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Lovers' Secrets, or The Art of Love (Wooing, Winning, and Wedding)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Wehman Bros.:

Seller ID: 004260


Original orange paperback illustrated and lettered in black. No author, no date. "Remarks as to popping the question" suggests 1930 to me. A book to be enjoyed more for its mysterious vacuity than any dependable advice. Read at your own risk. Price tag on cover. 95 pp. View more info

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The Mastery of Memorizing (Memory and Thought Series) Nov.-Dec., 1890

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, James P. Downs: 1890

Edition: Third Edition Revised

Seller ID: 006077


Original brown softcover. The first volume in a series of six. Additional articles in this volume are: Hints on Legal Study, Remarks on Bible Memorizing, Suggestions to Students, and Hints on General Study. 120 pp. plus. View more info

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The Sources of Love and Fear; The Meaning of the Mother-Child Relationship

By: Bevan-Brown, M. (M.D.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Vanguard Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001166


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ shows minor wear and is price-clipped. Interior clean and unmarked. 42 short chapters touching every phase of child development, some reprinted from other sources. The author was a practising psychologist and psychiatrist in England and New Zealand for many years, about 1920-1940. 153 pp. View more info

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On Self-Culture; Intellectual, Physical, and Moral ; A Vade Mecum for Young Men and Students

By: Blackie, John Stuart

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner, Armstrong, and Company: 1874

Seller ID: 004753


Original maroon highly-decorated cloth on boards. The culture of the intellect, On physical culture, On moral culture. 116 pp. plus brief catalog. Bookplate and stamp of Rogers Memorial Library, Bethany Bible College, and card pocket. Riverside Press binder's label. Blackie was Professor of Greek in the University of Edinburgh. Previous owner's name in light pencil. View more info

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Learning to Care for Children

By: Bradbury, Dorothy E/Amidon, Edna P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Appleton-Century-Crofts: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001202


Original grey cloth with titles in light blue on black background, no DJ. Simple and straightforward, with little to support arbitrary statements, explained in part by the fact that it is aimed at high school students. 153 pp. View more info

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The Art of Intuition; Cultivating Your Inner Wisdom

By: Burnham, Sophy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Tarcher/Penguin: 2011

Seller ID: 008419


Original white paper boards backed in green cloth. The Still Small Voice of God, The Awakened Mind, Enchanted Boundaries, and Reading the Air are the titles of the four parts. 269 pp. View more info

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The Sphinx' Splendor in Light

By: Conde, Celia

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Boston, Christopher Publishing House: 1932

Edition: First (No additional printings)

Seller ID: 001789


Original green cloth on boards. DJ has small piece missing at foot of spine and small tears. A slim, obscure tome. "The sphinx is the root. The all. The all-seeing eye. Our perfection in spirit consciousness...(etc.)" No information found on book or author. 57 pp. View more info

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Dimensions of Human Sexuality

By: Doherty, Dennis (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 006926


Original black paper boards backed in red cloth. No writing or damage. As an outsider, this was my first exposure to the hornet's nest created by publication in 1977 of Human Sexuality: New Directions in American Catholic Thought (Paulist Press). The present volume is an acceptance of the invitation to "serious criticism" and "scholarly dialogue" extended in the earlier book. "The task of the contributors to the present volume is to argue the view... View more info

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Subjective Concepts of Humans; The Source of Spiritistic Manifestations

By: Donnelly, John J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., The International Press: 1922

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 002775


Original dark red cloth bordered and lettered in gilt on boards. Inscribed and signed by the author, the first resident priest of Holy Cross Church, Rochester, N.Y. He apparently left the priesthood and the church after 40 years' service. This book is challenging and puzzling to me in its attempt to explain interaction between humans. Emphasis is on "clairaudients", among whom he numbers himself. Full of psychological jargon. The author states his purpose i... View more info

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Why Men Fail

By: Fishbein, Morris (M.D.) / White, William A. (M.D.) (Eds.)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Century Co.: 1928

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 003913


Original red cloth with black titles on boards. Fading of cover and some gutter staining due to dampness, but otherwise clean and readable. No writing. Written by a number of medical/psychiatric professionals. Introduction, Parents of failure, First job, Sex, Wives, "Queer" failures, Day-dreamers, Bluffers, Depressions, Beating handicaps, Handicap or alibi, Fear, Why women fail, Job misfits, Home-made failures. 344 pp. View more info

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Life, Youth and Success; Constructive Psychology from A to Z, An Alphabet of Affirmation

By: Gaze, Harry

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Chicago, Universal Psychology Association: 1920

Seller ID: 008380


Original blue cloth on boards. A proponent of New Thought, Gaze's writing is suggestive of Norman Vincent Peale's The Power of Positive Thinking. 194 pp. View more info

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Husband, Wife, and Home

By: Goss, Charles Frederick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, VIR Publishing Co.: 1905

Seller ID: 011960


Maroon cloth on boards. Spine faded. A book in praise of all-around family life. 276 pp. Gift note and previous owner's bookplate. View more info

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Schizophrenia; A Source of Social Insight

By: Grant, Brian W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Westminster Press: 1975

Seller ID: 007942


Original grey cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped. Introduction, Current Perspectives, A Social-Dynamic Theory, Social Insight as the Source of Newness, The Centrality of Social Insight, Schizophrenia as Social Insight, Illustrations and Implications. ISBN 0-664-20722-7. 252 pp. View more info

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The New Soviet Psychic Discoveries

By: Gris, Henry and Dick, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press, Ltd.: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 011995


Blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. Experiments in various mind games which read like a modern novel, purporting to be serious reporting in various parapsychological pursuits. No reviews found. 304 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Harper's Encyclopedia of Mystical & Paranormal Experience.

By: Guiley, Rosemary Ellen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edison, N.J., Castle Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012287


Introduction by Marion Zimmer Bradley. 666 pp. View more info