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You Can't Catch Death: a daughter's memoir

by Brautigan, Ianthe

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Published
2000
ISBN
9781841950259
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Edinburgh: Rebel Inc, 2000. Hardcover. xiv, 209p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, illus., very good first UK edition in like unclipped dj. Brautigan's father, the beat writer Richard Brautigan, committed suicide when she was 25.
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image of Is Suicide a Sin?  Robert G. Ingersoll's Famous Letter.  Replies by Mgr. Thos. Ducey, Roman Catholic, Nym Crinkle, Feuilletonist, Madison C. Peters, Protestant, Wm. Q. Judge, Theosophist, C. Wilfred Mowbray, Anarchist, John T. Nagle, Statistician.  And Col. Ingersoll's Brilliant Rejoinder.  A Verdict of a Jury of Twelve Eminent Men of New York. Prefaced by a Startling Chapter, Great Suicides of History!  Schopenjauer's Celebrated Essay "On Suicide."  Extracts from Omar Khayyam, the Poet Philosopher of Persia

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New York: Standard Publishing Company, 1894. Paperback. 95p., wraps, 5x7.25 inches, wraps detached but present, wraps, title page, and rear blank evenly toned else good condition. Ingersoll was a prominent agnostic orator. Mowbray was an English anarchist, member of the Socialist League, and friend of William Morris. At the time of publication he was on a speaking… Read more
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£44.93
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Beyond the Wind a novel

by Hood, Rob N.

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Published
2004
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9781560234821
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New York: Harrington Park Press/Southern Tier Editions, 2004. Paperback. vii, 232p., stamped on edge as Review Copy, else very good first trade paperback edition in pictorial wrapsj. YA novel. Southern Tier Editions: Gay Men's Fiction, Jay Quinn, editor.
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[New York]: AFSP, n.d.. Large 3-inch diameter pin, very good.
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Beyond Golden Gate Bridge

by Gangcuangco, Ireneo D.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2000
ISBN
9780887392252
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£12.73

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Berkeley: Creative Arts Book Co, 2000. 184p., very good paperback. Filipino American author's novel about mysterious suicides on the Golden Gate Bridge.
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La Esfera. Edicion, introduccion y notas de Francis Lough

by Sender, Ramon J.

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Published
2010
ISBN
9788481271553
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£26.21

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Zaragoza: Prensas Universitarias de Zaragoza, 2010. Paperback. li, 448, [8]p., french fold wraps, 5 x 8 inches, very good condition. Text in Spanish. Originally published in 1939 as "Proverbio de la Muerte". Novel of a man who leaves Spain in order to commit suicide.
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Hara-kiri Japanese ritual suicide

by Seward, Jack

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Published
1969
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Rutland/Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Co.: Publishers, 1969. Hardcover. 116p., fold-out frontispiece, several more b&w plates inserted in the text, second printing, a smallish book in 7x5 inch black cloth boards titled with white, red and blind, in dust jacket. The book itself is a little rolled, an otherwise sound copy with no ownership or other markings, the dj is… Read more
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The Girl Who Didn't Know How To Be; picture book written and illustrated by Lex Kartane'

by Kartane' , Lex [cancel name] Milda Bandzaite' [printed ascription]

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Published
2015
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Milton Keynes UK: Lightning Source UK Ltd / author, 2015. Paperback. Unpaginated, about 65p., drawings in colors with simple facing texts also color-added. A glossy softbound in 9x6 inch color wraps. Nice clean copy. Contents: an autistic-or-maybe-not girl tries to explain her self and her misery. Suicide is considered, many story-endings advanced, the reader is assigned the task of… Read more
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(mini) journal comics

by Ebird, Kat

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Published
2000
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no place: @ kataclysmix, 2000. Pamphlet. 8p., single standard leaf cut and folded to make a tiny zine, self-wraps with cover as page one; 4x2.5 inches. Economical sketches enhanced with lavender in-the-plate onlays. A fine clean copy. Plot: innocent female youth, hair too long and getting longer, shall it become her hair shirt (desert wanderer) or does she cut… Read more
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Pre-Columbian Indians: A New Perspective

by Lenarcic, R. J.

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Published
1974
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El Cajon CA: The Community College Social Science Association, 1974. Unpaginated preliminaries, 57p., a few standard images in the text, softbound in stapled 8.5x5.5 inch glazed wraps. Slight edgewear and signs of handling, a very good copy. Unclear what is "new" amongst these standard accounts of North and Central American peoples.
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image of The psychology of suicide: Is the momentum of an intense, exalted egotism the basic cause

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Girard: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1930. 32p., green wraps, staplebound 5 x 3.5 inch booklet. Very good; date removed from copyright page, indicating a reprint of the 1927 original. Little blue book no. 374.
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The last exam

by Takata, Timothy David

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Published
1977
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Roslyn Heights, NY: Libra Publishers, 1977. 120p., slightly worn dj. Novel of the bar exam by a Japanese American author. It is the "last exam" for one of the protagonists, who commits suicide.
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My Sweetest Friend [parts 1, 2, 3] [signed]

by Arnold, Bob

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Published
2009
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Green River VT: Longhouse Publishers & Booksellers, 2009. Three leaves printed black, rose, blue and ochre, each folded twice to make eight panels of text, evidently a complete set (single theme, suicide of sister) fastened together with a small band bearing a printed device and a holograph note from author to collector. Each mildly crimped at an upper corner,… Read more
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image of Coping successfully with schizophrenia; an interview with John J. Cunningham, executive director of Solano-Napa agency on aging, and chairman of governor's advisory board of Napa State Hospital. January 31, 1981

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Stinson Beach: Marin Parent Advocates for Mental Health, 1981. 27p., staplebound 8.5x5.5 inch wraps lettered in italic, slight browning and a bookseller's rubberstamp impression on the first leaf. Cunningham was a Napa State patient; and moved right on up. [This cataloguer has fond memories circa 1970 of Jack's superior joke-telling abilities; he was clerking in a bookshop and something… Read more
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Tokyo: Kurisaki Jimusho, 1981. 24p., wraps, approx. 7.5x10.5 inches. Booklet thoroughly illustrated in color and B&W photos, about the making of the iconic 1981 film of the Bunraku puppet-theater play. Text in Japanese.
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Seikyo shidan [History of Western Religions]

by Yamamoto, Hideteru

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Published
1919
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Tokyo: Rakuyodo, 1919. 332p., hardcover, rear board detaching from text block but threads still intact. OCLC lists two copies for the 1919 edition (the 1926 edition also has just two listed). An historical overview of the penetration and suppression of Western religion in Japan, focusing primarily on Christianity but with a section on Buddhism. Extensive discussion of the suppression… Read more
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Tokyo: Soshisha 草思社, 1983. 318p., hardcover, dj, very good. On the suicide of over 400 women and children at Masan in eastern Manchukuo on August 12, 1945 as Japan was defeated in World War II.
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Poems to Vera

by Sterling, George

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Published
1938
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1938. Hardcover. vi, 39p., title page with rubricated device opposite a nice frontis portrait by Arnold Genthe; unopened leaves. First edition 7.5x4.5 inch cinnamon cloth boards gilt in dust jacket; book is clean, sound and unmarked (near fine), and the dj looks good too but back panel has a small folded tear.
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Mayakovsky: a poet in the revolution

by Brown, Edward J.

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Published
1973
ISBN
9780691062556
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Princeton: Princeton University, 1973. Hardcover. ix, 386p., photo section, a beautifully designed book in brown cloth titled w/ silverfoil and red letterings, enclosed in the dust jacket. Book itself virtually as new, sound, clean and unmarked; while the dj has a sunned spine panel and a short tear to top margin.
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The deluge

by Donovan, Stephen A.

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Published
1994
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Minneapolis: the author, 1994. Trade Paperback. 344p., wraps. African American author who "practices corporate law at a prestigious midwestern law firm" but appears to be familiar with prison and psychiatric incarceration.
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