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1 SHANNON, T. W. Self Knowledge and Guide to Sex Instruction Vital Facts of Life for All Ages. A Complete and Comprehensive Guide to Parents for the Proper Instruction of Their Children, Concerning the Delicate Questions of Life; Timely Help for the Boy and Girl, at the Ages of Greatest Danger, with Warnings of Pitfalls which Lie Hidden in Their Pathway, Together with Vital Information for the Marriageable; Safe, Sane, Scientific Counsel for the Married of all Ages, including Knowledge Vital to those in Middle Life and Declining Years, with a Word of Warning Against the Prevailing Ignorance of God's Sacred Laws of Sex and Heredity.
1913 Bound original full leather covers with gold lettering on spine and front cover, quite rubbed at edges, fraying spine and corners consolidated with flexible book glue, all page edges gilt, green & gold decorated endpapers with bookplate of M.S. Carothers, light foxing of title page, loose color illustration tipped back in, two very slight starts, good condition. Color frontispiece and at least one other color illustration, many b&w illustrations. Book Thick Octavo Marietta, Ohio, S.A. Mullikin Co. 
SHANNON, T. W. Self Knowledge and Guide to Sex Instruction Vital Facts of Life for All Ages. A Complete and Comprehensive Guide to Parents for the Proper Instruction of Their Children, Concerning the Delicate Questions of Life; Timely Help for the Boy and Girl, at the Ages of Greatest Danger, with Warnings of Pitfalls which Lie Hidden in Their Pathway, Together with Vital Information for the Marriageable; Safe, Sane, Scientific Counsel for the Married of all Ages, including Knowledge Vital to those in Middle Life and Declining Years, with a Word of Warning Against the Prevailing Ignorance of God's Sacred Laws of Sex and Heredity. By Professor T. W. Shannon, A.M., International Lecturer on Moral, Social and Reform Topics; Member of Advisory Board World's Purity Federation; also Author of Eight other Purity Books. With Special Chapters by Hon. Stanley Finch, Special Commissioner of the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic, U.S. Department of Justice; B.S. Steadwell, President World's Purity Federation and Charles W. Eliot, Former President Harvard University. Introduced by B. S. Steadwell, Publisher "The Light," Official Organ of The World's Purity Federation. Published Exclusively by the S. A. Mullikin Company, Marietta, Ohio, (c1913)

Thick octavo. Bound original full leather covers with gold lettering on spine and front cover, quite rubbed at edges, fraying spine and corners consolidated with flexible book glue, all page edges gilt, green & gold decorated endpapers with bookplate of M.S. Carothers, light foxing of title page, loose color illustration tipped back in, two very slight starts, good condition. Color frontispiece and at least one other color illustration, many b&w illustrations.

Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, (1) dedication, (1) author's portrait, vii-x preface, xi-xv introduction, (1) blank, [11]-14 contents, (2) list of illustrations, (2), 15-629pp + (2)pp ads, (1) blank.

Primarily a book of sexual instruction with emphasis on the pure life: How to teach Social Purity and Sex Truths to a Child; the secret sin; The Vicious Novel; The Public Dance; The Young Woman's Ethics; The Miracle of Motherhood; Vital Facts of life for the Young Man, etc.
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