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Earth-Burial and Cremation; The History of Earth-Burial with its Attendant Evils, and the Advantages Offered by Cremation

By: Cobb, Augustus G.

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34236

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages; HC 1st edition. Soundly bound in original brown cloth with titles lettered in black to board and in gilt to spine. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corners with trace fray at spine ends. Light foxing to endpages. Solid and decent copy. VG- View more info

Skeptical Inquirer; July August 2002. Vol 26. No. 4 Science and Pseudoscience in Russia

By: Frazier, Kendrick (Ed. )

Price: $17.50

Publisher: CSICP: 2002

Seller ID: 33135

Condition: Very Good-


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 69 pages; July August 2002. Vol 26. No. 4. Magzine in original color illustrated wraps with saddle stapled binding. Bright clean copy with 2 or 3 indications of University Library ownership - a catalog label to rear cover and a stamp to contents page. Light shelf handling evidence to covers. VG- View more info

The Physiognomist's Own Book: An Introduction To Physiognomy; Drawn from the Writings of Lavater - with Numerous Engraved Physiognomies

By: Lavater; James Kay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Kay & Troutman: 1849

Seller ID: 31253

Condition: Poor


32mo 4" - 5" tall; 90 pages; Later printing. A disbound copy lacking boards and also lacking the final 3 leaves and all endpages. Title page and engravings up to page 90 are all present. Text was complete with 96 pages; this copy with only 90. Thus a fragment and fair only. As is w.a.f View more info

Transition; (So-Called Death) Before-During-After

By: Meyer, Howard and Rev. William J. Donnelly (Through)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United States, Ken Mack: 1972

Seller ID: 19056

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 70 pages; Slim paperback in title lettered cardstock covers. A square, soundly bound copy. Ruler guided underlining and notes sporadically throughout text. Prior owner's name stamped neatly to inside front cover and to front cover. Suggestions of light soiling to the front cover. Scarce. G++ to VG- View more info

The Science of Life or Self Preservation, A Medical Treatise on Nervous and Physical Debility, Spermatorrhea, Impotence and Sterility

By: Parker, William H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, The Peabody Medical Institute: 1881

Edition: "Latest edition"

Seller ID: 16262

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages; HC in publishers very decorative cloth binding. All edges gilt. Square, sound and clean with just light shelf evidence to edges. Decoratively patterned design in gilt and black to cover and spine remains bright and attractive. Frontis engraving of the author as well as a fold-out facsimile of the author's Medical diploma tipped to a preliminary page. Treating of sexuality and its related ills, afflictions of and prescriptions for mar... View more info

A Letter from Florine Stettheimer to Her Sisters

By: Stettheimer, Florine and Bruce Kellner and J. Joel Farber (Eds)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, All Kinds Blintzes Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition; Limited edition

Seller ID: 32679

Condition: New


Color Reproductions of F Stettheimer paintings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Limited edition of 26 copies hand-sewn into Japanese Prescious Ores tea paper wrappers and hand lettered A through Z. This copy lettered "o." Includes color Reproductions of 4 Florine Stettheimer paintings. Letter reproduced with facsimile manuscript and facing page type. 40% of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Hadassah: Zionist Women Organization, NYC. View more info