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Lesbian Quarterly "for Adults Only" Vol. 1, No. 2
1 Lesbian Quarterly "for Adults Only" Vol. 1, No. 2
1968 Saddle Stapled Card Covers Very Good 8vo. 
32 pages. 8 x 5 inches. Two stories and two poems, with one illustration at centre. No printing / publishing info. stated, and I can find no record of the publication. Handwritten former owner note to top right of first page: "bought May 28, 1968 / read May 28 1968". Else unmarked. 
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Ten issues of Furniture of the Times. Earliest is July, 1918 and the latest August, 1919.
2 Ten issues of Furniture of the Times. Earliest is July, 1918 and the latest August, 1919.
Adams Square, Boston. A. McArthur Co. Saddle Stapled Card Covers Good 8vo 
Ten issues of the uncommon Furniture of the Times; A. McArthur Co. at Adams Square, Boston. Earliest is July, 1918 and the latest August, 1919. "A monthly magazine dedicated to thrifty homemakers". Illustrations, stories, suggestions, thrift-tips, advertisements, recipes. "A girl simply has to have some place to entertain her friends, or life isn't worth living!" Covers present but detached from October, 1918; pencil notation inside front cover of Dec. '18; a piece cut out of page 5/6 of August, 1919; and short closed tears to margins.They measure 9.75 x 6.75 inches; 9 pages each. An interesting glimpse into The Great Gatsby era of America. 
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The Anvil: Volume 1, Number 1. January 1931.
3 The Anvil: Volume 1, Number 1. January 1931.
Vancouver, B.C. Anvil Publishing Company 1931 Stapled wraps Good large 8vo. 
28 pages. Inaugural issue of this journal "with a special appeal to the Western Canadian viewpoint". Includes discussions of Zionism and anti-Semitism, and the treatment of Asians by the BC government, as well as a one act play by L. Bullock-Webster. Good condition, with soiling and chipping to covers. Original staples holding well, though they have torn away from front cover (cover remains attached). 
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4 The Poor Negro
London The Religious Tract Society Sewn wraps Good 32mo 
8 pages plus covers. Sold at the Depository, 56 Pater Noster Row, and 65 St. Paul's Churchyard, and by the booksellers. Marked as No. 79 on front cover. Inspirational moral tale of a father who after seeing his son abuse a black man hires the man to dig potatoes and offers him the opportunity to flog his son - an invitation the man declines, much to the surprise and instruction of the son. A scarce, early piece in support of humanitarian racial consciousness. No stated date (c. 1830) and no printer listed. Sewn wraps, with fading to front and fraying to rear; interior is clean with very light soiling only. 
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The Useful Letter Writer. Comprising a Succinct Treatise on the Epistolary Art; and Forms of Letters for All the Ordinary Occasions of Life.
5 The Useful Letter Writer. Comprising a Succinct Treatise on the Epistolary Art; and Forms of Letters for All the Ordinary Occasions of Life.
New York D. Appleton & Co. 1844 Cloth Good 32mo. 
219 pages and four pages of ads at rear. Publisher's cloth stamped in blind, with gilt to spine. All edges gilt. Cloth rubbed, faded, lightly stained. Binding is sound. Lacking front and rear free endpaper. Frontispiece foxed, tissue guard retained. A child's enthusiastic pencil scribble to both pastedowns and to seven pages.Appleton's Complete Letter Writer at head of title. Title page not dated. Entered According to Act... is dated 1844 and appears on a strip of paper that has been pasted on title page verso. 
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United Brotherhood of Carpenters : THE CARPENTER : 34 issues, 1929-1951
6 United Brotherhood of Carpenters : THE CARPENTER : 34 issues, 1929-1951
Saddle Stapled Card Covers Good 8vo 
Thirty four issues of The Carpenter. Earliest is November, 1929 and the latest January, 1951. A cornucopia of trade union information, photos, adverts {Stanley tools, &c.}, correspondence and articles. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Covers rough on the earliest {Nov, 1929} but thereafter good with expected age-toning and moderate wear; original staples holding fine. This lot includes the August, 1931 Golden Jubilee Number with gilt on front and rear covers. They measure 9 x 6 inches; ranging from 32 to 96 pages each. An interesting glimpse into the Union spanning 22 years: the Depression and World War two. The issues are: 1929: November / 1930: June, July, August, September, October / 1931: February, June, July, August / 1932: June, July, September, October / 1933: March / 1935: January / 1936: June, July, August, October / 1937: May, September / 1938: December / 1939: March / 1941: March, May, July / 1942: January, March, April, June / 1945: May / 1949: November, December / 1951: January. 
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The Degradation of the Democratic Dogma, Adams, Henry; Brooks Adams intro.
7 Adams, Henry; Brooks Adams intro. The Degradation of the Democratic Dogma
New York MacMillan 1919 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
xv, 317 pages. Top edge a touch dusty; else clean and unmarked in sound binding. 
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The American Mafia - Genesis of a Legend, Albini, Joseph L.
8 Albini, Joseph L. The American Mafia - Genesis of a Legend
New York Appleton Century Crofts 1971 Softcover Very Good 8vo. 
xi, 354 pages. Transpapent laminate peeling from covers. Light foxing to endpapers and edges; half-title mildly soiled. Binding is sound; no inscriptions. 
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Dawn and Gleam, Anderson, W.H.P. and M.
9 Anderson, W.H.P. and M. Dawn and Gleam
London The Mission To Lepers Card Covers Very Good 12mo. 
80 pages plus photographic plates. 7.25 x 5 inches. An account of the work of the Mission to Lepers, founded 1874. Publication date not stated; Worldcat has it at 1926 and that accords with the age of this volume. Foxing to covers and adjacent leaves as well as edges. Inscription opposite Contents page, else a clean, unmarked interior in sturdy binding with no crease to spine. Includes 38 photographs of people (and scenery / buildings) in various locales including: Nasik, Shantipur, Champa, Chandkuri, Purulia, Naini, Hangchow, taiku, Siao Kan, Manchuria, Kwangju, Fusan, Tokyo, Rangoon, Kuala Lumpur, &c. 
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ANGRY CATHOLIC WOMEN: A Sociological Investigation, Andrew M. Greeley & Mary G. Durkin
10 Andrew M. Greeley & Mary G. Durkin ANGRY CATHOLIC WOMEN: A Sociological Investigation
Chicago The Thomas More Press 1984 First Edition Softcover Good 4to. 
213 pages. 11.2 x 8.6 inches. Large format softcover. Uncommon volume by Father Andrew Greeley. Creasing to covers; tear to rear cover centre top: it doesn't go through the cover, but a strip of the upper portion is lacking so the white underside shows through. Otherwise the book is clean and unmarked. 
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The Public and Private in Dutch Culture of the Golden Age., Arthur K. Wheelock Jr., and Adele Seef eds.
11 Arthur K. Wheelock Jr., and Adele Seef eds. The Public and Private in Dutch Culture of the Golden Age.
Newark University of Delaware Press / Associated University Presses 2000 Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to. 
278 pages. Profusely illustrated. 14 contributions. Discrete ownership signature to front free endpaper, else clean and unmarked. Overseas customers please inquire re. shipping costs. 
Price: 156.25 CDN
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The Development of Children's Friendships (Cambridge Studies in Social and Emotional Development), Asher, Steven R.; Gottman, John M., eds.
12 Asher, Steven R.; Gottman, John M., eds. The Development of Children's Friendships (Cambridge Studies in Social and Emotional Development)
Cambridge, &c. Cambridge University Press 1981 0521298067 / 9780521298063 Softcover Very Good 8vo. 
xiv, 347 pages. Clean and unmarked in sound binding, with spine not creased. 
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Centring the Periphery: Chaos, Order, and the Ethnohistory of Dominica, Baker, Patrick L.
13 Baker, Patrick L. Centring the Periphery: Chaos, Order, and the Ethnohistory of Dominica
Montreal & Kingston McGill Queens Univ Press 1994 0773511342 / 9780773511347 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo., Boards 
xx, 251pp. 
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Juvenile Probation, Beard, Belle Boone
14 Beard, Belle Boone Juvenile Probation
New York American Book Company 1934 Cloth Fair No Jacket 8vo, Boards 
xiv, 219 pp. American Sociology Series, general Editor Kimball Young. "An Analysis of the Case Records of Five Hundred Children Studied at the Judge Baker Guidance Clinic and Placed on Probabation in the Juvenile Court of Boston". cover worn and stained , probably water damage though not warped, edges lightly foxed, contents otherwise clean and binding tight. 
Price: 39.00 CDN
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Women and Crime, Bishop, Cecil
15 Bishop, Cecil Women and Crime
London Chatto and Windus 1931 First Edition Cloth Good 8vo. 
vii, 295 pages plus photo plates. Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. Rubbed at extremities; cloth split for 2 inches along front outer hinge. Binding sound, hinges sturdy, no inscriptions save for unobtrusive pencil underlining of a few short passages. Chapter titles include: The "Amateur Prostitute"; Prostitution; White Slave Trade; Drugs; Perversion [i.e. lesbianism]; &c. 
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Inside Out: The Social Meaning of Mental Retardation, Bogdan, Robert; Taylor, Steven J.
16 Bogdan, Robert; Taylor, Steven J. Inside Out: The Social Meaning of Mental Retardation
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1982 0802024327 / 9780802024329 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo. 
xiv, 231 pages. Pages 4 through 16 have scoring and highlighting; else clean and unmarked. Binding sound and hinges secure. Dust jacket spine sunned. 
Price: 26.00 CDN
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A Lady. Manners and Social Usages, Bugg, Lelia Hardin
17 Bugg, Lelia Hardin A Lady. Manners and Social Usages
New York Benziger Brothers 1893 Cloth Very Good 16mo. 
317, [1] pages. Blue cloth with gilt to front and spine - moderate soiling and rubbing. Paper split along front gutter but binding sound; light foxing to front endpapers; smudge to colophon; else clean and unmarked. Second edition stated on title page. Uncommon volume of etiquette. 
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The Jajmani System - an Investigation, Caldwell, Bruce
18 Caldwell, Bruce The Jajmani System - an Investigation
New Delhi Hindustan Publishing Corporation 1991 Cloth Good Good 8vo., Boards 
x, 128 pp. Plasticized jacket, chipping at back. Yellow highlighting on a third to a quarter of pages, a few pencilled notes. 
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Liberia and Sierra Leone: An Essay in Comparative Politics, Clapham, Christopher S.
19 Clapham, Christopher S. Liberia and Sierra Leone: An Essay in Comparative Politics
Cambridge University Press 1976 052121095X / 9780521210959 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good 8vo., Boards 
vii, 156pp. This is Book No. 20 in the African Studies Series, silver fish damage to spine of dust jacket, removing paper surface over part of title. 
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Freedom vs Fundamentalism [Haldeman-Julius LITTLE BLUE BOOK ], Clay Fulks
20 Clay Fulks Freedom vs Fundamentalism [Haldeman-Julius LITTLE BLUE BOOK ]
Girard, Kansas Haldeman-Julius 1928 saddle stapled wraps Very Good 24mo. 
Little Blue Book No. 1313. Copyright 1928 [Haldeman-Julius]. 32 pages, 5.2 x 3.5 inches. Besides the title-essay, and "Christian Gentleman", is the essay "The Crime of Disbelief". Light pencil to front cover and to a few spots in margin, else clean and unmarked; with customary tanning of pages and sunning to covers. Staples are not rusted and holding fine. Postage will be less than the default price listed. 
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