[Newark, N. J. Bureau of Moral and Hygienic Education, Inc.], 1929. First edition. Original printed yellow wrappers, 6.5 x 4.88 inches, 12 pages. Some light wear and soiling to the wrappers; a very good copy. Item #18477
With the printed legend on the front wrapper, “Adults Only.” Noted on the title page as “Book III,” in an unknown series (though the chiropractic sex education lecturer Krauss did not lack for pamphlets covering the gamut of human sexuality). Krauss here argues, “The inability to experience gratification which results from excessive indulgence [in intercourse], the excited and inflamed condition of the brain which is caused thereby, produces a form of insanity, which is manifested by various forms of unnatural desires. . . . These consequences manifest themselves in indecent and extravagant actions in a form of vice known as ‘sodomy,’ the crime against nature. Another, the ‘French vice,’ and there are other forms of indulgence which are contrary to all refined and natural instincts. . . . Very little is known of these forms of vice, except to those who have participated in them and to physicians who make a study of these cases.” (Krauss counsels clitoral stimulation for the satisfaction of the wife, thus bringing intercourse to its natural conclusion for all parties involved.) With ads on the rear wrapper for Krauss’s deodorant and antiseptic vaginal douche, Hygienique, available from an address in Newark (which had long been the headquarters of his Bureau of Moral and Hygienic Education). OCLC notes only copies at Cornell and UC-Davis.