London: William Reeves. Second Edition. (1891). Original printed wrappers; (iv), 117 (2)pp. Losses to spine; covers chipped at extremities; early ownership signature to title page. Text intact and quite fresh; a Good or better copy of the ephemeral second British edition, issued as No. 12 in the publisher's "Bellamy Library." The author was a nephew of John Humphrey Noyes and grew up as a resident of Noyes's Oneida Community. The novel promotes the technique of "Male Continence" as practiced at Oneida, and suggests that women are entitled to withhold sex from their husbands as a means of birth control (the "Strike of a Sex" of the title). Octavo.