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Great Gay in the Morning! One Group's Approach to Communal Living and Sexual Politics
Washington, NJ: Times Change Press, 1972. First edition, paperback issue (there was a simultaneous issue in boards). Covers rubbed; internally fresh and unmarked; Very Good reading copy.
[Item #18823]
Price: $20.00
 
Great Gay in the Morning! One Group's Approach to Communal Living and Sexual Politics
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Washington DC: Guild Press Ltd. 1966. First Edition. The first major work by Steward under his Phil Andros pseudonym, now considered a classic of gay literature. Steward, who spent most of his adult life in Chicago, had a PhD in English and taught at a variety of institutions through the...
[Item #19705]
Price: $2,500.00
 
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Confidential Chats With Young Men: "If Only Someone Had Told Me"
N.p. [Chicago?]: Shrewsbury Publishing Co, 1930. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 75pp; 7 leaves of plates (halftones). Light external soil; text paper darkened (but not brittle); Very Good. On the dangers of syphillis. Crudely produced, and uncommon; OCLC gives two locations only (Pittsburgh State & Muhlenberg University). The author was a....
[Item #20526]
Price: $45.00
 
Confidential Chats With Young Men: "If Only Someone Had Told Me"
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Woman From Bondage To Freedom
New York: The Critic & Guide Company, 1921. First Edition. A survey of the evolution of women's roles from prehistory to the end of the suffrage era. Includes a chapter on Birth Control A fresh copy. Ads at rear promote the publisher's ample list of publications on sexuality, birth control...
[Item #16967]
Price: $30.00
 
Woman From Bondage To Freedom
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Girl Gangs: A Survey of Teen-Age Drug Addicts, Sex Crimes, Rape, Kleptomania, Prostitution, Truancy, and Other Social Deviations
New York: Padell, [1952]. First Edition. Sensationalized "analysis" of teen-age girl delinquency, with a predictable emphasis on sexual deviancy and prostitution. Brilliant photo-pictorial jacket art. Rear panel of jacket advertises other Padell titles of a similar (or similarly) bent: Strange Loves by La Forest Potter M.D. and Sex Life in...
[Item #21279]
Price: $100.00
 
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Love's Coming of Age: A Series of Papers on the Relations of the Sexes
Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1927. Reprint of Carpenter's radical treatise on sexuality (first published in 1896), a major early statement in favor of women's sexual liberation. Small octavo. Staple-bound wrappers; 85pp + ads. Mild wear to extremities; text slightly toned; Very Goode. Published as Haldeman Julius Big Blue Book No. B-41...
[Item #18713]
Price: $20.00
 
Love's Coming of Age: A Series of Papers on the Relations of the Sexes
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The Latest So-Called Miracle Cures for Gonorrhea. Are the Sulfas and Penicillin Miracle Drugs? Why Are New Drugs Being Developed? Is Prophylaxis Effective?
Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1947. First Edition. Plain facts about The Clap, addressed to a post-war lay audience. An issue of burning importance to recently returned G.I.'s. Issued as H-J Big Blue Book no. 549; among the more uncommon Haldeman-Julius publications. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed card wrappers; 32pp. Slight toning to...
[Item #18978]
Price: $50.00
 
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Sex Dagger
N.P. Stardust Reader, 1965. First Edition. Rare; no copies for sale in the trade (2014), and not listed in OCLC. First Printing, a paperback original. Octavo; illustrated wrappers; 160pp. A Fine, unread copy.
[Item #20068]
Price: $125.00
 
Sex Dagger
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Lady Peeper
Buffalo, NY: Wee Hours Books, 1967. First Edition. Novel centered on a lady peeper who spies on her husband while he carries on having affairs. Rare; no copies in the trade (2014), and not listed in OCLC. First Printing, a paperback original. Octavo; illustrated wrappers; yellow edge-staining; 159pp. Some trivial...
[Item #20060]
Price: $125.00
 
Lady Peeper
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Erotic Spirituality: The Vision of Konarak
New York: Macmillan, 1971. First Edition. Quarto. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 125pp; illus. Fine, unmarked copy in lightly worn, price-clipped dustwrapper; Near Fine. Photographs of the erotic sculptures of the temple of Konarak (India) by Eliot Elisofon, text by Alan Watts.
[Item #20065]
Price: $25.00
 
Erotic Spirituality: The Vision of Konarak
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The Radical Remedy in Social Science: or, Borning Better Babies Through Regulating Reproduction by Controlling Conception. An Earnest Essay on Pressing Problems
New York: Murray Hill Publishing Company, 1886. First Edition. A rather bold discussion of conraception as a path to "fewer and better babies." The author was a journalist and physician, an outspoken advocate for the dissemination of sexual information and a co-founder of the Free Speech League. He was an...
[Item #17455]
Price: $200.00
 
The Radical Remedy in Social Science: or, Borning Better Babies Through Regulating Reproduction by Controlling Conception. An Earnest Essay on Pressing Problems
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We Criminals. Illustrations by Antonio Canal
New York: Adsit Graphics, 1974. First Edition. Poems, many quite explicit, on gay themes. Apparently the poet's only published collection. Scarce; none others in commerce; OCLC gives three locations only. YOUNG 1232. Octavo (21cm). Staple-bound, illustrated wrappers; 64pp. Mild cover wear, with dusting to lighter portions; Very Good.
[Item #14683]
Price: $85.00
 
We Criminals. Illustrations by Antonio Canal
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The Sexual Life of Man, Woman and Child
Girard, KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1927. First Edition. Frank and relatively enlightened essays on sesxual hygiene, from one of the only purveying publishers of same in 20s & 30s America. Small octavo. Staple-bound wrappers; 63pp. Text toned; small nick to upper margin of final 10 or so leaves; Very Good. Published as...
[Item #18712]
Price: $40.00
 
The Sexual Life of Man, Woman and Child
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Why Women Cry or, Wenches With Wrenches
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. First Edition. Prescient and surprisingly frank appraisal of gender roles in post-Depression American society, with chapters on women laborers in the war effort, on sexuality and sex discrimination, and on the stereotypical roles available to women in a male-dominated culture. Hawes's writing foreshadows, by...
[Item #18631]
Price: $250.00
 
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The Other Party
San Diego: Greenleaf Classics, 1968. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (18cm); illustrated wraps; yellow edge-staining; 319pp. A few pinpoint rubs at the edges, else a Fine, unread copy. A political novel about a gay candidate who, with the support of his drag queen lover, runs for office. No copies recorded...
[Item #17541]
Price: $75.00
 
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For Money or Love: Boy Prostitution in America
New York: Vanguard Press, 1976. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); blue cloth boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 236pp. Neat ink ownership stamp to preliminary and terminal pages, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly edgeworn, with a few short tears and two faint vertical creases to...
[Item #17315]
Price: $75.00
 
For Money or Love: Boy Prostitution in America
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Black Players: The Secret World of Black Pimps
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1973. First Edition. Sizeable volume on the secret world of Black pimps, written by husband and wife anthropologists Christina and Richard Milner. "To gain access to this hidden world during her graduate studies in anthropology, Christina Milner became "Tiger Red," a topless dancer in a....
[Item #21438]
Price: $125.00
 
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Thirst For Love
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo; brown cloth, with titles and decoration stamped in gilt and green on spine and front panel; peach topstain; dustjacket; 200pp, [8]. Contemporary owners name in ink to front endpaper, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, and lightly rubbed at...
[Item #17896]
Price: $35.00
 
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The Cherotic Revolutionary - Vol.1, Issue 6 (June, 1996)
Berkeley: Frank Moore, 1996. First Edition. Sixth issue of Frank Moore and Linda Mac's post-porn sex zine, containing stories, essays, poetry, photographs and cartoons with erotic themes. OCLC notes 6 institutional holdings for any issues. Quarto (28cm); black and white illustrated wrappers, stapled; 39pp; illus. Light oxidation to staples, else Fine.
[Item #19742]
Price: $50.00
 
The Cherotic Revolutionary - Vol.1, Issue 6 (June, 1996)
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The Cherotic Revolutionary - Vol.1, Issue 7 (May, 1997)
Berkeley: Frank Moore, 1997. First Edition. Seventh issue of Frank Moore and Linda Mac's post-porn sex zine, containing stories, essays, poetry, photographs and cartoons with erotic themes. OCLC notes 6 institutional holdings for any issues. Quarto (28cm); black and white illustrated wrappers, stapled; 31pp; illus. Light oxidation to staples, else Fine.
[Item #19743]
Price: $50.00
 
The Cherotic Revolutionary - Vol.1, Issue 7 (May, 1997)
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The Cherotic Revolutionary - Vol.1, Issue 3 (April, 1993)
Berkeley: Inter-Relations, 1993. First Edition. Third issue of Frank Moore and Linda Mac's post-porn sex zine. The front cover features a portrait of Annie Sprinkle as "Eve," with notable contributions by her, including several poems. Contents include "Glory, glory hole-leluiah" by porn star and performance artist Veronica Vera, as well...
[Item #19514]
Price: $65.00
 
The Cherotic Revolutionary - Vol.1, Issue 3 (April, 1993)
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Original Film Program for the World Premier Presentation of 'Seed'
Los Angeles: 1931. First Edition. Film program for the 1931 premiere of Seed at the Fox Carthay Circle Theater in Los Angeles. The film, directed by John M. Stahl, was based on the 1930 novel by Charles G. Norris, dealing with the decline of an American family, notably, a promising...
[Item #19895]
Price: $200.00
 
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Snuff
New York: Doubleday, 2008. First Edition. Palahniuk's humorous and disturbing novel on the adult film industry. First Printing. Octavo; black paper-covered boards, with titling and illustration stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 198pp. Base of spine gently nudged, else Fine in a Fine dustjacket.
[Item #18927]
Price: $12.00
 
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Art Photography: Lighting and Composition
New York: Grayson Publishing, 1948. First Edition. Oblong quarto (26cm x 29cm); original comb-bound pictorial wrappers; [56pp]. A very fine, bright and unworn copy. 68 gravures of artistic nude portraits, with technical details on lighting and exposure. A fragile item, uncommon in this condition.
[Item #14052]
Price: $175.00
 
Art Photography: Lighting and Composition
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The City of Sin
Columbus, OH: Specialty Book Company, 1943. First Edition. An expose intending to warn taxpayers of Washington, D.C. politicians' scandalous involvement with women in the sex work and prostitution industry. Only four locations found via OCLC. Octavo (23.5). Pictorial staplebound wrappers, 26pp. Minor soiling to covers, darkening to pages, minimal pencil...
[Item #15218]
Price: $50.00
 
The City of Sin


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