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Bride and Homemaker of Detroit, The

By: Neuger, Lois Lorraine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Applied Publishing Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19264

Condition: Good+


48 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue softcover booklet, 48 glossy pages, numerous recipes, 28 b/w photos and illustrations. Tips on wedding scheduling, receiving lines, expenses, home furnishings, buying meat, etc. ; Copyright 1951. This edition 1954. Detroit area promotional item for wedding industry. Includes display ads from several major sponsors including H. A. Powell photography studio, Rogers furniture, Necchi Elna sewing machines, Creamettes macaroni, Wrigley's super market, Dairy Council of Detroit, Sprite Instant Suds for dishes. ; Light edgewear. Heel is lightly bumped. Interior clean... View more info

Michigan Masonic Monitor and Ceremonies : Revised Edition, 1945

By: Newton, F. Homer

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Grand Lodge, Free & Accepted Masons: 1945

Edition: Revised Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 21210

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


131 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover, dark blue buckram cloth, 131 pages, index. No exterior lettering. Text in plain English, not code. ; Originally published 1897. This is revised edition, 1937, 5th printing, 1945. ; Gives ceremonies and prayers, lists general rules and regulations, describes meanings of Masonic symbols (beehive, compass, hour glass, indented tessel, jewels, orders in architecture, square, trowel, etc) and more. ; A touch of wear to heel and crown. 5 leaves creased at tip. No other flaws. View more info

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Collar of Office, Chain Collar : Insignia, Regalia, Livery, Jewelry, Order of the Eastern Star

By: Order of the Eastern Star

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Order of the Eastern Star:

Seller ID: 20607

Condition: Very Good+


Not a book. This is vintage collar of office (neck regalia) worn by Order of the Eastern Star (masonic) officer. Measures when flat about 17 inches high, 11 inches wide. Has 8 pairs of metal symbols linked together: Star, Open book, Matron's gavel, Adah's sword and veil, Ruth's sheaf of barley, Esther's crown and scepter, Martha's broken column, Electa's chalice. All metal parts are gold-tone except stars are silver-tone. Cloth under collar is dark purple velvet backed with purple satin. ; Maker and date unknown. ; Very minor wear. Small center chain loose but present. No jewel of office prese... View more info

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True Esoteric Traditions : A Search for the Source of Western Cultural Values

By: Palmer, M. Dale

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Noetics Institute: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9001

ISBN: 0964263300

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


347 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, purple cloth, gold lettering, 347 pages, index, bibliography, 51 b/w photos and diagrams. ; Author traces occult and metaphysical ideas from ancient Egypt to 20th century. Topics include: God. Atlantis. Freemasons. White lodge. Blue lodge. Roman Catholic Church. Rosicrucian Enlightenment. More. ; Only a touch of wear. No major flaws. Appears unread. View more info

Flying Saucers, the Magazine of Space Mysteries : July, 1961 (Cover Photo: Frank E. Stranges)

By: Palmer, Ray

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Palmer Publications: 1961

Seller ID: 16298

Condition: Very Good+


96 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Softcover, glossy pink and orange covers, 96 pages, several display ads. ; Cover photo: Frank E. Stranges. Articles: How Far is the Moon? (by Palmer, we assume). Merry-go-round of Confusion, by Richard Ogden. Preacher, what about UFOs, by Frank E. Stranges, president, International Evangelism Crusades. UFO Report from brazil, by Luiz Paulo Pasterino, with 3 low-quality b/w photos. More. ; Remarkably good codition for a fragile item. Covers show only a touch of rubbing. Oldprice penned on upper front in a small hand. Pages are a bit yellowed. No other defects. View more info

Course of Advanced Lectures in Clairvoyance and Occult Powers, A

By: Panchadasi, Swami

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Health Research: 1976

Seller ID: 13945

Condition: Very Good+


319 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, white plastic comb binding, orange leatherette covers, publisher catalog in rear. ; Copyright 1916. This is a facsimile reprint edition, 1976. Topics include: Astral senses. Telepathy. Mind-reading. Crystal-gazing. Clairvoyance of the past. Clairvoyance of the future. Astral-body traveling. Psychic influence. Magnet healing. More. ; Covers show light wear. One leaf shows small stains from removed paperclip. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

Human Aura, the : Astral Colors and Thought Forms

By: Panchadasi, Swami

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Yoga Publication Society: 1940

Seller ID: 17452

ISBN: 0911662375

Condition: Very Good+


86 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small softcover, white covers, 86 pages. ; Copyright 1912, 1940. This edition not dated. Authored by William Walker Atkinson writing as Swami Panchadasi. 'True occult knowledge gives you practical power and strength.' ; Phone number penned on pg 6. Otherwise only minor wear. Scarce. ; Advanced Thought Series; Vol. 11 View more info

History of Orgies, A, 1e : (1st Edition, 1958)

By: Partridge, Burgo

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Anthony Blond: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13775

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


224 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Green cloth, silver spine lettering, 224 pages, index, brief bibliography. ; From preface: 'In this book orgies of a sexual character or origin only will be included because of their superior interest for everybody'. Covers history of orgies from ancient Greece up through the Medieval Christian Church. ; Rear endpaper has small slip attached, imprinted with name and address of a Taiwan bookseller. Endpapers are slightly discolored from paste action, which is normal. Spine is faded from green to tan but still quite readable. No other defects. View more info

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : An Inquiry Into Values

By: Pirsig, Robert M.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company: 1974

Seller ID: 20744

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


412 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Book Club Edition; Hardcover, black cloth, dark gray boards, 412 pages. ; Book club edition. Dimple on rear. ; A classic of 1970s philosophy, ethics, Zen Buddhism, travel, and yes, motorcycle maintenance. ; Owner name penned on front endpaper. A touch of foxing to top and fore-edge. Jacket has four very small closed tears on upper edge. View more info

Psychogenic Acathexis and Successful Treatments : For Schizophrenic and Severely Disturbed Children

By: Rabinovitch, Ralph, and Sara Dubo Rabinovitch

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Center: 1949

Seller ID: 18090

Condition: Good+


224 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; This is not a book but a collection of 19 booklets and articles 1949-1954 by Ralph Rabinovitch MD (1917-2015) and Sara Dubo Rabinovitch MD (1916-2009) co-founders of Hawthorn Cente, Northville, Michigan, first comprehensive facility in the US with outpatient, inpatient, day school, research and training programs for disturbed children. Softcover, 224 pages, a few b/w figures, charts and graphs. ; Additional contributors include Valeria F. Juracsek MD, Joseph Fischhoff MD, J. D. Adamson MD, Harris B. Peck MD, Sybylle Escalona PhD and others. All items are softcov... View more info

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Ecce Orienti, Or, Rites and Ceremonies of the Essenes : National Series 8 M.G., Specially Revised Edition, Arranged in Accordance with the Standard Formula (Masonic Ritual Codebook)

By: Redding, M. W.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Redding & Company: 1916

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 21200

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


195 pages; 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; This book was designed to be carried in pocket. It is bound with wallet-style flap. Small size (5.25 inches) 134 mm tall, black textured faux leather over flexible boards, all edges red, 8 floor charts, 195 + 11 pages. Written mostly in code, including abbreviations and pictograms, except for front 13 pages in plain English. ; Originally published 1873. This is revised edition, 1916. ; This item was carried in a pocket and is slightly warped. Minor edgewear to exterior. Two pages have small pencil marks, otherwise no major defects. Binding tight. ; National S... View more info

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Gallery of Ghosts : An Assemblage of International Spectres Recounted and Sketched

By: Reynolds, James

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Creative Age Press: 1949

Seller ID: 20677

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


295 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red cloth, color illustrated endpapers, 295 pages, 24 full-page illlustrations (23 b/w and one full-color frontispiece) plus two color illustrations on jacket. ; True stories of ghosts and hauntings, collected in person by author on his travels to Italy, France, Belgium, England, Portugal, Norway, India, etc. Illustrated by author. ; Book shows no defects. Jacket has minor wear to tips. Scarce in any condition. View more info

Proccedings of the 77th Annual Session, I. B. P. O. E. : Grand Temple, Daughters of Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World

By: Robinson, Lavinia T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Improved Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks: 1979

Seller ID: 20017

Condition: Very Good+


201 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale blue softcover, 201 pages, lists of national and local officers, rituals, reports, etc, 23 b/w portraits of officers. ; The Elks (BPOE) were founded as a whites-only masonic-style club in 1868. The Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, made up of African American men, was organized in 1897. Its ladies auxiliary was founded in 1902. This is a record of the 77th annual convention of the ladies auxiliary of the Improved Elks. ; Covers show only minor edgewear. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

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Fewer and Better Babies, Or, the Limitation of Offspring by the Prevention of Conception : The Enormous Benefits of the Practice to the Individual, Society and the Race, Pointed out and all Objections Answered

By: Robinson, William J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Race Betterment League: 1916

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 16750

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


255 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering, 247 + 8 pages, footnotes, a few lists and tables. Appendix of brief articles by other writers including Clara Gruening Stillman, James Ferdinand Morton Jr, Dr. Leo Jacobi, Edwin C. Walker. ; An early book arguing in favor of eugenics, or the betterment of human life by careful breeding and other techniques, some racist. Written by MD expert in sexual diseases. ; 9th edition, 1916, stated. Introduction by A. Jacobi, ex-president, American Medical Association. Topics include: The spectre of too many children. Race suici... View more info

Lectures on War Neuroses

By: Ross, T. A.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold & Company: 1943

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 18224

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


116 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Small hardcover, red boards, gilt lettering, 116 pages, index, appendix. ; Copyright 1941. This is 3rd printing, 1943. Written by T. A. Ross, MD, FRCP. Topics include: Acute war neurosis. Chronic war neurosis. Phobias. Treatment of patients. More. ; Light edgewear. No marks but small amount of foxing here and there. Gilt lettering somewhat dull but all readable. Binding tight. View more info

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Person-Centered Astrology : A New Approach to the Meaning and Use of Birth Charts

By: Rudhyar, Dane

Price: $9.00

Publisher: CSA Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20741

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


375 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue boards, blue endpapers, 375 pages, footnotes, several b/w diagrams of birth charts. ; Isbn 0877070822. Topics include: Astrology for new minds. Astrology of self actualization. First steps in the study of birth charts. Planetary and lunar nodes. Two case studies, one of which is Franklin D. Roosevelt. More. ; One page shows a stray ink mark in margin. Top edge lightly foxed. No other defects to book. Lacks jacket. View more info

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Feet and Their Care, The

By: Scholl, William M.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scholl Manufacturing Company: 1948

Seller ID: 20783

Condition: Very Good+


52 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small silver-toned softcover booklet, 52 pages, list of Dr. Scholl's distributors and foot comfort shops, list of Dr. Scholl's remedies, 110 b/w and monochrome photos and diagrams with captions. ; Copyright 1928. This edition 1948. Topics include: Foot structure. Shoes. Flat-foot. Callouses. Corns. Bunions. Hammer toe. Morton's toe. Athlete's foot. Bromidrosis. Varicose veins. More. ; Minor wear only. No marks or major defects. Binding tight. Scarce. View more info

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Self-Help : With Illustrations of Character, Conduct and Perseverance

By: Smiles, Samuel

Price: $32.00

Publisher: John W. Lovell Company: 1882

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 21172

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


448 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, black decor, gilt title band on spine, 448 pages, tan patterned endpapers, blue page-marker ribbon, extensive index. ; Originally published 1859. This is Revised and Enlarged Edition, 1882. ; 'The duty of helping one's self in the highest sense involves the helping of others.' Topics include: Humble origins of eminent men. Leaders of industry. Perseverance of inventors. Scientific pioneers. Great artists. Successful men in commerce. Courage. Frugality. Moderation. Self education and self improvement. High standards of character. More. ; S... View more info

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Parents Guide to Marijuana

By: Strawn, Mary Ann

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Western Electric Company: 1974

Seller ID: 20289

Condition: Near Fine


16 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Blue softcover booklet, 16 pages including covers; table of 'dopeology' listing main illegal drugs plus liquor and tobacco, with their street names, characteristics, dangers, etc; 10 b/w photos. ; 1974 edition. ; Faint crease to rear cover. No other defects. Extremely scarce. View more info

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Beauty Digest : For the Beauty of Your Complexion, for the Perfection of Your Makeup, for the Loveliness of Your Hands, for the Glory of Your Hair

By: Stuart

Price: $38.00

Publisher: House of Stuart: 1945

Seller ID: 17850

Condition: Very Good+


60 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Pink softcover booklet, rear cover white, 60 unnumbered pages, line illustrations throughout in black and pink. ; Published 1945. Beauty tips from House of Stuart, once a well-known salon in Newark, New York, where 'beauty clinics' were hosted, several name-brand products were marketed, including Satin cleansing cream, Glo-Gent freshener, Textura cream, etc. ; Topics include: Complexion. Dry skin. Sensitive skin. Face massage. Wrinkles. Foundations. Rouge. Eyebrows. Nails. Hair. More. ; Very little wear. The main defect: rear cover, which is unprinted, has sev... View more info