - First edition of the writing that was published anonymously and with a fictitious place of printing. Contains descriptions of copulating animals and wedding customs around the world. Contemp. boards.

17
C. G. Flittner
Die physische Liebe. 1797
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 228
Sold:
€ 396 / $ 451

(incl. 20% surcharge)