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Madonna Sex

by MADONNA [aka Madonna Louise Ciccone] and Steven Meisel

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1994
Edition
First American Edition
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$375.00

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New York: Warner Books, 1994. First American Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. As-new in original, unopened pictorial mylar shipping wrapper. Small abrasions and scratches to the wrapper; contents presumably fine and complete in the original aluminum boards as issued. Erotic portraits of the American pop icon in her early-90s prime, heralded at the time as a milestone of feminist cultural reclamation,… Read more
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image of The Effect of Sexism on Thought: How Male Bias Hurts Psychology and Some Hopes for a Woman's Psychology. Revised version of a talk given at the Women on the Move Workshop, University of Oregon, Eugene, June 1972

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Pittsburgh: Know, Inc, [1972]. First Edition. Pamphlet. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed self-wrappers, 28pp. Near Fine. An approach to a feminist theory and praxis of psychology. Jeanette (aka "foxx") Silveira later edited the quarterly journal Lesbian Ethics. Uncommon; OCLC notes three locations only in North America (Harvard, UGA, Princeton).
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$50.00
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El Aborto: Derecho Fundamental de la Mujer

by GROGAN, Pat; José G. Perez, Evelyn Reed

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Published
1988
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$20.00

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New York: Pathfinder Press, 1988. Pamphlet. Second edition. 12mo; staple-bound printed wrappers; 46pp. Very Good, unmarked copy. Spanish-language edition of "Abortion is a Woman's Right!" (1985).
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Wickedness in High Places. A Review of the Beecher Case

by FAIRFIELD, Edmund B.

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1874
Edition
Second Edition, Revised
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$50.00

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Mansfield, OH: L.D. Myers & Brother, 1874. Second Edition, Revised. Paperback. Article on the trial for adultery of Henry Ward Beecher and suffragist Elizabeth Richard Tilton, first published in the "Mansfield Herald." The quality of the piece attracted enough negative attention that one reader, Robert R. Raymond, published a response in which he described Fairfield's piece as "characterized by… Read more
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Mejane - Women's Liberation Newspaper. Nos 1-5 (March-November, 1971)

by [WOMEN] [MEJANE COLLECTIVE]

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1971
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Sydney, NSW: Mejane, 1971. First Edition. Paperback. Uncommon radical feminist underground newspaper covering the Australian perspective. Mejane, produced by a collective of women, all members of Sydney Women's Liberation, was the first women's liberation newspaper published in Sydney. It ran to a total of 12 issues, ending publication in 1974. Uncommon, with no other issues in commerce (April, 2020)… Read more
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$200.00
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Bloomington Women's Liberation Front [Newsletter]. Five consecutive issues, Jan - May 1971

by [WOMEN] [BLOOMINGTON WOMEN'S LIBERATION FRONT]

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1971
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Bloomington, IN: Bloomington Women's Liberation Front, 1971. First Edition. Paperback. A nearly complete run, lacking only the first one or possibly two issues, of this ephemeral Indiana women's underground publication. OCLC cataloging incorrectly states that publication "began and ceased with Oct 13, 1971," and noting physical holdings at 4 locations. Five quarto issues (28cm); mimeographed sheets, printed in colors… Read more
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The Naked and the Dressed - 20 Years of Versace by Avedon

by AVEDON, Richard & Gianni Versace

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1998
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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New York: Random House, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (13" x 9-1/2"); pictorial boards (hardcover); unpaginated; chiefly illustrations. Touch of rubbing and wear to boards, still Near Fine.
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The Survey Under Unusual Conditions: The Jamaica Human Fertility Investigation

by BACK, Kurt W. and J. Mayone Stycos

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1959
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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[Ithaca, NY]: Society for Applied Anthropology, 1959. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (ca. 28cm.); publisher's blue printed staplebound card wrappers; 52pp.; text printed in double columns. Wrapper extremities and textblock a bit toned, old pencil price to upper wrapper, else Very Good and sound. Issued as the Society's Monograph no. 1.
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The East Village Other - Vol.2, No.11 (May 1-15, 1967)

by [UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPERS] BRAINARD, Joe, Frank Lima, and Kim Deitch (contributors)

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1967
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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New York: The East Village Other, Inc, 1967. First Edition. Paperback. Contents include contributions by Walter Bowart, Richard Preston, D.A. Latimer, Allan Katzman, Lil Picard, and others. With a photomontage centerfold by Walter Bowart, comix by Kim Deitch, and a half-page collaboration by Frank Lima and Joe Brainard. Tabloid (40.75cm); illustrated newsprint wrappers; 20pp; illus. Modest toning and wear… Read more
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image of Esoteric Anthropology: A comprehensive and Confidential Treatise on the Structure, Functions, Passional Attractions, and Perversions, True and False, Physical and Social Conditions, and the Most Intimate Relations of Men and Women

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New York: Published by the Author, at the Reform Book Store, 1854. Reprint. Hardcover. Oft-reprinted early feminist free-love anatomical treatise, adopting Fourierist principles to a body's well-being. The author goes on to argue, rather unusually, that women should be given the choice of childbearing and could not only experience sexual enjoyment, but that such enjoyment was indeed desirable, so… Read more
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$125.00
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Perfect Manhood: How Inherited, Attained and Maintained, How Wrecked and Regained

by SHANNON, T.W.

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1913
Edition
Third Edition
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$30.00

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Marietta, OH: The S.A. Mullikin Co, 1913. Third Edition. Octavo (20cm); mustard yellow pictorial cloth, stamped in dark brown and black; 169pp. Spine slightly cocked; boards smudged and soiled, with minor edgewear. Textblock bottom edge shows sticker residue; bindings mildly shaken; reading wear and intermittent soiling. Very Good. This charming tome is professor T.W. Shannon's self-reported "first attempt… Read more
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Perfect Womanhood: How Inherited, Attained and Maintained, How Wrecked and Regained

by SHANNON, T.W.

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1913
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Marietta, OH: The S.A. Mullikin Co, 1913. First Edition. Octavo (20cm); light green pictorial cloth, stamped in dark green and black; 162pp. Boards lightly soiled and toned; spine slightly cocked. Interiors show handling wear, intermittent foxing and smudging; binding shaken in spots; small (15.5x11cm) promotional prospectus for publisher's The Uplift Magazine laid in. Very Good Young ladies who… Read more
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The Girl With the Golden Eyes

by Balzac, Honoré De; Ernest Dowson (trans.)

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1930
Edition
Reprint
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$50.00

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New York: Williams, Belasco and Meyers, 1930. Reprint. Large octavo (24.5cm); black cloth boards, stamped in gilt, beveled edges; 154pp frontis.,5 plates. Gilt dulled on spine; extremities rubbed, thin spots along spine and leading corners; mild soiling and wear. Top edge stained black, fore edge dackled; some interior toning and handling wear, else Very Good overall. This 1833… Read more
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Sexual Harrassment. On-the-Job Sexual Harassment: What the Union Can Do

by [AFSCME]

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1982
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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Washington DC: American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 1982. First Edition. Pamphlet. Staple-bound pamphlet. Octavo (21cm); printed card wrappers; 40pp. Mild external rubbing; Very Good or better. Quite early and forward-thinking articulation of definitions, laws, and strategies for overcoming workplace sexual harrassment. AFSCME pioneered sexual conduct policy in an era when few unions or employers had… Read more
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Psychopathia Sexualis with Especial Reference to the Antipathic Sexual Instinct: A Medico-Forensic Study

by KRAFFT-EBING, R.v.; F.J. Rebman, trans

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
[1922]
Edition
Revised Edition
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$30.00

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New York: Medical Art Agency, [1922]. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (20.5cm.); publisher's olive cloth, spine lettered in black; xiii,[1],617pp. Some minor shelf wear and bumping to spine ends, faint dust-soil to textblock edges, a few leaves with shallow dog-ears at bottom corners, front hinge cracked but holding, contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper, else a Very Good, sound… Read more
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A Baby is Born: The Story of How Life Begins

by LEVINE, M.D., Milton, I. and Jean H. Seligmann; Eloise Wilkin (illustrator)

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1949
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1949. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (23.5cm.); pink pictorial paper boards quarterbound in blue publisher's cloth w/ metallic lettering on spine, in pink pictorial dustwrapper; 54pp. Text block has minor handling wear and slight toning to margins, otherwise sound. Boards chapped along bottom edge. Text and boards both just about Near Fine. Dustwrapper shows… Read more
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Power and Beauty: Images of Women in Art

by DUBY, Georges and Michelle Perrot

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1992
Edition
First English Language Edition
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$30.00

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London: Tauris-Parke, 1992. First English Language Edition. First English language printing; originally published as "Images de Femmes" (Plon, 1992). Quarto (28.5cm.); black publisher's cloth boards with color pictorial dust jacket detailing "The Red Fish" by Klimt (1901-02); 189pp. Text block has yellowed along margins, otherwise clear and sound; Near Fine. Dust jacket shows light surface wear overall; closed tears… Read more
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The Open Question: A Tale of Two Temperaments

by ROBINS, Elizabeth (C.E. Raimond)

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Published
1899
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. An ambitious and controversial "problem novel" by the Kentucky-born feminist author/actress, dealing with such Victorian taboos as consanguinous sexuality, birth-control, and suicide; the book's frank portrayal of a Southern family's degeneracy led one contemporary critic to describe it as "...a nightmare begotten on a reading of Nietzsche's philosophy." WRIGHT III… Read more
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Totempole

by FRIEDMAN, Sanford

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1965
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (20.5cm.); publisher's cloth in blue pictorial dust jacket; 411pp. Some light wear and scuffing to jacket extremities, shallow crease to front flap, else Fine in Very Good jacket. Bildungsroman of a young man and his sexual awakening, beginning at a boy's camp in Maine. YOUNG 889*.
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Brattleboro: Published by the Author, 1849. First Edition. Hardcover. Vitriolic exposé on the career of the utopian socialist John Humphrey Noyes, published a year after his expulsion from Putney, Vermont. Noyes had originally developed the Oneida Community in that rural village, practicing his peculiar brand of theocratic philosophy, incorporating a blend of Free Love, "complex marriage" (i.e. polygamy), and… Read more
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$250.00