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Image for Jest on Sex: Sexplosively Sexsational Sinerama of Life...For He and She Ages Over Sexteen to Sexty

Jest on Sex: Sexplosively Sexsational Sinerama of Life...For He and She Ages Over Sexteen to Sexty

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Encore Press: 1953

Seller ID: 2207347

Condition: Good


No jacket, light stain to front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. 192 pp. A humorous collection of articles, songs, poems, cartoons, jokes, and more on sex.KEYWORDS: JEST ON SEX SEXUALITY HUMOR SOCIOLOGY AMERICANA LIFESTYLES View more info

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In Extremis: The Life of Laura Riding

By: Baker, Deborah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203727

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.Keywords: DEBORAH BAKER IN EXTREMIS LIFE OF LAURA RIDING BIOGRAPHY LITERARY... 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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Thinking AIDS: The Social Response to the Biological Threat

By: Bateson, Mary Catherine

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Addison: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1538285

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1988 Trade Paperback. 153 pp. The epidemic of AIDS has also highlighted other health and social ills affecting the immune system of society, note the authors, including a wide range of sexual practices and drug addictions among persons of diverse ages and groups, and has given rise to much fear and prejudice. View more info

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Terminal Velocity

By: Boyd, Blanche McCrary

Price: $20.00

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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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

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 househol... View more info

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

Image for The Art of Bundling: A New View - Being an Inquiry into the Nature & Origins of That Curious but Universal Folk-Custom, with an Exposition of the Rise & Fall of Bundling in the Eastern Part of No. [North] America

The Art of Bundling: A New View - Being an Inquiry into the Nature & Origins of That Curious but Universal Folk-Custom, with an Exposition of the Rise & Fall of Bundling in the Eastern Part of No. [North] America

By: Doten, Dana

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Countryman Press / Farrar & Rinehart: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269654

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Front board lightly stained, spine toned with minor loss from spine label edges. Lyceum Theatre ad for The Pursuit of Happiness containing three poems related to bundling laid in. 1938 Hard Cover. x, 190 pp. 8vo. A study of the cultural norm in revolutionary America referred to as 'bundling,' which appears to be an innocent custom misunderstood by many as sexual, even pornographic. Illustrated with woodcuts by Lee Brown Coye. 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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Love and Desire: Photoworks

By: Ewing, William E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1999

Seller ID: 1703159

Condition: Very Good


Includes slipcase. Spine lightly creased. 1999 Trade Paperback. 400 pp. The most extraordinary visual survey of human passion ever created, Love and Desire is the long-awaited sequel to William Ewing's influential and highly successful The Body (over 150,000 sold in the U.S. alone). Here, the internationally acclaimed photography curator brings together over 300 color and duotone images that explore human intimacy in all its forms-from the innocent sensuality of a mother and child, to the group adoration of a cultural icon, to the carnal connection between the sexes. These images-both the famo... View more info

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The History of Sexuality, Volume 1: An Introduction

By: Foucault, Michel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage Books / Random House, Inc.: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2294415

ISBN: 0679724699

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Faint sticker remnant on rear wrapper, ink name and date on front flyleaf. 1990 Trade Paperback. 168 pp. Foucault turns his attention to sex and the reasons why we are driven constantly to analyze and discuss it. An iconoclastic explanation of modern sexual history. 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 the ... 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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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

Image for Xaviera's Supersex: Her Personal Techniques for Total Lovemaking

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. 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 her own Happy House and became the city’s m... View more info

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

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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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 American... 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. We have more books available by this author!. 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 playwr... 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 Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E.M. Forster

By: Moffat, Wendy

Price: $10.00

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

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Pius XI on Christian Marriage, in the Original Latin with English Translation

By: Pope Pius XI; Treacy, Gerald Carr

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Barry Vail Corporation, New York / Printed by D.B. Updike at The Merrymount Press, Boston: 1931

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200612

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. Edges lightly rubbed, signed by translator on front endpaper ('Gerald Carr Treacy, S.J.'). 1931 Half-Leather. 133 pp. One of 1000 thousand copies, of which only 580 were offered for sale. Leather spine and corners, marbled cloth over boards, gilt titles, top edge gilt. An interesting early twentieth century Catholic commentary on the institution of marriage, with the original Latin presented opposite the English translation. The papal encyclical is commonly referred to as 'Casti connubii', which translates as 'of chaste wedlock'. Its main themes were the sanctity of marriage, ... View more info

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Seductress: Women Who Ravished the World and Their Lost Art of Love

By: Prioleau, Betsy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200962

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top right corner of jacket rubbed, jacket spine bumped. 2003 Hard Cover. xvi, 366 pp. How did the seductresses of western history love-addle men and keep them in their pockets for life? The surprising answers explode all the myths. Instead of dim blondes or shark-hearted vamps, the top fascinators were nonbeauties, older women, and swanky artists, intellectuals, politicas, and adventurers. Each chapter in Prioleau's bold, inspiring book recounts the sexy stories of these love maestras-some familiar like Cleopatra, Lola Montez, and Wallis Simpson; others less so, like the infamou... View more info

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The Nature of the Psyche: Its Human Expression

By: Roberts, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1984

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2260507

ISBN: 0553238078

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1984 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Through the author, Seth describes the true nature of human personality and of its relation to the body and explains homosexuality and civilizations' allegorical use of sex. View more info

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Bundling. Its Origin, Progress, and Decline in America

By: Stiles, Henry Reed

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1937

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269682

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, boards lightly toned. 1937 Hard Cover. 95 pp. In this famous survey of premarital courting customs in early America, Stiles traces the origin, progress, and decline of bundling in America. He proves that bundling, a pleasant custom brought to America by the Puritans, was common at various times in many lands as far back as ancient Rome and that it arose out of real need rather than licentiousness. Controversial at the time, this book was banned in Boston when it was first published. View more info

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Bundling. Its Origin, Progress, and Decline in America

By: Stiles, Henry Reed

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1937

Seller ID: 2291122

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Small mark on front slipcase corner, spine faintly toned. 1937 Hard Cover. 88, [6] pp. In this famous survey of premarital courting customs in early America, Stiles traces the origin, progress, and decline of bundling in America. He proves that bundling, a pleasant custom brought to America by the Puritans, was common at various times in many lands as far back as ancient Rome and that it arose out of real need rather than licentiousness. Controversial at the time, this book was banned in Boston when it was first published. View more info