Gynecocracy. A Narrative of the Adventures and Psychological Experiences. Paris and Rotterdam, 1893, 3 vol. 8°, XI-164, 170 et 166 p., impression sur vergé, broché, couv. (manque aux dos ; couv. détachée et coups au second vol.).
A classic of Victorian erotic fiction, « pettycoating », sometimes called « pinaforing », involves the dressing of a young boy in girls clothing as a form of punishment, which was usually administered by an older woman. Sur l'hisoire de l'édition de ce livre condamné en France en 1914, voir Pia, 597-598./ DAVENPORT (John).
Curiositates Eroticae Physiologicae ; or, Tabooed Subjects freely Trated. In six essays, viz. : 1. Gneration. 2. Chastity and Modesty. 3. Mariage. 4. Circumcision. 5. Eunichism. 6. Heraphrodism, and followed by a Closing Essay on Death. London, Privately Printed, 1875, petit 4°, XVIII-216 p., demi-cuir de Russie noir, dos lisse, titre doré (coupes et coins abîmés).
From the preface : « Let it not be supposed from these remarks that the author's intention has been that of writing an obscene book, or even to employ “obscene” words. [...] In conclusion, the hope is expressed that the present work may not be found a collection of dry technical treatises, inasmuch as the text has been elucidated by various notes, anecdotes, and historical references incidental to and connected with the subject matter. » Ens. 4 vol.