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The Adult began in June, 1897 as the "organ of the Legitimation League," a London organization initially dedicated to securing the legal rights of illegitimate children. The Adult ran for twenty monthly issues, surviving a prosecution for obscenity and undergoing a significant change of editorship in the wake of that scandal. Its editor, the Legitimation League's Honorable Secretary George Bedborough, wrote in the first issue that the journal's pages would "be open for the discussion of important phases of sex questions which are almost universally ignored elsewhere."

The Legitimation League was founded in 1893 by Oswald Dawson to advocate for and legally register illegitimate children, who were often unrecognized by their families and had few legal rights. As a legal campaign, the League was closely tied to the larger Personal Rights movement and was easily backed by the late Victorian era's steadily growing Secularist establishment. Under Dawson's influence, the League voted in 1895 to expand its agenda to include the promotion of free unions—cohabitation without marriage—and by 1897 it was openly advocating for free love. While free unions and free love were clearly antithetical to conventional Victorian morality, they were also, perhaps less obviously, outside the scope of common Secularist morality. Many freethinkers considered the League's new positions extreme and rescinded their support of the organization (Royle 253).

The Adult was created in 1897 to serve the Legitimation League's updated agenda. The first issue of the journal carried the subtitle "A Journal for the Advancement of Freedom in Sexual Relationships;" the second, "A Crusade Against Sex-Enslavement;" and the third, "A Journal for the Free Discussion of Tabooed Topics." Starting with the fourth issue, the journal's regular subtitle became "The Journal of Sex." The shifting subtitles reflect both the kinds of topics covered by the publication and the nature of its content. The journal, and the Legitimation League in general, did indeed promote freedom in sexual relationships and crusade against what they perceived as the sexual enslavement of men and women according to the strict moral codes of the late Victorian period, especially the code attached to marriage. In the eyes of the League's members, the strict control of marriage by the Church and the gender roles assigned to each sex in Victorian marriages kept both men and women from realizing their full potential as human beings and members of society. It also resulted in unhappy families: when parents were unhappily married, their children were also likely to be miserable.

From the beginning, the journal was a forum for the discussion of topics related to sex. The Adult covered subjects ranging from the benefits of legalizing prostitution to the relationship between music, religion and sex. Controversial articles were often answered in subsequent issues by letters to the editor or counter-articles: for example, Victor Martell's article about the Contagious Diseases Acts in the first issue was answered from a woman's perspective in the following issue by E. Wardlaw Best. The overall project of The Adult was to give legitimacy to a radical way of thinking about sex: though its varied contributors rarely held a single opinion regarding any issue discussed in its pages, each author sought to demonstrate that his position was moral, logical, and supported by scientific evidence. Producing a journal also allowed the Legitimation League to position itself as part of Britain's larger reformist community, which was busy producing circulating literature: between 1890 and 1910, more than 800 labour and socialist papers were founded there.

About a year into Bedborough's editorship of The Adult, an undercover detective named John Sweeney entered Bedborough's office to buy a copy of Dr. Havelock Ellis's Sexual Inversion. Ellis's book, the first in his six-volume series The Psychology of Sex, was the first scientific study of homosexuality printed in English. Bedborough was subsequently arrested for selling what the police considered obscene material. He was prosecuted on eleven charges: one for selling Sexual Inversion, another for selling Orford Northcote's pamphlet "The Outcome of Legitimation," and nine related to material published in The Adult (Humpherys 69). Members of the Legitimation League and their friends quickly formed the Free Press Defence Committee to advocate for Bedborough. The Committee "rallied all sorts of radicals, socialists, freethinkers and progressive intellectuals [including G.B. Shaw and Grant Allen], and united the generations in protest" (Royle 277). Much to their chagrin, Bedborough pleaded guilty to the first two charges and one relating to The Adult (essentially admitting guilt for the other eight), and was released on the condition that he would have nothing more to do with the League or The Adult. He wrote in its pages: "I adhere to my resolution not to excuse myself. I am a coward… I thank Henry Seymour, Mr. Foote, and others with all my heart and soul for their work, which I have requited illy indeed" (December 1898, pp. 331).

Havelock Ellis thought that Bedborough had been targeted as a threat to him and his work, but Ellis was never prosecuted, nor were his publishers. Bedborough's prosecution was instead aimed at the Legitimation League. Before he was arrested, an investigation into The Adult by the Public Prosecutor had found that the content of the magazine was "within the law" and that "there was never any suggestion of indecorous behavior at League meetings." Even so, police worried that the success of The Adult and the Legitimation League gave "support and meeting venues for political groups more active and dangerous" and so targeted Bedborough (Humpherys 70).

Upon Bedborough's incarceration, Henry Seymour, editor of the journal The Anarchist, took control of The Adult. During Bedborough's prosecution, the journal became a source for news about the trial and a vehicle for the Free Press Defence Commission, and Seymour emblazoned the cover with the headline "Prosecuted for Obscenity!!" in bold type. After Bedborough pleaded guilty, The Adult published his apology to the League, and his former supporters lamented his lack of courage in its pages (December 1898).

After the ordeal was over, Seymour, who was a "free thinker, anarchist and socialist" but not the advocate of sexual freedom that Bedborough was, softened the content of the journal (Royle 254). He changed The Adult's subtitle to the less controversial "An Unconventional Journal" and filled the issues with "inoffensive" articles and his own fiction (Humpherys 70). He even went so far as to say in the January 1899 issue that the journal had once been "nominally" connected to the Legitimation League but that it had "no connection under the present editorship" (24). The journal only lasted nine months under Seymour's editorship. In Ann Humphery's words," The Adult floundered for want of a clear and separate identity but mainly lack of funds" (Seymour repeatedly requested financial help from readers in the final issues). Without the Legitimation League and without Bedborough, The Adult served little purpose and received little support. Though the front cover of the journal proudly announced its prosecution for obscenity during Bedborough's trial, no headline announced The Adult's end. The final issue includes no elegy, nor even an announcement that the current issue is the last.

The Adult ran for twenty monthly issues: the first appeared in June 1897 and publication became monthly that September. The library holds a complete run of the journal.

The Adult's purpose was to freely discuss "tabooed topics," mostly related to "sex questions." The Legitimation League, the organization which founded the journal, promoted free unions (cohabitation outside legal marriage) and free love. In The Adult, freethinkers discussed the codes of morality and behavior related to sex and marriage that went largely undiscussed in Victorian society and made arguments for the morality of freethinking about sexual relationships. Editor George Bedborough published a range of opinions on varied topics in the journal, from Orford Northcote's semi-scientific articles about sexual practices to a discussion of the differing effects of sexual liberation on men and women to reviews of the London theatre.

The Adult's content mostly consisted of short articles and letters written to the journal. Bedborough opened each issue with an editorial, usually introducing its contents. Bedborough mainly relied on a regular group of authors, including Orford Northcote, Victor Martell, William Platt, and "Sagittarius," to contribute the material for the journal. Articles were never illustrated, though Bedborough occasionally published portraits of important members of the Legitimation League. Most issues had a small number of advertisements, either in the front cover, back cover, or both: advertisements were mostly for publications of likely interest to readers, but Bedborough also published a small number of personal advertisements for those interested in the kind of unions promoted by the Legitimation League. For example, from the October 1897 issue: "A middle aged gentleman wishes to correspond with a lady aged 25 to 30 with a view to a permanent union on Ruedebusch's principles." Until Bedborough's trial, many issues of The Adult updated readers on the Legitimation League's activity, including a full issue reporting the proceedings of the Legitimation League's annual meeting (January 1898).

As discussed in the Historical Note above, Bedborough promoted a discursive atmosphere in The Adult's pages, often publishing replies or counter-articles to pieces that had previously appeared in the journal. He also published the opinion of multiple authors on a single topic as multi-issue series, as in the case of "The Question of Children: A Symposium" (a discussion of what should happen to children who are the product of the free love advocated in The Adult). The series began in July, 1898 with an article by R.B. Kerr and another by Henry Seymour (who would go on to edit The Adult), and continued with an article from a different author in almost every issue until that November.

After George Bedborough was prosecuted, Henry Seymour became The Adult's editor. Seymour retained the look of the journal but shifted its content. Rather than writing an editorial article at the front of the journal as Bedborough had, Seymour included several pages of editorial "Memoranda:" short, unrelated paragraphs on current events, the contents of other magazines, and various social and political topics he considered pertinent to readers. Seymour continued to publish articles related to "sex questions," such as Abdullah Quilliam's two-part article "Polygamy Considered from a Muslim Standpoint," but also included poetry and serialized fiction (his own). Seymour filled out The Adult's pages with anecdotes, jokes, quotations, and short news items; these are not listed individually in the finding aid. An example from the September 1898 issue: "'Darling,' he cried, in tender tones, 'I never loved but thee!' 'Then we must part,' the maid replied; 'no amateurs for me!'" The Adult continued to advertise for publications of interest to its readers (including Seymour's own work), as well as services they might use: Sophie Lepper, "Unitist Free Lover" regularly advertised her services under Seymour's editorship. Unlike Bedborough, however, Seymour refused to publish personal ads.

Humpherys, Anne. "The Journal that Did: Form and content in The Adult (1897-1899)." Media History 9.1 (2003): 63-78. Royle, Edward. Radicals, Secularists and Republicans: Popular freethought in Britain, 1866-1915. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1980. Weeks, J. "Ellis, (Henry) Havelock (1859–1939)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004. Online ed. Ed. Lawrence Goldman. May 2006.

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Important Notice: The Next Public Meeting of the Legitimation League will be held... Thursday, May 27th, 1987... Mr. Leighton Pagan will deliver a lecture entitled "The Judgment of Paris--New Style".
Volume Issue I-I Page front cover
The Legitimation League: Officers, Constitution.
Volume Issue I-1 Page inside front cover
Editorial.
Volume Issue I-I Page 1-2
What the Legitimation League Means. By George Bedborough, Hon. Sec.
Volume Issue I-I Page 2-5
To the "Obscure Judes" and Distracted "Sues." By Leighton Pagan.
Volume Issue I-I Page 6
Facing the Enemy. By Oswald Dawson.
Volume Issue I-I Page 7-8
Some Sex Problems Considered. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue I-I Page 8-11
The New President of the Legitimation League. Letter from Lillian Harman.
Volume Issue I-I Page 11
The Garden of Love. Poem by William Blake.
Volume Issue I-I Page 12
The Health of British Troops in India. By Victor Martell.
Volume Issue I-I Page 11-15
An Apology for the Legitimation League. By B.C. Pulleyne, Solicitor to the League.
Volume Issue I-I Page 15-16
Forthcoming Books: "The Outcome of Legitimation." Edited by Oswald Dawson.
Legitimation League Publications: The Rights of Natural Children, contains the Inaugural Proceedings of the Legitimation League, with portraits of Mr. Donisthorpe, and Mr. and Mrs. Dawson, &c.; The Bar Sinister and Licit Love, contains portraits of Lillian Harman, Edith Lanchester, &c.; Love and Law: An Essay on Marriage, by Wordsworth Donisthorpe; Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs, by Oswald Dawson.
The Old Ideal and the New, a solution of that part of the Social Question which pertains to Love, Marriage, and Sexual Intercourse. By Emil F. Ruedebusch.
Love's Coming of Age. By Edward Carpenter.
Slaves to Duty. By John Badcock, Junr.

Editorial. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue I-2 Page 18
Our Letter-Box.
Volume Issue I-2 Page 18-19
Go to the Butterfly, Thou Slave. By John Badcock, Jun.
Volume Issue I-2 Page 19-20
The Mutability of Sex-Love. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue I-2 Page 20-25
Sexual Freedom in Relation to Women and Economics. By Sagittarius.
Volume Issue I-2 Page 25-30
Our Troops in India. [A Reply]. By E. Wardlaw Best.
Volume Issue I-2 Page 30-32
All readers of The Adult should subscribe regularly for "Lucifer" and "Our New Humanity".
What the Young Need to Know: A Primer of Sexual Rationalism, by E.C. Walker.
The Cosmos Library, 194, Rue de Rivoli, and 2, Rue St. Roch, Paris. Books, rare and curious, dealing with subjects not available at English booksellers.

Editorial. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue I-3 Page 34
Prostitution. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue I-3 Page 34-38
Two Haymarket Plays [The Silver Key, A Marriage of Convenience]. By Victor Martell.
Volume Issue I-3 Page 38-40
Free Thought and Free Love. By Lucy Stewart.
Volume Issue I-3 Page 40-44
Sexual Freedom and the Alleged "Mutability of Sex-Love." By Sagittarius.
Volume Issue I-3 Page 44-47
Answers to Correspondents: A. Villette, Murray (York), A Legitimation Leaguer from the First, May White, J.M.L., Arthur K.
Volume Issue I-3 Page 47
Exchanges; Received: New Era (Lakebay), Truth Seeker (Bradford), Reformer, Altruist, Firebrand, Freedom, Liberty, Age of Thought.
Volume Issue I-3 Page 48
Lucifer: A Weekly Journal of Sexual Rationalism. Edited by M. Harman, Chicago.
What the Young Need to Know, by C.E. Walker.
The Cosmos Library, 2, Rue St. Roch, Paris. Books, rare and curious, not obtainable from ordinary English booksellers. Publishers of "Untrodden Fields of Anthropology" and other rare works.
Legitimation League Publications: The Rights of Natural Children, with portraits of Mr. Donisthorpe, and Mr. and Mrs. Dawson; The Bar Sinister and Licit Love, contains portraits of Lillian Harman, Edith Lanchester, &c.; Love and Law: An Essay on Marriage, by Wordsworth Donisthorpe; Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs, by Oswald Dawson.
Three personal ads.
Read Henry Seymour's "Reply to Marx's Theory of Surplus Value".

The Legitimation League: Objects, Membership, Announcements.
Volume Issue I-4 Page inside front cover
Editorial. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue I-4 Page 49-50
Sex Love and Mutability: A Rejoinder. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue I-4 Page 50-52
The Last Citadel of Authority. By Robert Braithwaite, Barrister-at-Law.
Volume Issue I-4 Page 52-55
Spiritual Law. By William Platt.
Volume Issue I-4 Page 55-57
Wanted: A New Dictionary. By Ess Tee.
Volume Issue I-4 Page 57-58
The Judgment of Paris, Up to Date. A Lecture given by Mr. Leighton Pagan before the Legitimation League on 27th May, 1987, at the Holborn Restaurant, London.
Volume Issue I-4 Page 59-72
Answers to Correspondents: Justitia (Brighton), J.M. (Glasgow), Lucy Stewart, Exchanges, Received.
Volume Issue I-4 Page inside back cover
General note

Replies to Justitia (Brighton), J.M. (Glasgow), and Lucy Stewart.

Lucifer: A Weekly Journal of Sexual Rationalism. Edited by M. Harman, Chicago.
Legitimation League Publications: The Rights of Natural Children, with portraits of Mr. Donisthorpe, and Mr. and Mrs. Dawson; The Bar Sinister and Licit Love, contains portraits of Lillian Harman, Edith Lanchester; When Love is Liberty and Nature Law, by John Badcock, Junr.; Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs, by Oswald Dawson.
Romantic Love and Personal Beauty. A complete encyclopœdia of the subject, by Henry T. Finck.
The Labor Annual. A year book of Social Economic and Political Reform.
The Red Heart in a White World, by J.W. Lloyd.
Read Henry Seymour's "The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus Value".
Six personal ads.
Volume Issue I-4 Page back cover

Isabel's Intention, by Mariette.
If I Were God: A Conversation, by Richard Le Gallienne.
Book of Chains.
Editorial. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue I-5 Page 73-75
Dress in its Relationship to Sex. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue I-5 Page 75-80
"The Liars"; Or, Marriage at the Criterion Theatre. By Sagittarius.
Volume Issue I-5 Page 80-87
Self Reverence, Self Knowledge, Self Control. By Robert Braithwaite.
Volume Issue I-5 Page 88-90
The Poetry of the Passions. By Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue I-5 Page 90-92
Answers to Correspondents: A.W. Thornhill, J.H. (Croydon), J.M. (Glasgow), W. Kelly (Roscommon), A. Knight.
Volume Issue I-5 Page 92
An Appeal to Glasgow Friends. By William Gilmour, Hon. Corresponding Secretary for Scotland, Legitimation League.
Volume Issue I-5 Page 93
Important Notice.
Volume Issue I-5 Page 93
Lucifer--The Light Bearer: The Pioneer Organ of Sex Reformers, Published Weekly in Chicago.
Legitimation League Publications: The Rights of Natural Children; The Bar Sinister and Licit Love; When Love is Liberty and Nature Law, by John Badcock, Jr.; Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs, by Oswald Dawson.
Four personal ads.
Volume Issue I-5 Page 94

Two Editorials (with a Special Notice). I. By George Bedborough. II. By Oswald Dawson.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 95-96
Chapter I: The Annual Meeting and Dinner. Reported by Mr. D. Oliver.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 98-124
Chapter II: Friction!.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 124-126
Portrait of Lillian Harman.
Volume Issue I-6 Page between 124 and 125
Chapter III: Eighteenpence or Half-A-Crown?.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 126-127
Chapter IV: The Play's the Thing: Being the Diary of a London Playgoer, 1896-1897. By Victor Martell.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 127-133
Portraits of Louie Bedborough and George Bedborough.
Volume Issue I-6 Page between 132 and 133
Chapter V: Some Letters, The Constitution, and a Speech. Speech by Captain Robert C. Adams.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 133-137
Chapter VI: The Judgment of Paris.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 137-138
Chapter VII: Which Sex Suffers Most? (Communicated.).
Volume Issue I-6 Page 138-139
Chapter VIII: The Physiology of Love (Communicated.).
Volume Issue I-6 Page 139-140
Chapter IX: Sexual Education (Communicated.).
Volume Issue I-6 Page 141-142
Chapter X: Spiritual Love (Communicated.).
Volume Issue I-6 Page 142-143
Chapter XI: Miss De Cleyre on the League, and the Woman Question.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 143-145
Chapter XII: The New Idealism.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 145-147
Chapter XIII: An Autonomistic Marriage.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 147-148
Chapter XIV: Marriages Made in Russia.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 148-149
Chapter XV: Cast Off the Shell! By Lillian Harman.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 149-150
Chapter XVI: The Firebrand in the Flames. By Lillian Harman.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 151-152
Chapter XVII: The New Martyrdom. By Lillian Harman.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 152-156
Chapter XVIII: Letters and Reviews.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 156-162
Chapter XIX: Free Love and Lesbian Love.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 162-164
Chapter XX: Powder Magazines and Lighted Lucifers.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 164-170
Why I Oppose Marriage. By Moses Harman.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 170-172
Chapter XXI: Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs. By Moses Harman.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 172-175
Copy of Telegram from the Printers.
Volume Issue I-6 Page 175
The Outcome of Legitimation, A Lecture by Oswald Dawson.
The Bar Sinister and Licit Love: The First Biennial Proceedings of the Legitimation League.
The Rights of Natural Children: The Inaugural Proceedings of the Legitimation League.
Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs, by Oswald Dawson.
The Adult, 16 John St, Bedford Row, London.
Lucifer, 1394 West Congress Street, Chicago.
Editorial Notes. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue II-5 Page 125-127
The Sexual Enslavement of Men. By M. Florence Johnson.
Volume Issue II-5 Page 127-131
A Note on Nordau. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue II-5 Page 131-133
A Woman's Tragedy. By M.R.
Volume Issue II-5 Page 133-138
Controversial Correspondence: The Eagle and the Serpent. By Leighton Pagan.
Volume Issue II-5 Page 138-139
"The Monogamic Ideal" and "The Ideal Man". By Edwin C. Walker.
Volume Issue II-5 Page 139-141
Heloise, Part II. By Berta C.E. Buss.
Volume Issue II-5 Page 141-142
A Note on Woman's Love. By W.M.G.
Volume Issue II-5 Page 143-148
Monogamy and Variety. By William Platt.
Volume Issue II-5 Page 148-150
"How Can Free Lovers Be Happy Though Married?" By (Rev.) Sidney Holmes.
Volume Issue II-5 Page 151-152
The Legitimation League.
Volume Issue II-5 Page 152-155
"The presidential address delivered at the afternoon meeting is now in the press...".
Volume Issue II-5 Page 155
Some Problems of Social Freedom, by Lillian Harman.
Edward Baker, 14 and 16, John Bright Street, Birmingham [Various Titles].
Fraulein Lepper, Unitist Free Lover.
To "The Girls Who Do." Vacancy in Shorthand-Writer's Office for Pupil. Thorough training for business or press. Write for particulars to Manager, Reporting and Typewriting Office, 2, Princeton Street, Bedford Row, London, W.C. The Editor of the Adult can answer bona fides.
The Eagle and the Serpent: Proves that in Social Science Altruism is Damnation and Egoism is Salvation.

Editorial. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 1-4
Music, Religion, and Sex, Part I. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 4-8
Malthus. By Lady Cook, neé Tennessee Claflin.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 8-12
"Love's Coming of Age." By Sagittarius.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 12-16
The Sex Philosophy of Exeter Hall. By W.F. Dunton.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 16-17
The Divine Woman. By William Platt.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 18
Two Gifts. By Edward Carpenter.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 18
Wonderland: A Woman's Answer. Poem by Amy C. Morant.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 19
The Home and the Family. By Robert Braithwaite.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 19-21
Correspondence: Mr. Northcote and His Critics. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 21-22
Does William Platt Understand Love? By Daylight.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 23
Further Criticism of William Platt. By Ess Tee.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 23-24
William Platt and "The Adult"--To the Editor. By William Platt.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 24-25
Extract from Chapter XIX of the Adult for January: "Free Love and Lesbian Love". By William Platt.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 25-26
"Fellis." By William Platt.
Volume Issue II-1 Page 26-27
Studies in Frankness, by Charles Whibley.
The Secret Cabinet of History, by Doctor Cabanés.
For Love and Money, by Leighton Pagan.
Lucifer--The Light Bearer: The Pioneer Organ of Sex Reform. Editor: Moses Harman. Sub-Editor: Lillian Harman.
The Adult--The Journal of Sex. Special Offer to Subscribers.
[Various Titles], The Legitimation League, 16, John Street, Bedford Row, London, W.C.
The Works of William Platt.
The Legitimation League: The next Public Meeting will be held at 8 p.m., in the French Room, St. James's Hall...
Preliminary Notice of Annual Meeting.
Fraulein Lepper, Unitist Free Lover, Adviser on Sex Matters.
Four personal ads.
For Sale: Le Musée Royal de Naples du Cabinet Secret, 60 fine steel plates, 3 Guis.; Le Culte de Priape, suivi d'un essai sur le culte des pouvoirs générateurs, by R.P. Knight, 40 plates, 2 Guis. --No. 91, Adult Office.
For Love and Money: Two Essays by Leighton Pagan.
Untrodden Fields of Anthropology, New and Considerably Enlarged English Edition.

Editorial. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue II-2 Page 29-31
A Note on "The Woman Who Did." By Grant Allen.
Volume Issue II-2 Page 32
"Eve and her Eden." By Lillian Harman.
Volume Issue II-2 Page 32-35
Sexual Topics. By R.A. Gordon, M.D.
Volume Issue II-2 Page 35-40
Music, Religion, and Sex, Part II. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue II-2 Page 40-46
The Moloch of the Monogamic Ideal. By Edwin C. Walker.
Volume Issue II-2 Page 46-50
"How to Be Happy Though Married." Reported by Oswald Dawson.
Volume Issue II-2 Page 50-52
George Eliot's Inconsistency, by William Platt.
The Conversion of Orford Northcote, by William Platt.
The Disillusionment of William Platt, by Orford Northcote.
Dress and Sex--A Reply to Orford Northcote, by Grace Maurice.
"A Pathetic Case" [To the Editor]. By "Another Woman".
Volume Issue II-2 Page 56
The Physiology of Love, by Henry Seymour.
Man's Faith: The Creed of an Artist, by Ilex Illuminati.
The Confession of Stephen Whapshare, by Emma Brooke.
The Old and New Ideal, by E.F. Ruedebusch.
The Labor Annual.
The Morality of Marriage, by Mona Caird.
Untrodden Fields of Anthropology.
A Notable Novel: The Chastisement of Mansour, by Hector France. Review by J.P. Gilmour.
Volume Issue II-2 Page 58-59
The Proceedings of the Legitimation League, 1898.
Volume Issue II-2 Page 59
The Works of William Platt.
The Physiology of Love: A Study in Stirpiculture, Illustrated, by Henry Seymour.
Medical Works [Various Titles], Popular Medical Catalogue Free, E. Baker, Bookseller, 14 and 16 John Bright Street, Birmingham.
The Legitimation League Notices.
Lucifer--The Light Bearer: The Pioneer Organ of Sex Reform. Editor: Moses Harman, Sub-Editor: Lillian Harman.
The Adult--The Journal of Sex. Special Offer to Subscribers.
[Various Titles], The Legitimation League, 16, John Street, Bedford Row, London, W.C.
Fraulein Lepper, Unitist Free Lover. Adviser on Sex Matters.
Personal ad.
The Adult: Vol. I.
The Outcome of Legitimation: A Lecture by Oswald Dawson.
Slaves to Duty, by John Badcock, Junr.
The Chastisement of Mansour, Englished out of the French of Hector France by Alfred R. Allinson.

Editorial. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 61-62
Comstock Rex. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 63-65
The Bed of Love. Poem by James F. Morton, Jr.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 66
The Question of Children. By Herbert A. Edwards.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 67-68
The Ideal Man. By Robert Braithwaite.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 68-70
Music, Religion, and Sex, Part III. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 70-77
Dress and Sex: A Rejoinder. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 77-78
I Swear by the Body Beautiful. Poem by J. Wm. Lloyd.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 79
Lover's Counsels. Dialogue by Lewis Wade.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 80-84
The Millard and Thompson Cases. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 84-87
Pen Points. By Lillian Harman.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 84-87
Ruled by the Tomb: Or Freethought and Free Love, by Orford Northcote.
Intermarriage, by Alexander Walker.
"Woman," by Alexander Walker.
Curious By-Paths of History, by Dr. Cabanes.
The Chastisement of Mansour.
The Ballad of Reading Gaol, by C.3.3. [Oscar Wilde].
Neo-Malthusianism, by R. Usher.
"The Eagle and the Serpent," A Journal of Egoistic Philosophy and Sociology. Review by Sagittarius.
Volume Issue II-3 Page 90-91
Publications [Various Titles]. The Works of William Platt. May be obtained post free from Adult Office, 16, John Street, Bedford Row, London, W.C.
The University Press, Limited, Watford, London: The University Magazine and Free Review, Edited by "Democritus"; Sexual Inversion, by Havelock Ellis; The Blight of Respectability, by Geoffrey Mortimer.
The Legitimation League. The next Public Meeting will take place on Monday Evening, April 4th, in the French Room, St. James's Hall at 8 p.m...
Edward Baker, 14 and 16 John Bright Street, Birmingham [Various Titles].
Fraulein Lepper, Unitist Free Lover, Adviser on Health and Sex Matters.
Personal ad.
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Editorial Notes. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue II-4 Page 93-95
Pen Points. By Lillian Harman.
Volume Issue II-4 Page 95-96
The Conversion of Mrs. Grundy: A Lecture Delivered before the Legitimation League at St. James's Hall, March 7th, 1898. By Dora F. Kerr.
Volume Issue II-4 Page 96-101
A Giant in Chains: A Dissertation on the Intellectual Hypocrisy and Moral Cowardice of the English Press. By a Member of the Institute of Journalists.
Volume Issue II-4 Page 101-104
Heloise. Poem by Berta C.E. Buss.
Volume Issue II-4 Page 104-106
Music, Religion, and Sex, Park IV. By Orford Northcote.
Volume Issue II-4 Page 106-111
An Unknown People, by Edward Carpenter.
The Sexual Instinct and its Morbid Manifestations, by Prof. B. Tarnowsky.
Anarchism: A Criticism and History of the Anarchist Theory, by E.V. Zenker.
The Old and the New Ideal, by E.F. Ruedebusch.
Some Free Love Problems. By Robert Braithwaite.
Volume Issue II-4 Page 116-118
The Legitimation League. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue II-4 Page 118-121
The Legitimation League Proceedings.
Volume Issue II-4 Page 121-122
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To the Breach, Freemen! By the Editor.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 158-160
Editorial Notes.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 160-162
The Prosecution. By Lillian Harman.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 163
The Question of Children: A Symposium. Part I by R.B. Kerr and Part II by Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 163-168
Marriage Morals. Scene.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 168
Monogamy, Variety, and Ideals. By Robert Braithwaite.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 169-172
Free-Speech. By William Platt.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 172-175
How Detectives Are Detected.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 175
The Economic Position of Women. By Egeria.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 176-179
George Bedborough on Lillian Harman's Visit to London [Extract from a letter to "Lucifer" of April 4th].
Volume Issue II-6 Page 179
The Hardwicke Society. By J.W. Mason.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 180-181
The Assignation. Poem by William Francis Barnard.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 182
Parisian Experiences [From L'Intransigeant].
Volume Issue II-6 Page 182
Comments on the Case. From Reynolds', Agnostic Journal, and Freethinker.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 183
Shelley on Free Love [Epipsychidion]. Poem.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 184
Books Received: Men, Women, and Chance, by William Platt. Reviewed by Edward Temple.
Volume Issue II-6 Page 184-187
Answers to Correspondents: B.D. (Brighton), John Sales, (Mrs.) H. Morris, T. Smithers, W. Robinson (Manchester), R.J. (North Wales), "Boomerang".
Volume Issue II-6 Page 187
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The Works of William Platt.
Free Currency Tracts, No. I: The Monomaniacs: A Fable in Finance, by Henry Seymour.
Ten Men of Money Island, by Seymour F. Norton (Editor of Chicago Sentinel).
A Book for Ladies. The book can be had in envelope from Dr. T.R. Allinson...
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The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus-Value, by Henry Seymour.
Untrodden Fields of Anthropology, New and Considerably Enlarged English Edition.

Portrait of George Bedborough.
Volume Issue II-7 Page frontispiece
An Appeal to the People: The Bedborough Prosecution. By Henry Seymour, Hon. Sec.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 189-191
Memoranda.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 192-197
The Worship of Ignorance. By William Platt.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 197-200
I Saw a Fair House. By Edward Carpenter.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 200-201
The Prosecution of "The Adult". Letter by M. Maeterlinck.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 202
Late Telegram.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 202
The Question of Children: A Symposium. Part III by Mary Reed.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 203-205
The Two Loves. Poem by J.F.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 206
Two Purity Societies. By Arthur Collier.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 207-210
A Scientific Authority on Marriage [From "The Natural History of the Temperaments"].
Volume Issue II-7 Page 211
Public Meeting.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 212
The Natural History of Love.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 213
Ruskin's Marriage Romance. From the New York Graphic.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 213-214
A Song. Poem by "May".
Volume Issue II-7 Page 214
A Love Tale of Old Sardinia. By Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue II-7 Page 215-220
Answers to Correspondents: N.B, "Octogenarian," "Esau," Inquirer, J. Eames, "Solomon," J.E., Wordsworth Donisthorpe, B. Williams, F.E., W. Barnes.
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The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus-Value, by Henry Seymour.
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Memoranda.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 221-230
The Prosecution of Mr. Bedborough. By G. Bernard Shaw.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 230-231
Reputations. By William Platt.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 232
What Do the Censors Want? By Lucy Stewart.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 232-234
To Eleanore. Poem by William Francis Barnard.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 235
The Question of Children: A Symposium. Part IV by William Platt.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 238
An Easy Way to Stultify the Marriage Laws.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 238
Pertinent Paragraphs (Selected). By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 239
The Logic of Free Love. By Gerard Moore.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 240-241
If I Were Good. Poem by Swanhilde Bulan.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 241
The Martyrdom of Mrs. Maybrick. By Verax.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 242-243
A Love Tale of Old Sardinia, Continued. By Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 244-248
Scientific Marriage, by Rev. Jesse H. Jones.
A Plea for Polygamy, by M. Chas. Carrington.
Sophie Arnould, Actress and Wit, by Robert B. Douglas.
Untrodden Fields of Anthropology: Observations on the Esoteric Manners and Customs of Semi-Civilised People. Being a Record by a French Army Surgeon of Thirty Years' Experience in Asia, Africa, America, and Oceana.
Answers to Correspondents: "C.", J. Toms, Frank Wood, B.S.
Volume Issue II-8 Page 252
The University Press, Limited, Watford, London: The University Magazine and Free Review, edited by "Democritus"; The Blight of Respectability, by Geoffrey Mortimer.
The Works of William Platt.
The Monomaniacs: A Fable in Finance, by Henry Seymour.
Ten Men of Money Island, by Seymour F. Norton (Editor of Chicago Sentinel).
Ruled by the Tomb: A Discussion of Free Thought and Free Love, by Orford Northcote.
Scientific Marriage, a treatise founded upon the discoveries and teachings of William Byrd Powell, M.D., by Rev. Jesse H. Jones.
The Physiology of Love: A Study in Stirpiculture, Illustrated, by Henry Seymour.
The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus Value, by Henry Seymour.
The Eagle and the Serpent: A Journal of Egoistic Philosophy.
Fraulein Lepper, Unitist Free Lover, Adviser on Health and Sex Matters.
"Those who are interested in Family Limitation, Marriage Reform, and various Sex Problems, should read Dr. H.A. Allbutt's Works".
Ibsen's Women: A Lecture given before the London Ethical Society, by M.S. Gilliland.
The Maybrick Case: A scathing indictment of our criminal procedure, and a eloquent appeal for remedial measures in this notorious miscarriage of justice, by Dr. Helen Densmore.

Editorial Memoranda.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 253-260
Marriage A La Mode. By Emile Zola.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 260-263
Joys. By William Platt.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 263
Christianity and Marriage. By W.B. Greene.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 266-267
Seaweed: A Cornish Idyll, By Edith Ellis. An Appreciation. By Verax.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 267-270
Correspondence: Should Sex-Reformers Establish an "Introduction Agency"?. Letter from C. and response from the editor.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 270-272
The Bedborough Prosecution: The Indictment.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 272-274
Between the Dances. (A Frivolous Dialogue for Serious People.) By F. Malibran.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 274-277
Mr. William Platt and the Federation for the Abolition of State Vice.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 277-278
"Liberty and love alone...". Poem by Alexander Petöfi.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 278
Martyrdom. Poem by William Francis Barnard.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 279
A Love Tale of Old Sardinia, Continued. By Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 280-284
Love's Influence. Poem by Berta C.E. Buss.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 284
Answers to Correspondents: Mrs. C.S., T. Wells, "Sympathiser," Dr. F.
Volume Issue II-9 Page 284
The Sexual Instinct and Its Morbid Manifestations, by Prof. B. Tarnowsky, translated by W.C. Costello, Ph.D., and Alfred Allison, M.A.
A Plea for Polygamy, in the Light of History and Philosophy, by Mr. Charles Carrington.
The Works of William Platt.
Fraulein Lepper, Unitist Free Lover, Adviser on Health and Sex Matters.
"Those who are interested in Family Limitation, Marriage Reform, and various Sex Problems, should read Dr. H.A. Allbutt's Works".
Scientific Marriage, a treatise founded upon the discoveries and teachings of William Byrd Powell, M.D., by Rev. Jesse H. Jones.
The Monomaniacs: A Fable in Finance, by Henry Seymour.
The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus-Value, by Henry Seymour.
Untrodden Fields of Anthropology, New and Considerably Enlarged English Edition.

Editorial Memoranda.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 285-289
Our Conventional Virtue. By Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 289-291
Pope's Heloise. Poem.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 291
In Defence of Free Discussion. By William Platt.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 292-293
Free Love and Sex Relations. By G.D.L.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 293-295
Chinese Opium and Gambling Dens in London. By J. Platt, Jun.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 295-297
Emerson quote.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 297
Conjugal Lives of Novelists.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 298
Take Ye the Courage of Your Love!. George Frankland.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 299-300
The Recrudescence of the Anarchist. By Verax.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 300-301
An Immigration Bureau Outrage. By Edwin C. Walker.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 301-304
"Love, that's too generous to abide..." Poem from Butler's Hudibras.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 304
At Low Street Fleece Court: A Free-Lover's Dream of A.D. 2898. By Court Jester.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 305-307
The Question of Children: A Symposium. By Alfred Martin.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 307-308
Correspondence: The Maybrick Case. Letter from Victor Martell with a reply from Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 308-309
Love and Hypnotism. By Medicus.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 310-311
Haeckel on Schenck's Theory of Sex. From the Daily News.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 311
A Love Tale of Old Sardinia, Continued. By Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 312-316
Answers to Correspondents: BJ. Clark, "Gertrude," James Powell, Victor Martell, Lucy Stewart, Ernest Crawford, Ed. Temple, C.S. Jones, Egeria, W. Fortune, Mrs. E. Baines, "Scotland Yardian," T.S., J. Thornhilly. By Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue II-10 Page 312-316
Fraulein Lepper, Unitist Free Lover. Adviser on Health and Sex Matters.
The Works of William Platt.
The Light-Bearer Library: Ruled by the Tomb, by Orford Northcote.
The Maybrick Case, by Dr. Helen Densmore.
Free Currency Tracts, No. 1: The Monomaniacs: A Fable in Finance, by Henry Seymour.
Ten Men of Money Island, by Seymour F. Norton.
The Physiology of Love: A Study in Stirpiculture, Illustrated, by Henry Seymour.
The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus-Value, by Henry Seymour.
Untrodden Fields of Anthropology: New and Considerably Enlarged English Edition.

"Give us men!..." Poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 317
Editorial Memoranda.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 318-323
The Literary "Hall-Mark" of the Old Bailey. By Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 323-325
The "Chronicle" and the Unthinking. By William Platt.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 325-327
In Defence of "Heloise". By Berta C.E. Buss.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 327-329
The Survival of the Inquisition. By Justitia.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 329-330
George Bedborough: Coward. By George Bedborough.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 331
To My Wife. Poem by George Earle.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 331
The Advantages of Celibacy. By C.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 332
The "Trial" of George Bedborough: Verbatim Report.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 333-337
Sanctified Immorality [From "The Awakener of India"].
Volume Issue II-11 Page 338
The Bedborough Case [Extracted from the Manifesto of the Free Press Defence Committee, recently issued].
Volume Issue II-11 Page 339-341
The Protection of the Young. [From "The Reformer."].
Volume Issue II-11 Page 342
The Bedborough Case. [Edward Carpenter in the "Saturday Review."].
Volume Issue II-11 Page 342-343
A Note on the Bedborough Case. By Havelock Ellis. Price Sixpence. Advertisement.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 343
A Love Tale of Old Sardinia, Concluded. By Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 344-348
The Man of "Blood and Iron". Poem by Lothrop Withington.
Volume Issue II-11 Page 348
Answers to Correspondents: F.J.T., Ernest (Bath).
Volume Issue II-11 Page 348
The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus Value, by Henry Seymour.
Seaweed: A Cornish Ideal; A Noviciate for Marriage; Democracy in the Kitchen; The Masses and the Classes. By Edith Ellis.
The Works of William Platt.
The Bijou Press, London: Various Titles.
Edward Baker: Walker's Woman; Walker's Intermarriage; Beauty and Hygiene for Women and Girls; Health Gossips for Women; Longshore-Potts, Mrs.; Marriage and Parentage.
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Editorial Memoranda.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 1-4
The Dreyfus Case. By Bernard Lazare, translated by James Platt.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 5-8
The Conquest of the Air, Part I. By Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 9-13
Heloise, Part III. Poem by Berta C.E. Buss.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 13-15
Experiments on Hospital Patients. By Alice Jane Beatty, M.R.B.N.A., Diplomee Lond. Obstet. Society, Late Hospital Superintendent of Nurses.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 16-17
A Chinese Ghostseer. By James Platt, Jun.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 17-18
The Determination of Sex, Part I. By Verax.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 18-20
Sham Modesty. By Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 20-21
Evolution. By Edward Carpenter.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 21-22
Love's Balm. Poem by William Platt.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 22
The Secret "Dossier" in the Maybrick Case.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 23
"Consider the Lilies How They Grow". Poem by J.B.S.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 23
"What is Property: An Inquiry into the Principle of Right and of Government," by P.J. Proudhon.
"Turkish Baths: their Relation to Health, and the Senses," by "Lennox".
Correspondence. Letter from "One Executive of F.P.D.C.".
Volume Issue III-1 Page 24
Answers to Correspondents: F.W.
Volume Issue III-1 Page 24
The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus Value, by Henry Seymour.
Seaweed: A Cornish Idyll; A Noviciate for Marriage; Democracy in the Kitchen; The Masses and the Classes. By Edith Ellis.
The Adult: Vol. II. Part II.
The Works of William Platt.
The Bijou Press, London: Various Titles.
Fräulein Sophie Lepper, Specialist in Sex Matters, Food, and Lecturer on Dietetics.
The Necessity of Criminal Appeal: As Illustrated by the Maybrick Case. Edited by J.H. Levy.
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Editorial Memoranda.
Volume Issue III-2 Page 25-27
The Anti-Anarchist Congress at Rome, 1898. By Louise Michel.
Volume Issue III-2 Page 27-28
The Moribund Morality. By John Banaston.
Volume Issue III-2 Page 29-33
The Rabbi Lion. By James Platt, Junr.
Volume Issue III-2 Page 33-34
Polygamy Considered from a Muslim Standpoint, Part I. By W.H. Abdullah Quilliam (Sheikh-ul-Islam of the British Isles).
Volume Issue III-2 Page 34-36
Lilies in Corruption. By John K. Prothero.
Volume Issue III-2 Page 37-39
The Money Monopoly. By G.O. Warren.
Volume Issue III-2 Page 39-41
The Determination of Sex, Part II. By Verax.
Volume Issue III-2 Page 41-42
The New Year Number of "The Reformer" starts a new series...".
Volume Issue III-2 Page 42
The Conquest of the Air, Part II. By Henry Seymour.
Volume Issue III-2 Page 43-47
The Criminal. Poem by William Platt.
Volume Issue III-2 Page 47-48
Answers to Correspondents: Erratum, F. Jones.
Volume Issue III-2 Page 48
The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus Value, by Henry Seymour.
Seaweed: A Cornish Idyll; A Noviciate for Marriage; Democracy in the Kitchen; The Masses and the Classes. By Edith Ellis.
The Adult: Vol. II. Part II (July to December, 1898).
The Works of William Platt.
The Bijou Press, London: Various Titles.
Fräulein Sophie Lepper, Specialist in Sex Matters, Food, and Lecturer on Dietetics.
Works by Edward Carpenter: Love's Coming-of-Age, Towards Democracy, Angels' Wings.
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The "Social Democrat:" A Social Magazine and Review.

Editorial Memoranda.
Volume Issue III-3 Page 49-51
The Case of Mrs. Maybrick. [An Open Letter to the Right Honorable Sir Matthew White Ridley, Bart., Secretary of State for the Home Department.]. By Henry Seymour, with a portrait of Mrs. Maybrick.
Volume Issue III-3 Page 52-57
The United States and Mrs. Maybrick. [Communicated.].
Volume Issue III-3 Page 57-58
The Sexuality of Matter. By Robert Park, M.D.
Volume Issue III-3 Page 58-61
The Custom of Marriage. By Dora F. Kerr.
Volume Issue III-3 Page 61-64
Polygamy Considered from a Muslim Standpoint, Part II. By W.H. Abdullah Quilliam, Sheikh-ul-Islam of the British Isles.
Volume Issue III-3 Page 64-66
The Guernsey Market House. [From Trials and Triumph of Labor.]. By G.B. De Bernardi.
Volume Issue III-3 Page 66-69
Food and Sex. By Sophie Lepper.
Volume Issue III-3 Page 69-71
A Quaint Old Book. By James Platt, Junr.
Volume Issue III-3 Page 71-72
The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus Value, by Henry Seymour.
The Labour Annual: The Year Book for Social and Political Reformers.
Seaweed, A Cornish Idyll; A Noiviciate for Marriage; Democracy in the Kitchen; The Masses and the Classes. By Edith Ellis.
The Adult: Vol. II. Part II (July to December, 1898).
The Works of William Platt.
The Bijou Press, London: Various Titles.
Fräulein Sophie Lepper, Specialist in Sex Matters, Food, and Lecturer on Dietetics.
Works by Edward Carpenter: Love's Coming of Age, Towards Democracy, Angel's Wings.
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