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The Beardude Story: Data vs Dogma (Inscribed copy)

By Piche, Allen W.

Canada: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015. (CAD) Presumed 1st edition, INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: "Best wishes, Allen", no other markings, Fine. Wraps, 417pp, a few B&W photos. This is a wacky account of a marijuana grow-op in backwwods British Columbia, protected by ....bears! (2.2 JM FO 3/1. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$20.00

Rules of the Game:  The Stylelife Challenge; the Style Diaries
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Rules of the Game: The Stylelife Challenge; the Style Diaries

By Strauss, Neil

U.S.A.: It Books, 2007. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, there is a tiny blemish ( a scratch and small nick) to the lower spine corner of the Stylelife volume, otherwise about Fine in Fine slipcase. Two volumes, one bound in white and the other in black flexicovers. Volume I: The Stylelife Challenge : Master the game i 30 days; Volume II: The Style Diaries: The Pickup Artist's Companion. Volume I is about techniques of picking up women; volume II is a diary of experiences with women. (1.5 JM FO 59/1. 1st. Flexibound. Near Fine/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$16.97

History of Shit: A Documents Book
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History of Shit: A Documents Book

By Laporte, Dominique

Cambridge MA: The MIT Press, 2000. (USA) Presumed1t American edition. No markings, several faint spots to the gold coloured rear endpaper, pinprick to white title oval to thef rotn cover, Very Good used copy; no dut jacket as publiahed. Black velvet boards, gold end papers, 160pp, B&W illus. This history of shit was first published in France as "Histoire de la Merde". The text is in English. (1.5 JM FO 14/4. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.99

The L.A. Earthquake Sourcebook (Ex-library copy)

By Koshalek, Richard; Amatullo, Mariana

Los Angeles: Designmatters at Art Center College of Design, 2008. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. Library tamp to top edge of pages, remnant of label to front cover, marker dots to bottom edge of pages, library notation to copyright page, otherwise Good ex-library copy; no dust jackdt a publsihed. Blue cloth with B&W pastedown, 342pp, colour illus. This is a cool eathquake preparedness book priduced by the Art Center. The L.A. Earthquake Sourcebook combines practical advice with compelling graphics - an essay advising the reader what to include in a personal disaster "supplies kit," for instance, is illustrated with a comic that gives voice to a more jaundiced view of disaster preparedness, in which a character anticipates, "Three days after the quake, panic sets in. Marauders who didn't prepare will go foraging for food. A heavy book. (2.4 JM FO 31/1. 1st. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Ex-Library.

$39.50

Sex or Symbol?: Erotic Images of Greece and Rome
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Sex or Symbol?: Erotic Images of Greece and Rome

By Johns, Catherine

NY: Routledge, 1982. (USA) Presumed 1st eidtion. No markings, Fine. Wraps, 160pp, index, 125 B&W and 38 colour illus. This book investigates erotic depictions and symboism in Greek and Roman art. Much of this art had a religious function or were used to ward off evil. A heavy book. (2.4 JM FO 49/0. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$19.95

The Parthenon Code: Mankind's History in Marble
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The Parthenon Code: Mankind's History in Marble

By Johnson , Robert Bowie Jr.

Annapolis MD: Solving Light Books, 2004. (USA) 2nd printing 2004. Mp markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 276pp, index, B&W illus. The author is a graduate of West Point. This book looks at the meaning of the seven sculptural themes on Athena's temple in Athens. A simple, but hidden artists' code expressed on vase-paintings and the Parthenon sculptures, leads to the astonishing truth that Greek myth/art chronicles in great detail the reestablishment of the way of Kain (Cain) after the Flood. (2.0 JM FO 29/3. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$18.49

20th-Century Dreams

By Cohn, Nik ; Guy Peellaert

London: Secker & Warburg, 1999. (UK) 1st printing. No markings, Fine. Wraps, n page numbers. Colour paintings showing celebrities in fantastic situations: "the ultimate expression of celebrity worship gone mad". A heavy book (3.0 JM FO 43/3. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$22.44

Lee Baxandall's World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts (1998)
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Lee Baxandall's World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts (1998)

By Lee Baxandall

USA: N Editions, 1995. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Near Fine. Wraps, 272pp, colour and B&W photos of nude sun bathers at various resorts. (1.7 JM FO 7/6. 1st. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.99

The Book of Kitchen Witchery: Spells, recipes, and rituals for magical meals, an enchanted garden, and a happy home
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The Book of Kitchen Witchery: Spells, recipes, and rituals for magical meals, an enchanted garden, and a happy home

By Greenleaf, Cerridwen

London: CICO Books, 2016. (UK) 1st printing. No markings, Fine. Wrtaps, 144pp, index, colour illus. Healing herbs; spellcraft; Wican wheel of the Year; crystals, recipes. (1.7 JM FO 7/6. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.59

The Open Daybook
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The Open Daybook

By Earle, David P. Editor

NY: Mark Batty Publisher, 2010. (USA) 1st printing. No mrkings, Fine; no dust jacket as published. Boards, 384pp, colour illustrations. 365 artists were assigned a date and given 24 hours to create a work of art for this functional perpetual calendar. It can be used as a day planner, a journal or a daily sketchbook. As you add your own material to the book, you wll be creating a collaboration in which the artist's day becomes your own. A heavy book. (4.0 JM FO 10/5. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$25.98

Le Petomane, 1857-1945 a Tribute to the Unique Stage Act Which Shook the Moulin Rouge and the World
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Le Petomane, 1857-1945 a Tribute to the Unique Stage Act Which Shook the Moulin Rouge and the World

By Nohain, Jean ; F. Caradec

London: Souvenir Press, 2012. (UK) This is the 2nd printig of the New edition of 1992. The book was riginally published in France in 1967. No markings, Fine; no dust jackwt as pulbished, Boards, 77pp, B&W photos and illus. The text is in English. This is the life and career of Joseph Pujol who with his "breathing anus" was a sensational stage act in the early 20th century. (1.2 JM FO 8/5. 2nd. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$10.00

The Voynich Manuscript
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The Voynich Manuscript

By Clemens, Raymond, Editor; Harkness, Deborah, Introduced By

New Haven & London: Yale University Press / Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library , 2016. (USA) 1st printing. No mrkings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, xviii, some 200 pages present each page of manuscript in colour then 66 pages of text. This is the first authorized copy of this mysterious, much-speculated-upon, one-of-a-kind, centuries-old puzzle. The Voynich Manuscript is produced from new photographs of the entire original and accompanied by expert essays that invite anyone to understand and explore the enigma of the "world mst mysterious manuscript". A heavy book. (4.6 JM HOJ 300/6. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$59.49

Joy of Cooking, Miniature Edition
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Joy of Cooking, Miniature Edition

By Becker, Marion Rombauer ; Irma S. Rombauer; Ethan Becker

Philadelphia: Running Press, 1997. (USA) Presued 1st edition. No markings, but there i a fiant cooking spot to the top edge of pages, thus Good used copy; lacking the dust jacket. White boards, 252pp, line drawings. This is the miniature version of this American cookbook with the book measui=ring 3.25" x 2.75" x 1.35" thick. (1.3 JM FO 59/1 . 1st. Hardcover. Good/Lacking the Jacket. Illus. by Maestro, Laura Hartman. 64mo - up to 3" tall.

$14.50

40 Days of Dating: An Experiment
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40 Days of Dating: An Experiment

By Walsh, Jessica ; Timothy Goodman

NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2015. (USA) 1st printing. No markigns, Fine in Fine dust jacket Wraps with portratis of the dating couple, 304pp, graphics and illustrations. "Two good freinds with opposite relationship problems found themselves single at the same time. As an experiment, they dated for forty days"...and recorded their experiences in this modern dating diary. A heavy book. (2.4 JM FO 17/6. 1st. Paperback. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$20.88

THE PEARL: a Journal of facetiae and Voluptuous Reading (Library of Erotic Classics)

By The Pearl

USA: Book of the Month., 1998. (USA) No markings, there are two small faint spots to the bottom edg eof pages, some fading or rubbing to the cloth spine, faint foxing to covers, Good in Very Good dust jacket with soft crease to front panel. Boards, 643pp, no illus. The Pearl was a monthly journal that appeared in July 1879 in London and catered to every erotic taste. This collection has 6 serialized novels, short stories, letters from lusty readers, naughty jokes and limericks. (2.7 JM FO 17/6. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.99

Earth in Upheaval

By Velikovsky, Immanuel

London: Abacus, 1976. (UK) 3rd printing. No markings, pages edges toned, Very Good. Wraps, 263pp, no illus. The auhtor examines geological evdience for a global catastrophe in the past. (1.33 JM FO 11/3. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.89

Nouvelle Serie De Revue No 54

By Kristiansen, P. Editor

Copenhagen: Nordisk Bladcentral A/S, 1966. (DEN) Booksleers stamp to centerfold page, no ther markings, Very Good. Paper covers, side-stapled, [36]pp counting both covers, B&W photos of young women in the nude with minimal text in English, German and Danish. (1.4 JM FO 0/3. Staple Bound. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$20.00

What a Young Girl Ought to Know New Revised Edition

By Wood-Allen, Mrs. Mary

Philadelphia: The VIR Publishing Company, 1905. (USA) Later edition (1905). The front endpaper is missing, the covers are stained, zome toning to page edges, cover edges rubbed, moisture intrusion to the lower edge of pages,there are pressed flowers and leaves in the book, Poor used copy; missing the dust ajcket Dark red cloth, 30 or so pages of testamonials with photos of the people commending the book, facsimile pages of foreign editions including one in Chinese, 294pp, [5]pp of publishers ads. THis book dates from the 1890s and is presented as a book of practiccal advice and homilies for girls of that era. (1.5 WL FO 60/1. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.87

The 2012 Story: The Myths, Fallacies, and Truth Behind the Most Intriguing Date in History
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The 2012 Story: The Myths, Fallacies, and Truth Behind the Most Intriguing Date in History

By Jenkins, John Major

NY: Tarcher, 2009. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 482pp, index, a few B&W illus. ON Dec 21, 2012 a great cycle in the Maya Long Count Calendar reaches completion. This book examines how this date has become the subject of mass fascination. (1.9 JM HOJ 302/1. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.49

ESSAYS (Little Leather Library)

By EMERSON, Ralph Waldo.

NY: Little Leather Library, 1900. (USA) No date, possibly early 20th century; date uncertain. red leather, 96pp. There are about 60 titles in this set of miniature books which were originally given away with cereal purchases. This title is number 2 in the set. Covers are protected with paper which has become stuck to the cover material , otherwise Good . The Little Leather Library Corporation was an American publishing company founded in New York by Charles and Albert Boni, Harry Scherman, and Max Sackheim. Between 1916 and 1923 the Little Leather Library Corporation sold over 25 million little books through department stores, bookstores, drugstores, and by mail. (0.5 JM 30/1. Paperback. Good. 64mo - up to 3" tall.

$8.88

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