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  • APHRODITE: A Memoir of the Senses. by Allende, Isabel; Recipes By Llona, Panchita.
    Allende, Isabel; Recipes By Llona, Panchita.
    APHRODITE: A Memoir of the Senses.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A highly personal and charmingly idiosvncratic look at the intertwined sensual arts of food and love. Blending personal reminiscence with folklore from around the world, historical legends, and memorable moments from literature - erotic and otherwise - Allende spices her narrative with equal portions of humor and insight." Includes a section of wonderful recipes at the end of the book by Panchita Llona. Illustrated throughout in full color with photographs of paintings and drawings by Robert Shekter (the illustrations vary from full page to small vignettes.) Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. 315 pp plus 2 pp of art credits. ISBN: 0-06-0175907.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53998
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  • THE THREE MARIAS: New Portuguese Letters. by Barreno, Maria Isabel; Maria Teresa Horta and Maria Velho da Costa.
    Barreno, Maria Isabel; Maria Teresa Horta and Maria Velho da Costa.
    THE THREE MARIAS: New Portuguese Letters.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - "The explosive book, about the passions and compassions of women, that resulted in the controversial trial, and became an international sensation." When this book was published in Portugal 1972, its three authors were arrested and the books were seized as "outrage to public decency." After the charges were dropped in 1974, this has become an important part of the fight for women's rights. Translated from the Portuguese by Helen R. Lane. Includes a translator's preface, authors' afterword and notes. 432 pp. ISBN: 0-385-018533.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some chipping and wear to the ends of the spine.)

    Book ID: 52432
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  • THE THREE MARIAS: New Portuguese Letters. by Barreno, Maria Isabel; Maria Teresa Horta and Maria Velho da Costa.
    Barreno, Maria Isabel; Maria Teresa Horta and Maria Velho da Costa.
    THE THREE MARIAS: New Portuguese Letters.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - "The explosive book, about the passions and compassions of women, that resulted in the controversial trial, and became an international sensation." When this book was published in Portugal 1972, its three authors were arrested and the books were seized as "outrage to public decency." After the charges were dropped in 1974, this has become an important part of the fight for women's rights. Translated from the Portuguese by Helen R. Lane. Includes a translator's preface, authors' afterword and notes. 432 pp. ISBN: 0-385-018533.

    Condition: Just about fine in a near fine dust jacket (short closed tear, a bit of sunning to dj spine.)

    Book ID: 52872
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  • THE INNER CIRCLE. by Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
    Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
    THE INNER CIRCLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A fascinating, fictional rendering of what life might have been like doing research for infamous sex professor Alfred Kinsey." 418 pp. ISBN: 0-14-303586x.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43557
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  • Brown, Judith C.
    IMMODEST ACTS : The Life of Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - An historical study based on original documents about the investigation in 1619 to 1623 and the subsequent trial of "Sister Benedetta Carlini of Vellano, abbess of the Theatine nuns of Pescia [near Florence, Italy], who pretended to be a mystic but was discovered to be a woman on ill repute." A title in the Studies in the History of Sexuality series. Includes an appendix with translations of the original documents, notes, index. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-195036751.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (gift inscription, price-clipped dj.)

    Book ID: 32458
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  • CATALYST: A Novel of Alien Contact. by Hoffman, Nina Kiriki.
    Hoffman, Nina Kiriki.
    CATALYST: A Novel of Alien Contact.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    San Francisco: Tachyon Publications, (2006.). SIGNED first edition - A boy, fleeing a bullying classmate, inadvertently makes first contact with a race of aliens who live beneath the surface of his planet. SIGNED on the title page. 171 pp. ISBN: 1892391384.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 53948
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  • THE COST OF LOVING: Woman and the New Fear of Intimacy. by Marshall, Megan.
    Marshall, Megan.
    THE COST OF LOVING: Woman and the New Fear of Intimacy.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    New York: Putnam, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of interviews and insights of women from different backgrounds - discusses feminism, professional, self-fulfillment and sexual liberation and the definition of each to these women. 222 pp. ISBN: 0-399-12859.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61341
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  • LOVE AND WILL. by May, Rollo.
    May, Rollo.
    LOVE AND WILL.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Norton, (1969._ dj. Hardcover - The psychotherapist's landmark study on modern love and sex. An important and influential book. Notes, index, 351 pp. ISBN: 0-393-010805.

    Condition: Very good+ in a good dust jacket (price-clipped, some rubbing to the dj)

    Book ID: 58614
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  • REMEMBER THE FIRE: Lesbian Sadomasochism in a Post Nazi-Holocaust World by Reti, Irene.
    Reti, Irene.
    REMEMBER THE FIRE: Lesbian Sadomasochism in a Post Nazi-Holocaust World

    Edition: First printing in wrappers, a slim chapbook.

    Santa Cruz, CA: HerBooks, (1986). First edition - Writing as a child of two Holocaust survivors, this is an essay which poses several questions, and suggests that for lesbians to reproduce the power dynamic, humiliation and abuse that characterized the camps triviliazes the experiences that Jews and lesbians suffered in the Holocaust. Illustrated with two photographs. Brief bibliography. Laid in a photocopy from Matrix which includes most of the text of this work. 25 pp

    Condition: Near fine in stapled, printed terra cotta wrappers.

    Book ID: 76450
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  • RAINBOW BOYS. by Sanchez, Alex.
    Sanchez, Alex.
    RAINBOW BOYS.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001.). First edition - His first novel - and the first book in his highly praised trilogy on what it means to be gay and young in America. 245 pp including 10 pp of information re resources for gay teenagers.

    Condition: Fine in printed bright yellow wrappers.

    Book ID: 50566
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  • THE STORY OF THE NIGHT. by Toibin, Colm.
    Toibin, Colm.
    THE STORY OF THE NIGHT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in Argentina, in the time of the generals, this is both a suspense novel and a love story. Richard Garay is enabled by Falklands War to discard the "Britishness "he inherited from his mother and to take chances, both sexual and professional. 224 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-52119.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 59903
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