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1 Bristol, Claude M. The Magic of Believing
NY Pocket Books 1969 0671833456 / 9780671833459 13th Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
180 pp. Journalist discusses the power of belief as a tool to achieve goals. Pages somewhat yellowed but clean, no markings. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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2 Hart, Hornell Autoconditioning: The New Way to a Successful Life
NY Prentice Hall 1956 2nd Printing Cloth & Boards Very Good_ No Jacket 
267 pp. Spine faded, a few foxing spots to fore edge, but very clean, sturdy, no markings. A Mood Meter folding card, unmarked, is in green envelope on front pastedown endpaper. A self-help guide to controlling one's emotions and willing oneself to have a positive attitude. The book is aimed at helping men with salesmanship, but the author also maintains his techniques can be used to battle depression, conduct courtship, improve energy levels, etc.The technique, an application of psychological experiments at Duke University, involves going into deep solitary relaxation for several minutes and measuring your mood 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 Jess Lair Ph.D. Sex--If I Didn't Laugh I'd Cry
NY Fawcett (Ballantine) 1985 0449211207 / 9780449211205 3rd Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good + 12m0 -- 7 in Tall 
317 pp. Close to new, spine uncreased. Text clean. A sex therapist offers his approach to sexual success, emphasizing communication, willingness to discuss failures and fears, self-esteem. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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4 Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth On Death and Dying
NY Scribner 1993 0684839383 24th Printing Trade Paperback Near Fine 8mo -- 8.75 in Tall 
286 pp. Close to new, no markings. Subtitle: What the dying have to teach doctors, nurses, clergy and their own families. Newer reprint of Kubler-Ross's classic work on the 5 stages of death. Includes detailed interviews with dying patients. Extensive bibliography. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Amor and Psyche: The Psychic Development of the Feminine, Neumann, Erich
5 Neumann, Erich Amor and Psyche: The Psychic Development of the Feminine
Princeton, N.J. Princeton University/Bollingen 1971 0691017727 / 9780691017723 3rd Printing of Princeton/Bollingen Edn Trade Papeback Near Fine 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
181 pp. Close to new, light vertical crease near spine. Text clean.Subtitle: A Commentary on the Tale by Apuleius. Book presents the classical tale of Aphrodite's jealousy of the beautiful mortal Psyche, then appends a detailed analysis by Neumann, a Jungian disciple. First published in German in 1952, translated here by Ralph Manheim. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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Fantasies of Flight, Ogilvie, Daniel M.
6 Ogilvie, Daniel M. Fantasies of Flight
NY Oxford University Press 2004 019515746X / 9780195157468 1st Glossy Boards Fine No Jacket 8vo -- 9.25 in. 
258 pp. with bibliographic reference notes, index. A collection of essays about fantasies of flying, as found in J.M Barrie's "Peter Pan," Mary Poppins, Marc Chagall's artwork and many other artistic and literary works. Ogilvie sees these fantasies springing from a desire to recapture the attention and approval of one's mother. Although Ogilvie cites Jung and other theoreticians, he writes for the layman, and includes some of his own personal experiences. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Parsons, Talcott and Shils, Edward A., Eds. Toward a General Theory of Action: Theoretical Foundations for the Social Sciences
NY Harper Torchbooks (Harper & Row) 1962 Reprint Trade Papeback Good + 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
506 pp. Light wear, notes on half-title page, marginal lines and underlining on a few early pages. Most of text clean. Eighteen articles presenting research efforts at Harvard in the early 1950s to construct a comprehensive paradigm for understanding humans as social creatures. Primarily an attempt to unify psychology, anthropology and sociology. Contributors, in addition to the editors, include Edward C. Tolman, Gordon W. Allport, Clyde Kluckhohn, Henry A. Murray, Robvert R. Sears, Richard C. Sheldon and Samuel A. Stouffer. Dense, academic prose, not for the fainthearted but important for those on doctoral journeys. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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8 Schoenberg, Robert;Goldberg, Richard S. With Compassion Toward Some: Homosexuality and Social Work in America
Binghamton, New York, U.S.A. Harrington Park Press 1985 0918393140 / 9780918393142 Trade Paperback Very Good + No Jacket 8vo-- 8.5 In. Tall 
159 pp. Some rubbing along spine, and spine slant. Text clean. Introduction and anthology of 9 articles on various aspects of social workers' interaction with homosexuals. This overview preceded the AIDS crisis and the same-sex marriage movement. 
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Beyond the Closet: The Transformation of Gay and Lesbian Life, Seidman, Steven
9 Seidman, Steven Beyond the Closet: The Transformation of Gay and Lesbian Life
NY Routledge & Kegan Paul 2003 0415932076 / 9780415932073 Trade Papeback Very Good 8vo-- 9 in Tall 
Lightly read, diagonal corner crease on rear cover. Spine uncreased. Text mostly clean, a few light pencil notes on front endpaper, and highlighting on about 10 pages toward rear. 245 pp., reference notes, index. A State University of NY/Albany sociologist analyzes behavior of gays after they become open about their orientation. He finds many of them striving for the "good gay" (straight acting/appearing) image preferred by the dominant heterosexual culture. Includes several case studies. The book won the 2003 Simon and Gagnon Award from the American Sociological Association. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Sexy Years: Discover the Hormone Connection--The Secret to Fabulous Sex, Great Health, and Vitality, for Women and Men, Somers, Suzanne
10 Somers, Suzanne The Sexy Years: Discover the Hormone Connection--The Secret to Fabulous Sex, Great Health, and Vitality, for Women and Men
NY Crown Publishers 2004 0609607219 / 9780609607213 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall 
357 pp. Light edgewear, close to new. No markings. Somers presents interviews with several doctors who recommend hormone replacement therapy (using "bioidentical" substances) to ease and slow down the impacts of aging. Aimed primarily at menopausal wormen but also includes chapters for middle-aged men low on their testosterone. Dust jacket has closeup of Somers in touseled hairstyle. 
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Kokoro, Soseki, Natsume (McClellan, Edwin, Trans.)
11 Soseki, Natsume (McClellan, Edwin, Trans.) Kokoro
Washingon, D.C. Regnery Publishing 2000 0895267152 / 9780895267153 6th Printing Trade Paperback Good + 8vo -- 8,25 in. Tall 
248 pp. Light wear, thumbed, a few sentences highlighted on about a dozen pages. Rest of text clean. A 1914 novel, set in the Meiji period, about male friendship and honor. A scholar becomes a mentor to a university student but struggles with guilt over the way he betrayed a fellow student in his own youth. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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12 U.S. Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Staff Sport Psychology Mental Training Manual
US Olympic Committee 2008 9th Printing Trade Paperback Very Good Textbook 4to -- 11.25 in High 
111 pp. Thumbed, light wear, no markings. A general manual for preparing psychologically for any major sports competition. Used at Olympic training camps. An updated edition of a manual first published in 1997. Laid in is a one page sheet of printed notes from Notre Dame analyzing 3 players in a Korea v. France match. Sport not specified but appears to be women's field hockey. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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