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| 175101 [ANONYMOUS]. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A FLEA.|
Carroll and Graf, 1984. 191 pages. Small Trade paperback. Good. Edgewear and creasing to covers; light soil to fore-edge. ISBN: 0881840025 $14.95.
| 206491 [No author]. DUETTO.|
Visualbooks, 1988. Hardcover. Color photos. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. Two-inch deep chip to top of last photo; remainder mark on bottom edge. Else bright, tight and clean; no names or marks. ISBN: B000S5O8F0 $8.95.
| 206492 [No author]. DUETTO.|
Visualbooks, 1988. Hardcover. Color photos. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Light shelfwear to jacket. Else bright, tight and clean; no names or marks. ISBN: B000S5O8F0 $9.95.
| 206494 [No author]. GROUP SEX: A Pictorial View.|
Crescent / Arlington House, 1989. Hardcover. Color photos. Fine. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or jacket wear. ISBN: 0517655667 $9.95.
| 206495 [No author]. GROUP SEX: A Pictorial View.|
Crescent / Arlington House, 1989. Hardcover. Color photos. Near Fine. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Else bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or jacket wear. ISBN: 0517655667 $8.95.
| 177355 ABBOTT, Karen. SIN IN THE SECOND CITY: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul.|
Random House, 2008. 364 pages. Trade paperback. Photos. Notes and Sources. Bibliography. Index. Very Good. Light shelfwear. $9.95.
| 176678 ABERCROMBIE, Nora and Candas Jane Dorsey. HARDWIRED ANGEL.|
Vancouver, BC: Pulp Press, 1987. 113 pages. Trade paperback. Near Fine. Light shelfwear; slight fading to spine. ISBN: 0889781907 $7.95.
| 168947 ALBERT, Alexa. BROTHEL: The Mustang Ranch & Its Women.|
Random House, 2001. 271 pages. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket in protective mylar. ISBN: 0375503315 $12.95.
A fascinating look at the lives, stories and attitudes of these working women - balancing craft and vocation, families and personal life, and more. From its beginning as a public health project, this study of America's largest brothel evolved into a six-year exploration and candid social biography.
| 170729 Anonymous (Robert B. Douglas, translator). ONE HUNDRED MERRIE AND DELIGHTSOME STORIES [Les Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles]. Volume 1.|
Tokyo: The Rockmay Press, 1961. x+256 pages. Hardcover. Introduction. Very Good cloth spine, gilt, with patterned paper-covered boards. Light shelfwear to price-clipped dust wrapper. Dustjacket in protective mylar. ISBN: B000I8QQ16 $12.95.
| 142954 ANONYMOUS. STREETWALKER.|
Viking, 1960. 178 pages. First American edition. Hardcover. Quarter-bound: black cloth boards, yellow cloth spine with black stamping on spine. Very Good-, in a Good dust cover. Endpapers discolored. Text-edges lightly foxed. Touch of soiling on spine. Dustjacket, in protective mylar, with soiling on back panel, worn & torn edges, couple half-inch closed tears, & chipping to spine-ends. $18.95.
| 177304 ANONYMOUS. A MAN WITH A MAID. (Two Volumes Complete in One).|
Grove Press / Evergreen Black Cat, 1968. 254 pages. 5th printing the same year of publication. Mass Market paperback. Black cat book #B-181 with publisher price of 1.25. Good. Covers have thin vertical lamination bubbles, thin spine reading crease. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. ISBN: 0394170911 $5.95.
| 293082 BABAD, Harry (compiler/editor). ROLL ME OVER.|
Oak Publications, 1972. 144 pages. 1st printing / edition. Large Trade paperback. Illustrated. Bibliography and Discography. Index. Very Good. Moderate wear to front cover spine fold, some creasing bottom front corner. Solid, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. ISBN: B0013G54W4 $14.95.
Funny, ribald, smutty...primarily a collection of dirty songs - some incredibly nasty, a singer's collection.
| 181508 BATAILLE, Georges. MA MERE.|
Editions Flammarion, 1991. 126 pages. Mass Market paperback. Publishing info is a bit confusing, but conforms to publisher 10 x 18 with copyright attributed to Jean-Jacques Pauvert, 1966; 1986 reprint. Good+. Page edges are age-browned, front endpaper has a large light damp stain. Book is a solid reading copy, no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 2264005653 $7.95.
Text in French only. Bataille has been called a 'metaphysician of evil,' specializing in blasphemy, profanation, and horror.
| 171827 BEAN, Orson. ME AND THE ORGONE: One Man's Sexual Revolution.|
NY: St. Martin's, 1971. 119 pages. Hardback. Foreword by A. S. Neill. Very Good+ in Very Good- dustjacket. A little light staining top. Jacket browning, tiny edge tears, long split bottom of the rear flap. ISBN: B000AMMIRG $7.95.
Author's experiences with orgonomy, the psychotherapy developed by the radical Wilhelm Reich, centered around the concept of complete sexual fulfillment. Reich was put into jail and his books burned by the government, in the Land of the Free, for his promotion of orgonomy.
| 203207 BEARD, Henry et al [editors]. THE BREAST OF NATIONAL LAMPOON: A Collection of Sexual Humor.|
National Lampoon, 1972. Trade paperback. Illustrated. Acceptable. Mustiness and water damage along bottom margin. Book is still tight and solid. ISBN: B000N8YJ1U $11.95.
| 165435 BEVINS, Gil. COME ON BABES.|
North Hollywood: American Art Enterprises, 1983. 192 pages. 1st edition. Mass Market paperback. Gourmet Editions # GED-162. Very Good. Light shelf wear, two faint spine creases. cover art is bright, book is clean and tight. $20.
'Ultra Erotica'. Scarce.
| 137718 BORN, Le Roy. IN DEFENSE OF THE DEVIL, The World, the Flesh & Satan Coming into Their Own.|
Girard: Haldeman-Julius, 1929. 32 pages. Little Blue Book No. 1385. Staple- bound pamphlet, 3.5 in. x 5 in. In gray covers. Very Good. Margins sunned all around. Top of spine slightly worn. $9.95.
| 156212 BROUMAS, Olga. CARITAS.|
Eugene: Privately Published, 1976. 7 pages. No edition stated. 7 loose sheets laid in 8.5 x 10 inch paperback folder without pockets. Printed one side only on beige textured stock. Good+. Some light soiling of covers/folder. Gift inscription inside front cover. Half-dozen light cross-creases on spine. Light edge wear to folder & text-pages. $115.
Highly erotic woman on woman poetry: 'With the clear / plastic speculum, transparent / and when inserted, pink like the convex / carapace of a prawn, flashlight in hand, I / guide you / inside the small / cathedral of my c-t....'.
| 176642 BRUCE, Kitty. THE ALMOST UNPUBLISHED LENNY BRUCE. With 3 Photo stills.|
Running Press, 1984. 128 pages. Large Trade paperback. Profusely illustrated with photos. Foreword by Kitty Bruce. With publisher's promo letter laid in (citing release of the book to coincide with HBO's 'A Toast to Lenny Bruce'), along with three 8x10-inch B&W promotional photo stills, one of Lenny ad-libbing at the microphone, one of Lenny lying on a bed holding his daughter when she was about two, and one of the adult Kitty. Very Good+. Bright, solid and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 0894712594 $70.
Lenny Bruce's daughter opens up her legendary father's vault. Interviews, writings, sketches, etc. Includes interview with Studs Terkel, a sketch for The Steve Allen Show, various letters, obit by Ralph J. Gleason, and more.
| 162581 BRUCE, Lenny. [Edited, with foreword by John Cohen]. THE ESSENTIAL LENNY BRUCE.|
NY: Bell, 1970. 241 pages. 3rd printing. Hardback. Edited, with foreword by John Cohen. Very Good+ in Good dustjacket. Jacket is bright, but has tears and edge chipping. In protective mylar. ISBN: 051713358X $10.95.
Originally published in a mass market format.
| 161979 BRYK, Felix. CIRCUMCISION IN MAN AND WOMAN: Its History, Psychology & Ethnology.|
American Ethnological Press, 1934. 342 pages. First edition. Hardcover. Profuse b/w photos & illustrations. Bibliography. Index. Translated from the German by David Berger. G+ / Fair. Medium edge & corner wear. Text-edges slightly yellowed. Jacket has all edges worn & with chipping; 4 1-2 inch pieces missing; & discoloration of all panels. Dust cover in protective mylar. $95.
| 180145 BYER, Stephen. HEFNER'S GONNA KILL ME WHEN READS THIS.|
Allen-Bennet, 1972. 240 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket. Jacket is lightly rubbed, especially at the edges. Price intact. Book is bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. $9.95.
'My incredible life at Playboy.' Early tell-all insider look at the Playboy empire by a former top exec.
| 160610 CARPENTER, Edward. LOVE'S COMING-OF-AGE: A Series of Papers on the Relations of the Sexes.|
NY: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911. 199 pages. 1st US printing / edition. Hardcover, burgundy cloth, gilt spine lettering, top edges gilt. Very Good+. Spine slightly faded, gilt dull. Cover corners lightly bumped. Solid, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. $45.
| 293201 CASSIDY, George. BAIT.|
Beacon, 1962. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Beacon B525F. Very Good++. Spine has a quite faint reading crease. Solid copy, no names, marks or tears. Nice copy, cover art is bright and clean. ISBN: B000NDWUOS $12.95.
| 214342 CHERNIN, Kim Renate Stendhal. SEX AND OTHER SACRED GAMES: Love, Desire, Passion, and Possession.|
NY: Times Books, 1987. 224 pages. 2nd printing of the 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine- in Near Fine- dustjacket. Minute spot top. Jacket has tiny wear at the corners, minute tear foot of the spine. Book is bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. ISBN: 0449904636 $4.95.
| 213995 CLARKE, Donald Henderson. IMPATIENT VIRGIN.|
Avon, no date (late 1950s?). 4th Avon edition. Mass Market paperback. Avon # 656. Near Fine-. Cover art is bright and clean. No names, marks or tears. Possibly unread or a carefully read copy; spine has a light cave and and some creasing which may be from the binding process rather than reading. $6.95.
Originally published by Vanguard Press in hardcover in 1931, and reprinted by various publishers afterwards.
| 177022 CLELAND, John. MEMOIRS OF A COXCOMB.|
Lancer Books, 1963. 192 pages. Unexpurgated 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Very Good+ but for last 6 pages (the judicial decision concerning Fanny Hill) have minute printer's ink spray from dirty printing plates. Thin spine reading crease, price blocked. Minute tear and crease bottom rear edge of the cover. Bright and tight. ISBN: 1858131995 $2.95.
| 131963 COMFORT, Alex. SEXUAL BEHAVIOR IN SOCIETY.|
NY: Viking, 1950. 157 pages. First US edition. Hardback. Bibliography. Owner's odd mark front endpaper. Nice tight Very Good+ copy in clean shelfworn dustjacket with small tape repaired edge tear. $9.95.
By the veteran British anarchist who was involved with Freedom Bookstore in the 40s and 'Anarchy' magazine in the 50s - and author of the hugely successful 'Joy of Sex'. Comfort was lecturer in physiology at London Hospital Medical College.
| 181592 CROMWELL, Helen with Robert Dougherty. DIRTY HELEN.|
Sherbourne Press, 1966. 286 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Very Good+ in Very Good- dustjacket. Outside edges of text block lightly age-tanned. Jacket is price-clipped, bright but with tiny chipping bottom front edges and at the corners. In protective mylar. $40.
Notorious Milwaukee madam tells all about her zany trick-filled exploits.
| 172564 CZAPLINSKI, Suzanne M. SEXISM IN AWARD WINNING PICTURE BOOKS.|
Know, Inc., 1972. 85 pages. Stapled paperback. Very Good+. ISBN: 0912786213 $14.95.
| 177712 D'HAENE, Elise. LICKING OUR WOUNDS.|
Masquerade Books, 1998. 332 pages. Paperback. Shelfwear. Very Good. ISBN: 1563336057 $5.95.
An erotic novel.
| 134887 DAHLBERG, Edward. THE SORROWS OF PRIAPUS.|
Harcourt Brace, 1972. 237 pages. First Harcourt edition. Hardcover. Fine. Dustjacket lightly smudged, in protective mylar. ISBN: 0151840059 $7.95.
Consisting of THE SORROWS OF PRIAPUS and THE CARNAL MYTH, works originally published 11 years apart.
| 226216 DE BECKER, J.E. THE NIGHTLESS CITY or the History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku.|
Charles E. Tuttle, 1971. 386 pp. Hardcover. Fifth edition, revised. With a new foreword by Terence Barrow. Illustrated. First printing of this new edition. Near Fine in Near Fine clipped dust jacket in protective mylar. Light thumbing to fore-edge. Else bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or jacket tears. ISBN: 0804808775 $19.95.
| 172364 DE MENTE, Boye. SOME PREFER GEISHA: The Lively Art of Mistress-Keeping in Japan.|
Tokyo: The Wayward Press, 1966. 167 pages. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Tadahito Nadamoto. Good+. Moderate wear to all corners of both boards; wear and light soil to spine; small scrape to front board. ISBN: B000FM8VUY $11.95.
| 173198 DE MICHELE, Rino [Alfredo M. Bonanno, Moreno Marchi, Pino Bertelli, Silvano Tartarini]. LA GATTA DI MARIA: Interventi di: Alfredo M. Bonanno, Moreno Marchi, Pino Bertelli, Silvano Tartarini.|
Carrara: Edizioni por NA'grafia marginale, 1984. 46 pages. Small Trade paperback. Illustrated light blue covers. Photos. Very Good+. Bright solid copy with a touch of cover soil here and there. $180.
Text in Italian but for one poem in English. Collection of essays, poems, photos relating to photography, pornography, obscenity and art. The editor De Michele is a very active anarchist, anti-commercial mail art / installation / collage artist, involved with ApARTe magazine, and the staging of La Biennale d'Arte and Anarchia 2001 in Bologna, etc. Rare.
| 293202 DEAN, Anthony. SCREEN TEST.|
Wee Hours, 1966. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Cover art by Gene Bilbrew. Wee Hours #WH 516. Good+. Spine has a thin reading crease, tiny split bottom front corner. Cover has a long thin corner crease bottom front. Solid copy, cover art is bright and clean. ISBN: B000IZMAD2 $19.95.
Scarce, with only one library holding in WorldCat.
| 173891 DELANY, Samuel. HOGG.|
Normal: FC2 / Black Ice Books, 1996. 219 pages. Trade paperback. SIGNED by the Author and dated 2007 in Seattle. Near Fine. Bright and tight with just the lightest signs of shelf wear. Appears unread. ISBN: 1573660116 $60.
Unpublished for 20 years, hardcore smut by this now well-established science fiction author... (also a composer, musician, bisexual African American, one-time husband (1961-1980) of poet Marilyn Hacker).
| 156552 DES BARRES, Pamela. I'M WITH THE BAND: Confessions of a Groupie.|
Berkeley: Jove, 1988. 278 pages. Later printing. Mass market paperback. 50 b/w photos. Good. Light edge & corner wear. Reading creases. Some surface creasing & rubbing. Pages slightly yellowed. ISBN: 0515097128 $38.
| 173018 DEVLIN, Barry. CHAINS OF SILK.|
Vixen Press, 1954. 182 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardback. Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket. Faint bump top front corner. Jacket has a little light scuffing, four tiny closed tears. ISBN: B0007FD5I2 $24.
| 168737 DONNERSTEIN, Edward, Daniel Linz and Steven Penrod. THE QUESTION OF PORNOGRAPHY: Research Findings and Policy Implications.|
NY: Free Press, 1987. 274 pages. 3rd printing of the 1st edition. Hardback. Notes. Extensive bibliography. Appendix. Index. Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket. Small light thumb soil spot fore-edge. Small felt-tip mark bottom. ISBN: 0029075211 $4.95.
Study of the effects of pornography on behavior.
| 137495 DOOLING, Richard. BLUE STREAK: Swearing, Free Speech and Sexual Harassment.|
NY: Random House, 1996. 179 pages. 1st edition. Hardback. Fine in Near Fine-, rubbed dustjacket. Small red felt-tip remainder spot top. ISBN: 0679444718 $2.95.
A look at censorship and language. Traces the origins, history, and implications of common swear words; the role of obscenity in social, personal, and theological conversation and literature; and language regulations and political correctness.
| 161380 EDWARDES, Allen & R.E.L. Masters. THE CRADLE OF EROTICA.|
The Julian Press, 1963. 362 pages. Hardcover with purple dustjacket. Bibliography. Index. Very Good but for sunning on spine & top edge with Good dustjacket in protective mylar. $14.95.
A study of Afro-Asian sexual expression and an analysis of erotic freedom in social relationships.
| 180154 EDWARDES, Allen and R.E.L. Masters. THE CRADLE OF EROTICA: A Study of Afro-Asian Sexual Expression and an Analysis of Erotic Freedom in Social Relationships.|
NY: The Julian Press, 1963. 362 pages. 5th printing of the 1st edition. Hardcover. Select Bibliography. Index. Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket. Outside edges of text block lightly age-tanned, else bright, tight and clean; no names or markings. Jacket is bright and clean but with a couple closed tears at the spine ends (taped on the reverse side), minute tears at the corners. $16.95.
A study of Afro-Asian sexual expression and an analysis of erotic freedom in social relationships.
| 206101 FAIRCHILD, Johnson E. [editor]. WOMEN, SOCIETY & SEX.|
Sheridan House, 1952. 255 pp. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Bibliography. Index. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Light shelfwear; tiny tears to jacket. Else bright, tight and clean; no names or marks. ISBN: B000X8U5XG $25.
| 180486 FALK, Candace, Barry Pateman; Jessica Moran (editors). [Emma Goldman]. EMMA GOLDMAN: A Documentary History of the American Years, Vol. 1: Made for America, 1890-1901.|
University of Illinois, 2008. 659 pages. 1st Trade paperback printing / edition. Illustrated. Chronology, select bibliography, Emma's List, index. Near Fine. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 0252075412 $17.95.
Background on Emma, google our Online Anarchist Encyclopedia.
| 172380 FEINBERG, Abraham L. SEX AND THE PULPIT.|
Methuen, 1981. 318 pages. First Edition. Hardcover. Bibliography. SIGNED by the author. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket in protective mylar. Light stain to fore-edge of pages; mild aging to page edges. Faint wear and yellowing at edges of Dustjacket. ISBN: 0458945501 $19.95.
| 157151 FINKELHOR, David. SOURCEBOOK ON CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE.|
Newbury Park: Sage, 1986. 276 pages. Later edition. Trade paperback. Some tables & figures. Bibliography. Index. Very Good. Generally light edge & corner wear. Some scratching & rubbing on covers. ISBN: 0803927495 $19.95.
| 156019 FLEET, Gordon. THE INESCAPABLE AFFAIR.|
NY: Award, 1966. 1st edition. Mass Market paperback original (PBO), #A 208X with original price of 60 cents. Very Good-. Light cover wear all around. $1.95.
She was half his age-more daughter than mistress...6 months of ecstasy. Suddenly he was young again. Sex, Revenge and Death. Just like real life, and pre-viagra to boot.
| 173174 FORBERG, Fred. Chas. MANUAL OF CLASSICAL EROTOLOGY (De figuris Veneris).|
Grove Press, 1966. xviii+250 pages. First printing. Hardcover. Two volumes in one. Latin text and English translation. Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket in protective mylar. Light foxing to top edge of pages. Slight discoloration, tiny tears, and mild creasing to edges of Dustjacket. ISBN: B000EVL3X8 $14.95.
| 141810 FOREL, Prof. Aug. DIE SEXUELLE FRAGE.|
Munchen: Ernst Reinhardt, 1907. 622 pages. 2nd edition. Hardcover. Illustrated. Near Fine-. Book is clean & gilt is bright. $35.
| 130991 FRANKL, George. THE FAILURE OF THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION.|
London: Kahn & Averill, 1974. 190 pages. 1st Trade paperback printing. Selected bibliography, index. Very Good. Cover shelf wear, light soil bottom, light crease bottom front corner. Bright and tight, no names or markings. $6.95.
| 158028 FRASCONE, Jon Paul, and Mark Allen David. APHRODISIAC COOK BOOK: Meals to Pep-up Your Love Life.|
Dallas: Emerson House / Candle Productions, 1975. 188 pages. 1st editions. Hardback. Illustrated. Good. Clean copy, but the illustrated paper covering the white printed silver boards beneath has peeling aston the spine and also three places on front cover, and a large spot on the rear, revealing underlying silver. Interior pages all clean and bright. $9.95.
Adult material.Higly sexual with illustrations, Expansive theories on this subject matter.
| 180146 FREEDMAN, Hy. SEX LINK: The Three-Billion-Year Urge and What the Animals Do About It.|
M. Evans and Co., 1977. 222 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Illustrated. Index. Small felt-tip mark bottom of text block, as well as a thin pen mark, else Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Short inadvertent crease top corner of one page. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears, price intact. ISBN: 0871312425 $5.95.
| 179480 FRIEDMAN, Max. STRAPPED FOR CASH: A History of American Hustler Culture.|
Los Angeles: Alyson, 2003. 297 pages. Large Trade paperback. Illustrated. Credits. Index. Very Good. Light edgewear at the bottom right corner. $9.95.
| 206548 GABOR, Mark. THE PIN-UP: A Modest History.|
Universe Books, 1973. 223 pp. Large Trade paperback. Many black-and-white and some photos. Bibliography. Index. Very Good. Mild shelfwear, aging to covers. Else, bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 0876639104 $14.95.
| 127789 GINZBURG, Ralph. EROS ON TRIAL: A Portfolio of The Most Beautiful Art From Eros.|
NY: Avant-Garde, 1965. 64 pages. Large trade paperback. Illustrated. Very Good-. Fore-edge waviness (damp effect) to about half the pages and a little residue along cover edge. $4.95.
| 173578 GINZBURG, Ralph. AN UNHURRIED VIEW OF EROTICA.|
NY: Helmsman Press, 1958. 128 pages. Limited Edition stated, 'Connoisseur's Edition'. Black hardcover with gilt-stamped spine lettering on spine, blind emboss decoration on the front cover. Bibliography. Index. Introduction by Dr. Theodor Reik. Preface by George Jean Nathan. Fine- but for name and note on front endpaper. Gilt is bright. Slipcase clean but worn at the corners and cracked along one of the rear edges. ISBN: B0007DSE4Y $10.95.
| 167992 GIRODIAS, Maurice (ed.). THE OLYMPIA READER: Selection from the Traveller's Companion Series.|
NY: Black Watch, 1965. 725 pages. Early Black Watch reprint of the Grove 1st edition. Hardback. Designed and Illustrated by Norman Rubington. Very Good in Very Good- dustjacket. Jacket scuffed, tears at the top corner edges. ISBN: 0884860000 $9.95.
Works from Henry Miller, William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Jean Genet, Georges Bataille, Gregory Corso, Charles Henri Ford, Frank Harris, Aubrey Beardsley, Lawrence Durrell, Samuel Beckett, J.P. Donleavey, Pauline Reage, among many others.
| 293328 GIRODIAS, Maurice. THE FROG PRINCE: An Autobiography.|
Crown, 1980. iv, 411 pages. 1st US printing / edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket. Jacket has a tiny tear top front edge and top rear. Bright, tight and clean; no names or markings. Price intact. ISBN: 0517541955 $5.95.
One of the most important behind-the-scenes figures in the history of modern literature - especially sex literature.
| 293041 GRAY, Mitchel. LINGERIE FANTASIES.|
St. Martin's, 1990. Not paginated. 1st printing / edition. Large Hardcover. Profusely illustrated, most in full-color. Fine in Fine- dustjacket. Jacket has faint rubbing. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears, price intact. Unread. ISBN: 0312041497 $14.95.
| 156318 GREER, Germaine. SEX AND DESTINY: The Politics of Human Fertility.|
NY: Harper and Row, 1984. xv, 539 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardback. Bibliographical references and index. Fine- in Near Fine dustjacket. Jacket has a couple minor oil spots. ISBN: 0060151404 $4.95.
Parent-child relationships in various cultures, child rearing, children, fertility, sterility, birth control, abortion, infanticide, etc., by this lifelong Australian anarchist.
| 205550 GUYON, Rene. SEX LIFE AND SEX ETHICS|
John Lane The Bodley Head, 1933. 386 pp. Hardcover. First English edition. Translated from the French by J.C. and Ingeborg Flugel. Introduction and Notes by Norman Haire. Fine. No dust jacket. Tight and clean; no names, marks or wear to boards. Gilt lettering on spine is bright. ISBN: B000L4ZVLS $30.
| 180020 HAALAND, Bonnie. [Emma Goldman]. EMMA GOLDMAN: Sexuality and the Impurity of the State.|
Montreal: Black Rose Books, 1993. 201 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. Fine, unread copy. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or creasing. ISBN: 1895431646 $12.95.
Focus on Emma's ideas of the liberatory potential of women's sexuality and reproduction and their implications for modern women's freedom. Haaland took her doctorate in feminist theory.
| 142538 HALL, Bill. INCEST: Breaking the Tabu.|
Vancouver: Pulp Press, 1975. 70 pages. Stapled paperback. Anarchist peril series, No. 3. Very Good. Owners odd mark front endpaper. Cheap newsprint pages are browned. ISBN: B0006CQG78 $11.95.
| 171306 HALL, Bill. INCEST: Breaking the Tabu. [Taboo].|
Vancouver: Pulp Press, 1975. 70 pages. Stapled paperback. Pulp Content No. 12, #3 in the Anarchist Peril Series. Very Good. Light cover soil. Newsprint pages are lightly browned. ISBN: B0006CQG78 $14.95.
| 215928 HANLEY, Jack. STAR LUST.|
NY: Grayson Publishing, 1949. 236 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardback. Foreword by Jack Woodford. Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket. Cover has light wear at the bottom corners and top of spine corners. Jacket front is bright, wear along the fore-edge, wear and chipping head of the spine; spine is lightly sunned; rear has a small piece missing bottom, two tears along the top edge. Price intact. In protective mylar. $50.
| 138070 HARRIS, Frank. PANTOPIA.|
NY: Panurge Press, 1930. 229 pages. 1st printing, No. 1009 in a Limited Edition of 1250 copies. Hardcover. Blue cloth, decorative blind embossed leaf-texturing overall, with gilt -stamped decorations and lettering on spine and front cover; top edge gilt. Very Good+, with light spine fading (common with this book). Book has light wear at the extremities. Gilt is nice and bright all around. A handsome collectible copy with a generic bookplate inside cover and owners odd mark front endpaper. ISBN: B00085NAF4 $31.
Novel of religion and passion depicting a woman's love unbound. A story likened to Lawrence's 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'. Art Deco title page and book design by Jules L. Small. Panurge Press published a number of titles, such as Harris's, 'intended for private circulation among adult collectors of literary curiosities'.
| 203204 HEFNER, Hugh M. [editor]. THE PLAYBOY CARTOON ALBUM 6.|
Playboy Press, 1973. Trade paperback. More than 340 cartoons, 162 in color. Index of Artists. Near Fine. Slight wear to pink covers. Else bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: B000M78LZ2 $19.95.
| 135983 HENRIQUES, Fernando. LOVE IN ACTION: The Sociology of Sex.|
NY: Dutton, 1960. 432 pages. 1st edition. Hardback. Illustrated. Index. Very Good+ in lightly scuffed Very Good dustjacket but for tiny closed edge tear rear. In protective mylar. $3.95.
| 172963 HILL, Charlotte and William Wallace. EROTICA: An Illustrated Anthology of Sexual Art and Literature.|
Carroll and Graf, 1992. 159 pages. Large Trade paperback. Illustrated. Near Fine. ISBN: 0881848743 $14.95.
| 180098 HURWOOD, Bernhardt J. THE GOLDEN AGE OF EROTICA.|
Sherbourne Press, 1965. 320 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Bibliography. Index. Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket. Jacket has a little scuffing here and there. Price intact. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. In protective mylar. $14.95.
'Including Literature, Art and Drama Reprinted from the Treasured Manuscripts of a Lusty Era Long Past'. By the author of 'My Savage Muse'.
| 178811 ILLING, Richard. JAPANESE EROTIC ART AND THE LIFE OF THE COURTESAN.|
Gallery Books, 1978. Unpaginated. Hardcover. Profusely illustrated with 40 color plates. Near Fine. ISBN: 0831728892 $19.95.
| 178812 ILLING, Richard. JAPANESE EROTIC ART AND THE LIFE OF THE COURTESAN.|
St. Martins, 1978. Unpaginated. Trade paperback. Profusely illustrated with 40 color plates. Near Fine. ISBN: 0312440537 $19.95.
| 226194 JACKSON, Beverly. SPLENDID SLIPPERS: A Thousand Years of an Erotic Tradition.|
Ten Speed Press, 1997. 183 pp. Large Trade paperback. Photos. Bibliography. Index. Very Good. Mild wear to covers. Else, bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 0898159571 $8.95.
| 213998 JAEDIKER, Kermit. HERO'S LUST.|
Lion Library, 1953. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback original (PBO). Lion # 156. Cover art by Lou Marchetti. Good. Cover art is bright and clean with creasing along the spine, which has has faint lean, light reading crease; real panel has light vertical stress creases. Nice tight and square copy; no names, marks or spine creases. $7.95.
| 177711 JOANOU, Alice. MAYA 29.|
London: Eros Plus, 1995. 201 pages. Trade paperback. Light shelfwear. Very Good. ISBN: 1852866349 $6.95.
An erotic novel.
| 213528 JOHNSON, John Henry (editor). BAWDY BALLADS AND LUSTY LYRICS.|
Maxwell Droke, 1935. 80 pages. 1st printing / edition. Small Hardcover. Near Fine. Small owner emboss on the front endpaper, light shelf wear at the tips. No jacket, probably as issued. Bright, tight and clean; no markings or tears. $14.95.
'A curious collection of somewhat salty classics seldom sung in Sunday School'.
| 206106 JORGENSEN, Christine. CHRISTINE JORGENSEN: A Personal Autobiography.|
Paul S. Eriksson, 1967. 332 pp. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. 16 pages of photographic plates. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Light shelfwear. Else bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or jacket tears. ISBN: 0839716400 $50.
| 179025 K., Kathleen. SWEET TALKERS.|
Richard Kasak, 1994. 208 pages. Trade paperback. First edition. Very Good. Soft crease to spine. ISBN: 1563331926 $35.
The diary of a phone sex operator / worker - a look inside the business, filled with tips, and word-for-word dialogue.
| 172483 KETTNER, Kathleen McGann; Michael E. Kettner (editors). CATALYST: 2nd Annual Erotica Issue, 1982, a collection of poetry, fiction, art, photography.|
Seattle: McKettner Publishing, 1982. 31 pages. Folded, stapled paperback. Photos. Illustrated. Very Good. Slight age toning around edges of cover. $8.95.
| 176674 KOHL, James Vaughn and Robert T. Francoeur. THE SCENT OF EROS: Mysteries of Odor in Human Sexuality.|
Continuum, 1995. 275 pages. Hardcover. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Very Good boards in Near Fine dust jacket in protective mylar. Two small spots to fore-edge. ISBN: 0826406777 $11.95.
Scientists have long known that odors and subliminal scents influence how animals develop, mate, bond and nurture their young. THE SCENT OF EROS studies the range and effects of human pheromones.
| 203541 KRONHAUSEN, Phyllis and Eberhard [compilers]. EROTIC ART: A survey of erotic fact and fancy in the fine arts.|
Grove Press, 1968. Large Hardcover. Second printing. 41 color plates. 400 black and white plates. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or jacket wear. ISBN: B002JHEUB2 $25.
| 206502 KUTHAN, Georges. APHRODITE'S CUP.|
Hurtig Publishers, 1976. Hardcover. Illustrations. Limited edition. Numbered 874 of 1000. Fine. No dust jacket. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or wear to cloth boards. ISBN: 0888301057 $30.
| 205217 LARGIER, Niklaus. IN PRAISE OF THE WHIP: A Cultural History of Arousal.|
Zone Books, 2007. Hardcover. First American edition. Translated by Graham Harman. Photos. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or jacket wear. $35.
| 177035 LAWRENCE, Julie. BLONDES DON'T HAVE ALL THE FUN!.|
Warner Books, 1973. 287 pages. Later printing. Mass Market paperback. Very Good+. Light thin spine reading crease. Bright, tight and clean; no names or markings. $9.95.
Autobiography of a high-class Black prostitute .... the color of her skin turned rich white men on. A candid action-report of her unique contribution to the improvement of race relations.
| 180496 LEGMAN, G. [Gershon]. THE HORN BOOK: Studies in Erotic Folklore and Bibliography.|
University Books, 1964. 565 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Index. Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket. Book has a handful of faint minuscule fore-edge spots, else bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. Jacket has couple tiny tear one corner, tiny piece missing head of spine. In protective mylar. $14.95.
| 177707 LI YU. Translated by Patrick Hanan. THE CARNAL PRAYER MAT.|
London: Arrow Books, 1990. 242 pages. Trade paperback. Notes. Light shelfwear. Very Good. ISBN: 0099846306 $5.95.
The unexpurgated Chinese erotic classic, written in 1657. The author was a renowned playwright, critic and novelist; this work remains his best-known.
| 162252 LOUYS, Pierre. APHRODITE: A Tale of Ancient Morals.|
London: Fortune Press, 1928. 262 pages. Reprint. Quarter-bound: marbled paper boards, black cloth spine with gilt stamping. Good-. No dustjacket. Medium edge wear. Corners bumped, cardboard showing through. Spine slightly cocked. Pages 148/149 with signature separation. Former owner's name on front endpaper. Spine slightly cocked. $25.
| 171468 LOUYS, Pierre. THE SHE DEVILS.|
London: Creation Books, 1995. 174 pages. Reprint. Trade paperback. Near Fine. Couple pages with turned-down corners. ISBN: 1871592518 $11.95.
| 159189 LUCE, Gay Gaer, & Julius Segal. SLEEP.|
Lancer, 1967. 352 pages. Reprint. Mass Market paperback. Bibliography. Index. Very Good. Light edge & corner wear. Bit of rubbing. Couple light reading creases. $9.95.
| 176675 MANTON, Richard. THE CAPTIVE II.|
Blue Moon, 1991. 237 pages. Paperback. Very Good. Light shelfwear. ISBN: 1562011138 $45.
An erotic novel featuring bondage and sadomasochism.
| 163469 MARK, Ted. THE MIDWAY AT MIDNIGHT.|
Manor Books, 1975. 192 pages. Reprint. Mass Market paperback. Good plus. Light edge & corner wear. Pages with some horizontal undulation. $16.95.
| 214267 MASON, Raymond. LOVE AFTER FIVE .|
Fawcett Gold Medal Books, 1956. 160 pages. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback original (PBO). Gold Medal # 589 with publisher price of 25 cents. Cover art by Charles Binger. Good+. Small stress creases front cover, slight spine slant, tiny tear top rear spine fold. $11.95.
| 165318 MASS, Lawrence D. HOMOSEXUALITY AND SEXUALITY: Dialogues of the Sexual Revolution, Volume I.|
Harrington, 1990. 251 pages. Trade paperback. Index. Very Good+. ISBN: 0918393892 $11.95.
| 165319 MASS, Lawrence D. HOMOSEXUALITY AS BEHAVIOR AND IDENTITY: Dialogues of the Sexual Revolution, Volume II.|
Harrington, 1990. 265 pages. Grey trade paperback. Index. Very Good+. ISBN: 0918393906 $11.95.
| 144251 MASS, Lawrence. DIALOGUES OF THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION VOLUME I: Homosexuality & Sexuality.|
Harrington, 1990. 251 pages. 1st edition. Trade paperback. Very Good. Slight reading crease & fading along the spine. ISBN: 0918393892 $11.95.
| 144252 MASS, Lawrence. DIALOGUES OF THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION VOLUME II: Homosexuality as Behavior & Identity.|
Harrington, 1990. 251 pages. 1st edition. Trade paperback. Very Good+. Slight reading crease. ISBN: 0918393906 $11.95.
| 137676 McCABE, James. SEX LIFE IN RUSSIA.|
Girard: Haldeman-Julius, 1948. 32 pages. Little Blue Book No. 1831. Staple- bound pamphlet, 3.5 in. x 5 in. Very Good+. Minor creasing about spine. Some discoloring on backsides of covers. $80.
| 171870 MILLER, Henry. [Emil White, editor]. HENRY MILLER: Between Heaven and Hell.|
Big Sur: Emil White, 1961. 102 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. Photos. Introduction by Emil White. Very Good+. In protective mylar. $35.
| 143095 MODERN MAN MAGAZINE. MODERN MAN MAGAZINE Volume Two - Special Annual Edition.|
Chicago: Modern Man, 1956. 68 pages. 8.5 x 11 inch paperback with spiral binding. Profusely illustrated with guns, wheels & naked babes. Very Good+. Very light edge & corner wear. Some light soiling & rubbing inside front cover & on first page. $40.
| 181109 MORONE, James A. HELLFIRE NATION: The Politics of Sin in American History.|
Yale University, 2003. xii, 575 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Illustrated. Notes. Index. Fine in Fine dustjacket. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. In protective mylar. Appears unread. ISBN: 0300094841 $11.95.
| 205767 MUDGE, Bradford K. [editor]. WHEN FLESH BECOMES WORD: An Anthology of Early Eighteenth-Century Libertine Literature.|
Oxford University Press, 2004. Trade paperback. 1st printing / edition. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Fine. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 0195161882 $25.
| 179963 MUNCY, Raymond Lee. SEX AND MARRIAGE IN UTOPIAN COMMUNITIES: 19th-Century America.|
Penguin, 1974. 275 pages. Trade paperback. Notes. Index. Light bump top corner with minor effect page corners, Very Good+. No names or marks. ISBN: 0140218602 $7.95.
| 171124 MURA, David. WHERE THE BODY MEETS MEMORY: An Odyssey of Race, Sexuality and Identity.|
Anchor, 1996. 272 pages. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED by the author. NF/NF. Bit of yellowing on upper text edge. Dustjacket with light edge wear. ISBN: 0385471831 $17.95.
| 293198 NABLO, James Benson. THE LONG NOVEMBER.|
News Stand Library, 1949. Mass Market paperback. Very Good. A few tiny numbers top of text block. Copyright info blacked out on copyright page (as usual with this book). Bright, tight and clean; no names or spine creasing. $3.95.
News Stand # 2-A.
| 160967 NAZARIEFF, Serge. STEREO: Akte / Nudes / Nus.|
Koln: Taschen, 1993. 160 pages. Reprint. Oversize trade paperback, 9 x12 inches. Profuse color & b/w photos. Notes. Bibliography. Very Good-. Front cover w/a a couple long surface creases in vicinity of fore edge. Light to medium edge & corner wear. Upper right corner of spine very lightly bumped. ISBN: 3822894400 $53.
| 179838 NEFZAWI, Sheik. PERFUMED GARDEN.|
Harper Collins, 1996. 144 pages. 1st printing, 1st edition. Large trade paperback. Illustrated with color images. Index. Fine. Book is clean, tight and bright. No names, marks or tears. Some very minute wear around edges. ISBN: 0732256348 $9.95.
| 180235 NERET, Gilles. EROTICA UNIVERSALIS.|
Koln: Benedikt Taschen, 1994. 755 pages. Trade paperback. Profusely illustrated, in color and B&W. Index. Cover lightly rubbed and a few scratches, 2 thin spine creases, else Near Fine. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. ISBN: 3822889636 $12.95.
| 293387 NIN, Anais. LITTLE BIRDS: Erotica.|
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979. 2nd printing of the 1st edition. Hardcover. Felt-tip mark bottom else Near Fine in Near Fine- dustjacket. Jacket corners and top front edge have light wear. Bright, tight and clean; no names or tears, price intact. ISBN: 015152761X $6.95.
| 213620 NORDAY, Michael. DARK MAGIC.|
Vixen Press, 1954. 182 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Very Good- in Very Good- dustjacket. Front cover of the book has a horizontal fold crease. Jacket is bright and clean with light wear at the corners, a short tear top front spine fold and a tiny tear top front corner. In protective mylar. $9.95.
'Nobody resisted Clair - not even her brutish hulk of a husband.' Lurid sex novel of decadence and madness at Mardi Gras [back in the days when New Orleans was New Orleans].
| 201804 O'RELLY, Edward. SEXERCISES: Isometric and Isotonic.|
Crown Publishers, 1967. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Photos. Good in Good dust jacket. Cloth-cover boards are warped and discolored. Jacket is scuffed with light edgewear. $6.95.
| 159502 OLIN, Ross. LUST PLANET.|
Hollywood: France, 1962. 160 pages. First American edition. Mass Market paperback. F-14. Very Good-. Light edge & corner wear. Medium rubbing. Bit of creasing at head of spine. Some yellowing of pages. $14.95.
From front cover: 'The only man on a planet of wantons.
| 165640 ORLEMAN, Jane. TELLING SECRETS: An Artist's Journey Through Childhood Trauma.|
Washington, DC: Child Welfare League of America, 1998. 115 pages. First edition. Large Hardcover. Color illustrations. References. Fine in Fine dustjacket in protective mylar. ISBN: 0878687297 $14.95.
| 135857 OSBORNE, Lawrence. THE POISONED EMBRACE: A Brief History of Sexual Pessimism.|
NY: Pantheon, 1993. 242 pages. 1st US printing / edition. Hardback. Illustrated boards, with wraparound band (no DJ, as issued). Bibliography. Fine in lightly rubbed Very Good+ band. ISBN: 0679427236 $1.95.
The negative aspect of sexuality portrayed in literature through the ages - from Gnosticism, art, mythologies and various other traditions. 'Reading it as an assortment of oddments, a wry collection of perspectives on the voracious beast that lies between our legs...' The wraparound band is a clever cover of two nude bodies, a veritable tease...
| 173243 PARKER, Tony. THE TWISTING LANE: Some Sex Offenders.|
London: Hutchinson, 1969. xi+242 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardback. Appendix. Very Good in Good dustjacket. Jacket is bright but with heavy corner wear. Internally bright and clean. ISBN: 0090951905 $25.
Interviews based on tape-recordings made over a period of 18 months with 8 people, ranging in age between 20 and 70, convicted for sexual offenses (some repeatedly). Parker is, like Studs Terkel in the US, one of the supreme masters of the tape-recorded interview.
| 211193 PAZ, Octavio. THE DOUBLE FLAME: Love and Eroticism.|
Harcourt and Brace, 1995. 276 pages. 1st US printing, 1st edition. Hardcover. New in Near Fine dustjacket. Jacket is very lightly rubbed; price still intact. Book is clean and tight; no names, markings or tears. ISBN: 0151001030 $9.95.
| 214213 PAZ, Octavio. AN EROTIC BEYOND: Sade.|
Harcourt Brace, 1998. 1st US printing / edition. Small Hardcover. Translated from the Spanish by Eliot Weinberger. Minuscule burn hole front of jacket near the spine and a minute spot on the cover of the book, otherise Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket but for . Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. Price intact. Appears unread. ISBN: 0151003521 $7.95.
| 140896 PERIODICAL. RADICAL AMERICA, Vol. 13, No. 1. January-February 1979.|
Somerville: Alternative Education Project, 1979. 64 pages. Stapled paperback. Illustrated. Good. 3 pages ink underlined. $6.
Includes articles 'Looking at Pornography,' 'Auto in the Eighties,' 'Richard Wright and the Communist Party'. Kathy McAffee's article on 'City Life' has the underlining.
| 160755 PERIODICAL. RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW 20. Spring/Summer 1979. Special Issue, Sexuality in History.|
NY: MARHO, 1979. 255 pages. Trade paperback. Illustrated. ISSN 0163-6545. Very Good. Clean and tight. $9.95.
| 176677 PERIODICAL. DELEHANTY, Hugh (ed.). UTNE READER. October 1998.|
Minneapolis: Utne Reader, 1998. Paperback magazine. Illustrated. ISSN 8750-0256. Good. Small light damp stain and pucker bottom edge throughout. Excellent reading or reference copy. $2.95.
'The Best of the Alternative Press.' Cover: Fire Your Boss, Do You Know What Sex You Are, Beyond Machiavelli, The Mulatto Millennium, etc.
| 168804 PERIODICAL. GINZBURG, Ralph (editor). AVANT - GARDE #8: Picasso's Erotic Gravures.|
Avant-Garde Media, 1969. Unpaginated. Oversized Trade paperback. Illustrated. Near Fine. ISBN: B000EFIJU4 $19.95.
| 176248 PERIODICAL. GINZBURG, Ralph (editor). EROS: Volume One, Number Two.|
EROS Magazine, 1962. About 96 pages. 1st edition. Large Hardcover. Illustrated covers without dustjacket, as issued. Profusely illustrated. Very Good. Binding crack starting in the gutter of the contents page. Wear at the cover corners. No names or markings, internally bright and clean. $9.95.
Quarterly magazine with a print run of only 5000 copies, and which lasted one year. A milestone in magazine publishing history, short-lived experiment in erotica.
| 119729 PERIODICAL. GINZBURG, Ralph (edITOR). [Pablo Picasso]. AVANT GARDE # 8: Picasso's Erotic Gravures.|
NY: Avant Garde, 1969. Not paginated [about 60p]. Square quarto. Original stiff illustrated paperback. Nice Very Good copy. Corners bumped, two lower page corners creased. $7.95.
Special issue entirely devoted to the erotic gravures and engravings of Pablo Picasso.
| 172671 PERIODICAL. KETTNER, Kathleen McGann and Michael E. Kettner (eds.). CATALYST: 2nd Annual Erotica Issue; A Collection of Poetry, Fiction, Art, Photography.|
Seattle: McKettner Publishing, 1982. 31 pages. Stapled paperback. Photos. Illustrated. Very Good+. cover has light wear and age tanning along the spine. $6.95.
Gay and straight erotica.
| 173022 PERIODICAL. KETTNER, M. and Kathleen K. (eds.) [lyn lifshin, A.D. Winans, John M. Bennett, Sam Hamill, Charles Potts]. CATALYST # 17. 3rd Erotica Collection.|
Seattle: Laocoon Books, 1988. 60 pages. Stapled paperback. Illustrated. Errata slip laid in. Good. Cover soil. Internally bright and clean. $5.95.
Illustrated collection of erotic poetry. Includes Greg Boyd, lyn lifshin, A.D. Winans, John M. Bennett, Sam Hamill, Nancy Shiffrin, Charles Potts, and many others.
| 128240 PERIODICAL. KETTNER, M. and Kathleen K. (eds.). CATALYST #17. 3rd Erotica Collection.|
Seattle: Laocoon, 1988. 60 pages. Stapled paperback. Cover spine lightly discolored and a few touches of soil, otherwise Very Good+. $7.95.
Illustrated collection of erotic poetry. Includes Greg Boyd, lyn lifshin, A.D. Winans, John M. Bennett, Sam Hamill, Nancy Shiffrin, Charles Potts, and many others.
| 126971 PERIODICAL. SMOCK, Frederick (ed.). THE AMERICAN VOICE. Feminist Erotica. No. 33.|
Louisville: Kentucky Foundation for Women, 1994. 150 pages. Softcover. Illustrated. Notes on contributors. Near Fine. $4.95.
Ursula LeGuin, Pam A. Parker, Cristina Peri Rossi, Sharon Doubiago, Sybil Kollar, Olga Broumas and T Begley, many others.
| 120365 PERIODICAL. SOCIALIST REVIEW. SOCIALIST REVIEW #82-83. Vol 15, #4-5. July-October 1985.|
Socialist Review, 1985. 203 pages. Trade paperback. Very Good+. $2.95.
15th anniversary issue. 'Sex and Politics After Keynes,' 'What's Wrong with American Labor,' 'Confessions of a Green,' 'The Revival of Direct Action,' Victor Navasky 'On the Fate of Political Publishing'.
| 126001 PERIODICAL. SOCIALIST REVIEW. SOCIALIST REVIEW #91. Vol 17, #1.|
Jan - Feb 1987. 143 pages. Softcover. Near Fine. $4.95.
Where Does Your Money Go? Articles by Val Burris, Elizabeth Fox Genovese, John Harrington; Whatever Happened to the Sexual Revolution.
| 174193 PETERS, Soliman. BUSINESS AS USUAL.|
Paris: Ophelia Press, 1958. 189 pages. 1st edition, printed February, 1958. Small trade paperback, original printed blue wrappers. Publisher's 3/4 x 1 1/2-inch price sticker stating this is not to be sold in the UK or USA on rear cover. Very Good. Nice solid book, with light fading along the spine and the cover edges. Light bump top rear spine corner. Spine is lightly caved with a couple light reading stress creases. No names, marks or tears. $80.
| 181307 PETERSEN, James R. (edited and with a foreword by Hugh M. Hefner). THE CENTURY OF SEX: Playboy's History of the Sexual Revolution, 1900-1999.|
Grove Press, 1999. 548 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Illustrated, some in color. Sources, Index. Edited, with a foreword, by Hugh M. Hefner. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears, price intact. ISBN: 0802116523 $9.5.
Comprehensive chronicle of sexual mores, relations, and politics in the 20th century.
| 213993 PRATT, Theodore. SMASH-UP.|
Gold Medal Books, 1954. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback (PBO). Gold Medal # 421. Cover art by Jack Floherty, Jr. Very Good+. Binding is very tight and brittle (will crack if not handled with kid gloves). Cover art is bright, spine has binding creases (not reading creases). Bright and clean; no names, marks or tears. $4.95.
| 203209 RAFFAELLI, Ron and Steve Hull. RAPTURE: 13 Erotic Fantasies Photographed By Raffaelli.|
Media Press, 1983. Trade paperback. Photos. An Appreciation by Steve Hull. Good. Two-inch wide clear tape next to spine where back cover has been sliced parallel to the spine by a utility knife leaving a six-inch closed slash to the cover and the last blank page. Otherwise, the book is clean and tight. ISBN: 0917181018 $19.95.
| 181280 SACHER-MASOCH, Leopold. [intro by Sylvere Lotringer]. VENUS IN FURS: and Selected Letters of Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch and Emilie Mataja.|
Blast Books, 1989. xii + 210 pages. Later printing. Trade paperback. Translated From The German by Uwe Moeller and Laura Lindgren, Foreword by Sylvere Lotringer. Near Fine. Spine light sunned. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing, appears unread. ISBN: 0922233012 $5.95.
| 134988 SCHNEID, Hayyim. MARRIAGE.|
Jerusalem: Keter Books, 1973. 117p. 1st thus, trade paperback in illustrated wraps. Profusely illustrated, many in color. Part of the Popular History of Jewish Civilization Series. Very Good+. $1.95.
| 174754 SCHNEIDER, Hanspeter. BACKSTREETS OF DESIRE.|
Bern: Beneteli Verlag, 1993. 117 pages. 1st printing / edition. Large Trade paperback. Profusely illustrated with B&W photos. Very Good-. Cover has edge wear with long wide scar (tape removal?) bottom rear corner. ISBN: 3716509299 $7.5.
Dual language text, in German and English. Photo essay on the Rio Carnival with special emphasis on the transvestite scene, 'the twilight zone between male and female, glory and despair'.
| 143158 SCHNEIDER, Isadore (editor). THE WORLD OF LOVE. Two Volume set: The Meanings of Love / The Experience of Love.|
Braziller, 1964. 1,169 pages. First edition. Hardback, black cloth. 2 volumes in slipcase. Biographical notes. Introductions by Schneider. Near Fine, bright copies but for light shelf wear to the spines. A couple pages of Volume 1 have been lightly bumped, one page corner creased; 4 pages of Volume 2 have tiny creases from a light bump. Slipcase is bright and clean, but is cracked along one top edge. No dustjackets, as issued. $14.95.
'From the writings of philosophers and theologians, psychologists and anthropologists, biologists, poets and novelists, the meanings and experience of human love as revealed in theory, case studies, biographies, essays and world literature.' Aristotle, Casanova, Colette, Capek, Beauvoir, Darwin, Ellis, Engels, Freud, Fromm, Gorky, Huxley, Kierkegaard, Lawrence, May, Malinowski, Moravia, Nietzsche, O'Casey, Peirce, Proust, Rilke, Shelley, Sand, Sappho, Sartre, Schopenhauer, Shaw, Tolstoy, Twain, Thurber, E.B. White, Watts, V. Woolf, ad infinitum. Edited with introductions by Schneider - (yes, that dirty old Marxist!).
| 206884 SCOTT, Kathryn Leigh. THE BUNNY YEARS.|
Pomegranate Press, 1998. 291 pp. Hardcover. 1st printing / edition. Photos. Index. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. Remainder mark to bottom edges of pages; dust jacket in mylar wraps. ISBN: 0938817434 $9.95.
| 213817 SCOTT, Les. TWILIGHT WOMEN.|
Beacon Books, 1952. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Beacon Book # B156 with 35 cents cover price. Very Good+ but for coupon on the last page (a list of books from the publisher) has been clipped out. Page edges lightly age-tanned. Spine is slightly caved, otherwise bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. $9.95.
'The story of a Strange Love Cult and its secret rites'.
| 165644 SINHA, Indra. TANTRA: The Search for Ecstasy.|
London: Hamlyn, 1993. 154 pages. Large Hardcover. Color illustrations. Bibliography. Index. Very Good in Good dustjacket in protective mylar. Inch-and-a-half closed tear and other smaller tears to Dustjacket; light stain to inside of jacket. ISBN: 060057699X $30.
| 130886 SOCHEN, June. THE NEW WOMAN IN GREENWICH VILLAGE, 1910-1920.|
NY: Quadrangle, 1972. 175 pages. 1st edition. Hardback. Notes, Sources. Index. Slight spine slant, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket. ISBN: 0812902572 $7.95.
'The forgotten history of the feminist battle for sexual freedom and equal rights in NY's bohemia... and of the famous male radicals whose ideals and sexual assumptions were put to the test'.
| 127749 STILES, Henry Reed. BUNDLING: Its Origins, Progress and Decline in America.|
NY: Book Collectors Association, 1934. 146 pages. Small hardback. Appendix, index. Very Good+ in clean bright dustjacket with a couple small tears and bit of chipping head of spine, price clipped. $10.95.
Collectors' reprint examines the curious Puritan custom of clothed men and women bedding together. Sometimes the women of the household with lodgers or guests. and they aren't even married. Perhaps we've given them a bum rap.
| 206497 SULLIVAN, Steve. VA VA VOOM!: Bombshells, Pin-Ups, Sexpots and Glamour Girls.|
General Publishing Group, 1995. 288 pp. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. Over 200 rare and classic photos with 16 pages in color. Fine. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or spine creasing. ISBN: 1881649601 $50.
| 136110 SVORAY, Yaron with Thomas Hughes. GODS OF DEATH: Around the World, Behind Closed Doors, Operates and Ultra Secret Business of Sex and Death; One Man Hunts the Truth About Snuff Films.|
NY: Simon and Schuster, 1997. 306 pages. 1st edition. Hardback. 'Review copy' with publisher's card and promotional material laid in. Fine in Fine- dustjacket with light rubbing. ISBN: 0684814455 $4.95.
| 180401 TABORI, Paul. THE HUMOR AND TECHNOLOGY OF SEX.|
Julian Press, 1969. 538 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Illustrated. Bibliography. Very Good. Spine is slightly faded, some soil spots, lettering quite dull. Solid copy, no names, marks or tears. No dustjacket. $8.95.
| 177719 THE KENSINGTON LADIES' EROTICA SOCIETY. SEX, DEATH, AND OTHER DISTRACTIONS.|
Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2007. 270 pages. Hardcover. Boards in dust jacket. Very Good+. ISBN: 1580083196 $5.95.
A very good copy of a rather dirty book; racy and romantic, pensive and provocataive, outrageous and open-minded.
| 180032 THE MARQUIS DE SADE. THE CRIMES OF LOVE.|
Peter Owen Publishers, 2003. Trade paperback. Translated, with an introduction, by Margaret Crosland. Small thin crease and tiny lamination peel front cover, else Near Fine. Unread. ISBN: 0720611830 $4.95.
Translated from the French by Austryn Wainhouse.
| 293329 THOMPSON, C.J.S. THE MYSTERIES OF SEX: Women Who Posed as Men and Men Who Impersonated Women.|
Causeway Books, 1974. 256 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated. Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket. Fore-edge lightly soiled. Jacket front has tiny tears top and bottom, head of spine tattered. ISBN: B009GG2GS8 $8.95.
| 143650 THOMPSON, Kay. MISS POOKY PECKINPAUGH, And Her Secret Private Boyfriends Complete with Telephone Numbers.|
Harper, 1974. Unpaginated. First edition. Hardcover. White, cloth boards with black stamping on covers & spine. Very Good, in like dustjacket. Top of spine bumped. Very minor discoloration along lower edge of back cover. Dust cover: top of spine panel creased & torn somewhat, bit of discoloration, back & front panels. $39.95.
Illustrated by Joe Eula.
| 176677 VASSI, Marco. THE EROTIC COMEDIES.|
Richard Kasak, 1992. 198 pages. Trade paperback. Introduction by Martin Shepard. First Richard Kasak Book edition. Near Fine. Light shelfwear. ISBN: 1563331365 $7.95.
| 213997 VINCENT, Richard. PORTRAIT IN BLACK.|
Bantam Books, 1960. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Bantam # A2105. Near Fine. Cover art is bright and clean. Outside edges of middle section of the text block is lightly off-color from printing process. Nice tight and square copy; no names, marks or spine creasing. $6.95.
| 164112 VOYAGER, Krystofalus. THE SONS OF PRIAPUS: Confessions of a Phallic Worshipper.|
San Diego: Greenleaf Classics, 1970. 195 pages. Trade paperback. Very Good. Light edgewear & yellowing to covers; spine creased; faint staining to several pages. $19.95.
| 140995 WALKER, Linda Marie (ed.). BUT NEVER BY CHANCE.|
Adelaide: Experimental Art Foundation, 1992. 1st edition. Trade Paperback. Fine. $4.95.
| 171904 WATKINS, Graham. KALEIDOSCOPE EYES: A Novel of Erotic Horror.|
Carroll and Graf, 1993. 382 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardback. Fine- in Fine- dustjacket. Price erasures on front endpaper. ISBN: 0881849294 $5.95.
| 213994 WEATHERALL, Ernie. BLONDE TRAP.|
Beacon Books, 1954. 1st Mass Market paperback printing / edition. Beacon B150. Very Good. Spine has light lean and reading creases. Binding is tight (will crack if not handled with kid gloves). Cover art is bright and clean; no names, marks or tears. $6.95.
'The brutal, bawdy story of a girl up to no good'.
| 180147 WEDECK, Harry E. DICTIONARY OF EROTIC LITERATURE.|
Philosophical Library, 1962. 556 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Bibliography. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket. Light edgewear at the spine ends. Jacket has a few tiny tears and wrinkles head of the spine and rear edge. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears, price intact. In protective mylar. $16.95.
| 236179 WEDECK, Harry E. DICTIONARY OF EROTIC LITERATURE.|
Philosophical Library, 1962. 556 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Bibliography. Good+. Cover has a heavy dampstain on the spine & front. Pages unaffected, internally solid, very tight and clean; no names, marks or tears. Lacks the dustjacket. ISBN: B002MHSNLM $3.95.
| 293185 WENZEL, Bill. DR. SEX.|
Dell, 1971. Not paginated. 1st printing / edition. Mass Market paperback. Near Fine. Unread copy, page edges lightly age-tanned. ISBN: B000JWZPXQ $9.95.
| 174207 WOLF, Naomi. FIRE WITH FIRE: The New Female Power and How It Will Change the 21st Century.|
Random House, 1993. 373 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardback. Notes, selected bibliography, index. 'SIGNED by the author'. Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Gift quality. ISBN: 067942718X $9.95.
'Power feminism' as a dynamic movement which refuses the role of woman as victim.
| 173845 WOLFE, Claire. DON'T SHOOT THE BASTARDS (YET): 101 More Ways to Salvage Freedom.|
Loompanics Unlimited, 1999. 230 pages. 1st printing / edition. Trade paperback. Near Fine. One bottom page corner turned up and another has a small crease along bottom edge. No names, tears or spine creasing. $40.
Another batch of ideas to counteract the abuses of government and private agencies (there's a difference!?) '[F]irm mental defiance coupled with the beginning of real action.' Another classic from the infamous publisher, now defunct. There was/is no other like them. Dedicated to Wat Tyler.
| 206499 WRIGHT, Nicolas [editor]. THE LOVE GAME: An illustrated guide to adult relationships.|
Galahad Books / Phoebus, 1977. 256 pp. Large Hardcover. Illustrations and photos. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Small nicks and tears to jacket. Else bright, tight and clean; no names or marks. ISBN: 0883653966 $7.95.
| 156404 WRIGHT, Stephen. BRIEF ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HOMOSEXUALITY.|
Stephen Wright Press, 1978. 144 pages. First edition. Trade paperback. Index. Very Good-. Minor edge & corner wear. Some staining & discoloration on text-edges. Spine lightly cocked. ISBN: 0960190406 $40.
| 180231 ZAIDENBERG, Arthur. THE EMOTIONAL SELF.|
Bell Publishing Company, 1967. 105 pages. Revised edition. Large hardcover. Illustrated. Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket. Light fore-edge soil, jacket has some sunning on front along the spine, tiny tear bottom edge, tiny tears top of spine. Light edge and corner wear. Book is bright, tight and clean; no names, or markings. ISBN: B0007DPPVO $14.95.
'40 Social and Asocial Studies.' Revised edition, with a preface by Sandor Lorand, M.D. A collection of art depicting the 'dark side' of love - autoeroticism, Oedipus and Electra complexes, exhibitionism, sadism, masochism, homosexuality, pyromania, narcissism, necrophilia, nymphomania, etc.
| 173023 ZAUSNER, Michael. THE STREETS: A Factual Portrait of Six Prostitutes As Told in Their Own Words.|
St. Martins, 1986. 149 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardback. Photos. Near Fine in Very Good- dustjacket. Jacket has two tears top front edge, tiny tears bottom of spine. ISBN: 0312765924 $4.95.