Rejected Titles of the 300-Year-Old Sex Manual

A 300-year-old sex manual once banned for its shocking content was just sold at auction. The 1720 book – Aristotle’s Masterpiece Completed In Two Parts, The First Containing the Secrets of Generation – contains a range of bizarre advice. The manual’s new owner, who wished to remain anonymous, said they were drawn to the tome’s focus on “pre-modern medicine”.


  • What Wenches Want

  • Ravish Her Right!

  • Techniques for the Bedroom or Stable

  • The Complete Village Idiot’s Guide to Sex

  • Getting the Most from Our Lord’s Procreative Imperative

  • Men Are from Mars, Women Are Property

  • The Duty of Sex

  • Where to Putteth It

  • How to Have Great Sex Well Into Your Twenties

  • Grunt, Shoot, Sleep

  • The Gentleman’s Guide to Amorous Congress

  • Making the Most of Your Arranged Marriage