What a Man of Forty-Five Ought to Know


Stall, Sylvanus

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Stall, Sylvanus. What a Man of Forty-Five Ought to Know. Philadelphia, PA, London, U.K. & Toronto, Ontario, Canada: The Vir Publishing Company, 1901. Purity and Truth, Self and Sex Series. pp. 284 + 23 pages of puslishers’ advertisements; 12mo., measuring 4.5″ x 7″. Maroon cloth over boards with gilt lettering to spine and blind-stamped title to the front board. Light fading of the gilt lettering to the spine otherwise the extremities in near fine condition; internally, the contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, near fine. An interesting and unapologetic (for its time) treatise directed towards men on all manner of manhood in the latter stages of life. Sections include: Physical Changes in Men at Middle Age; Evidence of Change; Virility – How Destroyed, How Preserved; Functional Disorders; Enlargment of the Prostate; The Marriage of Men of Middle Life; The Years Beyond; Mental Manifestations During the Menopause Period. Hardcover. (#1299) $49.00