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1920s Sex Manual Returned To New York Library After 54 Years

Posted at 7:11AM Wednesday 30 Jul 2014

Returning overdue library books can be embarrassing for even the most absent-minded bibliophiles. But few late returns will top one received by the New York Library last year.

A copy of Ideal Marriage: Its Physiology and Technique, once deemed "the best-selling sex manual of all time", was returned by the borrower's in-laws nearly 54 years after its due date.

Telegraph





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