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The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination
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The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination

By Bronowski, Jacob

New Haven and London: Yale University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Hint of rubbing to jacket.. 1978. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0300021925 . Foreword by S. E. Luria. Mrs. Hepsa Ely Silliman memorial lectures. Index. Black cloth binding. Xiii, 144 pp. .

$13.00

Mind Power and Privileges
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Mind Power and Privileges

By Olston, Albert B.

NY: Thomas Y. Crowell. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, owner name penciled on front . free endpaper, pages toned at margins.. 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Xx, 406 pp + [6] pp of publisher's ads. Burgundy cloth binding with titles in gilt on front boards and spine. Index. Discussion of telepathy, Christian Science, hypnotism, mind power and other aspects of the mind. .

$30.00

Madness in Power
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Madness in Power

By Dumas, Francois Ribadeau

Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Spine bumped, page tops spotted, . jacket lightly chipped.. 1969. First American Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth. x, 259 pages. Black and white illustrations and photos, index. A study of thirty-one world leaders who are either mad or insane including Caligula and Claudius, Ferdinand and Isabella, and Adolf Hitler. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$18.00

Short Talks on Character Building
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Short Talks on Character Building

By Howerton, G. T.

NY: Fowler and Wells Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine rubbed and lightly faded, small spot . of insect damage at lower front gutter, date in pencil on flyleaf, two . pages of text partially obscured by stickers (which are in the shape of . pennants from Dyke College).. 1892. First Printing. Hardcover. Maroon pebbled cloth, titles in gold. iv, 227 pages + 6 pages of publisher's ads. Illustrated endpapers in green and black and white illustrations. Howerton who was the founder of the Phreno-normal College, Beuna Vista, Mississippi notes, You can not spend your time better than in the pursuit of Phrenology. Such study is the best way to obey that old saw, Know Thyself; and it will enable you, also, to know much of the other fellow. .

$75.00

New Illustrated Self-Instructor in Phrenology and Physiology;  With One  Hundred Engravings
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New Illustrated Self-Instructor in Phrenology and Physiology; With One Hundred Engravings

By Fowler, O. S. ; Fowler, L. N.

NY: Fowler & Welles, Publishers. Fair with no dust jacket; Front free endpaper removed, musty, shaken.. 1883. Later Printing. Hardcover. Great engravings of various physiognomies and animal skulls with their purported traits based upon their features. Many pages of ads for the American Institute of Phrenology and publisher at read. Green decorated cloth. Title page filled in to denote that Mr. H. E. Swain conducted a chart exhibiting the character of H. R. McCuchom (? ) which follows on successive pages, filled in with pencil. ; 176 pages .

$20.00

Insanity:  Its Classification, Diagnosis and Treatment, a Manual for  Students and Practitioners of Medicine
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Insanity: Its Classification, Diagnosis and Treatment, a Manual for Students and Practitioners of Medicine

By Spitzka, E. C. , M. D.

NY: Bermingham & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, gift . inscription on front free endpaper.. 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. Green blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. pp [9]-14, [17]-415. A volume in Bermingham's Medical Library. Index. An early American medical book for alienists and doctors in which the author outlines his definitions and classifications of the various kinds of insanity (melancholia, stuporous insanity, insanity of pubescence, hysterical insanity, epileptic insanity) and the causes of insanity (sudden stoppage of the menstrual flow, "the functional abuse of the male sexual apparatus", etc. ). ; Ex-Library .

$45.00

Psychology and the Occult
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Psychology and the Occult

By Jung, C. G.

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Good; Edges rubbed, corner bumped, owner name, highlighting to 3 pages of . the introduction.. 1982. Later Printing. Softcover. 0710092539 . x, 167 pages, 9 pages of ads. Black and white illustrations and bibliography. From the collected works of C. G. Jung volumes 1, 8, and 18 dealing with Spiritualist Phenomena and parapsychological phenomena. Bibliography. Translated by R. F. C. Hull. .

$12.00

The Psychology of the Movements of Handwriting
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The Psychology of the Movements of Handwriting

By Crepieux-James, J. ; Given-Wilson, L. K, (translator)

London: George Routledge & Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, one inch split at foot of spine, . cup rings on front boards, pages toned.. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Maroon cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. x, 196 pp, index. Illustrations. An early handwriting analysis text. .

$40.00

The Stress of Life
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The Stress of Life

By Selye, Hans

NY: McGraw-Hill. Very Good. 1984. Revised Edition. Softcover. 0070562121 . How to understand physiological effects of stress. ; 515 pages .

$10.00

Self-Suggestion and the New Huna Theory of Mesmerism and Hypnosis
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Self-Suggestion and the New Huna Theory of Mesmerism and Hypnosis

By Long, Max Freedom

Vista, CA: Huna Research Publications. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, jacket . toned and tattered.. 1958. Hardcover. Gray cloth binding. ; 117 pages .

$13.00

Psyche and Substance:  Essays on Homeopathy in the Light of Jungian  Psychology
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Psyche and Substance: Essays on Homeopathy in the Light of Jungian Psychology

By Whitmont, Edward C.

Richmond, CA: North Atlantic Books. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards slightly splayed, jacket shelfworn.. 1980. Hardcover. 0913028673 . "Through the essays is an emphasis upon the dynamic interplay between allopathy and homeopathy, psyche and soma, inner and outer ecology which are resolved in the wisdom of the eternal tao." (rear cover blurb) Black cloth boards. ; 190 pages .

$13.00

PEP:  Poise - Efficiency - Peace: a Book of Hows Not Whys for Physical and  Mental Efficiency
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PEP: Poise - Efficiency - Peace: a Book of Hows Not Whys for Physical and Mental Efficiency

By Hunter, Col. William C.

Chicago: Reilly & Britton Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned, boards rubbed.. 1916. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. Photo frontispiece of the author. Red cloth with title stamped in black on front boards and spine. A self help book originally published in 1914 to improve mental and physical powers. ; 222 pages .

$20.00

Character and Temperament
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Character and Temperament

By Jastrow, Joseph

New York and London: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Underlining and notes to two pages.. 1915. First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Jastrow was a Polish-born professor of the young science of psychology at the University of Wisconsin for nearly forty years. He worked to promote and popularize psychological theories and experiments among the general public and was particularly interested in research on optical and psychological illusions and debunking parapsychology. In this volume, published after his first nervous breakdown, he details his theories about perceived sexual and racial differences in human behavior filtered through the lens of his own biases and prejudices; to whit, his explanations of female hysteria, "the yellow peril", and this gem: "Speaking broadly, the negro mind has been adequate to follow and adopt the patterns of activity evolved by a culture rated as vastly superior, infinitely more complex than that is which he would now find himself, had he remained in his original habitat." xviii, 596 pp. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$40.00

McLuhan: Hot and Cool:  A Critical Symposium
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McLuhan: Hot and Cool: A Critical Symposium

By Stearn, Gerald Emanuel

NY: Dial Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket price-clipped and . soiled, with tattering along top margins.. 1967. Second Printing. Hardcover. An anthology of essays critiquing the ideas of Marshall McLuhan, by such intellectual luminaries as Susan Sontag, Tom Wolfe, Dwight Macdonald, Howard Gossage, etc, including rebuttals by McLuhan. Bibliography. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 312 pages .

$10.00

A Place for Human Beings
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A Place for Human Beings

By Portugal, Pamela Rainbear;

Palo Alto, CA: Wild Horses Press. Fair in Good dust jacket; Jacket and first third of book waterstained at . lower margins, jacket tattered and lightly soiled.. 1974. First Printing. Softcover. Distributed by The Potted Plant, Palo Alto, CA. Blue softcover with printed jacket. Some pages printed on white stock, some on tan stock. Nearly every page illustrated in color or black and white. Inscribed by author on half-title and two hand-lettered, illustrated mimeo flyers laid in, folded in half. One flyer advertises this book (and has handwritten note to dedicatee on verso) and the other advertises other books and groovy goods available at The Potted Plant at 226 Hamilton Street, Palo Alto. A compilation of the author's thoughts, poetry, inspirational quotes, and artwork. Lots of marijuana leaves, naked people, mushrooms, handprints, etc in the creative style of the early Seventies. "This book is a soft, furry, tender and wild thing - a creature born in a magic place. I love it. " - Michael Murphy, Esalen Institute (rear cover blurb). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages; Signed by Author .

$17.50

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
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How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

By Carnegie, Dale

NY: Simon and Schuster. Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, boards worn, corners rounded.. 1948. Nineteenth Printing. Hardcover. 0671506196 . Index. ; 306 pages .

$12.00

How to Use the Science of Mind
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How to Use the Science of Mind

By Holmes, Ernest

NY: Dodd, Mead and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and chipped, church address . label on title page, small stain on front free endpaper.. 1950. Later Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 150 pages .

$13.00

Brother Animal:  The Story of Freud and Tausk
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Brother Animal: The Story of Freud and Tausk

By Roazen, Paul

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Musty, jacket rubbed.. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. 0713901268 . Index, notes, chronology, photos. A look at the relationship between Sigmund Freud and his pupil-turned-rival Victor Tausk, who later committed suicide after a fall-out with his mentor. ; 221 pages .

$12.00

Applied Motion Study: a Collection of Papers on the Efficient Method to  Industrial Preparedness
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Applied Motion Study: a Collection of Papers on the Efficient Method to Industrial Preparedness

By Gilbreth, Frank B. ; Gilbreth, Lillian M.

NY: Sturgis & Walton. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner name and date on front free endpaper, . boards lightly rubbed, spine cracked, toning of one page of text from 3 . laid in photo strips of chronocyclegraphs, showing the photographic trails . of certain motions performed in completing an industrial task.. 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Maroon cloth binding with gilt lettering stamped on front boards and spine. Photos, one folding chart, index. The book is illustrated with photograph reproductions within the text, but then laid in on one page are three 10.5 x 4 cm photographs (described within the book as chronocylegraphs) with two nearly identical images of three different work stations. Foreword by George Iles. The Gilbreths were a husband and wife team who founded modern industrial psychology and pioneered methods of time and motion study, as documented in this book. They developed photographic and other analytic methods to record workers performing various repetitive motions during manufacturing and handicrafts. Frank died in his early 50s, but Lillian lived to a ripe old age and accomplished many further scientific, philanthropic and educational achievements, including rearing the twelve children whose early years are recounted by two of her offspring in the classic memoir "Cheaper by the Dozen". Previous owner Dr. Grace H. Kent, whose signature graces the front free endpaper, was a distinguished child psychologist affiliated with various state hospitals in the Northeast and who is best known in the field for developing the Kent-Rosanoff Free Association test. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages .

$250.00

Psychological Case Handling (Two Volumes)
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Psychological Case Handling (Two Volumes)

By Thorne, Frederick C.

Brandon, VT: Clinical Psychology Publishing Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jackets rubbed.. 1968. Hardcover. Blue cloth bindings. Volume One: Establishing the Conditions Necessary for Counseling and Psychotherapy, Volume Two: Specialized Methods of Counseling and Psychotherapy. .

$30.00

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