St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Company, 1922. Photographs. Reprint. Pictorial cloth. Thick quarto (10" x 7" x 2"); black decorative cloth with gilt lettering and rectangular panel depicting Osiris & goddess on front cover, blind rules on both covers; illustrated with 372 B&W photos of sexual, artistic & associated images; xv, [xvi: blank] + 608 pages. Weight: 4 lbs. 1 oz. Good + / None: Mylar added. Item #7553
Solid copy without annotations by previous owners, though previous owner's signature on front pastedown. Profusely illustrated with clean unfoxed images. Moderate wear with some fading to gilt and cloth. Lower right front corner bumped. Mylar cover added.
O[tto] A[ugustus] Wall, M.D., also wrote Eroticim in Religions of the World; A Handbook of Pharmacoknosy; The Prescription; Elementary Lessons in Latin, and this enormous work which treats "Sex, its Nature and Function, and its Influence on Art, Science, Architecture, and Religion--with Special Reference to Sex Worship and Symbolism."