Prof. Dr. Med. J. Schoondermark Jr. - De Bouw en de Verrichtingen der Geslachtsorganen van de Vrouw. Met [...] 3 beweegbare Platen van den Vrouwelijken Geslachtstoestel
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Prof. Dr. Med. J. Schoondermark Jr. - De Bouw en de Verrichtingen der Geslachtsorganen van de Vrouw. Met 14 in den tekst gedrukte Afbeeldingen, benevens 3 beweegbare Platen van den Vrouwelijken Geslachtstoestel - Amsterdam - W.B. Moransard - [ca 1895] - 1st edition -  pp - Half cloth binding - 20 x 26 cm.
Condition: Fragile - but (most likely) COMPLETE.
Antique publication on female sexuality and pregnancy. Illustrated with black and white drawings and a fold-out "pop-up" in colour lithograph. Hardback edition with linen spine. Rare - according to NCC not in public collection.
The first edition of this treatise by Dutch physician Jacobus Schoondermark (1849-1915). There exists also a volume on the male genitalia. Later editions were published by Gebr. Grauw. The cover mentions 3 movable plates, but most likely the book was published with only one set of fold-out lithographs.
Schoondermark held as title "Prof. dr. Med.", but - according to Wikipedia - it is doubtful whether he obtained an academic degree. In the "Who's who in gay and lesbian history" he is referred to as a 'quack'. He also wrote books on contraceptives and homosexuality. A list of titles can be found on the back of this copy, including "Een Zevental Sexueele Gebreken" [Sexual Defects]; here Onanism, Lesbian Love and Rape are mentioned side by side in the subtitle.
¶ Also read Bert Sliggers, De zedeloze jaren 30 (2020) p. 96 about Schoondermark and the publisher Willem Benjamin Moransard (1850-1922)