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The Devil a Monk Would be: A Survey of Sex and Celibacy in Religion

by T. Clifton Longworth

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

London: Herbert Joseph Limited , 1936. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., dj has some rubbing, creasing, and two tiny closed edge-tears, yet it is all there. exterior of boards show some rubbing. no writing or markings, no spotting. sturdy binding.; dj states - first cheap edition, now 7/6 net, originally published at one guinea. no date, circa 1936. lurid artwork on front panel of scarce dust wrapper.; 143pp., with 16 plates in collotype.. Early Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
  • Bookseller: art longwood books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 16924
  • Title: The Devil a Monk Would be: A Survey of Sex and Celibacy in Religion
  • Author: T. Clifton Longworth
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: Early Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Herbert Joseph Limited
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1936
  • Keywords: Religion.; Celibacy.; Celibacy and Religion.
  • Bookseller catalogs: The Odd and Off Beat; Religion;
  • Subjects: BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Unexplained Phenomena; RELIGION / General;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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