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Onania; or, the heinous sin of self-pollution, and all its frightful consequences, in both sexes, consider'd. With spiritual and physical advice to those who have already injur'd themselves by this abominable practice : to which are added, divers remarkable letters from such offenders ... as also letters from eminent divines, in answer to a case of conscience ... as likewise a letter from a lady ... and another from a married-man ... and two more from two several young gentlemen ... and another surprizing one, from a young married lady, who by this detestable practice became barren and diseas'd.

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1722

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Publication/Creation

London : Printed for, and sold by T. Crouch, Bookseller ..., 1722.

Edition

The sixth edition /

Physical description

viii, 104 pages ; (8vo)

Notes

An anonymous work on masturbation, published in numerous editions throughout most of the eighteenth century, the first published around 1710

Author was supposedly a Dr. Bekkers. Cf. Hunter, R. Three hundred years of psychiatry, 1535-1860, p. 349

Signatures: A-O8.

Publications note

ESTC T153676

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  • English

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