From Farting to Fornication: Early print censorship

Frontispiece (and title-page) with St. Peter & Paul who, inspired by the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove, are burning heretical books. From the Index librorum prohibitorum, 1711. Source: Bavarian State Library.
The so-called Toscanini volume, a crude copy of the Raimondi and Aretino book, with inferior woodcut copies of the original metal engravings. c. 1550–60. Image from Art and Love in Renaissance Italy.
One of nine fragments from the original or early I Modi. Likely by Marcantonio Raimondi. From the British Museum.
Your money’s worth in the title-page alone. From The Benefit of Farting Explain’d, printed for the fictitious A. Moore, 1722, from the British Library.

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