[China]: n.pub. [199-]. 27p., 7.5x10.25 inches, text in Chinese, stapled white wraps mildly worn, red stamp on cover of a life sciences institute in Changsha. Not found in OCLC. Collection of materials, including short articles and speeches, on Qigong and the paranormal. Title may be translated as "New directions in...
Long Beach, CA: Whitehorn, 1959. ix, 357p., hardcover, no dj, inscribed by author. First printing. B&W photos. Similar in some ways to Thor Heyerdahl's (much riskier) Pacific raft voyage, Baker's goal was also to prove that European or Semitic people traversed the ocean lanes in Pre-Columbian times. His inspiration was...
N. pl. Doubleday, Page & Company for Review of Reviews Company, 1916. xvii, 266p., cover slightly worn, first published in 1914. "Along with some commonsensical remarks based on experience, the books notable for the mishmash of phrenological nonsense which provides the 'scientific' theoretical framework for selecting and assigning employees. Racist...
N. pl. Doubleday, Page & Company for Review of Reviews Company, 1915. xvii, 266p., dj slightly worn with minor chipping. First published in 1914. "Along with some commonsensical remarks based on experience, the books notable for the mishmash of phrenological nonsense which provides the 'scientific' theoretical framework for selecting and...
Mokelumne Hill: Health Research, 1968. Paperback. Photo-reproduced from original 1908 edition; xii, 108p., publisher / reprinter's ads reproduced from typescript, 8.5x5.5 inch wraps, the usual crappy Health Research production (exposed textblock spine, side-stapled leaves under printed cover leaf). Edgeworn and dust-soiled with a large inoffensive damp-splash, usable copy. Astrological manuals, IX.
Xi'an: Shaanxi renmin chubanshe, 1983. 113p., slender paperback, very good. Text in Chinese. On the search for Bigfoot-like hominids in the Chinese wilderness. Includes a reconstruction of an encounter between a mother and child and three humans, and blurry black and white photos of casts of footprints and other evidence.
San Diego: Scientology Center, San Diego, CA, 1959. Paperback. 90p., stiff green wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, staplebound, illus., a couple of small stains on front cover, else very good. Only one copy in OCLC as of July 2016. Early summary of Scientology tenets and methods, including the Auditors Code and a....
New York: NHF, [196-]. Eight-panel brochure, very good, describing the organization's work to protect "freedom of choice in matters of health" in NY, Connecticut and New Jersey. Not found in OCLC as of May, 2016. Focuses especially on opposition to mandatory polio vaccinations and fluoridation.
Tokyo: Ryushokaku, . 202p., 22 pages of B&W photo plates showing hands; hardcover with edgeworn dj. Text in Japanese. Not in OCLC; the English original "Scientific Palmistry," printed in London in 1931, is listed with only two copies. Includes an 8-page introduction by the translator, Otani Saito.
New York: National Putnam Letters Committee, 1962. Pamphlet. 26p., staplebound pamphlet, 4x9 inches, very good condition. Putnam first crows about the Louisiana School Board adopting his book "Race and reason" as a textbook, then goes on to outline his version of scientific racism and attack the major Anthropological association.
New York: National Putnam Letters Committee, 1963. Pamphlet. 27p., staplebound pamphlet, 4x9 inches, faint rust mark on front cover, otherwise very good condition. "I propose to suggest to you tonight, in this world of rising tensions, just who they are who have caused divisions and - however sincere their motives...