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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

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: $14.00

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, ; 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 front rubbed but readable, on spine dark an... 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: $52.00

Publisher: Mermade Magickal Arts: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19094

Condition: Near Fine


96 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Pale gray softcover, 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. Quite 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

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

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How to Develop a Sky High I. Q.

By: Langer, Stephen, and James F. Scheer

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Langer & Scheer: 1989

Seller ID: 18262

Condition: Very Good


29 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; White softcover booklet, 29 pages, bibliography. ; Written by Stephen Langer MD, president American Nutritional Medical Association, and James F. Scheer, editor Food-Wise Magazine. Decribes breathing exercises, physical exercises, how to correct low thyroid function, low body temperature, low nutrition, low vitamin intake, low zinc, much more. ; Covers show a touch of wear. 13 pages have yellow highlighting, none excessive. No other defec... View more info

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Yantras of Womanlove : Diagrams of Energy

By: Lapidus, Jacqueline, with Margaret Sloan-Hunter; Illustrated by Tee Corinne

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Naiad Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17517

ISBN: 0930044304

Condition: Very Good+


60 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black covers, 60 pages, small photo and brief bio of each contributor, 33 amazing, beautiful and highly stylized b/w photos accomapnied by poetic text. ; Images by Tee Corinne. Text by Jacqueline Lapidus. Introduction by Margaret Sloan-Hunter. First edition stated. ; Artistic and spiritual photos (here called yantras or 'diagrams of energy') depicting lesbian lovemaking. Warning: Nudes. ; Exterior shows light wear. No other ... View more info

Michigan Masonic Monitor and Ceremonies : Adopted by the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Michigan, 1956

By: Lusk, George L.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Grand Lodge: 1956

Seller ID: 8189

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


101 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover, dark blue cloth, no exterior lettering, 101 pages, text in plain English. ; Based on 1895 edtion by Thomas Smith Webb, revised by James Fenton. This edition revised by George L. Lusk, Frank O. Gilbert, Charles T. Kingston, and I. B. Gilbert. Printed 1939. This printing 1956. ; Almost no wear. Main defect: penned on front endpaper: 'Roy Stewart from Ivan E. Caddis, DGM'. ; Item laid in: bifold remembrance card for Harry ... View more info

Light on the Path : A Treatise Written for the Personal Use of Those Who Are Ignorant of the Eastern Wisdom and Who Desire to Enter Within its Influence

By: M. C. (Mabel Collins)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Theosophy Company: 1991

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 17456

Condition: Very Good+


90 pages; 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Small softcover booklet, stiff yellow covers, black lettering, 90 pages, chapter endnotes. ; Originally published 1885. This edition copyright 1968. This is 5th Indian Reprint, 1991, stated. Complete subtitle: 'A Treatise Written for the Personal Use of Those Who Are Ignorant of the Eastern Wisdom, and Who Desire to Enter Within its Influence, With Notes and Comments by the Author.' Also includes the author's Essay on Karma. ; Bookstore n... View more info

Speculative Masonry : Its Mission, its Evolution and its Landmarks

By: MacBride, Andrew Sommerville

Price: $29.00

Publisher: R. E. Robertson: 1931

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16943

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


255 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover, blue cloth, gilt spine lettering, index, footnotes, 18 b/w diagrams. ; Copyright 1913. This is 2nd edition, 1931. Foreword by J. Rankine Andrew. ; Famous collection of lectures describes the origins of masonry, symbols, lodges, French and German equivalent organizations, secret symbols, conditions of advancement, mission of masonry, much more. ; Cloth on spine worn and faded, very small tear at crown. Spine lettering dul... View more info

Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry and its Kindred Sciences, Complete in 2 Volumes : (Encyclopedia) New and Revised Edition, 1912, Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literatures As Connected with the Institution, Profusely Illustrated

By: Mackey, Albert G, with William J. Hughan and Edward L. Hawkins

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Masonic History Company: 1912

Seller ID: 17521

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


913 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Two large volumes, black buckram cloth, gilt lettering and decor, all edges gilt, green and metallic gold marbled endpapers, 913 pages, scores of b/w figures and diagrams in text, several full-page plates per vol, some in full color. Main text in 2 columns. ; Copyright 1873. This is new and revised edition, 1912. Originally written by Albert G. Mackey, this edition revised and updated by William J. Hughan and Edward L. Hawkins. Vol-1, A-... View more info

Symbolism of Freemasonry, the : Illustrating and Explaining its Science and Philosophy, its Legends, Myths, and Symbols

By: Mackey, Albert G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Charles T. Powner Company: 1975

Seller ID: 11473

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


364 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, gold spine lettering, 364 pages, tons of footnotes, synoptical index, a few small b/w illustrations. ; Complete unabridged facsimile reprint of 1869 original. This edition published by Charles T. Powner Company, Chicago, 1975.; Cloth shows light foxing, mainly to rear panel. Owner name and address stamped in small, pale letters on front endpaper, bookseller name on rear endpaper. No other marks. Binding tight. Sc... View more info

Adoptive Rite Ritual : A Book of Instructions in the Organization, Government and Ceremonies of Chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star, Together with the Queen of the South

By: Macoy, Robert

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Company: 1952

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 20014

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


304 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small hardcover, dark blue cloth, gold decor on front, 304 pages, several hymns with words and music, over 60 b/w illustrations including badges and floorplans. ; Copyright 1897. This is 3rd edition, revised, 1952.; Exterior shows very little wear. Five leaves have light creases. The following are carefully taped to rear endpaper: 1) Dues Book, small tan booklet, 1952. 2) Syllabus, a four-page leaflet on secrets and symbols of Eastern S... View more info

Amaranth, the (Independent) : A Royal and Exalted Degree in the Rite of Adoption with Appropriate Ceremonies, Advanced Progress

By: Macoy, Robert

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Company: 1963

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 20015

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


169 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small hardcover, red cloth, gold decor, 169 pages, several hymns with words and music, over 40 b/w illustrations including badges and floorplans. ; Copyright 1895. This is 4th edition, 1963.; Book shows almost no wear. Owner name penned on front endpaper. No other defects. Jacket is of plain paper, minor wear only. Laid in: Amaranth Syllabus, a four-page pink leaflet giving secret ritual of Eastern Star and Queen of the South. ; Indepen... View more info