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Garden City: Doubleday and Company Inc, 1973. Hardcover. First Edition. "In text written especially to complement the Harrises' bold illustrations, Father Berrigan draws on personal experiences, particularly in prison, to explore the symbolism of the cross. At the same time, he commments on war, the Church, madness and sanity, the individual's evaluation of his role in society, and the cross itself as it has been and can become for each person" (jacket). Thin Quarto. Grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Ex-library marking in red pen to front free endpaper and to half title page. Full page color illustrations. In orange dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Sunning to spine of jacket. Closed tears and wear to edges of jacket. Minor rubbing and light soiling to jacket. Clean interior. Unpaginated. REL/062520. Very Good / Very Good.
Wien: Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag, 1931. Paperback. First edition. Thin octavo. Very good in cream paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of wrappers and light soiling to panels. Light and occasional pencil brackets throughout interior. Ink splotches to inner margins of pages 38 / 39. A few pages opened haphazardly and previous owner's pen signature to front end page. Overall, nice condition. 60 pages. PSYCH/022613. Very Good.
Cleveland: The World Syndicate Publishing Company, 1939. Hardcover. 8vo. A brief history of handwriting anaylsis, directions on how to interpret handwriting and what it says about the person writing it, and samples of several famous people's handwriting - with what the author then discerned about them. Grey cloth boards with title pastedown to spine and front boards. Slight bump to spine ends; very small tear to head of spine. Interior is very clean with many B&W plates. Tight binding. Orange and black dj with wear/creasing to edges. Chipping to spine ends of jacket. Small open tear to spine of jacket. Price-clipped jacket. 240 pages. PSY/020205. Very Good in Very Good Minus dj.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1903. Hardcover. The author discusses several cases from distinguished autobiography (Henrik Ibsen, U.S. Grant, Countess Potocka, et. al.), some from anxious mothers and fathers, some from other sourches. The purpose is for the reader to gain an understanding for other points of view regarding children, kindness, fairness, and morality. Henry F. Burt's copy with his name inked to the front free endpage. Henry F. Burt (1897 - 1996) was a noted social worker who was commited to helping the poor and less fortunate. He became involved in the settlement house movement and worked on the staff of Graham Taylor's Chicago Commons Settlement House [University of Rhode Island Library: Guide to the Burt / Bock family papers 1831 - 1996]. Very good in dark green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Fraying to spine ends with small loss to book cloth, light fraying to corners, and light rubbing to joints. Interior is clean overall with a few marginal ticks lightly penciled on about ten pages. Two pages have been opened haphazardly leaving a small chip along the edge of the page. A nice, clean copy of this scarce work. 159 pages. PSYCH/022613. Very Good.
Otto Wilhelm Barth. 1966. Hardcover. This book was created to commemorate the 70th birthday of Karlfried Graf Dürckheim (1896 - 1988), German psychotherapist and Zen Master. Fine in black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and gilt emblem to front cover. In original mylar jacket with white title printed on panel. Chipping to edges of jacket. Frontis photograph and a few black and white illustrations. Clean interior overall with a few pencil markings and ownership stamp from previous owner to front endpaper. 514 pages. In German. GER/4283. Fine / Very Good.
Washington, D.C. Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1977. Hardcover. SCARCE. Near fine in maroon cloth covered boards with black & gilt title to front board and to spine. Pristine interior with graphs and charts throughout. In very good white & blue dust jacket (some minor chipping to the edges, light soiling) with white title to front panel and blue title to spine. Nice, tight binding. Index, 204 pp. Psychology. PSY/11243. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
Berlin: Walter de Gruyter & Co, 1961. Paperback. Both volumes are bound in thin orange paper wrappers with black titles to front covers. Minor soilingn to front covers. A few markings in pen, a few spots of foxing, and minor browning to interiors. An interesting study with 146 illustrated samples of handwriting. 74 pages in Tabellenheft; 146 examples in Schriftprobenheft (unpaginated). In German. This set may require an extra shipping fee. GER/051315. Very Good.
Baltimore: Offprint from the Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, May, 1947. The authors of this study were affiliated with the Pavlovian Laboratory of the Phipps Psychiatric Clinic at Johns Hopkins University. The study examines certain aspects of complex behaviors studied by Pavlov. In wraps with side-stapled binding. Pages 231-253. Glue from note on last page has discolored the back cover otherwise very good. PSYCH/020215. Very Good.
Bryn Mawr, PA: Open Connections, Inc., (1980). Paperback. The OTHER basics include life skills such as Flexibility, Decision-making, and Self-esteem. According to the authors, these skills should take priority over reading, writing, and math in the schooling and parenting of young children. Open Connections, Inc. was a non-profit organization which incorporated creative problem-solving into early childhood education. Very good+ in white illustrated paper wrappers with blue title to front wrapper and to spine. Minor rubbing and creasing to exterior. Interior is clean and bright and filled with illustrations. 133 pages. EDU/020819. Very Good+.
New York: Jason Aronson, 1973. Hardcover. Volume I: Understanding the Symbolic Meaning of Language and Vol 2: Understanding the Unconcious Meaning of Language. Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spines. Clean, tight interiors. Orange and green dust jackets with white titles to spines. Vol I, 498 pages; Vol II, 437 pages. REF/050206. Very Good in Very Good dj.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1931. Hardcover. Very good green cloth covered boards. Minor wear to spine ends and corners. Information on author and book pasted into inside front cover. Previous owner's signature to front free end page. Front hinge starting though binding remains tight. Else is clean and bright. Index, 528 pages. Psychology. PSY/4223. Very Good.
Lancaster, PA. J.E. Woodbridge and Wendell T. Bush, 1916. Paperback. Very good- in off-white side stapled paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor wear includes slight stain, closed tear repaired with archival tape and small open tear to front cover. Periodical. PER/7102. Very Good -.