Nicholas Culpepper

Old Pommy Porn Book on the Auction Block

Nothing sells like porn sells, and an old Pommy porn book, once banned, is no exception:

A once-banned book on sex and pregnancy from the 18th century is expected to fetch up to £400 when it goes on sale in Edinburgh next week.

Aristotle’s Complete Master-Piece is a manual which is thought to have provided information for amateur midwives and young married couples about pregnancy and sex. It is up sale at Edinburgh auction house, Lyon & Turnbull on 9 January, where it is expected to reach up to £400.

Sounds fascinating, but what exactly is in this 18th century book of porn?

Read more »