Cologne: Könemann Verlaggesellschaft mbH, 2001. First English Language Edition. Quarto (30.5cm x 24cm). Black cloth boards (hardcover) with titling embossed in gold on spine; pictorial dustjacket; 560pp; illus. Near Fine copy; very slight shelf wear to extremities, else clean and tight. Near Fine dustwrapper; slight shelf wear to extremities, else clean and crisp. Illustrated history of erotic culture constructed by a team of leading ethnologists, sexologists, sociologists, and art historians that explores sexuality across cultures and periods of history. Over 1000 illustrations in color and b&w.