LUCINA SINE CONCUBITU. A Treatise Humbly Addressed to the Royal Society; In which is proved, by most Incontestable Evidence, drawn from Reason and Practice, that a Woman may conceive and be brought to bed, without any Commerce with Man. Edited by Edmund Goldsmid, F.R.H.S, F.S.A. (SCOT). Collectanea Adamantaea VII

By: [Hill, John]. Goldsmid, Edmund; editor

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Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1885.. 1885.. Very good. - Tall octavo, softcover bound in blue wrappers titled in gilt with vignettes in gilt on the front wrap. The wraps are rubbed, bumped & lightly creased with their edges darkened & chipped & with a piece out of the bottom corner of the rear wrap. vi, 32 & [2] pages, including black- and-white vignettes & caricatures. The contents are very good.

Limited edition of 75 large paper and 275 small paper copies. This 25 cm. copy is presumed to be a small paper copy.

Originally published London, 1750, with the printed signature "Abraham Johnson". A footnote on page 3 reads "The author is said to have been the Rev. H. Coventry, (See Lowndes)". The author offers many benefits of his discovery, such as the protection of women's reputations and the abolition of marriage and venereal disease.

Title: LUCINA SINE CONCUBITU. A Treatise Humbly Addressed to the Royal Society; In which is proved, by most Incontestable Evidence, drawn from Reason and Practice, that a Woman may conceive and be brought to bed, without any Commerce with Man. Edited by Edmund Goldsmid, F.R.H.S, F.S.A. (SCOT). Collectanea Adamantaea VII

Author Name: [Hill, John]. Goldsmid, Edmund; editor

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1885.: 1885.

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 16563

Keywords: LITERATURE; WIT; HUMOR; SATIRE; REPRODUCTION; VIRGIN BIRTH; PREGNANCY; LUCINA SINE CONCUBITU; LETTER TO THE ROYAL SOCIETY; JOHN HILL; EDMUND GOLDSMID; CARICATURES; VIGNETTES; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY.