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Adventures in Memory and Concentration

By: Furst, Bruno, and Lotte Furst

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Memory & Concentration Studies: 1966

Seller ID: 17233

Condition: As New


24 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Softcover booklet, red illustrated covers, 24 pages, 8 b/w photos. ; Copyright 1960. This edition 1966. Promotional item for author's famous publication, You Can Remember: A Home Study Course in Memory and Concentration. ; No defects. Crisp. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info

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Magic of Breath Power, The

By: Gaines, Thomas Robert

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Concord Press: 1935

Seller ID: 19057

Condition: Good+


46 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Dark green softcover, velveteen covers, 46 pages. ; Author was Official Breathing Instructor for New York City Police Training Academy. Book describes vitalic breathing exercises for walking, helping with nervousness, insomnia, hernia, bad posture, relaxation, etc. ; Exterior lightly sunned, small chip to crown, faint crease to lower front tip. Pages a bit yellowed from age. Binding tight. Quite scarce. View more info

Lakewood Zoo : Holland, Michigan, Lot of 5 Real Photo Postcards

By: Getz, George F.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lakewood Zoo: 1913

Seller ID: 17074

Condition: Near Fine


Postcard; Lot of five (5) original real photo postcards from the Lakewood Zoo, Holland, Michigan. All are standard size, 5.5 x 3.5 inches (14 x 9 cm) with b/w glossy photos and undivided backs. Backs are imprinted 'Post Card, Place Stamp Here, Correspondence, Address.' ; 1) Water family (swans and ducks). 2) Old Fashion Garden 3) Flower Lane. 4) Flower Garden. 5) photo shows about 50 young women, and a few young men, apparently dressed as nurses or Red Cross workers, wit... View more info

Satan's Disciples : A Modern History of Satanism and Witchcraft from the Middle Ages to the Present Day (Paperback Original, 1962)

By: Goldston, Robert C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Catholic Book Publishing Company: 1962

Edition: Paperback Original

Seller ID: 14524

Condition: Good


189 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Paperback, 189 pages, bibliography. ; Author conflates witchcraft and satanism and proceeds to give concise history of both. Topics include: Black mass. Ancient witchcraft. Witch's pharmacopeia. Satanism in the church. Famous necromancers. Persecution of witches. Witch hunters in America. More. ; Exterior worn. Pages tanned from age, several with small edge chips. Everything readable. Binding tight and square. Scarce. ; Ballantine BB F ... View more info

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Ritual of the Ladies ' Oriental Shrine of North America, Inc

By: Grand Council L. O. S. N. A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Ladies Oriental Shrine: 1990

Seller ID: 20643

Condition: Near Fine


128 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover, black leatherette boards, LOS in gilt on front, 128 pages, 24 b/w figures and diagrams. ; 1990 Revision stated. The Ladies Oriental is masonic organization for wives (or female relatives) of Shriners, men who have achieved high masonic rank. This book is in plain English, not code. ; No marks, no signs of use, no defects apart from a tiny bit of foxing to fore-edge. No jacket, as issued. View more info

Mysteries of all Nations, the : Rise and Progress of Superstition, Laws Against and Trials of Witches, Ancient and Modern Delusions, Together with Strange Customs, Fables, and Tales

By: Grant, James

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Gale Research Company: 1971

Seller ID: 20320

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


640 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, [xxviii] + 640 pages, no index but the table of contents is micro-detailed. ; Originally published 1880. This is a beautiful high-quality facsimile reprint, 1971. ; Focuses on early superstitions mainly in the British Isles and parts of Europe, their antiquity, their influence on literature, etc. ; Complete subtitle: 'Rise and Progress of Superstition, Laws Against and Trials of Witches, Ancient and Modern Delusi... View more info

Crime : Its Nature, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention (1st Edition, Signed)

By: Green, Sanford M.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20075

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


346 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt lettering, dark brown endpapers, b/w frontispiece photo of author on glossy plate with tissue guard, 346 pages + 14-page publisher catalog in rear. ; 1st edition, 1889. Same date. ; Sanford M. Green (1807-1901) was a state legislator, a justice on Michigan Supreme Court, and an avid Universalist; his treatise on crime prevention remains somewhat ahead of its time, preaching what is now known as restorative jus... View more info

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What Did You Say ? : Unbelievable Things That My High School Students Have Said

By: Grippa, Eric; Illustrated by Jessica Blankenship

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Eric Grippa: 2010

Seller ID: 20961

Condition: Near Fine


181 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, [vi] + 181 pages, numerous small b/w illustrations, about 500 quotes. ; Hilarious, ridiculous, contradictory, astonishingly dense quotations collected from students by high school science teacher in Ohio. ; No marks, no defects. Appears unread. View more info

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Dark Mission, the Secret History of NASA : Secret History of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Enlarged and Revised Edition

By: Hoagland, Richard C., and Mike Bara

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Feral House: 2009

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 15233

ISBN: 1932595481

Condition: Very Good


616 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, stiff black covers, endnotes, tons of low-quality b/w photos and illustrations; 28 photos and illustrations in color, on glossy plates. ; Originally published 2007. This is revised and expanded edition, 2009. ; Authors argue that there are domes, buildings, and ruins of ancient cities on the Moon; a mysterious face on Mars; that Buzz Aldrin, Aleister Crowley, and certain members of the Nazi hierarchy were Masons; and other incred... View more info

Born to Lose or Born to Choose

By: Hoekstra, Ray (Chaplain Ray)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Prisoners Broadcast: 1978

Seller ID: 18253

Condition: Near Fine


48 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Green and white softcover booklet, 48 pages, 27 b/w photos including covers. ; Death-row prison chaplain helps convince young men to turn to Christ and avoid a life of crime. Includes much on the murder of state highway patrolman Harry B. Ray in South Carolina in 1958 and the executions of Otis Britt and Douglas Westbury for the crime. ; Only a touch of wear. View more info

Mathematical Structure of the Bible, the : The Greek Alphabet

By: Hoyer, Gustav E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Bible Mathematics: 1965

Seller ID: 18258

Condition: Near Fine


17 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Blue softcover booklet, 17 pages, table of the Greek alphabet, numerous mathematical formulas. ; Numerology applied to Greek alphabet and also to words of New Testament (in Greek) and analysis of hidden meanings found in results. ; A touch of sunning to covers. Otherwise appears unused. Scarce. View more info

Rome or Reason : A Debate between Robert G. Ingersoll and Cardinal Manning

By: Ingersoll, Colonel Robert G, and Cardinal Henry Edward Manning

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Appeal Publishing Company: 1920

Seller ID: 20542

Condition: Very Good+


118 pages; 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; Small pale green softcover booklet, 118 pages + 8-page publisher's list in rear. ; Lively debate between Cardinal Henry Edward Manning of the Roman Catholic church ('Rome') and famed agnostic Robert G. Ingersoll ('Reason'); Part of the famous Appeal Pocket series (later called Little Blue Books) published by Emanuel Haldeman-Julius, 1920. ; Covers faded around edges, as usual. Corner crease and one very small closed tear to bottom edge... View more info

(Religion and Atheism) Mistakes of Ingersoll and His Answers Complete

By: Ingersoll, Robert Green

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Rhodes & McClure Publishing Company: 1889

Seller ID: 6724

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


562 pages; 8vo (8") 20 cm; Hardcover. Black cloth, gilt lettering, 128 + 151 + 92 + 32 + 158 pages plus 6 pages of publisher's ads in rear, including ad for Audiphone, instrument for conveying sounds to the deaf. Several b/w portraits and illustrations. ; Reprint of 1882 original, this dated 1889. Ingersoll's lectures refuted by David Swing, William Henry Ryder, Henry Ward Beecher, Brooke Hereford, Monro Gibson, Rabbi Wise, W. F. Crafts, Arthur Swazey, Robert Collyer... View more info

Biodynamics : The Science of Human Energy or Divine Power

By: Johnson, Albert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Albert Johnson: 1923

Seller ID: 9863

Condition: Good


103 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover with stiff green covers, 103 pages, black cloth over spine, 2 b/w portrait photos, index. ; Explains 'biodynamics,' also known as animal magnetism or electro-biology, gives brief history of its greatest exemplars, starting with Frederick Anton Mesmer, gives instructions on how to perform 'operations' or 'experiments' on willing subjects, how to cure individuals of numerous ailments, etc. ; This is an actual book from 1923, not... View more info

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Blood of the Nation, the : A Study of the Decay of Races through the Survival of the Unfit

By: Jordan, David Starr

Price: $24.00

Publisher: American Unitarian Association: 1910

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 20748

ISBN: 1341021491

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


82 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Small hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering, 82 pages. ; Not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. Originally published 1902. This is 4th edition, 1910. ; Wow. Extremely racist book masquerading as science. ; Cloth a bit faded, light edgewear. Old gift note on front endpaper in fountain pen, commenting that Dr Jordan (author) is expected to lecture in San Rafael next week. Rear endpaper (blank) torn and partly missing. Gilt lettering on fr... View more info

Kvinden Husmoderen Barnet : Woman, Housewife, Child

By: Jorgensen, Jes Trost

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Nordens Bogforlag: 1950

Seller ID: 12050

Condition: Very Good


354 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; DANISH text throughout. Beautiful red-brown leather over spine and corners, 354 pages, marbled boards, gilt spine title, pale gray patterned endpapers, 2 glossaries, several tables, many b/w photos and line diagrams. ; Published 1950. Illustrations by Olav Thyrring Meller. Photos by Ib Rahbech Clausen (Ib Rahbek-Clausen). Editor and foreword by Jes Trost Jorgensen. Chapters by H. Reich Nielsen, Laurentius Holm, Ida Laursen, Erik Klougar... View more info

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Scented Altar from Mermade Magickal Arts, the : The Ritual Arts of Fine Incense and Fragrance

By: Katlyn

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Mermade Magickal Arts: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19094

Condition: Near Fine


96 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Tall softcover, pale gray with silver lettering, 96 pages, bibliography, 98 superb b/w illustrations, dozens of spells, divinations, meditations, recipes, rituals, prayers, etc. ; 'A beautiful compendium of the rituals, folklore, and techniques of incense and fragrance, filled with magickal artwork, recips and ideas.' ; Only a touch of edgewear. No marks or defects. Scarce. View more info

Keeling Cook Book, The

By: Keeling, Fred C., and Perry Davis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Fred C. Keeling: 1885

Seller ID: 14137

Condition: Fair


16 pages; 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; Small softcover booklet (3.5 x 5.25 inches) 88 x 135 mm, 16 pages, tan paper throughout, printed in black and green ink, 30 recipes, 9 household hints. The most interesting part is all the ads for bizarre patent medicines, including Dr. Davis Anti-Headache, Davis Worm Wafers, Davis Kid-Ne-Tabs, Mrs. Logan's Rocky Mountain Tea, Perry Davis Pain Killer, Allen's Lung Balsam, Dr. Wilhoft Ague Tonic, and more. 3 small b/w illustrations on rea... View more info

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Gypsy Queen Fortune Telling : How to Tell Fortunes

By: Kitley, Elizabeth

Price: $34.00

Publisher: E. E. Fairchild Corporation: 1964

Seller ID: 20782

Condition: Very Good+


32mo (4") 10 cm; Softcover, instructions for short reading and long reading, two small b/w diagrams, two sample readings. ; Front cover states Gypsy Queen, title page states Gypsy Witch. ; Minor wear only. Quite scarce. View more info

Psychological Nature of Personality and Appraisal Techniques in Personality Evaluation

By: Lachman, Sheldon Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Glengary Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17006

Condition: Near Fine


20 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Gray softcover booklet, 20 pages numbered to 19, footnotes, bibliography, table of 10 personality traits with quantitative rating scale. ; A system of 'objective techniques for personality appraisal.' Author Sheldon J. Lachman, PhD (1921-1997) was professor of psychology at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, from 1946 to 1971 and the author of ten books. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No other defects. Quite scarce. View more info