Title: Far Eastern Sex Life: An Anthropological, Ethnological and Sociological Study of the Love Relations, Marriage Rites and Home Life of the Oriental Peoples
Author: George Ryley Scott
Description: First Edition. Blue cloth boards with gilt on spine. Boards a little rubbed and showing some wear around the edges. Spot of discoloration on the bottom edge of the text block. A minor blemish and previous owner's name on ffep. Interior is clean. Dust jacket chipped (top inch and bottom inch-and-a-half of spine missing material); rear panel shows general soiling; not price clipped. DJ is in an archival mylar sleeve.
Contents: The Religions of China and Japan; Marriage and the Family; The Eunuchs of China; The Girl Slaves of China; Prostitution in the Chinese Empire; The Revelation of Sing Fu Lu; Prostitution in Japan; The Geisha Girls of Japan; Torture as Practiced in China; Crime and Punishment in Japan; The Opium Dens in China; Festivals and Ceremonies; The Cleanest People on Earth!; The Control of Population; Some Strange Sexual and Social Customs and Conditions. Includes a three page bibliography and an index.
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Fair
Publisher: Gerald G. Swan
Keywords: East Asia, China, Japan, social customs, sociology, sex, customs, prostitution, Orient,
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