- Keyword = Sexuality
The Philosophy of Marriage Being Four Important Lectures on the Functuions and Disorders of the Nervous System and Reproductive Organs / Handbook and Descriptive Catalogue of the Pacifc Museum of Anatomy and Natural Science Now Open at the Eureka Theatre (48th printing)
San Francisco, CA: (Bruce's Book and Job Printing House), (1874). 126, 57 pages. 4 by 5-7/8 inches. Two books in one volume, with two title pages. First published in 1865. The Philosophy of Marriage is mainly focused on anatomy and the dangers so-called of self-pollution. The Catalog describes exhibits of human and animal remains including a cyclops child and the dissected head of a 118-year-old witch from Brussels who cut a fresh set of teeth at age 92. ISBN: B001A842ZU.
Forty-eighth edition. A very good hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Edges and covers scuffed and worn, with loss to the spine ends. Short tears to the top edge of the several pages not affecting text. Endpapers foxed.Book ID: 194583More details Price: $50.00
Koln: Taschen, 2002. 280 pages. 9 by 12 inches. Color photographs of female nudes posed in hotel rooms. With an interview with the photographer (in English). ISBN: 9783822814390.
Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. A large, heavy book.Book ID: 90441
The Horn Book: A Girl's Guide to the Art of Love
Tokyo: Unicorn Books, 1962. 156 pages. An explicit text, offering frank advice and detailed descriptions (text only, no pictures) of sexual positions. Published under a variety of titles since the late 19th century, it's something of an erotic classic. ISBN: B0056PM7NM.
A very good copy in wrappers (paperback), with a dust jacket. There is a coffee stain in the margin of the dust jacket and the first blank.Book ID: 90205
Playboy Annual: Entertainment for Men
New York: Waldorf Publishing Co., Inc, (1955). 127 pages. 8-7/8 by 11-1/4 inches. A collection of cartoons, jokes, stories, and articles. Mostly illustrated in black-and-white. ISBN: B00BG01G4W.
First edition (first printing). Gold lettering and decoration on cloth cover and spine with uneven toning thus a near fine copy, in a price-clipped dust jacket that is chipped at the corners and worn at the spine ends and flap folds, thus very good.Book ID: 212455
Sex Behavior in Marriage
Radio City, NY: Pioneer Publications, Inc, 1935. 159 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. ISBN: 281AIB1047689.
First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Some toning to pages. Spine head with light bump and short tear to the jacket at the fold. Scarce.Book ID: 262331More details Price: $35.00
The History of Prostitution: Its Extent, Causes and Effects throughout the World
New York: Eugenics Publishing Company, 1937. 708 pages. A revised edition of the 1897 edition. ISBN: B000859JE0.
Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. A large, heavy book.Book ID: 171997More details Price: $31.25
The Lecherous Campers
(New York): (Star Distributors), 1972. 190 pages. An erotic novel of bestiality among high school campers. "Perhaps it was boredom that made the young boys and girls in the camp start to case longful eyes at their pets.". ISBN: 281AIB1028006.
Very GoodBook ID: 128336More details Price: $30.00
Nothing Natural is Shameful: Sodomy and Science in Late Medieval Europe (The Middle Ages Series)
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. 327 pages. "Mining hundreds of texts and deciphering commentaries, indices, abbreviations, and marginalia, Joan Cadden shows how European scholars deployed a standard set of philosophical tools and a variety of rhetorical strategies to produce scientific approaches to sodomy" -- from the front flap. ISBN: 9780812245370.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Light spotting to page block. Inscribed by the author on the title page to the previous owner: "With love to Jack, constant friends and teacher. Joan."Book ID: 235336More details Price: $30.00
Flossy: A Venus of Fifteen
(N.-pl. but the United States): Obelisk, 1968. 160 pages. Claims to be the first American printing of this erotic novel first published in 1897 (there was an early dual London and New York edition but it seems to have been printed abroad). Sometimes attributed to Charles Algernon Swinburne, but that is roundly rejected in The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature: 1800-1900 and other scholarly sources. ISBN: 281AIB1021400.
Very good in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 95171
The Erotic Alphabet (26 Haiku)
Eugene, OR: G. L. Morrison, 1998. 26 pages. One poem for each letter of the alphabet. "A is for Ass-kissing. Ass-kissers are reviled in the board room but revered in the bedroom." And so it goes. Funny, clever, dirty, but in a good way. Lesbian author, for those who care about such things. ISBN: 281AIB1019246.
A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 85456
The Pursuit of Sodomy: Male Homosexuality in Renaissance and Enlightenment Europe
New York: Harrington Park Press, (1989). 553 pages. The "most current and comprehensive knowledge on the incidence of homosexual activity in early modern Europe -- available for the first time to an English-speaking audience" -- from the back cover. Issued simultaneously by The Haworth Press as a special issue of the Journal of Homosexuality. ISBN: 9780918393494.
First Harrington Park edition (first printing). A near fine copy in illustrated blue wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 223101
Female Erotic Zones and Reactions to Their Stimulations
(N.-pl.): Harmony House, (n.d. but ca. 1970s).  pages. 8-1/4 by 10-3/4 inches. Staple-bound book of soft-core text and drawings and photographs of women of all races mostly without clothes. ISBN: 281AIB1033953.
Very good or better in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 154879
Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, (1992). 295 pages. An exploration of literary representations of sodomy by Shakespeare and others, "framed by political considerations, notably the U. S. Supreme Court decision in Bowers vs. Hardwick that denied any constitutional right to private consensual acts that the court termed 'homosexual sodomy'" -- from the front flap. Published simultaneously in paperback. ISBN: 9780804720502.
First edition (first printing). Some spotting to page block else a fine copy in a dust jacket with a crease to the rear flap.Book ID: 222554
100 Allegories to Represent the World
Merrell, 1998. 277 pages. 8-3/4 by 12-1/2 inches. Profusley illustated with color photo reproductions. Bilingual edition - text in French with English on the facing page. ISBN: 9781858940601.
Near fine. Light bump to one corner, minor edge wear.Book ID: 52745
The Modernization of Sex: Havelock Ellis Alfred Kinsey William Masters and Virginia Johnson
New York: Harper & Row, (1976). 200 pages. Examines the work of four influential thinkers about sexuality in the 20th century. ISBN: 9780060135836.
First edition (first printing). Slight lean to the spine thus a near fine copy; in a dust jacket with spine scuffed and faded with short tears at the edges. Light offsetting to endpapers. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to the previous owner: "For ____________, Whose hospitality and good company have been repeated sources of pleasure for me over the years while this book was being written. Affectionately, Paul / February 24, 1976.Book ID: 219426
Bondage For Sex: Volume 1
(San Francisco): BDSM Press, (2006). 138 pages. 8 by 10 inches. Illustrated in color. ISBN: 9780977723805.
First edition (first printing). A fine copy in wrappers (paperback). As new.Book ID: 221146
The Descent of Love: Darwin and the Theory of Sexual Selection in American Fiction, 1871-1926
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996. 440 pages. ISBN: 9780812233445.
First edition (first printing). Light soiling to fore-edge else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket.Book ID: 234338
Paris Eros: The Imaginary Museum of Eroticism
(New York): Parkstone Press, 2004. 253 pages. 9-3/4 by 13 inches. Illustrated in both color and black and white. ISBN: 9781859957493.
A very good copy in a very good dust jacket.Book ID: 111309More details Price: $19.98
The Ethical Slut, Third Edition: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love
Ten Speed Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780399579660.
NEWBook ID: 261817More details Price: $18.99
The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists
(New York): William Morrow, 2005. 452 pages. The adventures of an everyday guy who is transformed into the quick-witted and suave Style, a character who is irresitible to women. ISBN: 9780060554736.
Very GoodBook ID: 172213More details Price: $18.00