Paris: Isidore Lideux, 1892. First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine. Item #18142
First edition in English, later furtively reprinted. 5 text illustrations. Includes Freydier's Speech Against Their Use. Contemporary three quarter morocco, spine in 6 compartments, gilt; t.e.g. A fine copy of an extremely interesting historical and descriptive account of Girdles of Virginity and their use among the Greeks, Romans and other nations. Translated from the French.