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Reflections of a Bachelor

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodge Publishing Company. (1906). New York.: 1906

Seller ID: 2873


Illustrated boards. Illustrations. 151 pages of witty sayings such as: "Bachelors could have a fine time if there weren't any maidens and husbands to get in their way". "Man rules all dumb animals; woman rules man". "Men put money into stocks and women into stockings". "Politics and horse trading are child's play beside picking a wife". "Butter would not melt in the mouths of some people and lye would not scorch the mouths of others... View more info

The Why - What - and When of A Century of Progress International Exposition : Chicago, 1933

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, A Century of Progress Exposition: 1933

Seller ID: 11081


One sheet (20 x 9 inch) folded into (4 x 9 inch) with printing and illustrations on both sides. title taken from the front fold. Brochure explains exhibits (over 90), events, accessibility, transportation, lodgings, and expenses. Very good clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "11645 - Last in Bed Put out the Light."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, James M. Davis: 1897

Seller ID: 015532


Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Photo of a woman and a man climbing into bed. On back, "Photographed and Published by B. W. Kilburn, Littleton, N. H." View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "12263 - Don't tell me you won't wash."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, James M. Davis: 1897

Seller ID: 015534


Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Photo of a woman pulling a man's hair while he grimaces, both of his hands are in the washtub, washing clothing. Supposed to be humorous, but just looks abusive. On back, "Photographed and Published by B. W. Kilburn, Littleton, N. H." View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "11918 - This parting gives me pain, dear"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, James M. Davis: 1897

Seller ID: 015535


Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Photo of a shirtless man standing behind a bed and holding onto the footboard. A woman is behind him, applying some kind of appliance to his back. The man is grimacing in pain. On back, "Photographed and Published by B. W. Kilburn, Littleton, N. H." View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "11900 - Waking all the night long."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, James M. Davis: 1897

Seller ID: 015536


Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Photo of a husband and wife in bed with a toddler on the husband's lap and an infant on the wife's lap. On back, "Photographed and Published by B. W. Kilburn, Littleton, N. H." View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "7368 - See here young man we want to go to sleep."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, James M. Davis: 1892

Seller ID: 015537


Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Photo of a husband and wife in bed tending to an infant. On back, "Photographed and Published by B. W. Kilburn, Littleton, N. H." View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "12039 - Hon. William J. Bryan."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, James M. Davis: 1897

Seller ID: 015543


Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Portrait of William Jennings Bryan as a young man, head shot surrounded by flowers. William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) was a leading political figure from the 1890's until his death. He ran for President 3 times as a Democrat, and served in the House of Representatives and as President Wilson's Secretary of State. He was also famous for being... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Ulrey Church"

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Claypool, Indiana, The American View Company:

Seller ID: 015650


Original stereocard on gray boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Photograph of brick building with two chimneys surrounded by trees. From "History of the Church of the Brethren in Indiana" by Otho Winger, "A meetinghouse was built two miles north of South Bend, and known as the Ulrey church". Built late 1800s. View more info

Dialogue du Zoppino.Introduction, Essai Bibliographique & Notes Par Guillaume Apollinaire

By: Apollinaire, Guillaume

Price: $187.50

Publisher: Bibliotheque Des Curieux. (1911). Paris.: 1911

Seller ID: 2881


First edition thus. Parchment over wrappers, illustrated. No. 487 of 505 copies. In French. Page edges are uncut. Devenu Frere, et Ludovico, putassier, ou sont contenues la vie et la genealogie de toutes les courtisanes de Rome. View more info

Set of Ayers Family. Original Cabinet Card Photographs (3).

By: Ayers Family

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, S.M.Robinson, Photographer: 1891

Seller ID: 11667


Series (3) of original cabinet card photos (4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inch) of the Henry C. Ayers family. 1] Henry Clinton Ayers (1840-1899). 2] Mary Ayers (1849-1927). 3] Eleanore or Elizabeth Ayers, their daughter. Henry C. Ayers was born in New Hampshire and was a graduate of Dartmouth College and later helped form both Pittsburgh Life Underwriters Association and the National Association of Life Underwriters. Mary, his wife was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. Life span of the daughter i... View more info

The Plain Man and His Wife

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1913

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 7934


Dust wrapper with two small splits at top of each side of the spine. (1913) Marriage advice by this British author, best know for his novel "The Old Wives' Tale." 110 pages, plus two pages of advertising for other books by Bennett. View more info

A Modern Quixote: or, My Wife's Fool of a Husband

By: Berkeley, August (Gardner, S. A.)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Hartford, CT, American Publishing Company: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019612


Original publisher's green cloth binding with illustrated front cover. 6" x 9." 471 pages, complete. Black and white illustrations, complete. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Pages are clean and intact. Binding is tight. Covers are clean with only a bit of wear at the bottom edge of the front cover. A fictional story about a "quixotic" man, August Berkeley (pseudonym of the author, Rev. S. A. Gardner), and his newly wedded wife, Augusta. ... View more info

Love's Coming-of-Age; A Series of Papers on the Relations of the Sexes

By: Carpenter, Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Mitchell Kennerley.: 1911

Seller ID: 2867


Cloth. Page tops are gilt. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. Inked stamp on front end paper. The author describes the differences between how men and women view sex, love and marriage. Chapters include: The Sex-Passion; Man the Ungrown; Woman the Serf; Woman in Freedom; Marriage - A Retrospect; Marriage - A Forecast; The Intermediate Sex; The Free Society; Star and Sex Worships; The Primitive Group-Marriage; Preventive Checks; etc. View more info

Casanova; In Rome, In Venice, In Paris; An Appreciation by Havelock Ellis

By: Casanova

Price: $37.50

Publisher: John W. Luce and Company. 1924. Boston.: 1924

Seller ID: 2870


First edition. Boards. Dust wrapper, trimmed 1/2" top and bottom, no loss of text. Offsetting to front and rear end papers. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. In the Appreciation, Havelock Ellis notes: "No doubt whatever -- and this apart from the qu estion as to whether his autobiography should be counted as moral or immoral literature -- Casanova delivered himself bound into the hands of the moralists". "The Casanova family was originally Spanish". &... View more info

The Building of a Brain

By: Clarke, Edward H., M. D.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood & Company: 1874

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15004


Publisher's cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. Personal inscription in pencil on flyleaf. Advertisement for 11th edition of author's previous work "Sex in Education; or, a Fair Chance for Girls" opposite title page. 153 pages. Slight tear in back flyleaf. The author was a prominent professor at Harvard Medical School, and his theories about the relationship of female physiology and education set forth in the aforementioned "Sex in Education" were... View more info

Crane, Anne Moncure: Autograph letter signed

By: Crane, Anne Moncure

Price: $150.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019092


Two pages. 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. No place or date, but Baltimore, 1860's. Anne Moncure Crane (b. 1838, d. 1872) was an American novelist. Her work gained notice because of its exploration of female sexuality. Her work also is thought to haave influenced Henry James. In this letter to her friend Eugene Didier (1838-1913) she asks that Didier accompany her as escort for an evening to be spent at a Mr. Wymon's home. Didier was an author and critic and became an autho... View more info

Original Cabinet Card Photograph: Jennie Joyce

By: D.J. Faulk (photographer)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Newsboy: 1892

Seller ID: 018950


Jennie Joyce is described on the Internet as an actress and an exotic dancer. This photograph shows her wearing what would be a fairly modest swimming suit by today's standards, but must have been quite risque in her day. She is standing, with both arms behind her head, showing off her ample curves. 3 1/2 x 5 inch photo on backing of 4 1/4 x 6 1/4. Some light creasing to bottom left side of backing, but not in the photo. The photograph is clear and bright with good ... View more info

The Gods of Generation: A History of Phallic Cults Among Ancients & Moderns, Translated from the French By A.F.N.

By: Dulaure, Jacques-Antoine

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, The Panurge Press: 1933

Seller ID: 8374


Publisher's blue cloth with silver lettering and decoration on front cover. Limited to 2000 copies. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. 280 pages, plus index and colophon. View more info

Essays in War-Time: Further Studies in the Task of Social Hygiene

By: Ellis, Havelock

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1917

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 8363


Publisher's dark blue pebble cloth with gilt lettering. Former owners' stamp and signature on front end paper and half-title. Essays on war, pacificism, birth control, prostitution, eugenics, etc. 252 pages, including index. View more info