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More First Things
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More First Things

By Herrick, Cheesman A.

Philadelphia: Girard College. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. viii, 213 pp. Navy cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Top edges gilt. A collection of essays growing out of talks held at the Girard College Chapel about religion, philosophy, American history, government and various social issues. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Beauty Culture:  A Practical Handbook on the Care of the Person, Designed  for Both Professional and Private Use
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Beauty Culture: A Practical Handbook on the Care of the Person, Designed for Both Professional and Private Use

By Woodbury, William A.

NY: G. W. Dillingham. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, front hinge cracked.. 1911. First American Edition. Hardcover. Olive cloth binding. Many illustrations and photograph reproductions. An antique book of beauty salon secrets for manicures, facial massage, hair dyeing and styling and some other weirdo and unsound treatments for flesh reduction (Japanese Pinching Massage) , Mercury Freckle Lotion, electric facial massage, nighttime face harness, etc. Many recipes for beauty lotions and creams. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$50.00

Amy Vanderbilt's Everyday Etiquette:  Answers to Today's Etiquette  Questions
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Amy Vanderbilt's Everyday Etiquette: Answers to Today's Etiquette Questions

By Vanderbilt, Amy

NY: Hanover House. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned, address label . on front pastedown.. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Gray cloth binding. Illustrations by "Andrew" Warhol very early in his career. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages .

$10.00

The Collins-Spurrell Welsh Dictionary
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The Collins-Spurrell Welsh Dictionary

By Lewis, Henry (editor)

London and Glasgow: Collins. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket shelfworn and price-clipped.. 1967. Revised Edition. Hardcover. A Welsh-English dictionary. ; 317 pages .

$10.00

Myongdo's Korean Part I
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Myongdo's Korean Part I

By Vandesande, Anthony V.

Seoul, Korea: Myongdo Institute. Good; Covers scuffed and rubbed.. 1968. Softcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 463 pages .

$20.00

No! No! A 1000 Times No! [Blook]
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No! No! A 1000 Times No! [Blook]

Self-Published. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards are heavily worn at corners and . spine extremities, with top half inch missing from head and foot of spine. . Cartoon on front boards has two scrapes, with large wedge at lower right . corner obliterating view of damsel in distress's feet.. N.D.. Ephemera. An interesting altered book that started out as a copy of Harold Joyce Noble's 1946 book "What it Takes to Rule Japan", but a crude cartoon of a lecherous man groping a young woman on a park bench is pasted to the front cover. The insides of the book have been hollowed out to create an interior space, inside of which a young woman's lacy knickers are shown with a padlocked chastity belt. No! No! A Thousand Times No! Was the title of a popular ditty in 1934and was later the title of a Betty Boop cartoon. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$40.00

The Yersin Phono-Rhythmic Method of French Pronunciation, Accent, and  Diction
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The Yersin Phono-Rhythmic Method of French Pronunciation, Accent, and Diction

By Yersin, Marie; Yersin, J.

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company. Good with no dust jacket; Corners rounded, boards rubbed, pages toned.. 1900. Later Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. Folding charts at front and rear, many illustrations. The authors wrote this book to enable foreigners to speak French with proper accent and diction and it has a special emphasis on opera singers so that they can perform French operas in the proper manner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages .

$15.00

Joys of Oral Love
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Joys of Oral Love

By Hurwood, Bernhardt J.

NY: Carlyle Communications. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scraped and scratched, pages toned. . Ev. 1975. First Edition. Softcover. Preface by Emily Coleman. Many illustrations. Bibliography. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages .

$10.00

The Whole Sex Catalogue
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The Whole Sex Catalogue

By Hurwood, Bernhardt J. (editor )

NY: Pinnacle Books. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed.. 1975. First Printing. Softcover. 0523007213 . Many photos and illustrations. Pages toned. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages .

$8.00

Fetish:  Fashion, Sex and Power
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Fetish: Fashion, Sex and Power

By Steele, Valerie

NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder dot on page bottoms, jacket . rubbed.. 1996. First Printing. Hardcover. 0195090446 . Index, bibliography, notes, many illustrations and photos, including many pages of color photos. " In elegant prose Valerie Steele explores the ambiguous region of fetish dressing, where perverse sex meets high fashion. Her analysis of the gendered meanings of fetish garments is both witty and profound, as she explores the sexual fantasies played out in dress, and the ambivalence with which we regard them today as the boundary between the "normal" and the "perverse" sees, she suggests, to be disappearing" (rear cover blurb). Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 243 pages .

$17.00

Readings XXXII: Scottish Rite
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Readings XXXII: Scottish Rite

Masonic Order. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards, front endpapers and front flyleaf have . silverfish damage, pp. 15-16 loose, spine has several holes and is missing . 1/2 inch at foot, pages toned.. 1890. Hardcover. Original brown cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards. Contains chapters about the definitions and histories of the words "Kadosh" and "Hierodom", The Templar Dogma, the De Iside Et Osiride of Plutarch, of Ineffable Words, Pythagoras and Hermes, the Royal Secret and the Symbolic Camp. An interesting and scarce bit of arcana. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 162 pages .

$45.00

The Parker Herbex Method of Individualized Hair Treatments
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The Parker Herbex Method of Individualized Hair Treatments

By Gilbert, Gladys (editor)

Long Island City, NY: Parker Herbex Corporation. Good with no dust jacket; Some penciled notes, beauty school address stamp . on copyright page, "25 cents" and stain on table of contents page, boards . soiled and worn at corners and spine.. 1940. Tenth Edition. Hardcover. Formerly in the reference library of the Benar Beauty Academy of Jamaica, NY. Information about hair growth and health, the correct Herbex preparations to apply in various hair emergencies, instructions for shampooing and massage, etc. The book claims that Parker Herbex hair treatments contain botanical stimulants "designed to bring the blood coursing up through the arteries to the scalp". Many line illustrations. ; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 156 pages .

$20.00