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Elusive Equity, Empathy, and Empowerment: One Woman's Journey through the Challenges of Gender Bias in the Early Twenty-First Century [21st]

By: Angel, Pandora B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Archway: 2018

Seller ID: 2298732

ISBN: 1480868264

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2018 Trade Paperback. xxvii, 129 pp. Dr. Pandora B. Angel was a practicing physician for thirty years. She spent twenty-three of those years as an emergency physician at a university medical center and an affiliated hospital. In Elusive Equity, Empathy, and Empowerment, she shares the challenges she faced as a female emergency physician in what is still perceived as a male profession. Addressing the gender bias and inequality she experienced while striving for and achieving a career in medicine, this memoir addresses workforce power and control, double standards, gender bias, disc... View more info

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Memoirs of a Voluptuary: The Secret Life of an English Boarding School, in Three Volumes Herein Contained

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2299172

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1971 Mass Market Paperback. This work describes the sexual awakening of the narrator, Charlie Powerscourt, and his friends Bob Rutherford and Jimmy, the Duke of Surrey. Their tale is interwoven with the heterosexual narrative of a sophisticated French friend. View more info

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In Extremis: The Life of Laura Riding

By: Baker, Deborah

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203727

ISBN: 0802113648

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Spine slightly cocked, page ridges foxed. Jacket creased. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 478 pp. In her poetry, fiction, essays, and public statements, Laura Riding tackled Freud, feminism, communism, language and belief, sexuality, and the coming of age of the American dream. Her range of associations includes writers such as Hart Crane, Gertrude Stein, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren. Now comes a brilliantly original biography of her life. 16 pages of photographs. View more info

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Kama Sutra Journal

By: Balmain, Julianne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2005

Seller ID: 2269475

ISBN: 0811847691

Condition: Near Fine


Lock and keys missing, last few pages lightly bumped. Clean pages, not written in. 2005 Hard Cover. Inspire and be inspired with this bedside journal. Drawn from a legacy thousands of years old, this journal is your place to explore new realms of pleasure and imagination. The Kama Sutra Journal includes plenty of space to record, illustrate, and fantasize, with stimulating tips for enhancing your love life. Keep it as your own private record or leave it out in order to inspire you and your lover to nights of bliss. View more info

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Terminal Velocity

By: Boyd, Blanche McCrary

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271009

ISBN: 0679430083

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 255 pp. In 1970 I realized that the Sixties were passing me by. I had never even smoked a joint, or slept with anyone besides my husband. A year later I had left Nicky, changed my name from Ellen to Rain, and moved to a radical lesbian commune in California named Red Moon Rising, where I was playing the Ten of Hearts in an outdoor production of Alice in Wonderland when two FBI agents arrived to arrest the Red Queen . . . So begins Blanche McCrary ... View more info

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These Curious Pleasures

By: Britain, Sloane

Price: $95.00  $76.00

Publisher: Midwood (Tower): 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2303035

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. A few faint creases to wrappers, ink initials on blurb page. 1961 Mass Market Paperback. 186 pp. Ravaged by three men... she sought the tenderness of love in another woman. Sloane works as a secretary to a New York television producer. She lives in the Village and enjoys cruising the bars at night for one-night stands with women she doesn’t know. She has a few part-time lovers she sees on a semi-regular basis, but hasn’t found the woman who would steal her heart… until she meets Allison, a young actress. Sloane’s boss has hired the young woman to s... View more info

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The Art of Desire: Erotic Treasures from the Kinsey Institute

By: Burns, Sarah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indiana University: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204237

ISBN: 0966032004

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1997 Soft Cover. This catalog was produced to accompany the exhibition The Art of Desire: Erotic Treasures from The Kinsey Institute, which was presented at the School of Fine Arts Gallery at Indiana University in celebration of The Kinsey Institute's 50th anniversary. Dr. Alfred C. Kinsey (1894-1956) was a pioneer in the scientific study of human sexual behavior. Early on, Kinsey was encouraged to collect visual material which might provide insight into attitudes governing sexual practices.The parameters guiding the selection for inclusion in the exhibit we... View more info

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

By: Carpenter, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vanguard Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266237

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, pencil name on front endpaper, minor pencil underlining. 1926 Hard Cover. 178 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Edward Carpenter (29 August 1844 – 28 June 1929) was an English socialist poet, philosopher, anthologist, and early activist for rights for homosexuals.[1] A poet and writer, he was a close friend of Rabindranath Tagore, and a friend of Walt Whitman.[2] He corresponded with many famous figures such as Annie Besant, Isadora Duncan, Havelock Ellis, Roger Fry, Mahatma Gandhi, Keir Hardie, J. K. Kinney, Jack London, George Merrill, E. D. Morel, William Morris, Edward R. P... View more info

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Harem: The World Behind the Veil

By: Croutier, Alev Lytle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202127

ISBN: 0896599035

Condition: Very Good


First edition, 2nd printing. Spine slightly cocked. Rear side of jacket foxed. 1989 Large Hardcover. 224 pp. This book explores harems all over the world, focusing on the celebrated Seraglio of Turkey's Topkapi Palace as a paradigm for all. We are shown the slave market and boudoirs of sultans, the daily routines of the odalisques - their baths, clothes and appetites - and the peculiar lives of the eunuchs who guarded and controlled them; all this alongside the splendour and depravity of the sultans, masters of the harem, whose rule was absolute.;The author also looks at the polygamous househo... View more info

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Fatal Flowers: On Sin, Sex, and Suicide in the Deep South

By: Daniell, Rosemary

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296613

ISBN: 0030221919

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few faint smudges on page ridges, address label on front free endpaper. 1980 Hard Cover. 293 pp. Daniell recounts her painful evolution from a passive girl to a liberated woman in the Deep South, a region drenched in eroticism which yet punishes and represses every manifestation of sexuality. View more info

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Sexual Secrets: The Alchemy of Ecstasy

By: Douglas, Nik; Slinger, Penny

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Destiny Books: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2302848

ISBN: 0892810106

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1979 Large Hardcover. 383 pp. Sexual Secrets is the definitive and all-encompassing guide to sex and mysticism. No book of this magnitude has ever appeared on the subject. The distillation of more than two thousand years of practical techniques for enhancing sexual awareness and achieving the transcendental experience of unity, Sexual Secrets explores the path of love and mysticism, making accesible for the first time the sexual mysteries of the East. View more info

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The Cradle of Erotica

By: Edwardes, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Julian Press: 1963

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2281538

Condition: Good


4th printing. Edge wear to jacket. 1963 Hard Cover. An overview of the sexualities of Africa and Asia, with a special focus on those aspects that would be considered taboo in the west. View more info

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The Encyclopedia of Erotic Literature, in Three Volumes: Index Librorum Prohibitorum: Being Notes Bio= Biblio= Icono= graphical and Critical, on Curious and Uncommon Books; Centuria Librorum Absconditorum: Being Notes Bio= Biblio= Icono= graphical and Critical, on Curious and Uncommon Books; Catena Librorum Tacendorum: Being Notes Bio= Biblio= Icono= graphical and Critical, on Curious and Uncommon Books

By: Fraxi, Pisanus

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Documentary Books, Inc.: 1962

Seller ID: 2298280

Condition: Very Good


A near fine set in a very good slipcase. Surface tears to one panel of slipcase. 1962 Hard Cover. Includes publisher's slipcase. Three volume set. Far from deprecating criticism, or spurning the opinion of friends, I court, on the contrary, their judgment, and solicit their corrections. My objects are - truth, the extension of bibliographical studies, and the accurate description of the works noticed in the following pages. To strangers, into whose hands this book may fall, I would say, in extenuation of my numerous shortcomings, that I am not an author by profession; but being actively engage... View more info

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Corydon

By: Gide, Andre; Beach, Frank A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Company: 1950

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2202548

Condition: Good


First American edition. Spine slightly cocked, pages toned, small circular stain to top page ridge. One inch chip to top edge of jacket rear, a few minor chips to jacket edges, jacket toned, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1950 Hard Cover. xx, 220 pp. With a new preface by Andre Gide and a commentary on the Second Dialogue by Frank A. Beach. ...consisting of four Socratic dialogues on homosexuality. The dialogues use evidence from naturalists, historians, poets, and philosophers in order to back up Gide's argument that homosexuality is natural, or better not unnatural, and that it pervaded th... View more info

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An Unhurried View of Erotica

By: Ginzburg, Ralph; Reik, Theodor; Nathan, George Jean

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Helmsman Press: 1958

Seller ID: 2290622

Condition: Very Good


Collector's edition. Slipcase lightly rubbed, with repair along top slipcase edge. 1958 Hard Cover. A survey of erotic art throughout history, based on the explosive Esquire magazine article. View more info

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Torrid Tongues

By: Gould, Carlton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Echelon Books Publishers: 1973

Seller ID: 2303039

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1973 Mass Market Paperback. 158 pp. An in depth case history on the last word in Oral love making. A documentary of oralism as a love technique for special thrills. View more info

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The Illustrated Book of Stockings: Shocking Stockings: An Illustrated History of Female Hosiery

By: Gower, Christopher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Erotic Print Society: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199807

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 1998 Soft Cover. 95, [1] pp. A collection of erotic photography focused on stocking fetishism. View more info

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Queer Phylactery

By: Hastain, J/J

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hank's Original Loose Gravel Press: 2011

Seller ID: 2298353

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 2011 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Hear-now with/in Queer Phylacter, J/J Hastain does and does not struggle to transcend both gender and authorship but does nonetheless softly, firmly circumvent the hard new question of addressing altogether and from the get-go. Yes, here is poming for the future spirits of the Body, those Mother Nature will have sorted out from the mindless Christmases Past, Present, and Future. View more info

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Xaviera's Supersex: Her Personal Techniques for Total Lovemaking

By: Hollander, Xaviera

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New American Library: 1976

Seller ID: 2287835

Condition: Near Fine


Small chip along top edge of front jacket panel, quarter-inch tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel, jacket spine head and spine base and corners lightly rubbed. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 222 pp. Illustrations by Robert Baxter. Xaviera’s Supersex is a book not only for liberated swingers but for the curious amateur who wonders what adventures he or she may be missing. The author’s own adventure began when she resigned from the Dutch Consulate in New York to become a call girl earning the equivalent today of $7,000 a night. A year later she opened... View more info

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Beauty and Power: Transgendering and Cultural Transformation in the Southern Philippines

By: Johnson, Mark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berg Publishers: 1997

Seller ID: 2281304

ISBN: 1859739253

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1997 Trade Paperback. This compelling study of gender and sexual diversity in the Southern Philippines addresses general questions about the relationship between the making of gender and sexualities, the politics of national and ethnic identities and processes of cultural transformation in a world of contract labourers and transnational consumers. The book focuses, in particular, on the meaning and experience of local 'gays' -- transvestite/transgender-homosexual men -- who are at once celebrated as purveyors of beauty (defined in terms of a global American otherness) and ... View more info

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Walk on the Wild Side

By: Jones, Jeanette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Barricade Books: 1995

Seller ID: 2295127

ISBN: 1569800545

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine head and top corner of front jacket panel bumped. 1995 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. A photographic record of transvestism and transgender culture. Walk on the Wild Side is a fitting description of this collection of provocative photographs of cross-dressers, drag artists and transexuals by London photographer, Jeanette Jones. Here is a look into a world far removed from ordinary life. It is a world where some of the most beautiful women are men, and they wear an extravagant collection of outfits as they dress up, parade and live out their fantasies. When Amber Rose introduced Jones to... View more info

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Cherry: A Memoir

By: Karr, Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270638

ISBN: 0670892742

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head very lightly bumped. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 276 pp. The author shares a candid look at her own sexual maturity growing up in a Texas town. View more info

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Love Like a Shadow

By: Kemp, Kimberly

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Midwood (Tower): 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2303034

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Very faint stain on front wrapper. 1962 Mass Market Paperback. 189 pp. A twist on the old question: What does a husband do when he finds his wife in bed with another woman? Like spoiled children their craving for excitement knew no bounds. They wanted it and that was reason enough. View more info

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Fruits of Philosophy; or The Private Companion of Adult People

By: Knowlton, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2199881

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, one of 450 copies. Boards lightly soiled. 1937 Hard Cover. 107 pp. A limited edition reissue of the work originally published anonymously in 1832, which according to the introductory notice has done much to revolutionize the sexual habits of the English speaking world. Its importance lies chiefly in its influence in diffusing contraceptive knowledge... The Fruits of Philosophy is the most important treatise on birth control technique for seventeen centuries; the greatest since the chapter in Sorano's Gynecology (2nd century A.D.). Knowlton may perhaps be considered the America... View more info

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Prick Up Your Ears: The Biography of Joe Orton

By: Lahr, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285514

ISBN: 0713910445

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. 1978 Hard Cover. xv, 360 pp. John Lahr—New Yorker critic, novelist, and biographer of his father Bert Lahr (Notes on a Cowardly Lion)—reconstructs both the life and death of Joe Orton in another extraordinary biography that was chosen Book of the Year by Truman Capote and Nobel Prize-winning novelist Patrick White when it first appeared in 1978. I have high hopes of dying in my prime, Joe Orton confided to his diary in July, 1967. Less than one month later, Britain's most promising comic playwright was murdered by his lover in the London fl... View more info

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Lap Dancing for Mommy: Tender Stories of Disgust, Blame and Inspiration

By: Lopez, Erika

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Seal Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282061

ISBN: 1878067966

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, La la la. Bottom corner of front wrapper very faintly creased. 1997 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Erika Lopez's award-winning work has reams of racy, raunchy and riotously funny appeal for audiences spanning regular comic fans to Generation X-ers to the queer literary world. This collection of comic, hilariously incisive narratives--illustrated in Lopez's splashy, apropos style--runs riot with mainstream perceptions of underground lifestyles--and with just about anything else that crosses this artist's keen eye. View more info

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A Special Kind of Love

By: Lord, Sheldon [Block, Lawrence]

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Signal Book: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2303036

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Bookplate signed by Lawrence Block laid in. Creases on rear wrapper, spine creased. 1963 Mass Market Paperback. 150 pp. Pseudonymous novel by Lawrence Block. The shocking story of a small-town girl who thought she knew all about love--until she learned from experts... View more info

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A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E.M. Forster

By: Moffat, Wendy

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2010

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2269455

ISBN: 0374166781

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. A very nice copy. 2010 Hard Cover. 404 pp. With the posthumous publication of his long-suppressed novel Maurice in 1970, E. M. Forster came out as a homosexual— though that revelation made barely a ripple in his literary reputation. As Wendy Moffat persuasively argues in A Great Unrecorded History, Forster’s homosexuality was the central fact of his life. Between Wilde’s imprisonment and the Stonewall riots, Forster led a long, strange, and imaginative life as a gay man. He preserved a vast archive of his private life—a history of gay experience he believed would find ... View more info

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The Illustrated Book of Dominatrices

By: Moineau, Roger

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Erotic Print Society: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199808

ISBN: 1898998582

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2003 Soft Cover. 95, [1] pp. An erotic collection of photographs focused on the BDSM lifestyle. The successful dominatrix must have 'an erect bearing, a purposeful stride and above all an expression of extraordinary severity'. Their dressings-down must involve dressing-up: a teacher's black gown, a sharply tailored office two-piece, a crackling nurse's tunic and a policewoman's white shirt with handcuffs at the ready are popular choices. View more info

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Imaginative Sex (DAW Books UJ1146)

By: Norman, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DAW: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292976

ISBN: 0879979127

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Spine lightly creased. 1974 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 269, [3] pp. Guide to imaginative sex by author of the popular Gor series of fantasy novels. In 1974, the author of the controversial and popular Gor novels revealed his vision for an exciting, fulfilling sex life for all. Imaginative Sex outlines John Norman's philosophy on relations between the sexes. In the first nine chapters, from Imaginative Sex: The New Sexual Revolution, through Love, Hunters and Evolution, Marriage, Sex and Normality, Sex and the Brain... View more info