The Book of Love - The Old Farmer's Almanac Reconsiders Romance, Sex, and Marriage (Hardcover: Romance, Compilation) 1996

The Book of Love - The Old Farmer's Almanac Reconsiders Romance, Sex, and Marriage (Hardcover: Romance, Compilation) 1996


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1996 Hardcover Edition Of The Book Of Love - The Old Farmer's Almanac Reconsiders Romance, Sex, And Marriage By Christine Schultz 214 Pages With Illustrations. From The Dust Jacket: What do you get from The Book of Love? A fresh, irreverent, and enlightening look at everything that's important in romance, sex, and marriage: How the kidnapping of young Norse virgins led to the tradition we call honeymoon. Why it's good fortune if your wedding veil rips at the altar. How porcupines mate. How celebrities from Henry VIII to Bill Clinton to Bruce Willis have gone a-courtin' their future wives. How black widow spiders earned their name. How marriage affects your health (or at least keeps you from calling in sick). Why humans kiss better than any other species. In short, just like its creators at The Old Farmer's Almanac - which has been offering the perfect combination of science, folklore, humor, and no-nonsense advice for more than two centuries - The Book of Love provides just the right mix of inspiration and fun. It examines how and why we fall in love, reports on some of the more bizarre incidents that have happened as a result, and - strictly in the interest of scientific research - takes a peek at how things have been done in other cultures, at other times, and by other creatures. (Hint: Humans are not the only ones who go a little crazy in the name of love.)

Hardcover book in very good condition. All pages intact. Spine tight. No writing. Listed for its rarity. See photo actual book. Any questions, please feel free to contact us. (hc.sh5)

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