On this page you will find not just erotica, but titles relating to sexual customs and practices, prostitution, sexuality and related subject matter. Here are the 25 titles in this section as of January 22, 2013,  and here is how to order them from Ray Boas, Bookseller, in Walpole, New Hampshire.

1. Ackerman, Diane, A NATURAL HISTORY OF LOVE, Random House, New York, (1994), 358pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), BCE, ISBN 0679403477 Following the triumphant success of her A Natural History of the Senses, Diane Ackerman has turned her formidable gifts to that greatest gift of all-the elusive, eternal, and endlessly interesting matter of love. In A Natural History of Love Ackerman draws on a variety of sources, both classical and from her immediate experience. The historical, cultural, religious, and biological roots of love are all explored and illuminated., (Order No: 10086 ), $7.50

2. Aimee, Rachel and Lynn, Rebecca (editors), SPREAD MAGAZINE - ILLUMINATING THE SEX INDUSTRY - VOLUME 1, ISSUE 2 - SUMMER 2005, Spread Magazine, New York, 2005, B&W illustrations, 68pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 62613 ), $30.00

3. Aimee, Rachel and Lynn, Rebecca (editors), SPREAD MAGAZINE - ILLUMINATING THE SEX INDUSTRY - VOLUME 1, ISSUE 3, FALL 2005, Spread Magazine, New York, 2005, B&W illustrations, 68pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 62614 ), $30.00

4. Alhadeff, Gini (editor), NORMAL: A QUARTERLY OF ARTS AND IDEAS - NORMAL 2, EROS, SUMMER 1987, Rizzoli International, New York, 1987, B&W and color illustrations, 96pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60160 ), $15.00

5. Bitner, Jason; Wix, Brande; Rothbart, Peter; et. al., DIRTY FOUND #2, Found Magazine, Ann Arbor, MI, 2005, B&W and color illustrations, 80pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 62616 ), $20.00

6. Braun, Walter (translated and with additional material by Rudolf Schlesinger), LESBIAN LOVE: OLD AND NEW, Argyle Books, Los Angeles, CA, (1966) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 191pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on dustjacket, Includes a historical survey on the subject followed by a close scientific analysis., (Order No: 38481 ), $10.00

7. Cleugh, James, LOVE LOCKED OUT: AN EXAMINATION OF THE IRREPRESSIBLE SEXUALITY OF THE MIDDLE AGES, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1964), 320pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) light spotting to cloth, (Order No: 3352 ), $5.00

8. Comfort, Alex (translated by), THE KOKA SHASTRA: AND OTHER MEDIEVAL INDIAN WRITINGS ON LOVE, Stein and Day Publishers, New York, (1965), 172pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This new translation preserves the flavor of joy in the originals and provides insight into Indian erotology., (Order No: 11683 ), $5.00

9. Editors of Playbook Press, FROM PLAYBOY - THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION, HMH Publishing Company, Chicago, IL, (1970), B&W and color illustrations, 192pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60102 ), $15.00

10. Edwardes, Allen & Masters, R.E.L., THE CRADLE OF EROTICA: A STUDY OF AFRO-ASIAN SEXUAL EXPRESSION AND AN ANALYSIS OF EROTIC FREEDOM IN SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS, The Julian Press, Inc., New York, (1964) 7th ptg, 362pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The Cradle of Erotica, an examination of African and Asian sexual behavior, is an eagerly awaited sequel to The Jewel in the Lotus, Allen Edwardes' historical survey of the sexual culture of the East. For the present epoch-making study, Edwardes has collaborated with R.E.L. Masters, author of various important psycho-anthropological works. The result is an immensely valuable and immensely readable source book and scrutiny of the erotic practices of peoples whose behavior is all but unknown to most scholars of the West. This volume discusses in detail, and to an extent seldom approached in sexologic literature, the whole range of sexual practices found among the peoples studied. First published in 1962., (Order No: 9047 ), $5.00

11. Faderman, Lillian (compiled and edited by), CHLOE PLUS OLIVIA: AN ANTHOLOGY OF LESBIAN LITERATURE FROM THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT, Viking, New York, (1994), 812pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670846384 A literary anthology of lesbian writers over the past four centuries, with each piece set in historical and literary context., (Order No: 31628 ), $7.00

12. Gulotta, Victor and Toropov, Brandon, BANNED: CLASSICAL EROTICA, FORTY SENSUAL AND EROTIC EXCERPTS FROM ARISTOPHANES TO WHITMAN UNCENSORED, Bob Adams, Inc. Publishers, Holbrook, MA, (1992), 141pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1558501096 A fascinating chronicle of the centuries-old campaign to rein in great minds., (Order No: 41420 ), $5.00

13. Kozura, Mike; Bitner, Jason; Rothbart, Davy; et. al., DIRTY FOUND #1, Found Magazine, Ann Arbor, MI, 2004, B&W and color illustrations, 80pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 62615 ), $20.00

14. Mandel, Morris, SECRET LOVE AFFAIRS, Jonathan David Publishers, Middle Village, NY, (1975), 227pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0824602013, (Order No: 62214 ), $7.50

15. Newman, Jenny (edited by), THE FABER BOOK OF SEDUCTIONS, Faber and Faber, London, (1988), 366pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0571151108 Tempter and tempted, rake and ruined maid, devil and angel, Puritan and Cavalier--all have their part to play in this fascinating anthology of seduction scenes spanning the centuries from Thomas Malory to Angela Carter., (Order No: 23252 ), $4.00

16. Petersen, James R. (edited and with a foreword by Hugh M. Hefner), THE CENTURY OF SEX: PLAYBOY'S HISTORY OF THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION, 1900- 1999, Grove Press, New York, (1999) 1st ed, B&W and color ill., 548pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0802116523 A comprehensive chronicle of sexual mores, relations, and politics in the twentieth century., (Order No: 36004 ), $6.00

17. Rolph, C. H. (edited by), WOMEN OF THE STREETS: A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE COMMON PROSTITUTE, Secker & Warburg, London, 1955, 248pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 59864 ), $10.00

18. Sander, Allegra (translated from the French by Katherine Woods), LOVERS AND MISTRESSES, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc., New York, 1954 1st ed, ill. by Jean des Vignes, 124pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small chip on dustjacket, A provocative blueprint for feminine tactics in the unending war between men and women., (Order No: 16587 ), $7.50

19. Schiff, Gert (introduction by), THE AMOROUS ILLUSTRATIONS OF THOMAS ROWLANDSON, The Cythera Press, n.p., (1969), 50 colored plates, 39pp of text, good, reddish cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 59885 ), $12.00

20. Selsdon, Esther (edited by), LOVE'S THEATER: WOMEN'S EROTIC WRITING, Carroll & Graf Publishers, New York, (1995) 1st ptg, 365pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0786701579, (Order No: 36569 ), $7.50

21. Seymour-Smith, Martin, FALLEN WOMEN: A SCEPTICAL ENQUIRY INTO THE TREATMENT OF PROSTITUTES, THEIR CLIENTS AND THEIR PIMPS, IN LITERATURE, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., London, (1969), B&W illustrations, 210pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0171380304 Two basic themes in this book are the prostitute in literature and life in fantasy and reality., (Order No: 59954 ), $7.50

22. Signorile, Michelangelo, QUEEN IN AMERICA: SEX, THE MEDIA, AND THE CLOSETS OF POWER, Random House, New York, (1993) 1st ed, 378pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 067941309X, (Order No: 32252 ), $4.50

23. Spillman, Rob (editor), TIN HOUSE MAGAZINE: VOLUME 4, NUMBER 3, SPRING 2003 - NUMBER 15 THE SEX ISSUE!, McCormack Communications, Portland, OR, 2003, B&W illustrations, 256pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59884 ), $10.00

24. Tully, Carol T., LESBIANS, GAYS & THE EMPOWERMENT PERSPECTIVE, Columbia University Press, New York, (2000) 1st ptg, tables, 303pp, fine, black boards (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 023110958X Contents include: Gay and Lesbian Persons in Historical Perspective; Homosexuality and the Political Continuum; The History and Application of the Empowerment Perspective; Empowerment and Lesbian and Gay Youth; Empowering Gay and Lesbian Adults; Empowerment and Older Lesbians and Gays; Social Work, Politics, and Empowerment: Past and Current Stands and Possible Future Trends., (Order No: 40366 ), $14.50

25. Vatsyayana; Graham, William (photographs by); Hogarth Guild (published by), THE KAMA SUTRA OF VATSYAYANA - PHOTO-ILLUSTRATED - TRANSLATED FROM THE SANSCRIT IN SEVEN PARTS, The Hogarth Guild, Los Angeles, CA, (1970), B&W illustrations, 157pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 55327 ), $10.00

Ray Boas, Bookseller