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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

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Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine, Bound Volume, 1864 : Volume 68, January to June, and Volume 69, July to December, 1864

By: Godey, Louis A. and Sarah J. Hale

Price: $115.00

Publisher: L. A. Godey: 1864

Seller ID: 21150

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


1500 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; This is a hardcover bound volume of 12 issues of very popular women's magazine, Godey's Lady's Book, for 1864. Black leather spine and corners, brown buckram cloth, about 1500 total pages, rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout. Dozens of engravings and illustrations including: dinner dresses, petticoats, girdles, robes, caps, cloaks, jackets, headdresses, coiffures, collars, cuffs, ribbons and laces, trims and braids, crochet and embroidery patterns, house styles and floorplans, much more. ; Each issue includes: about 25 b/w engravings of fashionable clothing or... View more info

Contemporary Clinical Psychology, 1e : 1st Edition, 1973

By: Goldenberg, Herbert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21193

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


452 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, brown boards illustrated in wild abstract pattern, black endpapers, 452 pages, 2 indexes, bibliography, footnotes, 18 talbes, 12 b/w photos and diagrams. ; 1st edition, 1973, with complete number line. Published by Brooks/Cole, division of Wadsworth Publishing Company. ; Book shows almost no wear. Jacket chipped at tips, faded on spine, but all readable. ; Laid in: two business-reply cards from publisher (Mini Bookstore 1 Psychology, Mini Bookstore 2 Psychology). 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 Series; Vol. 581 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: $19.00

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 Delusions, Together with Strange Customs, Fables, and Tales Relating to Mythology, Days and Weeks, Miracles, Poets and Superstition... 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 justice, a humane and practical idea which has still not moved into the mainstream. ; Almost no wear. Title page inscribed 'To m... View more info

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Direct Decision Therapy

By: Greenwald, Harold

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Edits Publisher: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21187

ISBN: 0912736151

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


312 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, orange cloth, [viii] + 312 pages, case studies, appendix, index. ; Copyright 1973. NAP. ; Topics include: Decision-making in: Marriage problems. Psychoses. Homosexuality. Voyeurism. Sadomasochism. Suicide. Hypnosis. More. ; Top edge very lightly spotted. Several pages have tiny checkmarks in margins, in pencil. No other defects to book. Jacket shows light wear only. ; Laid in: original shippinginvoice (for Benjamin Whitman Van Riper, professor of psychology, Eastern Michigan University) 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 incredible conspiracies involving the American space program. ; Exterior shows little wear. However, last 75 leaves are a bit wavy ... 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 of rear cover. No other defects. (This publisher produced over 1000 titles, the earlier editions much sturdier than the late... 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, Frederick Perry Powers, Bishop Samuel Fallows, Simeon Gilbert, James Maclaughlin, Pere Hyacinthe, others. (Robert G. Ingers... View more info

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Characteristics of Women : Moral, Poetical, and Historical

By: Jameson, Mrs (Anna Brownell Jameson)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin & Company: 1883

Seller ID: 21173

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


467 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small hardcover, green cloth, black decor, gilt lettering, 467 pages, black endpapers, all edges red, 23 chapters plus highly amusing Introduction. ; Originally published 1832. This edition 1883. ; The author, a noted art critic, presents analyses of William Shakespeare's heroines; her writings are said to be remarkable 'for their delicacy of critical insight and fineness of literary touch.' ; Book shows almost no wear. No jacket, as issued. Small b/w antique book label on front endpaper. Brief gift note dated 1883 on front flyleaf in faded ink. No other defects... 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 a flimsy computer-generated reprint. We have graded this item Good. Edgeworn. Covers have many small chips and edge tears. E... 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 front rubbed but readable, on spine dark and hard to read. Scarce. Sold as is. 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 Klougart, Gerda Borch, Sigrid Krogh, more. ; Topics include: Makeup and cosmetics. Interior lighting and design. Ladies fashions. Fa... 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 rear cover of Davis products. ; Name stamped on rear (J. W. Pfeil, presumably a local druggist) in blank area in faded ink. ; We... View more info