History Of Science And Medicine from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB

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image of Scientific Sophisms. A Review of Current Theories Concerning Atoms, Apes, and Men

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New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1883. xxiii, 312p., bound on the cheap with a couple long staples thru textblock, presswork on cream alkaline stock with just a touch of toning; the two-color wraparound cover is mildly eye-catching but inferior cardstock was used and front cover has cracked, detached, and is edge-chipped (now held on by an improvised "brodart"). As… Read more
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image of Joy in Work. Translated from the German by Eden_Cedar Paul

Joy in Work. Translated from the German by Eden & Cedar Paul

by de Man, Henri

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Published
1929
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$40.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1929. 224p., hardbound US first edition in 8.6x5.7 inch ribbed red cloth boards panelled blind, ruled and spine-titled gilt, in dust jacket. Astonishingly good condition; top and tail rims fractionally crimped, dj price-clipped, these the only deviations from "as new" for both book and its dj. Very crisp and bright. FYI, Holt provides… Read more
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image of The Archimedes Palimpsest. Property from A French Private Collection. Auction Thursday 29 October 1998

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London: Christies Auction House, 1998. 48p., plus unpaginated materials (terms &c) and a dozen or so colorphoto exhibit photos and X-rays. Prof.Archimedes (circa 250 BCE) is given the standard blockbuster treatment, but here on a single item (tenth century Byzantine ms on vellum), heavily annotated. Softbound in 10.5x8.5 inch glossy colorphoto wraps. Rear cover's foredge is slightly curled and… Read more
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Asexualization; a follow-up study of 244 cases

by Bremer, Johan

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Published
1959
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New York: Macmillan Company, 1959. Hardcover. 366p., introduction, summaries & conclusions, illustrated with tables, good first edition in cloth boards and price-clipped, edgeworn dj. This followup study of 216 male and 28 female Norwegian sex offenders castrated between 1935 and 1949 includes consdierable material on homosexuality.
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Beyond Love

by Lapierre, Dominique, translated from the French by Kathryn Spink

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Published
1991
ISBN
9780446514385
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$15.00

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New York: Warner, 1991. Hardcover. xiii, 400p., note to the reader, index, very good first Us edition, first printing stated in quarter-cloth boards and bright unclipped dj. The novelist inspired by Mother Theresa's Greenwich Village AIDS home set off for India, France, Israel and across the USA tracking the AIDS story.
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Americans of a million years ago

by Shipley, Maynard

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Published
undated
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$12.00

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Girard KS: Haldeman-Julius Publications, undated. Pamphlet. 64p., small paperbound booklet in 5x3.5 inch wraps. Paperstock toned, otherwise very good. Little Blue Book no. 1325. Somewhat breathless reports of recent archeological discoveries ostensibly pushing the horizon of human settlement in North America far back into the past; these discoveries did not ultimately withstand scrutiny, however.
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¿Podemos hablar? [brochure]

by Harvey Milk AIDS Education Fund, Art Jagonasi illustrations

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Published
1987
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$15.00

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San Francisco: Harvey Milk AIDS Education Fund, 1987. 12-panel brochure, 4x5.5 inches,text in Spanish, illustrated with cartoons, on AIDS prevention, very good in brown and white covers. The brochure, originally handed out at the Gay Freedom Day Parade, was reissued, with changes reflecting changing knowledge of AIDS, every year for five years.
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Bibliotheca Machanica

by Roberts, Verne L. & Ivy Trent

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Published
1991
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$60.00

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New York: Jonathan A. Hill, 1991. xiv, 391p., frontis portrait of Isaac Newton and other period images, hardbound, one of one thousand handsome clothbound specimens in a run of eleven hundred with leather additional; text records an immense number of personal holdings in the field of mechanics, its development in Europe, with professionally researched annotations, item gotten-up in… Read more
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Varieties of Delinquent Youth: an introduction to constitutional psychiatry

by Sheldon, William F., Ph.D., M.D., Emil M. Hartl, M.D. & Eugene McDermott, M.A.

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Published
1949
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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1949. Hardcover. xvii, 899p., frontis, preface, orientation, glossaries, biographies, epilogue, index, illustrated with figures and censored b&w photos of nude young men, ex-library with de-acquisition stamps and rear pocket remains else good in cloth boards and gilt.
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image of Transsexuality in the Male: the spectrum of gender dysphoria [inscribed_signed]

Transsexuality in the Male: the spectrum of gender dysphoria [inscribed & signed]

by Koranyi, Erwin K, M.D. foreword by Ralph Slovenko

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Published
1980
ISBN
9780398039240
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Springfield: Charles C. Thomas, 1980. Hardcover. xv, 198p., foreword, glossary, bibliography, index, illustrated with b&w photo of genital "folding" and the hands of a transsexual males as well as several medical drawings depicting genital reassignment surgery techniques, personal isncription signed as Erwin by the author, very good first edition in red cloth boards, gilt and unclipped dj. American Lecture… Read more
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image of Living with HIV: Know Your Rights 5 [brochure] disclosure and post-secondary education

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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal network, 2014. 32 panel brochure folded to 5x7 inches printed both sides in English and French, very good. Unfolds to a broadside 14x20 inches.
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Crossways of Sex: a study in eroto-pathology

by Jacobus X, Dr. [Louis Jacolliot]

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Published
1937
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New York: American Anthropological Society, 1937. Hardcover. xii, 380p., preface, worn red buckram cloth boards with black titles on spine. Entirely on inversion.
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image of MegaVac Systems: high tech state-of-the-art electric vacuum systems [handbills]

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Chicago: MegaVac/Dr. Joel Kaplan, 1993. Four 8.5x11 inch sheets offering several of Dr. Kaplan's devices with explicit photographs, horizontal fold creases for mailing, red sale stamp on one and toning. Devices offered are an electric penis enlarger, a manual vacuum pump enlargerand a nipple enlargement system.
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image of A Citizen's Handbook of Sexual Abnormalities and the mental hygiene approach to theri prevention, a report to the Committee on Education of the Governor's Study, Commission on the Deviated Criminal Sex Offender, State of Michigan

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Lansing: Michigan Department of Mental Health, 1950. viii, 71p., 6x9 inches, foreword, introduction, preface, very good sexology booklet in stapled plain printed green cardstock wraps. Sections on male and female homosexuality, pedophilia, Sadism, Masochism and more.
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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal network, 2013. 32 panel brochure folded to 5x7 inches printed both sides in English and French, very good. Unfolds to a broadside 14x20 inches.
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image of Nouvelle Classification des Nuages suivie d'instructions pour servir a l'observation des nuages et des courantes atmospheriques

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Paris: Challamel Aine, 1873. 107p., illustrated with seventeen (17) small monochrome plates 2 or 3 per leaf of heavy cardstock-weight inserted stock, softbound in 9.5x6 inch plain printed blue wraps. All plates in very good shape, we see no damage or alteration, but that's the end of the good news; item softbound with gross edgewear, cover detached, rear wrap… Read more
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image of Lesbian Health: current assessment and directions for the future; executive summary

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Washington DC: Committee on Lesbian Health Research Priorities, Neuroscience & Behavioral Health program, Health Sciences Policy Program, Health Sciences Section, Inst. of Medicine, 1999. 22p., 8.5x11 inches, stapled upper-left corner, very good report. Includes the Committee members, reviewers, preface, acronyms, contents pages for the full report, figures, footnotes.
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image of The Advocate: the national gay newsmagazine; #381, November 24, 1983; in two sections; In Search of the Average Gay Texan

The Advocate: the national gay newsmagazine; #381, November 24, 1983; in two sections; In Search of the Average Gay Texan

by McQueen, Robert I., editor, Mark Thompson, Larry Bush, Nathan Fain, Joe Baker, Colt Thomas, Barry Kohn, Andy Meltzer, et al.

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Published
1983
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San Mateo: Liberation Publications, 1983. Magazine. 80p., + 40p. pink Classifieds section, news, opinion, photos, ads, reviews, magazine format tabloid newspaper in single-stapled color pictorial wraps very good on newsprint. Gay Texans (nothing is Average about a Texan!) Gay Scientists. Colt Thomas.
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image of BETA: Boletín de Tratamientos Experimentales para el SIDA; Marzo 1995- Noviembre de 1996 [broken run of 4 issues in Spanish]

BETA: Boletín de Tratamientos Experimentales para el SIDA; Marzo 1995- Noviembre de 1996 [broken run of 4 issues in Spanish]

by Baker, Ronald A., editor, Mark Bowers, Caroline Dodd, Deborah Greenspun, Ronald Baker, et al.

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Published
1995
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San Francisco: The San Francisco AIDS Foundation, 1995. Magazine. Four issue broken run, 32p. and 40p., 8.5x11 inches, text in Spanish, illustrations, tables, figures, very good stapled newsletters. Published 4 times a year until the late 1990s then bi-annually. Safe Sex for HIV+. Gallo to leave NCI.These are the Spanish-languahe editions.
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Condom Sense 1988 Edition; Everybody's doin' it!

by Bense, Buzz, editor, Isadora Alman, Clark Taylor, et al.

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Published
1988
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Oakland: Eroticus Pub, 1988. Newspaper. 12p. folded tabloid newspaper, articles, essays, services and resources, photos, mild toning otherwise a very good newspaper on newsprint. Safe-sex and AIDS information.
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