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THE CIGAR COMPANION - A Connoisseur's Guide (with Cigar Aficionado's Pocket Guide)
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THE CIGAR COMPANION - A Connoisseur's Guide (with Cigar Aficionado's Pocket Guide)

By Bati, Anwer; Chase, Simon (foreword by Marvin R. Shanken)

Toronto; New York: Macmillan of Canada; Cigar Aficionado Magazine, 1995. 224 pp. Brown boards with lettered in gilt on the spine; burgundy endpapers. Accompanied by a 39-page glossy pamphlet, edited by Marvin Shanken and published by Cigar Aficionado Magazine, entitled Cigar Aficionado's Pocket Guide. Profusely illustrated in full colour. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact. The Chapters are: The Story of Cigars; The Cigar Directory; The Buying and Storing of Cigars; and Cigar Merchant Directory.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

PLAYBOY PLAYMATE CALENDAR - 1966
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PLAYBOY PLAYMATE CALENDAR - 1966

By Hefner, Hugh M. (editor)

Chicago: Playboy Press, 1966. The 1966 Playmate Calendar, including the envelope in which it was originally sold. Light wear at the corners of the calendar but no markings of any kind. The envelope is worn around the edges.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to. Ephemera.

$44.95

JUST ONE THING: Twelve of the World's Best Investors Reveal the One Strategy You Can't Overlook
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JUST ONE THING: Twelve of the World's Best Investors Reveal the One Strategy You Can't Overlook

By Mauldin, John (editor) (Andy Kessler; Dennis Gartman; Mark T. Finn; Jonathan Finn; A. Gary Shilling; Ed Easterling; James Montier; Bill Bonner; Rob Arnott; George Gilder; Michael Masterson; Richard Russell)

Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons, 2006. (ix) 262 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This collection of essays contains: Introduction; Signposts in the Fog by Andy Kessler; The Not-So-Simple but Really Utterly So Rules of Trading by Dennis Gartman; The Triumph of Hope Over Long-Run Experience: Using Past Returns to Predict Future Performance of a Money Manager by Mark T. Finn and Jonathan Finn; The Long Bond by A. Gary Shilling; Risk Is Not a Knob by Ed Easterling; Psychology Matters: An Investor's Guide to Thinking about Thinking by James Montier; The Means Are the Ends by Bill Bonner; The 2 Percent Solution by Rob Arnott; The Outsider Grading Scandal by George Gilder; The Winner's Rule by Michael Masterson; Rich Man, Poor Man by Richard Russell; and The Millennium Wave by John Mauldin; followed by an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo.

$14.95

THE CHALLENGER SALE: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation
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THE CHALLENGER SALE: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation

By Dixon, Matthew; Adamson, Brent

New York: Portfolio - The Penguin Group, 2011. 221 pp. Quarter-bound in red on white boards; lettered in black on the spine; headband; illustrated with charts and diagrams. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. "The history of sales has been one of steady progress interrupted by a few real breakthroughs that have changed the whole direction of the profession. These breakthroughs, marked by radical new thinking and dramatic improvements in sales results have been rare," said Professor Neil Rackham, author of Spin Selling. "Which brings me to The Challenger Sale. On the face of it, the research has all the initial signs that it may be game changing. My advice is this: Read it, think about it, implement it. You will be glad you did." The Contents are: Foreword by Professor Neil Rackham; Introduction: A Surprising Look into the Future; The Evolving Journey of Solution Selling; The Challenger: A New Model for High Performance; The Challenger: Exporting the Model to the Core; Teaching for Differentiation: Why Insight Matters; Teaching for Differentiation: How to Build Insight-Led Conversations; Tailoring for Resonance; Taking Control of the Sale; The Manager and the Challenger Selling Model; and Implementation Lessors from the Early Adopters; followed by Afterword: Challenging Beyond Sale; Appendices; and an index.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

$14.95

WHY BE A SUCKER - Invest in Canada
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WHY BE A SUCKER - Invest in Canada

By LeBourdais, D. M.

Toronto: Harlequin Books, 1952. 189 pp. followed by an index. Harlequin Book 186. Edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. It sure was better back then. The Chapters are: Booms and Crashes; Canadians Are Fortunate; Bird's-eye View of the Shield; Sea of Mountains; Oil Feeds the Flames; Of Things in the Earth; A Claim Is Staked; What Is a Joint-stock Company; Buying Shares and Selling Them; Gushers and Dry Holes; Watch Your Step and Save Your Shirt; You Can't Beat It; Caution and Imagination; A Place for Wildcats; Two Prospectors; Dream Mine; Mammoth Mine; After Many Days; Not in One Bottom; and Knotting Loose Ends.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$24.95

BUY NOW PAY LATER - The Pitfalls of Easy Credit
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BUY NOW PAY LATER - The Pitfalls of Easy Credit

By Black, Hillel (introduction by Senator Paul H. Douglas)

New York: Pocket Books - Cardinal Edition, 1962. (xvi) 238 pp. Pocket Book GC139. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction by Paul H. Douglas; Enter the Debt Merchants; The Rub in Aladdin's Lamp; Big Brothers' Big Brother; The Specialists in Friendly Anxiety; Finders Keepers; The Wonderland of Credit; The Pied Pipers of Debt; From Kimonos to Instant Money; Caveat Emptor: Chant of the Credit Gougers; The Shark Has Pearly Teeth; The Peace of Mind Boom; The Car You Buy Is Not Your Own; and A Summing Up; followed by an appendix and an index.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good+.

$9.95

COMMON SENSE IN ETIQUETTE
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COMMON SENSE IN ETIQUETTE

By Beeckman, Mrs Cornelius

Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1938. (viii) 312 pp. Cloth spine on heavy paper covers. Light edge and corner wear; small bookseller's stamp on the lower left corner of the half-title page; no other interior markings. This subtitled: A Convenient Volume Solving Many Problems of What to Do - How and When - that May Confront Us in Our Social Business and Home Life. The Chapters are: Of Etiquette and Everybody; Manners Begin at Home; Manners in Public; Introductions and Greetings; Conversation; The Correct Use of Names; Visiting Cards: Their Forms and Uses; Invitations and Their Replies; Letter Writing; The Teen Age; Manners at the Table; Table Equipment - Table Setting - and Table Service; Let's Give a Party; When You are Cook Waitress and Hostess; The Engagement; Weddings; Christenings; Funerals and Mourning Etiquette; Courtesy Lubricates Business; Correct Dress; Travel; The Woman and Her Club; and You and Your Home; followed by an index.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo.

$19.95

THE ART OF SPECULATION - The Stock Market
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THE ART OF SPECULATION - The Stock Market

By Carret, Philip L.

Burlington, Vermont: Fraser Publishing, 1990. (x) 364 pp. Trade paperback format. Reproduces the 1930 Barron's edition, published when desperate people were trying to recover from the crash. Light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside; no other interior markings. The Chapters are: What Is Speculation; The Machinery of Markets; The Vehicles of Speculation; Market Movements - Ripples and Waves; The Tides of Speculation; Forecasting the Major Swings; The Lifeblood of Speculation; Technical Factors vs Economic Fundamentals; The Short Sale; What Is a Bull Market; How to Read a Balance Sheet; How to Read an Income Statement; Rails and Utilities - Victims or Beneficiaries of Regulation; The Analysis of Industrial Stocks; The Romance of Buried Treasure; Profits in Financial Surgery; Trading in Unlisted Securities; Options and Arbitrage; and When Speculation Becomes Investment.. Fourth Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo.

$19.95

THE SEEDS OF INNOVATION - Cultivating the Synergy that Fosters New Ideas
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THE SEEDS OF INNOVATION - Cultivating the Synergy that Fosters New Ideas

By Dundon, Elaine

New York: AMACON - American Management Association, 2002. (xi) 241 pp. Signed by Elaine Dundon on the front free endpaper. Quarter-bound in black on white boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; patterned endpapers; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. The Chapters are: Part One: The Seeds of Creative Thinking: Believe in Creativity; Be Curious; Discover New Connections. Part Two: The Seeds of Strategic Thinking: See the Big Picture; Look to the Future; Do the Extraordinary. Part Three: The Seeds of Transformational Thinking: Seek Greater Awareness; Ignite Passion; Take Action; Organizational Innovation; and Conclusion; followed by appendices: The Nine-Step Innovation Process; List of Probing Questions; Ninety-Nine Innovations; Ninety-Nine Trends; and List of Additional Criteria; followed by an index.. Signed by Author. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

WOMEN
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WOMEN

By Krich, A. M. (editor) (introduction by Margaret Mead) (Havelock Ellis; Helene Deutsch; Dorothy Dunbar Bromley; Florence Haxton Britten; G. V. Hamilton; Kenneth MacGowan; Frederick W. Goodrich; Therese Benedek; Laura Hutton; Clara Thompson; Emil Novak)

New York: Dell Books, 1960. 317 pp. Dell First Edition C110. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This collection of essays contains: The Sexual Impulse and the Art of Love by Havelock Ellis; Prepuberty in Women by Helene Deutsch; Youth and Sex: The Sowers of Wild Oats by Dorothy Dunbar Bromley and Florence Haxton Britten; Potency and Receptivity by Margaret Mead; What Is Wrong With My Marriage - The Verdict of 100 Men by G. V. Hamilton and Kenneth MacGowan; Natural Childbirth by Frederick W. Goodrich; Some Problems of Motherhood by Therese Benedek; The Unmarried by Laura Hutton; Truth and Consequences: Kinsey's Version by Robert Latou Dickinson; Changing Concepts on Homosexuality in Psycho-analysis by Clara Thompson; The Abnormality of Prostitution by Edward Glover; Menopause: The Change of Life by Emil Novak; and On Love by Oswald Schwarz; followed by a glossary and an index.. Seventh Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$9.95

PLAYBOY - Entertainment for Men - January 1984 - Thirtieth Anniversary Issue
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PLAYBOY - Entertainment for Men - January 1984 - Thirtieth Anniversary Issue

By Hefner, Hugh M. (editor) (Dan Rather; Gabriel Garcia Marquez; Truman Capote; Kurt Vonnegut Jr; Ray Bradbury; Anton Chekhov)

Chicago: Playboy Press, 1984. 292 pp. Please note that this a somewhat heavy magazine and, depending are where you are, extra shipping might be required. Light wear with a short crease on the upper right of the front cover; no interior markings. Sadly, Hugh Hefner passed away September 27, 2017 at the age of 91 - the end of an era. This thirtieth anniversary issue contains the last nude photo of Marilyn Monroe, featured in the article 30 Memorable Years, which also includes nude shots of Bo Derek, Stella Stevens, Anita Ekiberg, Victoria Principal, Barbi Benton, Margot Kidder, Brigitte Bardot, Raquel Welch, Ursula Andress, Suzanne Somers, Dorothy Stratten, Shannon Tweed and others. Along with all the other nude women - including one devoted to Dorothy Stratten called Star 80 - there were also some articles and short stories, and an inverview with Dan Rather: The Trail of Your Blood on the Snow - fiction by Gabriel Garcia Marquez; Remembering Tennessee (Williams) - a memoir by Truman Capote; The Idea Killers - an essay by Kurt Vonnegut Jr; The Toynbee Convector - fiction by Ray Bradbury; A Guide for Prospective Husbands - fiction by Anton Chekhov; and much more, including Little Annie Fanny.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to. Magazine.

$19.95

BOYWAYS - Leaves from a Camp Director's Diary
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BOYWAYS - Leaves from a Camp Director's Diary

By Hamilton, A. E.

New York: The John Day Company, 1930. 238 pp. Gray/green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; green upper edge. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some minor loss at the head and foot of a fading spine; some discolouration on the front panel of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The New Old Discipline from Within; Some Snapshots of Camp Life; Brief Bits from Boydom; More Boyways; On the Ways of Boys and Things; Council Fire; What About the Days to Come; and On Discipline for Creative Leadership.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$24.95

GETTING TOGETHER AND STAYING TOGETHER - Solving the Mystery of Marriage
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GETTING TOGETHER AND STAYING TOGETHER - Solving the Mystery of Marriage

By Glasser, Carleen; Glasser, William

New York: Quill - Harper Collins Publishers, 2000. (ix) 149 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed by both authors on the half-title page. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the authors' signatures, no interior markings. The Contents are: How This Book Came to Be; My Marriage Is a Mystery; Larry's Dilemma; Getting Rid of External Control Psychology - the Marriage Killer; Carleen's Story; The Basic Needs: How They Relate to Marital Happiness; Sex After Marriage; Feedback; Our Quality World Confirms Our Love; The Genetic Core of Our Personality: The Strength of Our Needs; The Only Person's Behavior We Can Control Is Our Own; Total Behavior; More Feedback; Creativity - the Final Component of Choice Theory; and A Happy Creative Marriage.. Signed by Authors. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo.

$14.95

THE CIGAR LOVER'S COMPENDIUM - Everything You Need to Light Up and Leave Me Alone
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THE CIGAR LOVER'S COMPENDIUM - Everything You Need to Light Up and Leave Me Alone

By Dorfman, Lawrence

Guilford, Connecticut: Lyons Press, 2010. (xviii) 204 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; yellow endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white line drawings by Barry Blitt. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings; as issued, no dustjacket. The Contents are: Foreword by Bill Raffaele; A Little Cigar History; Some Definitions and Terms; How to Enjoy a Cigar; The Best Drinks to Accompany Cigars; The Myth of the Mystical Cuban Cigar; The Fine Art of the Cigar Quote; The Cigar in Poetry; Anecdotes; Cigar Jokes; Cigar Smoker Hall of Fame; Top Cigar Cities in the United States; and The Best Cigar Lounges, Bars and Shops in the United States and Canada; followed by a glossary of terms.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Barry Blitt;. 12mo.

$9.95

UNITED COLLEGE STUDENT ASSOCIATION FRESHMAN HANDBOOK - Your Guide to College Life for 1959 - 1960
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UNITED COLLEGE STUDENT ASSOCIATION FRESHMAN HANDBOOK - Your Guide to College Life for 1959 - 1960

By Hughes, Kay (editor) (foreword by Wilfred Lockhart, Principal)

Winnipeg, Manitoba: United College, 1959. 60 pp. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and local advertisements. All the information needed for the Freshman to survive the Freshman year.. First Printing. Paperback. Very Good. 16mo. Ephemera.

$14.95

VOICES OF LEARNERS - Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador
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VOICES OF LEARNERS - Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador

By Woodrow, Helen (editor)

St. John's, Newfoundland: The Literacy Network of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1990. 46 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a crease on the front hinge and an uncreased spine; some rubbing on the covers; store stamped. Involved in this project: Teachers on Wheels; Daybreak Access to Reading Experiences; Rabbittown Learners' Program; and Gander Area Literacy Council. This collection contains: Don't Judge the Book by the Cover; Learning to Read; I Feel Good About Coming Here; The Good and Bad Days of School; I Was Ignored; My Life; I Learned How to Fend for Myself; My Father Was a Miner; My Life Was a Mess; My Struggle for Literacy; My Pets; Two Friends; My Vacation in Canada; It Can Be Very Dangerous Out on the Ice; A Night at Sea; Fishing on the Labrador; Why I Want to Work with Handicapped Children; and Rescued from the Ice.. First Soft Cover Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

UNDERSTANDING THE ENGLISH
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UNDERSTANDING THE ENGLISH

By Waithman, Robert

London: Frederick Muller, 1950. 175 pp. Lavender boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light chipping at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and chips around the edges and some fading on the spine; price intact; some darkening in the endpapers. Illustrated with wood engravings by Shirley S. Waithman. The Contents are: The English Nature; Who Do They Think They Are; The Best People; At the Sign of the Bowler Hat; Madrigal for Manual Workers; The Englishman's Igloo; Sex in Moderation; Trust the People; Under the Carpet; and The English Quality.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Only. Illus. by Shirley S. Waithman;. 12mo.

$9.95

THE BOOK OF WEIRD SEX
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THE BOOK OF WEIRD SEX

By Gordon, Chris

London: Allison and Busby, 2004. 169 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: Penile Problems; Sexual Preferences; Excess and Aberration; Controls; Beauty and Sex; Sex and Old Age; Sex in History; Professional Practices; Political Sex; Animal Sex; Contraception; Dress and Sex; Aphrodisiac; Sex and the Law; Venereal Disease - The Low Down; and Sexual Miscellany; followed by a bibliography.. First Soft Cover Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo.

$9.95

STORIES FROM OUR BLACK BOOKS
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STORIES FROM OUR BLACK BOOKS

By Reiniger, Carissa; Hutchison, Sarah (editors)

Toronto: Silver Lining, 2005. 252 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. A compilation of stories from Canadian women who have all played the dating game - some who have won and some who are still figuring out how to play. Bad first dates, love at first sight - ladies night out.. Second Printing. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

CYBERGIRL AT WORK - Tips and Inspiration for the Professional You
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CYBERGIRL AT WORK - Tips and Inspiration for the Professional You

By Sherman, Aliza Pilar

New York: Berkley Books, 2001. (xv) 218 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed by Aliza Sherman on the inside of the front cover. Light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; ink marks on the upper and lower edges of the text block; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Cover art by Yvonne Mojica. Survival in the modern world with an all-in-one business guide to the Internet. The Chapters are: How the Internet Changed My Life; Finding a Job Online; Opportunities in New Media - The Internet Industry; You New Media Career Workbook; Starting a New Media Business; and Growing Your Business with the Internet; followed by an appendix, a glossary and an index.. Signed by Author. First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Yvonne Mojica;. 8vo.

$19.95

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