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The Riddle of Sex
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The Riddle of Sex

By Tenenbaum, Joesph

New York: Gold Label Books. Hardcover. B00E3CW3UG xvii, [3], 3-362 pages. Index and footnotes. "A noted physician gives answers to the intimate questions you hesitate to ask even a doctor - sexual diet in marriage; hygiene of sex; abnormalities; sexual causes of nervous troubles; impotentia; frigidity; birth control, etc." - dust jacket. "If Americans know what is good for them they will buy a million copies of this book." - Dr. Harry Elmer Barnes. Third printing of the 1929 first edition. Very light wear to publisher's biege cloth adorned in blue. Tight and square. Prior owner's blind stamp upon title page and page 353. Light wear to attractively illustrated dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An very well-preserved copy of this fascinating early treatment of the subject. . Very Good. 1930. Reprint.

$495.00

French Night Life [Magazine], March [Mar.] 1936
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French Night Life [Magazine], March [Mar.] 1936

By Gonzaga, Alphonse; Cotter, Babette; Anderson, Lars; Veyer, Margot; Vreeland, John R.; Ellis, T. Beckford

Dover, Delaware: H.M. Publishing Co.. Single Issue Magazine. 66 pages. Eight vintage one-page black and white photo plates of elegant topless gals. Dozens of amorous unattributed black and white illustrations in text. Includes these titillating tales:: Satisfying Her Curiosity; This Way In; A Bouquet of Beauties; Squaring a "Rounder"; A Kiss - With All the Trimmings; Swell Mam'Selles; Party Love; Awakened in Morocco. Great color cover illustration of partially-clad party girl on shoulders of gent in tux. Contents clean and unmarked. Quite light external wear and soiling. Several middle pages free from top staple. Fantastic illustrated ad inside back cover for book 'Sex Harmony and Eugenics' claims to daringly reveal 'The Forbidden Secrets of Sex!' Back cover ad for Brazilian Mate claims to restore vitality. A very well preserved copy of this excellent vintage issue. . Very Good. 1936. First Edition.

$395.00

What is Truth? - Homosexuality and the Christian Church
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What is Truth? - Homosexuality and the Christian Church

By Leitch, Ronald P.

Canada: Self-Published (Van Coillie, Dries). Paperback. 46 stapled pages in yellow card covers. Footnotes. "This paper is essentially about the Anglican Church of Canada and the ineptness of its leadership in dealing with the subject of homosexuality." - page 1. Average wear. Considerable pencil underlining and marginalia. A sound reference copy. . Fair. 2003. First Edition.

$69.95

She who : a graphic book of poems with 54 images of women
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She who : a graphic book of poems with 54 images of women

By Grahn, Judy

Oakland, CA: Diana Press. Paperback. 0884470156 92 pages. Designed by Wendy Cadden and Karen Sjoholm. Primarily illustrated in black and white plus several color pages. "These poems, intended for reading out load, have cumulative power. Images of women in a range of forms - portraits, wildly imaginative fables, ironic parables, incantatory invocation - have a formal, ritual quality. My feeling when I read the final lines was as if a new Genesis, a strong myth of women, had begun." - back cover. Unmarked with average wear. Short opening between front cover and top of spine. A worthy copy of this treasured work. . Good. 1977. First Edition.

$195.00

Sadism and Masochism:  Algolagnia- The Psycholgy, Neurology and Physiology of Sadistic Love and Masochism
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Sadism and Masochism: Algolagnia- The Psycholgy, Neurology and Physiology of Sadistic Love and Masochism

By Eulenburg, Albert

New York: Random House Value Publishing. Hardcover. 051745548X 188 pages. Bibliography. Black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. English translation of the 1902 German first edition. "A physiological, psychological and neurological study of the phenomena of sadism and masochism. Explores the factors that contribute to algolagnia and discusses its history through the ages. Includes explanations of the actual implements and devises used in algolagnia, as well as descriptions that serve to define the practices of sadism and masochism. A complete bibliography allows for further research." - dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 1984. Reprint.

$199.95

Love Alternatively Expressed
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Love Alternatively Expressed

By Duff, Zoe

Canada: Filidh Publishing. Paperback. 0973277092 Signed and generically inscribed by author atop title page. 401 pages. "Author and her partners have been public faces for the cause of legal recognition for the loving poly families who raise healthy children in homes where many adults share one love. She shares her experiences and wisdom in an entertaining and informative read." - back cover. Former library copy with usual markings. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. Not pretty but a worthy reading copy. . Fair. 2014. First Edition.

$49.95

The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher Containing his Complete Masterpeice, and Family Physician; his Experienced Midwife, his Book of Problems and his Remarks on Physiognomy.
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The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher Containing his Complete Masterpeice, and Family Physician; his Experienced Midwife, his Book of Problems and his Remarks on Physiognomy.

By Aristotle

London: Clifton, Chambers & Co.. Hardcover. B019EFF8M6 This undated edition was published by L. Rene in London, probably in the late 1890s. "Complete Edition, with engravings." - title page. Colour plates. A fascinating nostalgic presentation of the birds and the bees, and the development of the child from conception to birth, and beyond. "Erection is chiefly caused by scuraum, eringoes, cresses, crysmon, parsnips, artichokes, turnips, asparagus, candied ginger, acorns bruised to powder and drank in muscadel, scallion, sea sheel fish, etc... The act of coition being over, let the woman repose herself on her right side, with her head lying low..." - p.10. Hinges open. Some plates loose but present. Above-average but not excessive wear. Tiny binder's tag inside back board, otherwise unmarked. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1898. Reprint.

$249.95

Bert Stern/Marilyn Monroe: The Complete Last Sitting
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Bert Stern/Marilyn Monroe: The Complete Last Sitting

By Stern, Bert

Germany: Schirmer Mosel. Hardcover. 3888141915 463 pages. "Bert Stern, the famous ad and fashion photographer of the sixties, was the last to be granted a sitting by Marilyn Monroe - six weeks before her tragic death. The three-day session, which was arranged by Vogue and took place at the Los Angeles Bel Air Hotel, yielded nearly 2600 pictures - fashion, portrait and nude studies - of indescribable sensual and human vibrancy. The world's finest and largest tribute to Marilyn Monroe." - dust jacket. Photo-illustrated endpapers. Unmarked with light wear. Short openings beginning at top and bottom of hinges due to the weight of this large and most impressive tome. Front panel and spine portions of dust jacket possibly uniformly sunned but still attractive, per our photo. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. Will be shipped in a sturdy box with full insurance. . Very Good. 1992. Reprint.

$695.00

American Artist Magazine, September (Sept.) 1941: Hildreth Meiere - Mural Painter (cover photo)
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American Artist Magazine, September (Sept.) 1941: Hildreth Meiere - Mural Painter (cover photo)

By Watson, Ernest W.; Landacre, Paul; Baker, Ernest Hamlin; al, et

USA: Watson-Guptill Publications, Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 36 pages. Features: Hildreth Meiere - Mural Painter; Toward better design in U.S. postage stamps; Wood Engraving - part I of III; Sex and Packaging - a psychological approach - article with illustrations; Brush Studies by C. Leroy Baldridge; Old Master Clinic; The Artist Adopts the Camera; and more. Average wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1941. First Edition.

$169.95

Safe Counsel or Practical Eugenics, To Which Has Been Added The Story of Life
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Safe Counsel or Practical Eugenics, To Which Has Been Added The Story of Life

By Jefferis, B.G.; Nichols, J.L.; Davis, Ozora S.; Drake, Dr. Emma F.A.; Nichols, J.L.

Naperville, Illinois, U.S.A.: J.L. Nichols & Co.. Hardcover. 512 pages. Glossary. Index. Black and white illustrations in text. "Many of the wrecks of humanity which fill our public institutions owe their pitiful condition to the terrible exaggerations, the downright falsehoods, and the shameful sex thrills which pervade the so-called literature of the day. If, therefore, this book serves to wipe out some medieval bigotry, to disperse some entangling misunderstandings, and to increase to some extent, at least, the happiness of the human race, its purpose shall have been splendidly fulfilled." - Preface. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. One of the more intriguing titles we have handled. Something to please, offend or humor most folks on almost every page! . Good. 1926. Thirty-Eighth Edition.

$79.95

Peep Show Magazine, May-June 1952, Vol. 1, No. 8 - Jean Williams Cover Photo
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Peep Show Magazine, May-June 1952, Vol. 1, No. 8 - Jean Williams Cover Photo

By Stated, Author Not

Derby, CT: N-E-W-S Publishing Corporation. Single Issue Magazine. 50 pages, loaded with tempting black and white photos of models including: Pat Williams; Jessica Rogers; Lisa Belle from Quebec; Rusty Davis dancing in Alaska; Anne Marie Coffinet (voted by Southern GIs as "The Girl With the Extra Oomph"); Frances Lee; Billy Davis; Nina Faure; Eve Adams; Nicole Francis; Lisa Lee; Angel Waters; Renee de Pure; Lana Wong; Linda Bishop; Kayo Terry; Double-jointed Glynda Glenn; April Brooks; Obese couple Pappy Carter and Baby Thelma; Icel Condon; Sugar Cane; Tempest Storm; Melodee Lane; Christiane Bage and her python; Alice Allgood; Italian Ladies Silvano Mangano, Luciana Bosi, Lea Padavani, Isa Barzizza, Lucia Bose, Rossana Podesta, and Franca Marzo; Nicole Caroline. Interesting ad for book "I Was Hitler's Doctor" inside back cover; Back cover Charles Atlas ad. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality vintage copy. . Good. 1952. First Edition.

$149.95

New You Magazine, Fall 2014 - Jenny McCarthy Cover Photo
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New You Magazine, Fall 2014 - Jenny McCarthy Cover Photo

By Boden, Samantha; al, et

New York: New You Media. Paperback. 160 pages. Features: Jenny McCarthy cover photo and article; Elizabeth Banks - beyond the Hunger Games; Shoul you bank your stem cells?; Energy drink alerts; and more. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. A quality copy. . Good. 2014. First Edition.

$69.95

Al McWilliams, February (Feb.) 8 - March (Mar.) 3, 1990, Catalogue for an Exhibition at the Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
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Al McWilliams, February (Feb.) 8 - March (Mar.) 3, 1990, Catalogue for an Exhibition at the Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

By McWilliams, Al; Carr-Harris, Ian

Vancouver, B.C.: Equinox Gallery. Paperback. 24 pages. Biography. Bibliography. Printed on glossy stock. Illustrated in colour and black and white. "Your work for me pivots around an ironically disguised fascination with sexuality and its dangers." - from page 4. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1990. First Edition.

$49.95

Jest Magazine, May 1961
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Jest Magazine, May 1961

By Stated, Author Not

New York: Timely Features. Paperback. 98 pages of titillating cartoons plus black and white photos of Nina Vaughn, Marilyn Hanold, Pat O'Connell, Jeanne Carmen, Gloria Martel, Frances McHale, Amy Archer, Shirley Price, Anita Ekberg, Bonnie Boyer, Lilli Lesande, Liz O'Leyar, Janet Dey, Ramona Carter, Fabienne Dion, Julie Gibson, Linda Roberts, and Diana Crawford. Archival tape repair to top of spine, otherwise unmarked with average wear and external soiling. A worthy vintage copy. (Sloane page 408) . Good. 1961. First Edition.

$149.95

Laugh Riot Magazine, Feb. (February) 1962, Vol. 1, No. 12
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Laugh Riot Magazine, Feb. (February) 1962, Vol. 1, No. 12

By Gordon, A.C.; al, Et

New York: Timely Features. Paperback. 98 pages of titillating cartoons with tempting black and white photos of Jeanne Williams, Florence Sterling, Maria Stinger, Christine Maybach, Lisabeth Nielsen, Lili St. Cyr, Anita Gamble, Betty Page, Joyce Nizarri, Joy Lansing, Monique Van Vooren, Dorothie Blunck, Frances Beck, Roberta Roark, Marion Fuchs, Suzanne Fisher, Betty Blue, Joan Tylor, Dany Saval, Audi Ragona, and Pat Clawson. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. 7.25" x 5.5". (Sloane page 522) . Good. 1962. First Edition.

$149.95

Cartoon Parade Magazine - Lively Man's Gags! Galarama!, Vol. 1, No. 9, January (Jan.) 1962: Eve Eden Cover Photo
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Cartoon Parade Magazine - Lively Man's Gags! Galarama!, Vol. 1, No. 9, January (Jan.) 1962: Eve Eden Cover Photo

By Wolverton, Basil Stellerfeller; al, et

New York: Humorama Inc.. Paperback. 98 pages. 7.3" x 5.5". Cartoons of sensuous cuties on sexual themes. Includes tempting black and white photos of Eve Eden, Lisa Davis, Monica Lane, Charlotte Norwood, Lindy Anderson, Lynn Carter, Marie Smyth, Renee Rogers, Chris Maybach, Jacqueline Priest, Cynthia Carter, Barb Miller, Jeani Mack, and Gigi Havjo, plus a great 'Supersonic Sammy' feature. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. (Sloane pg. 352) . Good. 1962. First Edition.

$150.00

Saucy Stories Digest (Magazine), October (Oct.) 1935, Volume 1, No. 1 - First/Premiere Issue
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Saucy Stories Digest (Magazine), October (Oct.) 1935, Volume 1, No. 1 - First/Premiere Issue

By West, Gordon; Allen, Charles R.; Lawrence, Vina; Campbell, C.S.; Young, F.K.; Goodman, A.J.; Hazleton, S.; Vandergrift, A.; Woodford, J.

New York: Movie Digest, Inc.. Paperback. Premiere issue of the second series of this publication, originally published from 1916 until 1925 by Intercontinental. 82 pages. Approximately 9" x 6". Numerous black and white illustrations in text. Color cover photo of leggy female drawing nude illustration. Features include: Fires of Love; $10 Evidence - a Spicy Adventure in Crime; Love is a Game; Avenging Alibi; Centerfold photo of artist with topless model; Price on Love - Evening in a Modern Harem; Kate's Failure - Bare Bosom and Bearish Temper; Nude Dancing; Race for a Wife - Nora Stages a Competition; A Nude Rescue. Nice vintage ads. Moderate age-toning to periphery of pages. Unmarked with light wear and external soiling. Three-inch crease to top corner of front cover. One-inch x half-inch bit of peeling to radio ad on back cover, presumably from price tag removal. Binding sound. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 1935. First Edition.

$1750.00

Strength and Health Magazine, February (Feb.) 1938, Volume 6, Number 3 - Sex Relations and Health
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Strength and Health Magazine, February (Feb.) 1938, Volume 6, Number 3 - Sex Relations and Health

By Venables, Gordon; Downing, D.A.; Hoffman, Bob; Grimek, John; Tilney, F.; Mitchell, Bob; Jones, R.L.; Bullock, W.

York, Pennsylvania: Strength and Health Publishing Company. Paperback. 50 pages. Features: Cover photo of George Kiehl; Title page photo of James M. Hafey; The Emperor Giant - Severus; Incredible but True - the brain can still function after incredible injury; What You Should Know About the Body - blood flow and the major blood vessels; Some of the Best Exercises Without Apparatus - with photos of John Grimek; ; An Ideal - And Then Success - Feature article on cover subject George Kiehl; Making Marriage Successful - article with photos of Barton Hovarth, Bill Vanselow, Bob Harley and Orville Wertz-Baugher; A Woman's Life is a Real Beauty Contest - with fantastic double-page photo of female contestants in the "Inter City Beauties - Showmen's Variety Jubilee, Steel Pier" at Atlantic City, Sept 6-12, 1937; Why You Should Maintain a Tranquil Mind; Louis Abele - Latest Strength Sensation; Favorite Exercises of Champions - article with photos of Dave Mayor, Dick Bachtell, Tony Terlazzo, Elmer Farnham, Johnny Terpak, Walter Good, Weldon Bullock, Eddie Harrison and Wally Zagurski; How Strong was Abraham Lincoln?; More About Sex Relations and Health - with photos of Emile Mogyrosky, George Hackenschmidt, Stanislaus Zbysko, John Grun Marx, Otto Arco and Adrien Deriaz; and more. Nice ads for the York Barbell Co. (two in color) and the Perfect Voice Institute. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy of this great issue. . Good. 1938. First Edition.

$149.95

Look Magazine, January (Jan.) 27, 1970 - Steve McQueen Cover Photo / Joni Mitchell
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Look Magazine, January (Jan.) 27, 1970 - Steve McQueen Cover Photo / Joni Mitchell

By Maxey, D.R.; Brown, J.I.; Rogers, W.; Bergquist, L.; Berg, R.H.; Rollin, B.; Cosby, Bill; al, et

USA: Look / Cowles. Paperback. 78 pages. Features: Fantastic cover photo of Steve McQueen; Color-photo ad for Newport cigarettes features bearded seaman at sea; Gillettee Platinum-Plus shaving blade ad; Mother of 5, Mrs. Richard Polansky of California, is featured in an Anacin ad; One-page color-photo ad for the Buick 1970 Opel Kadett (Deluxe Wagon - Red) includes elephant; Lark cigarette ad with color photo of smokers on ski hill chairlift; Viceroy cigarette color-photo ad features man and woman rehearsing at piano; The Politics of Exclusion; Photos of the "March Against Death" in Washington, DC; A visit with Sir Lawrence Olivier; Parliament cigarette ad features their recessed filter; The Trans-Sexuals - Male or Female?; Color-photo ad for the Toyota Corona - red hardtop; Joni Mitchell - two-page article with four nice photos; Budweiser beer centerfold ad is mostly red; France's First Lady, Madame Pompidou - article with color photos; Feature article on Steve McQueen with nine photos; Color fashion photos of 'fashions from a commune'; One-page weight-loss ad features Christine Stanley who lost 86 pounds before her husband came home on leave from Thailand; Nice back cover color-photo Winstons ad features couple on sand dune. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1970. First Edition.

$199.95

The Hunt for Britain's Paedophiles
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The Hunt for Britain's Paedophiles

By Long, Bob; McLachlan, DCI Bob

U.K.: Hodder & Stoughton. Hardcover. 0340786035 278 pages. A BBC team was permitted to shadow the work the New Scotland Yard's Paedophile Unit. This work presents their grim observations. Light wear. Minimal library markings. Dust jacket preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A quality copy. . Good. 2002. First Edition.

$69.95

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