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Hand--Book of the Oneida Community, 1875

Hand--Book of the Oneida Community, 1875

by [ONEIDA COMMUNITY]

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Oneida, NY: Office of Oneida Circular, 1875. Octavo (22cm). Stab-sewn pamphlet in printed tan paper wraps; 48pp; 3pp of publisher's ads at rear, with ad for the Oneida Circular to rear wrapper; errata slip to final page of advertisements. A fresh copy, with slight dirt to wraps: Very Good. An overview of the Oneida Community, a perfectionist… Read more about this item
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Male Continence, or Self-Control in Sexual Intercourse

Male Continence, or Self-Control in Sexual Intercourse

by [ONEIDA COMMUNITY] NOYES, J[ohn] H[umphrey]

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1866
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[n.p.]: [Oneida Community], 1866. First Edition. First printing. Pamphlet, 4pp. Gently rubbed, lightly toned at edges, with moderate water damage and mildew damage: Good only. A singular aspect of Noyes's Pefectionist philosophy, as practiced by his followers at Oneida, was the sanctification of the human sexual bond through the practice of "male continence," i.e. coitus reservatus, or… Read more about this item
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Male Continence;

Male Continence;

by [ONEIDA] NOYES, John Humphrey

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1872
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Oneida, NY: Office of Oneida Circular, 1872. First Thus. Second edition. Octavo (23cm). In printed blue paper wraps; 24pp; list of other Oneida publications to rear wrapper. Gently rubbed, staining to wrappers and first two leaves, else Very Good. A singular aspect of Noyes's Pefectionist philosophy, as practiced by his followers at Oneida, was the sanctification of… Read more about this item
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Report of the Health of Children in the Oneida Community

Report of the Health of Children in the Oneida Community

by [ONEIDA] Noyes, T[heodore] R., M. D.

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1878
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Oneida, NY: [Oneida Community], 1878. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (22cm). Blue coated paper wraps, printed on front and rear; 8pp; ad for The American Socialist to lower cover. Pages uniformly toned, spine lightly rubbed, else Near Fine. Statistical analysis of the sickness and mortality rates among the 50 living children born in the Oneida Community from 1869, as… Read more about this item
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[PUTNEY & ONEIDA COMMUNITY PERIODICALS] The Witness, The Perfectionist, The Perfectionist & Theocratic Watchman, The Spiritual Magazine, The Free Church Circular, The Circular, The Circular New Series, The Oneida Circular, The American Socialist
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[PUTNEY & ONEIDA COMMUNITY PERIODICALS] The Witness, The Perfectionist, The Perfectionist & Theocratic Watchman, The Spiritual Magazine, The Free Church Circular, The Circular, The Circular New Series, The Oneida Circular, The American Socialist

by [ONEIDA COMMUNITY] NOYES, John Humphrey; J. L. Skinner; Theodore L. Pitt

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1839-1879
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Oneida, NY, et al.: Oneida Community, 1839-1879. First Edition. The Perfectionist [vol. I nos 1&2 condensed]. New Haven, CT: 1835. Second edition. One folio issue (40cm), 4pp. Split along fold, with damage to margins, small spots of discoloration: Good. DARE 1517. The Witness [vol. I nos xx, xxii, xxv; vol. II nos ii, iv-vi, viii, xi-xii, xiv-xvi,… Read more about this item
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La Cité Future: Essai d'une Utopie Scientifique
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La Cité Future: Essai d'une Utopie Scientifique

by [UTOPIAN THOUGHT] [FRANCE] TARBOURIECH, Ernest

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1902
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Paris: P.-V. Stock, 1902. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); contemporary green morocco-backed marbled boards, gilt spine in five compartments, original wrappers bound in; [6],484pp. Boards very slightly rubbed, spine leather almost entirely toned to brown, else a Very Good to Near Fine copy. At head of title: "Bibliothèque des Recherches Sociales - No. 7." Eugenicist utopian treatise by… Read more about this item
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Social Service at the General Convention of 1934

Social Service at the General Convention of 1934

by [EPISCOPAL CHURCH]

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1934
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New York: National Council / Department of Christian Social Service, 1934. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); staplebound self-wrappers printed within double rule; 7pp. Some light wear from handling, occasional pencil check marks to margins, minor dust-soil, else Very Good. Among the resolutions discussed and adopted at the convention include the promotion of eugenics, the condemning lynching, and supporting the Motion… Read more about this item
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Eugenics of the Negro Race. Reprinted from

Eugenics of the Negro Race. Reprinted from "The Scientific Monthly", July, 1917

by [AFRICAN-AMERICANA] MILLER, Kelly

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1917
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N.p.: [Washington, D.C.: by the Author, 1917], 1917. Octavo. Staple-bound wrappers; [3]pp. Offprint. Wrapper edges soiled and briefly chipped along upper margin; perforations for binding at bound edge; Very Good. Brief but quite sophisticated discussion of the issue of race eugenics and whether the "professional class" of Negroes would be self-sustaining through its own reproductivity;" Miller's preliminary conclusion is… Read more about this item
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