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The Other Side of Silence: Men's Lives & Gay Identities - A Twentieth-Century History

By: John Loughery

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Co.: 1998

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010118

ISBN: 0805038965

Condition: Near Fine


507 pp., 12 pp. glossy b&w historical photos. Close to new, no markings or creases. Slight thumbing. A detailed history of gay men's identity and political activity within the United States from 1900 and mostly closeted decades, to the coming-out era in the 1960s and 70s to national political activism in the 1990s. Includes 27 pp. of reference notes, index. A readable blend of scholarship and anecdotal narrative. Cover shows saillor and soldier walking hand in hand. Size... View more info

The Hitchhikers' Road Bock: A Guide to Traveling By Thumb in Europe

By: Kennedy, Jeff and Greenberg, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1972

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 007106

Condition: Good


163 pp. plus about 30 unpaginated pages. Spine slanted but binding is still strong. Pages lightly toned. A lighthearted, practical travel guide aimed at American college students attempting to tour Europe on a few dollars a day. Includes an appendix with maps of 32 major cities showing main exit highways and spots to hitch. While some information may be outdated, especially currency exchange rates, this guide is still useful. Also a nice piece of nostalgia for the Sixtie... View more info

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Back To Eden

By: Kloss, Jethro

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Loma Linda, Calfi., Back to Eden Books Pub. Co.: 2004

Edition: Revised, Expanded 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 010073

ISBN: 0940985101

Condition: Very Good


1006 pp. Used, spine creased but binding of extra-thick mass market paperback is still strong. Expanded condition includes the original material from the Kloss family, plus 300 pp. of additional material and several historical b&w photos. A guide to herbal cooking and herbal medicines and other home remedies. Size: 12mo -- 6.75 in Tall, 2.5 In Thick View more info

Three Farms: Making Milk, Meat and Money from the American Soil

By: Kramer, Mark

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1981

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005508

ISBN: 0553147242

Condition: Very Good


256 pp. Slight binding crease, still very sturdy, close to new. No markings, text lightly toned. Kramer, who lived on a farm in western Massachusetts, taught ag history at UMass. He also wrote for Boston's Real Paper, an alternative weekly. He profiles a New England family farm that has survived; an Iowa hog farmer and a California corporate farm. View more info

Gay Spirit: A Guide to Becoming a Sensuous Homosexual

By: Loovis, David

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY ., Grove Press: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 005712

ISBN: 0802100767

Condition: Very Good


171 pp. Light wear, light fading of dj spine. No dust jacket. Previous owner's name in ink on corner of front endpaper; no other markings, text still bright, light edgewear on dj spine. Light scuff mark on black board. Written in a lighthearted, campy, queenly tone, this how-to guide is more about attitude and adventurousness than the mechanical aspects of gay sex, although there is plenty of detail offered about stroking, lubrication, etc. (but no diagrams or illustrati... View more info

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Toujours Provence

By: Mayle, Peter

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Departures (Random House): 1992

Seller ID: 005675

ISBN: 0679736042

Condition: Good +


Corner crease on front cover, some rubbing on spine corners. Spine uncreased, text clean. 241 pp. A sequel to Mayle's "A Year in Provence." Time magazine praises it as "irresistable prose --- the joys of a bountiful climate, brilliant sun and a splendid cuisine." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Up the Agency

By: Mayle, Peter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, St Martins Pr: 0

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 005970

Condition: Very Good


142 pp. Creases on cover and light corner curling, but still tight and close to new. Text clean. Mayle recounts his stressful years in advertising, which ultimately drove him to a new career and way of life in Provence. View more info

The Secret of the Yamas

By: McAfee, John

Price: $2.70

Publisher: Woodland Park, Colorado, McAfee Publications: 2001

Seller ID: 001421

ISBN: 09771156905

Condition: Fine


81 pp. Virtually new. Yoga teacher McAfee looks at principles of conduct, an often neglected aspect of yoga discipline. View more info

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Living Tomorrow's Dreams Today

By: McFarland, Burns H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn., Ra Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 002795

ISBN: 0970698348

Condition: Near Fine


220 pp. A few pages have yellow highlighting by the author to emphasize a couple of his points, and some pages have creased corners. Title page has lengthy inscription by the author to a book reviewer. McFarland, an Atlanta attorney and health care consultant, presents a Christian self-help program for getting more out of life. Retail priced at $24.95. View more info

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Herbs That Heal: Prescription for Herbal Healing

By: Michael A. Weiner; Janet Weiner

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mill Valley, California, Atrium Publishers Group: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0094328

ISBN: 0912845112

Condition: Very Good


436 pp. Lightly used, no markings in text, light spine creasing. An easy to use, easy to read guide to herbs and how they may ease various ailments. Includes medical research summaries, and scientific names of herbs. Cover blurb states:" How to Fortify your natural defenses against cancer, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, skin problems, insomnia, allergies -- even the common cold...." As is typical in healing books, the authors include a disclaimer that the g... View more info

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The Joffrey Ballet School's Ballet-Fit

By: Moss, Dena Simone;Leopold, Allison Kyle;Joffrey Ballet School; Moss, Dena

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Griffin (St. Martin's Press): 1999

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 0503003808

ISBN: 0312194706

Condition: Near Fine


258 pp. Close to new. Spine uncreased. Gift quality. No markings. Pictorial instruction guide for adults embarking on ballet training. Size: 8vo-- 9 in Tall View more info

Will America Grow Up Before It Grows Old

By: Peterson, Peter G.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1986

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000459

Condition: Verty Good +


237 pp., notes, index. Subtitle: How the Coming Social Security Crisis Threatens You, Your Family and Your Country. Peterson, an investment banker and former Lehman Brothers CEO, argues for reining in social entitlements. His book, an early alarm bell about the state of Social Security, makes interesting reading as Congress and the Trump administration search for long-term solutions to the Baby Boomer aging phenomenon in the post-2000 period. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - ... View more info

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The Career Coward's Guide to Job Searching

By: Piotrowski, Katy

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, JIST Works: 2008

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 0005532

ISBN: 1593573928

Condition: Fine


187 pp. New, unread, no markings. Advance reading copy. Very readable guide to a systematic approach to finding a new job. Designed for people who may lack confidence in their work abilities or experience. As a recent employee displaced by a corporate downsizing, I can vouch her pointers are realistic and useful even in a recessionary job market. View more info

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The Career Coward's Guide to Job Searching

By: Piotrowski, Katy

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, JIST Works: 2008

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005532

ISBN: 1593573928

Condition: Fine


187 pp. New, unread, no markings. Advance reading copy. Very readable guide to a systematic approach to finding a new job. Designed for people who may lack confidence in their work abilities or experience. As a recent employee displaced by a corporate downsizing, I can vouch her pointers are realistic and useful even in a recessionary job market. View more info

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Organizing Your Work Space: A Guide to Personal Productivity

By: Pollar, Odette

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Menlo Park Calif., Crisp Publications: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005362

ISBN: 1560521252

Condition: Very Good


92 pp. Light curled crease of front cover, some pages thumbed. No markings, still almost new. A readable and encouraging guide to reducing and eventually eliminating desk clutter. Also has useful pointers on making lists. Author has provided time management training to several high-tech corporations. A "50 Minute Series" book. View more info

Yoga and Psychotherapy: The Evolution of Consciousness

By: Rama, Swami; Ballentine, Rudolph, M.D.; Ajaya, Swami (Weinstock, Allan, PhD.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Glenview, Ill., Himalayan International Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy: 1976

Edition: Likely First Edition

Seller ID: 005767

Condition: Good


332 pp. Small hole and tear in mid-section of front cover; front cover detached along lower 2 in. Binding still fairly sturdy; all pages intact. Moderate spine creasing. No markings in text. A Hindu monk and two disciples present a blending of eastern and western thought in psychotherapy. An appendix gives an example of a clinical application of their principles. No ISBN listed. Includes reference notes and index; a few illustrations and diagrams. View more info

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Investment Biker

By: Rogers, Jim

Price: $3.20

Publisher: Holbrook, Mass., Adams Publishing: 1995

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 002747

ISBN: 1558505296

Condition: Very Good


402 pp. Remains of a library card envelope on inside front cover and a library stamping on copyright page, half title page chipped. Otherwise nearly new, firm binding, no markings in text, world map in preliminary pages. Rogers, a co-founder of the Quantum Fund, relates his worldwide motorcycle adventure and the firsthand information it provided for his decisions about investing in high-risk emerging markets. Worth magazine writes" The book is propelled by the sheer ... View more info

Pourin' It All Out

By: Saporita, Jay

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Secaucus, N.J., Citadel Press (Lyle Stuart Inc): 1980

Edition: 1st Edition Paperback.

Seller ID: 009350

ISBN: 0806507292

Condition: Very Good


204 pp. on coated stock. with glossary. Numerous b&w photos. An insider's recollections of various star musicians of the 60s and 70s, including Grateful Dead, Billy Joel, Elvis Presley, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Jackson Browne, Van Morrison, etc. Also commentaries about drugs, the entertainers' quirks, life on tour. Remainder slash mark on bottom edge, corners thumbed, text clean. Size: 8vo -- 9 in High View more info

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Beyond the Closet: The Transformation of Gay and Lesbian Life

By: Seidman, Steven

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 2003

Seller ID: 009809

ISBN: 0415932076

Condition: Very Good


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. Incl... View more info

Rosemary Beach

By: Sexton, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gretna, Louisiana, Pelican Publishing Co.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005731

Condition: 159


159 pp. on glossy stock. Color photos on early every page. As new. Slight rubbing of corners, crinkling along top edge of dust jacket. No markings. A photo essay showing the homes and commercial structures of Rosemary Beach, a planned community eight miles east of Seaside, Fl. Although inspired in general terms by the new urbanism pioneered by Seaside, this 107-acre village has greater density, less room for automobiles, and compact masonry and wood-frame two- and three-... View more info