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I want what I want
Brown, Geoff,
G. P. Putnam & Sons, New York , 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. The dust jacket is rubbed across both top and bottom edges, short tear at the top of the front fold over, small chip at the top right of the spine. Small chip at the bottom of the rear fold over. Age toning of the page edges, grubby market the top of the front free end page, where pencil prices have been overwritten and rubbed out. Internally clean, no annotations, no marking no foxing. "What young Roy Clark wants to be is a woman. To his widower father, he is strange and incomprehensible. To his married sister, he is a misguided youth in need of sympathy and counselling. To self, he is a woman hopelessly trapped within a man's body. His painstaking and inevitably tragic efforts to realise what he feels is his true self form the heart of this novel." Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Gender; Inventory No: 0270318. Very Good Condition
Price: $123.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0270318  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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I want what I want
Brown, Geoff,
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1966. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. slight rubbing of the edges of the illustrated dust jacket, darkening of the page edges, and the right-hand margin of the front end page has been grazed upon by silverfish taking a thin layer of the paper surface. No other damage to describe. "what he wants is to be not a man but a woman. Eventually a small legacy enables him, not to have the operation in which he has set his heart, but at least to masquerade as a woman, with such success that an entirely normal man, unaware of his sex, falls in love with him. But the deception inevitably ends in tragedy." From fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VI, 226 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Gender; Inventory No: 0279219. Very Good Condition
Price: $140.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279219  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Man of Letters: A Romance
Tomasetti, Glen,
ISBN: 0869140167
McPhee Gribble Publishers, Melbourne, 1981. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Brown coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and black colour titles to the backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. A novel about a man who lives in two worlds the world of academia with his wife and a world where he has guarded affairs. The latest of his affairs starts changes in both worlds. Softening of the backstrip and rubbing of the lower book edges. Browning and foxing to the textblock edges and to the internal pages. Gift inscription to the free front endpaper. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and edges and there is creasing of the backstrip edges. Faint fading to the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (10), 3-240 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Gender; Australia; ISBN: 0869140167. ISBN/EAN: 9780869140161. Inventory No: 0112891. Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0112891  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Man of Letters: A Romance
Tomasetti, Glen,
ISBN: 0869140167
McPhee Gribble Publishers, Melbourne, 1981. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Brown coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and black colour titles to the backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. A novel about a man who lives in two worlds the world of academia with his wife and a world where he has guarded affairs. The latest of his affairs starts changes in both worlds. Softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners and to the lower book edge. Age toning of the text block edges and pages with a small amount of foxing to the text block edges. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (10), 3-240 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Gender; Australia; ISBN: 0869140167. ISBN/EAN: 9780869140161. Inventory No: 0126794. Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0126794  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Superb Virility of Manhood; Giving the Causes and Simple Home Methods of Curing the Weaknesses of Men
MacFadden, Bernarr ,
Physical Culture Publishing Co., New York, 1904. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. preface by author and abbreviated general instructions. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of author. Brown coloured cloth covered boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip and book corners. Flecking of the book panels and particularly of the backstrip. The silver titling of the backstrip has almost completely worn away. Browning of the textblock edges and of the internal text. Original bookseller's sticker to the top left-hand corner of the front paste-down. Off set tanning of the endpapers. A book put out in the early part of the 20th century about men's virility and treatment of the weaknesses of same. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (2), III-XI, (1), 391, (13 showing recommended exercises and further books in the same vein),. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Self Help & Motivation; Sexuality; 1900-1920; Gender. Inventory No: 0111964. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0111964  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The American Male
Brenton, Myron,
George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. acknowledgements, notes and index. Blue coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "Men in America are saddled with an outmoded code of masculinity that cripples their personalities and restricts their enjoyment of life at every significant level of experience from job performance to sexual competence." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. The author tries to help resolve contradictions within a man's life help with emotional commitments and approach life with a more flexible attitude. Softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners. Age toning of the text block edges and pages with offset tanning to the endpapers. Chipping to the dustwrapper at corners and back strip edges. Creasing of the top dustwrapper edge and there is a 0.5" tear to the top right hand corner of the front panel. Some rubbing of the dustwrapper and fading to the back strip. Handling marks to the verso. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], 7 - 252, [4 of which three are further titles from publishing house] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Gender; United States; Family & Relationships. Inventory No: 0121509. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0121509  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Truly Wilde The Unsettling Story of Dolly Wilde, Oscar's Unusual Niece.
Schenkar, Joan,
ISBN: 1860495575
Virago Press, London, 2001. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographs. Reprint. XVI, 448 pages, including a double page drawing at the rear of the book. Acknowledgements, bibliography and index. Photographic illustrated softcover binding, there is a very small split at the bottom left of the front panel next to the spine. The niece of Oscar Wilde, Dorothy, made her career in the bedrooms of some of London and Paris's most interesting men and women. She drenched her prodigious talents in liquids and chemicals burnt up her opportunities and flamboyant affairs and created a sensation by apparently reliving the life of her infamous uncle. The book also covers the extraordinary salon society of Natalie Clifford Barney, Dolly's longest and most fatal attachment. Paraphrasing the rear panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Gender; Sexuality; ISBN: 1860495575. ISBN/EAN: 9781860495571. Inventory No: 0268348. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0268348  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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