|Author:||Sinibaldi, Giovanni Benedetto, 1594-1658.|
|Title:||Rare verities.: The cabinet of Venus unlocked, and her secrets laid open. : Being a translation of part of Sinibaldus, his Geneanthropeia, and a collection of some things out of other Latin authors, never before in English.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Rare verities.: The cabinet of Venus unlocked, and her secrets laid open. : Being a translation of part of Sinibaldus, his Geneanthropeia, and a collection of some things out of other Latin authors, never before in English.
Sinibaldi, Giovanni Benedetto, 1594-1658.
London: Printed for P. Briggs, at the Dolphin in St Pauls Church-yard, 1658.
|Alternate titles:||Geneanthropeiae. English|
To the Amorous READERS.
An Epistle to his Friend concerning the publish∣ing his Book.
His Friends Reply.
Concerning the Name of VENUS.
What is Copulation?
What is Venereal love.
Through what part is love at first received in.
Who are they which are most apt to be in love?
Concerning those things that increase love.
Whether Love may be cured by medicaments.
Concerning Love-potions or Philters.
Whether females may change their Sex.
Which is most lustfull, a man or a beast.
Which of the two is most lustfull, a Man or a Woman.
Which is most lustfull, a Maid or a Woman?
The signes and marks of lustfulness from a mans temperament, age, disposition of body, and his Coun∣trey.
Disposition of body.
The signs of lustfulness from the sta∣ture, colour, strength, and season of the year.
From the Stature.
Season of the year.
Signs of lustfulness from diseases.
Retention of the Courses.
Physiognomical signs of lust.
Examples of such Men and Women that have been very lustfull and lecherous.
At what age is a wife to be chosen, that she might be fit for ge∣neration.
Concerning a mans Genitals, and of their apt conformation.
From whence proceeds the erection of the Yard.
Whether a too long or a too short Yard be obnoxious to generation.
How to inlarge the pudenda to a fit proportion, in case it be neither long, nor thick enough.
How to shorten the Yard being too long.
Of venereal impotency.
Concerning some men that have had wonderful great Genitals.
Some questions concerning the Pudenda.
Concerning the excellency, vertue, and temper of the stones.
What may be the reason that though a man loveth a woman extraordi∣nary well, yet after the injoy∣ment of her his love grows cold.
Concerning castrating Men and Women.
A particular relation of such things as will increase seed and lust.
A brief description of a Womans Genitalls.
Concerning the Clytoris.
How to contract the Vulva being too large and wide.
What is that which is infringed at the first venereal act; as also some signs of Virginity.
Whether there be any Signs of cor∣rupted virginity.
He that intends copulation, ought to be free from turbulent passions of the mind, and vain phantasmes.
Whether to copulate backwards after the manner of beasts is best.
Concerning pendulous venery, us also many other phantastical ve∣nereal postures.
Whether there are Pigmies, and how they are generated.
Whether there were and are Giants, and whence have they their original.
Of the good and of the bad that comes by Venery.
Why are young men the more delight∣ed in Venery, by how much the more they use it.
The INDEX of the seve∣ral subjects contained in this Book.