New York: Published by Falstaff Press, Inc., (1938). First edition. 6 volumes (all published), wire-stitched pamphlets in self-wrappers, 6.38 x 3.25 inches, 16 pages each. Illus. Binding staples somewhat rusty; a little toned; in very good condition. Item #19847
Aurelle, S. H. Sex Physique Averages. Keller, David H. The Truth About “Self-Abuse.” Pugh, Winfield Scott and David H. Keller. Unsuccessful Husbands. Pugh, Winfield Scott and David H. Keller. Unresponsive Wives. Keller, David H. and Winfield Scott Pugh. How to Prevent Venereal Disease. Pugh, Winfield Scott. Marriage Mechanics. Characteristic exploitative editions of extracts or adaptations of serious works of medical sexology, here republished in cheap editions for purposes both didactic and prurient, and altogether characteristic of Ben Rebhuhn’s Falstaff Press mail-order erotica concern. Rebhuhn was subject to a federal lawsuit This series noted in two locations only on OCLC (Duke with a complete run; Fuller Theological Seminary lacking no. 5), nor are these titles noted in the checklist of Falstaff imprints appended to Jay Gertzman’s detailed 1992 article in PBSA on the mail-order erotica distributors of the 1930s. Gertzman, Jay A. “ ‘Esoterica’ and ‘The Good of the Race’: Mail-Order Distribution of Erotica in the 1930s.” The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 86, no. 3 (1992): 295-340.