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Sexual Behavior in the Human Male

Sexual Behavior in the Human Male

by KINSEY, Alfred C., Wardell B. Pomeroy, and Clyde E. Martin

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1948
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Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, 1948. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (23.5cm); maroon cloth, blocked in black and navy blue and titled in gilt on spine; xvi, 804. Human Male - spine ends and corners gently nudged, else very good indeed, lacking the dustwrapper. Landmark work on human sexuality, compiled by Kinsey and his colleagues at the Institute for Sex… Read more about this item
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Summer Diary 1986 [Supplemento alla rivista Per Lui]

Summer Diary 1986 [Supplemento alla rivista Per Lui]

by WEBER, Bruce (photographs); Franca Sozzani (ed), et al.

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Published
1986
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Milan: Conde Nast, 1986. First Edition. Quarto (28cm). Pictorial paper wrappers; unpaginated. Near Fine in the original wrappers. Issued as a supplement to the Italian fashion magazine Per Lui; text in Italian and English. An unironic and unapologetic celebration of eighties America in all its richest, handsomest, and most vapid glory.
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Prostitution and The Law

Prostitution and The Law

by JAMES, T.E.

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Published
1951
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London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1951. First Edition. Octavo. 22cm. Publisher's dark blue cloth titled in gilt to spine. Dustjacket. 160pp. Very light wear to extremities and spine ends, in a clean, strong orange card dustjacket with some light marginal soiling and discoloration. A very good, smart copy. Internally clean with some offsetting to the pastedowns and some pale spotting… Read more about this item
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Seven

Seven "Sexuality" Titles Written by Lawrence Block: Beyond Group Sex; Eros and Capricorn; Total Sexuality; 3 is Not a Crowd; The Taboo Breakers; Women Who Swing Both Ways; Doing It!

by WELLS, John Warren [Pseud: Lawrence Block]

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1968-1974
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New York: Lancer; Dell; Warner Paperback Library, 1968-1974. Octavo. 18cm. Publisher's original decorated card covers. All very good or better, with light general wear, most often to the spine panel, with "Women who Swing Both Ways" and "Doing It!" showing the most signs of having been read. A representative part of a slew of slightly sleazy, slightly risqué sexuality… Read more about this item
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Sensuality in Scandinavia

Sensuality in Scandinavia

by [SMUT & SLEAZE] [SEXUALITY] ELLIOTT, Neil

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First Edition
Published
1970
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New York: Weybright and Talley, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. 22cm. Publisher's original black cloth titled in red gilt to spine. Dustjacket. 271pp. Slight bumping to the spine ends, no appreciable wear, in a clean, bright priceclipped dustjacket with some minor discoloration in parts, a very good copy indeed. Internally clean. A rather cynical and US-centric attempt to describe the… Read more about this item
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Foolish Figleaves? Pornography In and Out of Court

Foolish Figleaves? Pornography In and Out of Court

by KUH, Richard H.

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First Edition
Published
1967
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New York: Macmillan, 1967. First Edition. Octavo. 22cm. Publisher's green cloth titled in gilt to spine. Dustjacket. 368pp. Light scuffing and bumping to extremities and spine ends, strong and handsome in a priceclipped pictorial dustjacket with some marginal creasing to the upper edge and a little chipping to the laminate in places. A very good copy. Internally clean. Top… Read more about this item
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The Women in Hitler's Life

The Women in Hitler's Life

by ARNDT, Robert

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1944
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New York: Herald Publishing Co, 1944. Pictorial staple-bound pamphlet; illus.; 23pp; illus. Small spot of darkening to front cover, else clean, tight and unmarked; Very Good. Sensational text linking Hitler to a variety of prominent women, including Leni Riefenstahl as well as Unity Freeman, the Viennese dancer "La Jana", and others. Includes a second section titled "Sexual Morality in… Read more about this item
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Gay Erotic Art Photography No. 1: Penissimo. Multivideoprints

Gay Erotic Art Photography No. 1: Penissimo. Multivideoprints

by ZETT, Leonard

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First Edition
Published
n.d. [2001]
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Simon Town, S.A.: Volker Janssen, n.d. [2001]. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (21.5cm). Pictorial, glazed paper-covered boards (hardcover); 64pp; chiefly illus. Fine, unworn copy. Penises.
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My Secret Life [Books I-XI]

My Secret Life [Books I-XI]

by [EROTICA] Anon. G[ershon] Legman, introd

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First Thus
Published
1966
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New York: Grove Press, 1966. First Thus. First Grove Press printing. Two large, heavy octavo volumes. Cloth hardcovers in dustjackets and publisher's slipcase; lxviv,[1]-1291; 1292-2259pp. Some waviness to cloth on spines, else minimal signs of use, with texts clean, tight and unmarked in the original dustwrappers, unclipped (priced $30 on front flaps), Near Fine. In the original publisher's slipcase,… Read more about this item
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Auto-Erotic Practices

Auto-Erotic Practices

by [EROTICA] [SEXOLOGY] [PSYCHOLOGY] DAVIS, Porter

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Edition
Tenth Printing
Published
1953
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New York: Mental Health Press, 1953. Tenth Printing. Octavo. 20.5cm. Publisher's grey-blue card wraps. 79pp. Clean and bright, slight discoloration and sunning to the rear panel, and a short closed tear to the tail of the spine. A very good copy of a somewhat ephemeral item. Internally clean. A later printing of the 1949 edition, which was clearly an… Read more about this item
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Couplings and Groupings

Couplings and Groupings

by TERRY, Megan

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First Edition
Published
1972
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New York: Pantheon Books, 1972. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo. 22cm. Publisher's blue cloth, titled and decorated in black and blue to spine and front board. Dustjacket. 146pp. Light marginal wear, with some discolouration of the cloth at the edges, minor bumping to spine ends, a very good copy in a clean, bright priceclipped dustjacket. Internally clean. Red "H"… Read more about this item
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Because Mourning Sickness Is a Staple in My Country

Because Mourning Sickness Is a Staple in My Country

by [LGBTQ] AIN'T I A WOMAN

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[n.d. but ca.1974]
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Iowa City: Ain't I A Woman, [n.d. but ca.1974]. First Edition. 12mo. (17cm); stapled wrappers; 52pp. Original ink price at upper right corner of front wrapper, some trivial wear, else Fine. "This is a collection of poems by working-class dykes who have been going through changes and writing poems, among other things" (front wrapper, verso). All of the poems… Read more about this item
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Dr. Ruth's Guide to Good Sex [Inscribed Copy]

Dr. Ruth's Guide to Good Sex [Inscribed Copy]

by WESTHEIMER, Ruth (aka "Dr. Ruth"); Helen Singer Kaplan, introd

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First Edition
Published
1983
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New York: Warner Books, 1983. First Edition. First printing. Inscribed on half-title: "To Cynthie / good wishes!," signed, undated but apparently contemporary with publication. Octavo. Linen-backed boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 334pp. Fine copy in the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $15.50 on front flap), fine but for a faint crease to front flap. A bright copy of Westheimer's first… Read more about this item
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Sexual Behavior in the Human Male [together with] Sexual Behavior in the Human Female

Sexual Behavior in the Human Male [together with] Sexual Behavior in the Human Female

by KINSEY, Alfred C., Wardell B. Pomeroy, and Clyde E. Martin

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First Editions
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1948 & 1953
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Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, 1948 & 1953. First Editions. First Printings. Two thick octavo volumes (23.5cm); maroon cloth, blocked in black and navy blue and titled in gilt on spines; xvi, 804; xxx, 842pp. Both volumes clean, tight and unmarked in the original bindings, free of internal markings or wear; Very Good to Near Fine. Attractive set of this… Read more about this item
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Mirage

Mirage

by VALLEJO, Boris; Doris Vallejo, text

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First Edition
Published
1982
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New York: Ballantine Books, 1982. First Edition. First printing, softcover issue. Quarto (12" x 9"); pictorial stiff card wrappers (softcover); unpaginated. Ilustrated throughout in b/w and color. Mild bumps to corners, else Fine. An attractive, well-preserved copy. There was a simultaneous hardcover issue. Ambitious collaboration between the noted Peruvian-American fantasy illustrator and his first wife, pairing the former's… Read more about this item
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Hosiery thru the Years

Hosiery thru the Years

by [FASHION & COSTUME] [UNUSUAL ACTIVITIES] HASKELL, Ira J.

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First Edition
Published
1956
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Lynn, MSA: Privately Published, 1956. First Edition. Quarto. Comb-bound heavy card wrappers; iv,124pp; illus. Printed from typescript, rectos only. Clean, unmarked copy, about Fine. Illustrated throughout from photographs (halftones) and reproduced line drawings. Includes bibliography, glossary, and chronology. A privately-published treatise by Ira J. Haskell, a hosiery specialist at the T.W. Rogers Company Department Store in Lynn, Mass.… Read more about this item
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Rapture: 13 Erotic Fantasies

Rapture: 13 Erotic Fantasies

by [EROTIC PHOTOGRAPHY] RAFFAELLI, Ron

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First Edition
Published
1975
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New York: Grove Press, 1975. First Edition. First printing. Quarto. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; unpaginated [16pp; 104 leaves of plates]. Fine copy in the original dustwrapper, unclipped, very lightly rubbed at extremities, Near Fine. Explicitly erotic imagery with some surrealist elements.
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Tijuana Bibles: Art and Wit in America's Forbidden Funnies, 1930s-1950s [Inscribed]
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Tijuana Bibles: Art and Wit in America's Forbidden Funnies, 1930s-1950s [Inscribed]

by [PORNOGRAPHY] ADELMAN, Bob; Art Spiegelman, Richard Merkin, Madeline Kripke

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First Edition
Published
1997
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997. First Edition. First printing. Inscribed by Adelman on title page: "For James / Now You'll realize how little you missed not growing up in America ...I trust you're not unamused," signed, dated in year of publication. Oblong quarto. Tan paper-covered boards; dustjacket;160pp. Fine copy. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $24.95 on front… Read more about this item
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Candy: The Novel

Candy: The Novel

by SOUTHERN, Terry and Mason Hoffenberg

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First U.K. Edition
Published
1968
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London: Bernard Geis, 1968. First U.K. Edition. First Impression. Octavo (21.5cm); two-tone paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [10],11-158,[2]pp. Spine ends gently nudged, else a fresh, very Near Fine copy. In the second issue dustjacket, which mentions the film; unclipped (priced 42s.), showing modest wear, gentle sunning to spine, with a tiny tear and attendant… Read more about this item
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Emmanuelle

Emmanuelle

by ARSAN, Emmanuelle (novel); BAIR, Lowell (translation)

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First American Edition
Published
1971
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New York: Grove Press, Inc, 1971. First American Edition. First Printing, cloth issue. Octavo (21.5cm); black cloth, blocked and titled in silver on spine; dustjacket; [10],11-221,[3]pp. Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket, unclipped (priced $6.95), with light wear to corner tips, and two small tears and attendant creases at crown. English translation of Arsan's best-selling erotic novel, first published… Read more about this item
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