Forty years ago, a London publisher was working on a new sex manual – a “gourmet guide” to sexual pleasure. But how could it be illustrated?
The Joy of Sex remains the most comprehensive sex manual on the market. Complete with elegant photographs and superb drawings that capture in full,
The original drawings of one of the most famous beards and other associated hairy bits, the illustrations for the 1972 bestseller The Joy of Sex, to be displayed for
THE JOY OF SEX, 2005. 40 illustrations, pencil on paper. 29.7 x 42 cm (112/3 x 161/2 in) Select images to enlarge
Joy of Sex was translated into more than 20 languages, and sold more than 10m copies; It was on the New York Times best-seller list for a decade;
For many of us, The Joy of Sex was our first (usually accidental) introduction to pubes. For its publishers, it was a challenge — how do you show people how to have
If you are a of the seventies and were raised on “The Joy of Sex,” you are not likely to have forgotten the illustrations. The woman depicted in these
The Joy of Sex is an illustrated sex manual by British author Alex Comfort, first published in 1972. An updated edition was released in September 2008.
Illustrations in The Joy of Sex. By Lisa Dusenbery. October 27th, 2011 “The images were graphic – they showed genitals and countless sex positions – but they
The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality. New pictures, actual photographs in addition to the drawings; new language and new topics