History of Flagellation Among Different Nations. A Narrative of the Strange Customs and Cruelties of the Romans, Greeks, Egyptians, &c. With an Account of Its Practice among the Early Christians as a Religious Stimulant and Corrector of Morals. Also Anecdotes of Remarkable Cases of Flogging and of Celebrated Flagellants. Jacques Boileau, Edward Cooke.

History of Flagellation Among Different Nations. A Narrative of the Strange Customs and Cruelties of the Romans, Greeks, Egyptians, &c. With an Account of Its Practice among the Early Christians as a Religious Stimulant and Corrector of Morals. Also Anecdotes of Remarkable Cases of Flogging and of Celebrated Flagellants

London: (S.n.), 1888. Hardcover. Octavo. 90 pages. Very good. Bound in tan paper over bevelled boards. Spine and upper board titled an ruled in red. Rubs to extremities and upper joint, shallow bumps to spine ends.

The Preface contends that the goal of this work, taken largely from the "very rare work of the Abbe Boileau," is to record for posterity these strange practices that would otherwise not be believed to have been at one time in common practice in the world.

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