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New Ladies' Tickler or The Adventures of Lady Lovesport and The Audacious Harry [Venus Library V-1013]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Venus Library/Grove Press: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030109

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear. Text block edges slightly toned by age. Square, uncreased binding. Minor crease along bottom rear edge. 1" square of black electrical tape mounted on top left corner of front cover photo, for reasons unknown, not obscuring the subject, otherwise solid Near Fine. 160 pp. View more info

A Town Bull, or The Elysian Fields [Zebra Z-1072-Q]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Zebra Books/Grove Press: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030112

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear. Square, uncreased binding. Thin stirp of toning/discoloration, approx. 1/2" wide, along top front edge. 126 pp. A very nice copy. View more info

The Power of Mesmerism / Laura Middleton - Two Novels of the Victorian Underground

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Zebra Books/Grove Press: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030113

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear, one thumbing crease to back cover. Square, firm binding, one slight stress crease. Mild toning to covers. 218 pp. A very nice copy. View more info

A Town Bull [Victorian Classic VC 107]

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Victorian Classics: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030138

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff wraps. Light shelf/handling wear. Uncreased binding, slight lean original to issue. Mild age toning to interior. 127 pp. View more info

Adventures in a Puritan Cult [Victorian Classic VC 106]

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Victorian Classics: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030139

Condition: Very Good


Stiff wraps. Light shelf/handling wear, rubbed along bottom front edge, a few light creases to rear cover. Square, uncreased binding. Moderate age toning to interior. 127 pp. View more info

Zacherley's Vulture Stew [Ballantine 417]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030242

Condition: VG+


Stiff color illus. wraps. Paperback original. 160 pp. Light shelf wear, a few slight thumbing marks. Square, uncreased binding, one signature slightly projecting along fore-edge. View more info

The Shadow Omnibus #10: The Grove of Doom / Road of Crime / Master of Death / The Death Triangle [Four Remarkable Shadow Mysteries in One Colossal Anthology]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: SPectER Press: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039963

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Four Shadow stories, reprinted from The Shadow Magazine Sept./Oct. 1933. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature on lower main title page. [iv],97,[ii],96,[ii],99,[ii],95 pp., 4 color illus. View more info

The Neon Wilderness [Avon T-125 - Avon Red Gold Edition]

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Publications: 1956

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030241

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. 190 pp. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed along edges and at corners, with two short (1/4" or less) closed tears along top front edge. Square binding with one mild stress crease. Interior typically toned by age but otherwise intact. Final copyright on these stories is 1947, but actual date of publication (as per Hancer) is 1956. View more info

The Loves of a Musical Student [Zebra Z-1039]

By: Anonymous

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Zebra Books/Grove Press: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030114

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear. Square, uncreased binding. Mild toning to covers. 186 pp. A very nice copy. View more info

Erotic Variations [Brandon House 1109]

By: Barry, John

Price: $18.50

Publisher: North Hollywood, CA, Brandon House: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030160

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear, edges a bit rubbed, price in marker across upper front cover, otherwise unmarked and solid Near Fine. Square, uncreased binding; clean and unmarked interior, though somewhat toned by age. 192 pp., rear publisher's ads. View more info

Under Cover: An Illustrated History of American Mass-Market Paperbacks

By: Bonn, Thomas L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032895

ISBN: 0140060715

Condition: VG+


Stiff color pictorial wraps, squarish format. Light shelf wear, covers somewhat toned along binding. 144 pp., illus. w/ b&w figures in text, color plates. View more info

Under Cover: An Illustrated History of American Mass-Market Paperbacks

By: Bonn, Thomas L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044090

ISBN: 0140060715

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps, squarish format. Light shelf wear, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 144 pp., illus. w/ b&w figures in text, color plates. View more info

Five Men [Venus Library V-1003]

By: Boots, Tiffany

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Venus Library/Grove Press: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030104

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear. Text block edges slightly toned by age. Square, uncreased binding. 144 pp. A very nice copy. View more info

Sex and Circumcision: A Study of Phallic Worship and Mutilation in Men and Women [Brandon House 2028]

By: Bryk, Felix

Price: $20.00

Publisher: North Hollywood, CA, Brandon House: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030157

Condition: VG+


Stiff color illus. wraps. Light shelf wear, minor rubbing along edges, diagonal crease to bottom front cover corner. Square binding, very slight stress creeasing; clean and unmarked interior, though somewhat toned by age. 342 pp. View more info

The True Story of "Wild Bill" Hickok

By: Buel, J. W.; J. Brussel (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Atomic Books: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031064

Condition: Good-VG


Stiff illus. wraps in black, red and ivory. Modest shelf/handling wear with diagonal crease across bottom front corner and lower front cover, modestly soiled covers. Text block typically toned by age, with loss to top corners through entire text block, 1/4" or less on most leaves, not affecting text. Minor chipping along bottom edge of the first several leaves. 96 pp. Not listed in Hancer. View more info

The Erotikon: A Comprehensive Study of the History of Sexual Oddities [Brandon House 2009]

By: Cabanes, Dr. Augustus

Price: $14.95

Publisher: North Hollywood, CA, Brandon House: 1966

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030153

Condition: VG+


Stiff color illus. wraps. Light shelf wear with slight rubbing to edges, mild crease to lower rear cover w/ slight (approx. 1/8" separation at lower fore-edge. Square, uncreased binding; clean and unmarked interior, though somewhat toned by age. 256 pp. + 30 b&w plates at rear. View more info

La peste [Le livre de poche 132]

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Gallimard: 1947

Seller ID: 033959

Condition: Near Fine


Vintage mass market paperback, stiff color illus. wraps., author's photo on back cover. Very slight shelf wear, very nicely preserved copy, with firm, square binding, clean and unmarked interior. Text block typically a bit toned by age. 247 pp. + rear publisher's ads. 1969 ptg. according to rear colophon. Text in the original French. View more info

L'etranger [Le livre de poche 406]

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Gallimard: 1957

Seller ID: 033960

Condition: Very Good


Vintage mass market paperback, stiff color illus. wraps., author's photo on back cover. Mild shelf wear, crease to top front corner, a few light thumbing creases to covers. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior beyond former owners' signatures on half-title. Text block typically a bit toned by age. 179 pp. + rear publisher's ads. 1966 ptg. according to rear colophon. Text in the original French. View more info

L'etranger [Le livre de poche 406]

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Gallimard: 1957

Seller ID: 033962

Condition: Very Good


Vintage mass market paperback, stiff color illus. wraps., author's photo on back cover. Light shelf/handling wear, a few light creases to upper rear cover. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature on half-title. Text block typically a bit toned by age. 179 pp. + rear publisher's ads. 1966 ptg. according to rear colophon. Text in the original French. View more info

Two Flappers in Paris [Venus Library V-1006]

By: Cantab, A.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Venus Library/Grove Press: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030105

Condition: VG+


Stiff wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear, mild surface rubbing to front cover, rear cover a bit soiled. Text block edges slightly toned by age. Square, uncreased binding. 121 pp. View more info

Variations in Sexual Behavior [Evergreen Black Cat BD-45]

By: Caprio, Frank S., M.D.; George W. Henry, M.D. (fwd.)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Evergreen Black Cat/Grove Press: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030121

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear. Square, uncreased binding. Mild age toning to cover and interior. xxxii,344 pp. View more info

The Dialogues of Luisa Sigea [Brandon House 935]

By: Chorier, Nicolas; Albert Ellis (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Hollywood, CA, Brandon House: 1965

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030151

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mild shelf wear with rubbed edges, light creasing along top front edge and corner, top rear corner. Square binding with light stress crease; clean and unmarked interior, though somewhat toned by age. 304 pp. View more info

Memoirs of a Coxcomb - The Suppressed Sequel to Fanny Hill [Lancer Special 74-826]

By: Cleland, John

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Lancer Books: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 030085

Condition: Near Fine


Slight shelf wear. Square binding with light central crease that appears original to issue, not resulting from stress; three thin inked stripes across top text block edge (remainder mark?), book shop stamp inside front cover. 192 pp. Unexpurgated first American edition, according to front cover. "The companion volume to 'Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure,'" i.e. Fanny Hill. View more info

Les parents terribles [Le livre de poche 128]

By: Cocteau, Jean

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Gallimard: 1938

Seller ID: 033942

Condition: Near Fine


Vintage mass market paperback, stiff color illus. wraps. Minor shelf wear, very well preserved. Firm, square binding. Text block typically a bit toned by age. 180 pp. + rear publisher's ads. 1963 ptg. according to rear colophon. Text in the original French. View more info

La machine infernale [Le livre de poche 854]

By: Cocteau, Jean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Bernard Grasset: 1934

Seller ID: 033957

Condition: Good-VG


Vintage mass market paperback, stiff color illus. wraps. Covers somewhat toned by age, with mior soiling, binding somewhat curled with laminate beginning to peel. Text block typically a bit toned by age. One notation on half-title, former owner's address inscription inside back cover, name inked on top and bottom text block edges, with scattered internal notations, underlining. 191 pp. 1965 ptg. according to rear colophon. Text in the original French. View more info