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Psychology of Religion

by Johnson, Paul E.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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Nashville, Tenn.: Abingdon-Cokesbury Press, 1945 Maroon cloth on boards. DJ snagged at head and foot of spine. The author was Professor of Psychology of Religion at Boston University at time of publication. Chapter headings are as follows:The Psychological Study of Religion; Religious Experience; Religious Growth; Regenerative Powers; Prayer and Devotion; Worship; The Psychology of Belief; Religious Behavior; Normal Personality; and… Read more
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For Sinners Only; A Book of Moral Re-Armament

by Russell, A.J.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1939
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Twenty-second Edition
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$140.00

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, Limited, 1939 Nebulous pattern grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. DJ complete, with light edge wear. The story of the Oxford Group and its founder, Dr. F.N.D. Buchman, an American Lutheran pastor. This group is credited with influencing two of its members, Bill Wilson and Bob Smith, to found Alcoholics Anonymous. 347… Read more
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Heaven in the Home; A Woman's Inspiring Exploration of Her Intimate World

by Edwards, Charlotte

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1959
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition Stated.
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$15.00

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New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1959 Patterned blue paper boards backed in blue cloth. Previous owner's name. This author's previous book, Heaven On the Doorstep, received high praise. Price-clipped DJ. Contains the earliest reference I know to the "half-full or half-empty" opinion. 246 pp.. First Edition Stated.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall;.
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A Father to His Son; A Letter to an Undergraduate Upon His Entering College

by Swain, John D.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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New Haven, CT: Yale Publishing Association, 1912 Blue paper boards backed in white paper board. Illustrated panel on cover. Bound with blue cord. A Yale graduate writes to his son to tell him some things he meant to say on their last walk before the son matriculated. 22 pp. Two library stamps.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor. 24mo - over 5"… Read more
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The New Perfect Manhood

by Shannon, Prof. T.W.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1916
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Revised Edition.
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$32.00

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Cincinnati, OH: S.A. Mullikin Co., 1916 Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name stamp. Instruction and advice for men about sex and marriage based on respect and love. 149 pp. . Revised Edition.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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How to Study: Hints to Students in Colleges and High Schools

by Schulte, John (Ph.D)

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1877
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Second Revised Edition
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$25.00

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Toronto: Belford Brothers, 1877 Red cloth on flexible boards. Cover grubby. Stringent requirements for success include practicing Christianity, physical exercise, and the will to succeed. Latin quotations abound. 118 pp. Previous owner's name.. Second Revised Edition. Flexible Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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In Praise of Older Women; The Amorous Recollections of Andras Vajda

by Vizinczey, Stephen

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1965
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Second Edition
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$25.00

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Toronto: Contemporary Canada Press, 1965 Black cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Bold gift note covers first free endpaper, opposite which are the words: "They don't yell, they don't swell, they don't tell - but they're grateful as hell !!" 183 pp.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Good Plus to Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Lying:Moral Choice in Public and Private Life

by Bok, Sissela

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Stated
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$15.00

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Toronto: Random House of Canada, Limited, 1978 Black cloth on boards. No writing. DJ lightly checked at head of spine. I'm glad the author considers use of lying in police work, among other areas. 326 pp.. First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Pulling Your Own Strings

by Dyer, Dr. Wayne W.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First (Number Line Ends in 1)
ISBN
9780308103368
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$15.00

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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1978 Red cloth on boards. DJ chipped/torn head and foot. No writing. I recommend this book, together with his first, Your Erroneous Zones, to anyone who wants to take charge of his or her life. 262 pp.. First (Number Line Ends in 1). Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Minus. 8vo -… Read more
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Faith and the Placebo Effect; An Argument for Self-Healing

by Kuby, Lolette (Ph.D.)

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Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Stated
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$20.00

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San Rafael, CA: Origin Press, 2004 Colour cover trade paperback. "Placebos work" is the basic claim. The author provides support to the idea from her own cancer experience, a well as multiple examples from others. I won't comment further since I haven't read it. No writing or damage except several little shallow scratches to cover.… Read more
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Adventures in Understanding

by Grayson, David (Ray Stannard Baker)

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$20.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap Blue paper boards. DJ nearly complete, but chipped and torn along head.. This was my first meeting with Ray Stannard Baker, writing as David Grayson. Baker was a successful news writer who wanted to get away from deadlines and other pressures. His "Adventures" series sold very well, he was involved in… Read more
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Talks to Boys

by Hunter, Eleanor A.

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Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
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$45.00

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N.Y.: American Tract Society, 1890 Original half floral cloth backed in white cloth on boards. Nearly a full page presentation note dated 1911 , but no other writing. Minimal wear to top corner tips. Short, moralizing essays on various subjects approached as grandmother to grandson, in non-specific terms except for "intoxicating drink." 157 pp.. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Children and Sex; The Parents Speak

by The Study Group of New York

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First (Number Line Ends in 1)
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$15.00

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N.Y.: Facts on File, 1983 Original grey paper boards. Shows light shop wear and short slit in DJ. No writing. "A ground-breaking report based on interviews with over 200 parents of children aged 3 to 11." - DJ. 282 pp.. First (Number Line Ends in 1). Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. 8vo -… Read more
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Sex and the Love-Life

by Fielding, William J.

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Very Good
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Garden City, N.Y.: Blue Ribbon Books Original maroon cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has minor nicks head and foor of spine. Copyright of 1927 dates the content. However, I assume that the accurate naming of body functions and parts has promoted its acceptance and reprinting, as compared with others of the period. On the minus side,… Read more
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The Art of Intuition; Cultivating Your Inner Wisdom

by Burnham, Sophy

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Published
2011
Condition
Near Fine
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$15.00

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N.Y.: Tarcher/Penguin, 2011 Original white paper boards backed in green cloth. The Still Small Voice of God, The Awakened Mind, Enchanted Boundaries, and Reading the Air are the titles of the four parts. 269 pp.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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I Can't Get Over It; A Handbook for Trauma Survivors

by Matsakis, Aphrodite (Ph.D.)

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$15.00

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Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 1996 Original beige paperback. Previous owner's name blacked out. Understanding PTSD, The Healing Process, Specific Traumas, Appendixes. 395 pp.. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Luxury of Children & Some Other Luxuries

by Martin, Edward Sandford

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1904
Condition
Fine
Edition
Sixth Printing (October, 1904)
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$85.00

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N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, 1904 Original green cloth with oval illustration on boards. In original two-piece box. No DJ. Previous owner has attached a clear plastic wrapper. Top edges gilt. Front and foot untrimmed. No marks or damage of any kind except to one side of the bottom box, and a tear in the pastedown… Read more
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Longevity; The Means of Prolonging Life After Middle Age

by Gardner, John (M.D.)

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1875
Condition
Good
Edition
Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged
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$50.00

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Boston: William F. Gill and Company, 1875 Original faded red cloth on boards. Cover and spine titles in gold worn. Previous owner's name in lovely script, which was apparently copied in light pencil above it. Stated purpose of this doctor's book is "To treat of one epoch only...advanced age...to show what is the precise nature of the… Read more
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Long Life and How to Attain It

by Kintzing, Pearce (M.D.)

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1908
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First ( No Additional printings)
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$100.00

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N.Y.: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1908 Original maroon cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and a few marginal lines in pencil. Opposite the title page is written in pencil: "Supper; Beets with the tops on, 2 slices w. wheat bread, cheese, straw berries - No liquids." If I had to get by on that I'd go heavy with… Read more
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The Mastery of Memorizing (Memory and Thought Series) Nov.-Dec., 1890

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Published
1890
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Third Edition Revised
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$15.00

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Harrisburg, PA: James P. Downs, 1890 Original brown softcover. The first volume in a series of six. Additional articles in this volume are: Hints on Legal Study, Remarks on Bible Memorizing, Suggestions to Students, and Hints on General Study. 120 pp. plus.. Third Edition Revised. Soft Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.… Read more
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