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A Curious History of Sex

By Kate Lister

A cornucopia of giggles, gaffs, titillation, temptations, and exceptional expertise in all things historically sexual from Dr Kate Lister aka @Whores of Yore.

You made A Curious History of Sex a reality. It's available in all good book stores now.
$8 
494 pledges

Digital

This level gets you the ebook version
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$30  + shipping
872 pledges

Hardback

A copy of the hardback. You will also receive the ebook.
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$55  + shipping
297 pledges

Signed Hardback

Signed copy of the hardback, plus the ebook and your name in the back.
$60  + shipping
50 pledges

Tart Card

Basis Sex Work Project developed their own take on the familiar tart cards that once adorned in London’s phone boxes. These posters bring together the iconic tart card imagery, with quotes from the women Basis Sex Work Project works with. This level also includes a signed hardback, ebook, your name in the list of supporters, and all funds from the Tart Card goes directly to support the work Basis do.
$65  + shipping
130 pledges

Red Umbrella

Kate is sharing proceeds of the book with Basis Sex Work Project and you can show your support with this exclusive red umbrella enamel pin, the symbol for sex worker rights. Plus a signed hardback copy of the book, and the ebook with your name in the back.
$75  + shipping
27 pledges

Better Together

Two copies of the hardback to share with a friend, plus ebook and your name in the back.
$115  + shipping
33 pledges

Historical Hotties

An exclusive Historical Hotties 2019 calendar made especially for this project. Each hottie has been handpicked by Kate from the Whores of Yore archives so you know you're getting the cream of the crop, so to speak. This pledge level gets you the calendar and red umbrella pin, along with a signed hardback, ebook and your name in the list of supporters.
$135  + shipping
29 pledges

Slattern! Nickumpoop! Lick-spigot!

A copy of the hardback with a personal, dedicated historical insult signed by Kate, chosen from the best (and worst!) of the Whores of Yore Word of the Day index. Plus the Historical Hotties calendar, red umbrella pin, the ebook and your name in the list of supporters.
$225  + shipping
3 pledges

Dirty Graffiti

Dirty graffiti has graced our walls for hundreds, if not thousands of years, it's a grand tradition we're proud to continue. Send us in a sketch of your best dirty drawing and we'll print them all on the endpapers of the book. Plus a signed hardback, red umbrella pin, Historical Hotties calendar, ebook and your name in the list of supporters.
$265  + shipping
3 pledges

Sex Talk

Attend an hours talk given by Kate on the history of sex (location TBD, travel not included) to celebrate the publication of the book. Also includes signed copies of the hardback, Hotties calendar, red umbrella pin, ebook and your name in the list of supporters.
$1,495  + shipping

Boudoir Photoshoot

Put on your best bloomers for this elegant boudoir photoshoot with Kate. You and Kate will spend the day at a specialist boudoir photography studio, you'll get a makeover, hair done, a professional photoshoot and a high quality print to take home. As if that wasn't enough, you'll also get the signed hardback, Hotties calendar, red umbrella pin, ebook and your name in the list of supporters. *Location TBD, travel not included. Limited to one, women only (sorry fellas!)*
$2,250  + shipping
1 pledge

Patron

In the age-old traditional of literary patronage, your name will be printed at the beginning of the book as a Patron, you'll receive 5 copies of the signed hardback, Hotties calendar, red umbrella pin, and ebook.
$4,500  + shipping

Super Patron

Even bigger thanks to you for supporting this project and a great cause. Your name will be printed at the beginning of the book as a Super Patron and you will receive 10 copies of everything at Patron level, plus a personal dedication from Kate.

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