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VIDEO: Georgian-era ‘secrets of sex’ to go under the hammer - The book was banned due to it's shocking content

An auction house is selling an 18th century “sex manual” - which advises men to improve their performance by eating sparrows, parsnips and young pigeons.

Other parts of the 1720 book promising “the Secrets of Generation” reflect on pregnant women’s supposed longing to eat items such as coals, chalk and leather.

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