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Ferrante Pallavicino
1683/1836 RARE (1 of 50) THE WHORES RHETORICK Prostitution Pornography Romance
Edinburgh: 1683. ULTRA RARE!! ONE OF ONLY 50 EVER PRINTED!! $$$ EXTREMELY VALUABLE $$$ SO RARE & SCARCE THAT ONLY A FEW COPIES ARE KNOWN TO EXIST WORLDWIDE! ONE OF ONLY 50 REPRINTS IN 1836 OF THE ORIGINAL 1683! ANOTHER ONE IS LISTED FOR $2,000!!! "THE WHORES RHETORICK" By Ferrante Pallavicino. Originally Printed in 1683, this is one of only 50 reprints made in 1836! Reprinted in Edinburgh, 1836. Large Quarto, measuring 9" x 7", with its Original Binding of 3/4 Leather with marbled boards. Book is Totally Complete with Clean, White Near Mint Pages! (APPARENTLY NEVER USED OR READ). Several Illustrations / Engravings / Plates of 17th Century Prostitutes. THE WHORE'S RHETORICK is a book published in 1683, purporting to be dialogues between an old woman versed in the Oldest Profession and a young maiden about to enter into it. Instructions are quite specific. It is an English translation of a work by Italian author Ferrante Pallavicino (1643) in which an older prostitute shares her wisdom with a young woman new to the trade. Whore dialogues are a literary genre of the Renaissance and the Enlightenment and a type of erotic fiction. The first example was the Ragionamenti by Pietro Aretino, followed by such works as La Retorica delle Puttane (The Whore's Rhetoric) (1642) by Ferrante Pallavicino; L'Ecole des Filles (The School for Girls) (1655), attributed to Michel Millot and Jean L'Ange and also known as The School of Venus; The Dialogues of Luisa Sigea (c. 1660) by Nicolas Chorier--known also as A Dialogue between a Married Woman and a Maid in various editions. Such works typical … [Click Below for Full Description]
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