Ian Young Books


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You are entering my on-line bookshop specializing in selected books of literature, gay and lesbian stuidies and political activism.

Our featured books – some of them autographed - are depicted below. Click on each book's cover for a full description including purchasing information. For an even wider selection of LGBT literature, both current and classic, continue on to our Second Hand Department, where you will find hundreds of titles offered at affordable prices.

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The Radical Bishop and Gay Consciousness


Encounters With Authors


Out In Paperback




Sex Magick




The AIDS Cult


The Golden Age of Gay Fiction




Nuclear Family


Male Love


A Freethinker's Primer of Male Love


The Man Who Wrote Frankenstein


The Ancient and Other Poems


The Villars-Manningham Papers




This Thing of Darkness


Nocturnal Omissions


Orpheus in His Underwear


The P'Town Murders


My Dear, Sweet Self


Lost Passport






The Anarchists


Yellow Snow and Other Poems


Second Hand Department

Our Second Hand Department offers a wide selection of used books. Our current catalogue features recent and classic LGBT literature, in good condition or better, at affordable prices.

HC - Hard (cloth or other stiff) covers
CB - Chapbook of verse: saddle-bound or stapled, without a spine
P - Pamphlet of prose: saddle-bound or stapled, without a spine
DJ - Has a wrap-around dust jacket
MMPB - Mas Market Paperback: the smaller standard size paperback, about 7" x 4¼"
TPB - Trade Paperback: the larger standard size paperback, about 8½" x 5½"

F - Fine or near Fine: excellent condition, almost new
VG - Very Good: a nice copy showing gentle use or a discreet remainder mark
G - Good: obviously used, showing wear or imperfections but basically sound with good binding and clean pages, undamaged
SIGNED - Bears the author's signature
INSCRIBED - Bears the author's signature, with an additional message in the author's hand


Andersen, Christopher    Mick: The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger.   NY, Gallery Books, 2012. Revealing biography of the lead Rolling Stone, with remarks on his erotic relationships with Brian Jones, David Bowie, Eric Clapton and others. “Jam-packed with juiciness” – Entertainment Weekly. TPB, VG, 364 pp. ($16)

Andros, Phil (pseud. of Samuel Steward)    Below the Belt and Other Stories.   Classic hustling stories with cover drawing by Tom of Finland. TPB, VG, 128pp. ($30)

Andros, Phil (pseud. of Samuel Steward)    My Brother, the Hustler.   SF, Gay Parisian Press, 1970. MMPB, G with small price sticker on cover showing shirtless stud, 186 pp. ($20)

Asprey, Robert    The Panther's Feast.   “The bizarre story of the Austrian officer whose uncontrollable passions led to the fall of an empire.” Novel based on a true story. MMPB,VG,312 pp. ($15)

Auden, W.H.    Collected Poems.   Franklin Center, The Franklin Library, 1976. Handsome collection stoutly bound in gold-embossed red leather, edited by Edward Mendelsohn with a two-page Introduction by Stephen Spender and a colour portrait of the poet by Daniel Schwartz. Laid in, a pamphlet about the book with a pen portrait of the poet by Uldis Klavins. HC, F, 696 pp. ($40)

Auden, W. H.    Selected Poems.   NY, Vintage, 2007. Expanded edition edited by Edward Mendelsohn. TPB, VG, 344 pp. ($12)

Baker, Tom    The Sound of One Horse Dancing.   Bloomington, iUniverse, 2007. Novel of a gay man in the advertising world. TPB, F, 201 pp. ($10)

Baldwin, James    Giovanni's Room.   NY, Signet, 1959. The first Signet edition of the classic gay novel with striking cover painting by Daniel Schwartz. MMPB, VG, 144 pp. ($55)

Baldwin, James    Giovanni's Room.   NY, Dell, 1976. Thirteenth Dell printing of the classic novel. MMPB, VG, 224 pp. ($10)

Baldwin, James    The Fire Next Time.   NY, A Laurel Book, 1988. Eloquent essays on New York, the Black Muslims, etc. MMPB, VG, 141 pp. ($10)

Barber, Michael    The Captain: The Life and Times of Simon Raven.   London, Duckworth, 1996. Illustrated biography of the novelist. “Hugely entertaining and scrumptiously readable.” – Frederic Raphael. TPB, F, 250 pp. ($20)

Barnes, Djuna    Ladies Almanack.   NY, Harper & Row, 1972. A facsimile of the 1928 edition (“written and illustrated by a Lady of Fashion”) with a new Foreward by the author. HC/DJ, VG, 323 pp. ($22)

Barnes, Djuna    Ryder.   NY, St. Martin's Press, 1956. “The most amazing book ever written by a woman” – Saturday Review. With illustrations by the author. HC/DJ,VG, 323 pp. ($20)

Barton, John    Hypothesis: Poems.   Toronto, House of Anansi, 2001. Poems by the Canadian poet. “He has the true poet's sense of wonder” – Canadian Literature. TPB, F, 117 pp. ($12)

Beckford, William    Life at Fonthill 1807-1822: With Interludes in London and Paris, from the Correspondence of William Beckford, Translated and Edited by Boyd Alexander.   London, Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. HC/DJ, VG, 352 pp. ($30)

Beckford, William    The Journal of William Beckford in Portugal and Spain 1787-1788: Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Boyd Alexander..   London, Rupert Hart-Davis, 1954. HC/DJ, VG, 340 pp. ($30)

Bell, Virginia    From the Belly.   Alexander, AR, Sibling Rivalry Press, 2012. Acclaimed poems. TPB, F, 62 pp. ($10)

Bennett, Alan    Untold Stories.   London, Faber & Faber, 2005. Reminiscences and diaries by the author of The History Boys. “Alan Bennett, with his combination of pitiless observation and gentle understatement, is perhaps the best-loved of English writers today.” – Sunday Telegraph. TPB, VG, 658 pp ($20)

Bergman, David and Karl Woelz (eds.)    Men on Men 2000: Best New Gay Fiction for the Millennium.   NY, Plume, 2000. “Rarely has a series been so consistenly strong.” – Publishers Weekly. TPB, F, 323 pp. ($25)

Berman, Steve.    Red Caps: New Fairy Tails for Out of the Ordinary Readers..   Maple Shade, NJ, Lethe Press, 2013. Illustrated short stories about gay teenagers. MMPB,F,195 pp. ($20)

Berman, Steve    Vintage: A Ghost Story..   Maple Shade, NJ, Lethe Press, 2007. Finalist for the Andre Norton Award for Best Young Adult Novel. TPB,F,200 pp. ($10)

Berman, Steve    Wilde Stories: The Year's Best Gay Speculative Fiction 2012.   Maple Shade, NJ, Lethe Press, 2012. HC, D, 225 pp. ($15)

Bram, Christopher    Father of Frankenstein.   NY, Plume, 1995. The basis for the film Gods and Monsters, about director James Whale. TPB, VG, 276 pp. ($10)

Brewster, Hugh and John Forbes    The Complete Hoser's Handbook.   Toronto, Madison Press, 1983. The Canadian satirical classic by contributors to the original Body Politic newsmagazine. TPB, VG, 132 pp. ($12)

Brown, Rita Mae    Ruby Fruit Jungle.   NY, Bantam, 1988. A later printing of the classic lesbian novel. MMPB, G, 246 pp. ($10)

Burt, Nathaniel    Leopards in the Garden.   Boston, Little, Brown, 1998. Family entanglements of Americans in the South of France. HC/DJ, slight tape gum residue on endpapers otherwise VG+. 306 pp. ($35)

Burton, Peter (ed)    A Casualty of War: The Arcadia Book of Gay Short Stories.   London, Arcadia, 2008. Includes Ian Young's story “The Buggery Club” and stories by seventeen other authors including Neil Bartlett, Francis King, Jeffrey Round and Michael Davidson. TPB F, 289 pp. ($20)

Burton, Peter    Talking To….   London, Third House, 1991. Interviews with authors writing on gay themes, including Neil Bartlett, Quentin Crisp, Joseph Hansen, Alan Hollinghurst, Christopher Isherwood, Francis King, Larry Kramer, John Lehmann, Robin Maugham, Colin Spencer, Edmund White and Kenneth Williams. TPB, VG, 168 pp. ($20)

Burton, Peter (ed)    What Love Is: The Second Arcadia Book of Gay Short Stories.   London, Arcadia, 2010. Includes Ian Young's story “In My Dreams I Can Drive” and stories by twenty other authors including Patrick Gale, Francis King, Royston Ellis and Lawrence Schimel. TPB, F, 331 pp. ($20)

Cage, John    Silence: Lectures and Writings by John Cage.   Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press, 1976. Miscellany by the composer. “Carefree skinny-dipping in the infinite” – American Record Guide. Third printing. TPB, G+, 276 pp. ($20)

Callaghan, Morley    No Man's Meat.   Toronto, Stoddart, 1990. Seduction and betrayal in Ontario. HC/DJ, F, 42 pp. ($25)

Campbell, Sandy    Mrs. Joyce of Zurich and Mr. Forster of King's.   Verona, Stamperia Valdonega Editions, 1989. Illustrated essays with Paul Cadmus drawing of the author on cover. Large TPB in slipcover, VG ($30)

Capote, Truman    Other Voices, Other Rooms.   NY, Signet, 1963. Second printing. MMPB, VG, 127 pp. ($10)

Carr, Cynthia    Fire In the Belly: The Life and Times of David Wojnarowicz.   NY, Bloomsbury, 2012. Illustrated biography of the painter/writer. Some reproductions in colour. HC/DJ, VG, 613 pp. ($22)

Casso, Charlie    Going Down and Moving ON.   NY, Starr Books, 2012. Gay life in New York City as lived around the time of 9/11. TPB, F, 230 pp. SIGNED ($20)

Cavafy, C.P.    In Broad Daylight: (in) Grand Street, Spring 1983.   The poet's only known prose work (nine pages) with supplementary articles and annotated photographys of Cavafy, his family and his rooms. TPB, VG, 191 pp. ($30)

Challenge, Jack    St. Mick.   “A truly original novel, full of life and shocks” – Christopher Isherwood. TPB, G+, 305 pp. ($25)

Chambers, Aiden    Dance On My Grave.   London, Red Fox, 1995. “Who was this guy who rescued me from the sea and brought me home to be coddled by his mum and dressed me in his clothes and fed me in his kitchen?” TPB, VG, 251 pp. ($12)

Chandler, Charlotte    She Always Knew How: A Personal Biography of Mae West.   NY, Simon & Schuster, 2009. Illustrated biography of the actress and author of The Drag. HC/DJ, F, 317 pp. ($22)

Clark, Philip and David Groff (eds.)    Persistent Voices: Poetry by Writers Lost to AIDS.   NY, Alyson, 2009. Powerful anthology includes William Bory, Joe Brainard, Donald Britton, Daniel Diamond, Tim Dlugos, Richard George-Murray, James Merrill, many others. TPB, VG+, 282 pp. ($20)

Cline, Sally    Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John.   London, John Murray, 1998. Illustrated biography of the lesbian author. TPB, VG, 434 pp. ($20)

Colacello, Bob    Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close Up: An Insider's Portrait.   NY, HarperCollins, 1990. Illustrated biography of the artist by a member of his circle. HC/DJ, VG+, 514 pp. ($24)

Congdon, Kirby    A Photograph and Poem by Ferron Bell and Kirby Congdon.   Key West, Cycle Press, 2012. Second Printing. C, F, 7 pp. ($10)

Congdon, Kirby    Athletes.   Rockford, MI, Presa Press, 2011. TPB, F, 45 pp. ($20)

Congdon, Kirby    Contemporary Poets in American Anthologies 1960-1977.   Metuchen, NJ, Scarecrow Press, 1978. A bibliography. HC, 228 pp. ($20)

Congdon, Kirby    Dream-Work.   Brooklyn, Cycle Press, 1970. First printing. Number 428 of 500 copies of this classic gay motorcycle fantasy. TPB, F, 66 pp. ($50)

Congdon, Kirby and Mark LeClair    Two by Two: New Subjects in Poetry and Illustration. Kirby Congdon Interprets New Poems by Mark LeClair.   Key West, Cycle Press, 2004. Poems by LeClair with illustrations by Congdon. C, F, 8 pp. ($10)

Cooper, Dennis    All Ears: Cultural Criticism, Essays and Obituaries.   N.p., Soft Skull Press, 1999. PB, VG, 146 pp. SIGNED ($30)

Cooper, Dennis    Closer.   NY, Grove Press, 1989. First edition of the novel. HC/DJ, F, 131 pp. ($20)

Cooper, Dennis    Frisk.   NY, Grove Weidenfeld, 1991. First edition of the novel. HC/DJ, F, 128 pp. ($20)

Cooper, Dennis    Guide.   NY, Grove Press, 1997. First edition of the novel. HC/DJ, F, 176 pp. ($20)

Cooper, Dennis    The Marbled Swarm: A Novel.   NY, Harper Perennial, 2011. TPB, VG, 194 pp ($10)

Cooper, Dennis    Period.   NY, Grove Press, 2000. First edition of the novel. HC/DJ, F, 109 pp. ($20)

Cooper, Dennis    Try.   NY, Grove Press, 1996. First edition of the novel. HC/DJ, F, 199 pp. ($20)

Cooper, Dennis    Ugly Man: Stories.   NY, Harper Perennial, 2009. First edition. Includes an interview, five poems and other material. HC/DJ, F, 288 pp. ($20)

Corley, Edwin    Farewell, My Slightly Tarnished Hero.   NY, Dodd Mead, 1971. First edition of this novel based on the life of James Dean. Colour drawing of Dean on the jacket. HC/DJ,G, jacket just a little nicked and worn, 319 pp. ($20)

Crisp, Quentin    Manners From Heaven.   London, Fontana/Flamingo, 1984. Astringent cocktail of comments on manners and morals, with an additional shot of bitters from collaborator John Hofsess. TPB, VG, 138 pp. ($10)

Curzon, Daniel    Dropping Names: The Delicious Memoirs of Daniel Curzon.   San Francisco, IGNA Books, 2004.Funny, acerbic memoir of literary life. TPB, F, 300 pp. SIGNED ($25)

Curzon, Daniel    Superfag.   SF, IGNA Books, 1996. “Young Superfag is sent on a mission to rid the world of homophobia.” TPB, F, 218 pp. SIGNED ($25)

Curzon, Daniel    What a Tangled Web: A Non-Fiction Narrative.   SF, IGNA Books, 2005. Novel exploring “the dark side of the Internet.” TPB, G+, 716 pp. ($30)

[de Forest, Michael]    The Gay Year by M De F.   NY, Lancer, 1965. “The famous underground bestseller…of two men and a forbidden passion.” MMPB, F, 191 pp. ($25)

Davidson, Michael    The World, the Flesh and Myself.   London, Quality Book Club, 1962. “This is the life-history of a lover of boys” is the first sentence of this classic memoir. HC, F, 354 pp. ($30)

DeWeil, Alexa    Conversations with Bibi.   Toronto, Canadian Women's Educational Press, 1975. Poems, with a cover illustration by Gail Geltner. TPB, VG, 45 pp. ($20)

Dillard, Gavin    The Naked Poet: Poems from 1970 to 1985.   Beverly Hills, Bhakti, 1989. With a nude self-portrait on the cover and an Introduction by James Leo Herlihy. TPB, F, 86 pp. SIGNED ($25)

Dillard, Gavin    Yellow Snow and Other Poems.   Beverly Hills, Bhakti, 1993. Poems with nude photographs of The Naked Poet by Jack Shear. Large TPB, VG+, [104 pp.] SIGNED ($22)

Duplechan, Larry    Blackbird.   NY, St. Martin's Press, 1986. Adolescent awakening of a black gay boy in Southern California. Will he be Romeo in the school play? HC/DJ,G+, 182 pp. ($20)

Edwards, Gavin    Last Night at the Viper Room: River Phoenix and the Hollywood He Left Behind.   NY, itbooks, 2003. Illustrated biography of the actor. Some great photos here. HC/DJ, F, 271 pp. ($20)

Eisley, Loren    The Star Thrower.   NY, Times Books, 1978. Essays by the poet/scientist with an Introduction by W.H. Auden. HC/DJ, VG, 264 pp. ($15)

Everhard, Jim    Cute and Other Poems.   San Francisco, Gay Sunshine Press, 1982. TPB, G with cover slightly faded, 80 pp. ($10)

Farout, Billy    Hero in the Bedroom.   SF, Parisian Press, 1972. Classic Gay Lib erotica. Includes several pages of illustrated ads for such books as Room Service Orgy and My Pussy is a Tiger. MMPB, VG, 147 pp. ($40)

Feinberg, David B.    Spontaneous Combustion.   London, GMP, 1991. A sequel to the acclaimed Eighty-Sixed, a caustic novel of the plague years in New York City. TPB, VG, 226 pp. ($20)

Fellows, Will and Helen P. Branson    Gay Bar: The Fabulous true Story of a Daring Woman and Her Boys in the 1950's.   Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Press, 2010. “An extraordinary picture of gay American on the cusp of revolution” – Darden Asbury Pyron. HC/DJ, F, 166 pp. ($21)

Ferris, Havilland    Runes for Faring Forth.   Champaign, IL. The Finial Press, 1975. Elegant collection (designed by A.Doyle Moore) by the contributor to Son of the Male Muse. TPB, F, 63 pp. ($20)

Ferro, Robert and Michael Grumley    Atlantis: The Autobiography of a Search.   NY, Bell Publishing, 1970. The first book by two members of the Violet Quill gay writers group. Illustrated with photographs. HC/DJ, G+, 168 pp. ($22)

Fey, Edwin    Summer in Sodom.   NY, Paperback Library, 1965. MMPB, F, 156 pp. ($30)

Field, Edward    The Man Who Would Marry Susan Sontag and Other Intimate Portraits of the Bohemian Era.   Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Press, 2005. Engaging literary memoir by the poet, including a vivid portrait of writer Alfred Chester. HC/DJ, F, 284 pp. ($25)

Fierstein, Harvey    Torch Song Trilogy: Three Plays by Harvey Fierstein with a Note from the Author.   NY, Villard Books, 1979. HC/DJ, VG+, 149 pp. ($20)

Findley, Timothy with Paul Thompson    Elizabeth Rex.   Winnipeg, Blizzard Publishing, 2000. The Queen and Shakespeare – “a vitriolic confrontation.” HC/DJ/ F, 79 pp. ($25)

Fowler, Christopher    Spanky.   London, Warner Books, 1994. “The hippest and sharpest horror writer around.” TPB, F, 338 pp. ($20)

Fraser, Brad    Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love.   Winnipeg, Blizzard Publishing, 1990. “A lurid hybrid of thriller and lament for lost love.” – Edmonton Journal. TPB, F, 103 pp. ($10)

Freeman, Gillian    The Alabaster Egg.   London, Anthony Blond, 1970. Novel set in Germany in different periods and involving King Ludwig II. By the author of The Leather Boys. HC⁄DJ, F, 173 pp. ($20)

Friedman, Sanford    Totempole.   NY, Signet, 1966. Classic gay novel of the Korean war. First paperback printing. MMPB, VG, 380 pp. ($20)

Fritscher, Jack    Leather Blues: The Adventures of Denny Sargent: A Novel.   “Novel of initiation into bikes, leather, S&M, and man-to-man sex.” Cover illustration by Rex. SF, Gay Sunshine Press, 1984. TPB, F, 91 pp. ($20)

Fritscher, Jack    Some Dance to Remember.   Stamford, CT, Knights Press, 1990. First edition of this classic novel of the 1970s. TPB, G+, 562 pp. ($20)

Gagnon, J. Maris    Death to Reach a Star: A Novel.   Seattle, Twin Omega Press, 1993. Epic historical saga set in Russia at the beginning of the 20th Century. “Scandal, intrigue, jealousy and murder thwart the secret homosexual love shared between two young musician cousins.” HC/DJ, F, 847 pp. ($40)

Garabian, Keith    Blue: The Derek Jarman Poems.   Winnipeg, Signature Editions, 2008. Portrait of the filmmaker in a suite of poems. TPB, F, 109 pp. ($15)

George, Ben    The Quest.   Np, The Author, 1990. Raunchy tales of cops and bikers. TPB, VG, 110 pp. ($20)

George, Stefan    Hymnen Pilgerfarten Algabal.   Stuttgard, Klett-Cotta, 1987. Three of the German poet's oracular books. German language text. HC/DJ, small spot on jacket, otherwise vg+, 130 pp. ($22)

Gide, Andre    Corydon.   Swaffham,UK, Gay Men's Press, 1998. Classic 1920s essay on homosexuality in a new translation by Richard Howard, with an 11-page Translator's Note. “The reader will encounter in this book unexpected pleasures: civilized wit, sophistication, surprising insights” – John Rechy. TPB, F, 135 pp. ($20)

Ginsbert, Allen    Journals Mid-Fifties 1954-1958.   NY, HarperPerennial, 1996. Edited by Gordon Ball. TPB, F, 489 pp. ($20)

Gomez-Arcos, Agustin    The Carnivorous Lamb..   Boston, David R. Godine, 1984. “A Buñuelian family saga set in Franco's Spain” and after. Translated by William Rodarmor. With a gorgeous jacket painting by Mel Odom. HC/DJ, F, 269 pp. ($30)

Graham-Dixon, Alexander    Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane..   London, Penguin, 2011. Illustrated biography of the Renaissance painter. “Blood…guts…unprintable insults…action, intrigue and dirty deeds.” TPB, F, 514 pp. ($20)

Green, Julian    Each in His Darkness.   NY, Pantheon Books, 1961. Novel of Gothic guilt by the American-born French author. Translated by Anne Green. HC/DJ, VG, 347 pp. ($30)

Greene, Jay    Pretty Boy: An Original Novel.   NY, Midwood, 1968. MMPB, G, 186 pp ($10)

Gunn, Drewey Wayne and Jaime Harker (eds)    1960's Gay Pulp Fiction: The Misplaced Heritage.   Amherst, University of Massachusetts Press, 2013. Wide-ranging essays on the gay pulp fiction phenomenon, with several pieces on individual authors. TPB, 329 pp. ($25)

Hansen, Joseph    Obedience.   NY, Mysterious Press, 1989. MMPB, G, 202 pp. ($10)

Hastings, Selina    The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham.   London, John Murray, 2009. Frank, illustrated biography. “Superb” – The Observer. TPB, F, 614 pp. ($20)

Heidenry, John    What Wild Ecstasy: The Rise and Fall of the Sexual Revolution..   NY, Simon & Schuster, 1977. HC/DJ, VG, 448 pp. ($20)

Hennegan, Alison (ed.)    The Lesbian Pillow Book.   London, Fourth Estate, 2000. A Sapphic cornucopia – “Wide-ranging, highly individual collection of writings by and about lesbians through history.” A very handsome book. TPB, VG, 424 pp. ($20)

Hill, Susan    Strange Meeting.   Harmondworth, Penguin, 1974. Male romance in the Great War. MMPB, G+, 179 pp. ($10)

Hocquenghem, Guy    The Screwball Asses.   Los Angeles, Siotext(e), 2010. Cranky, French polemic, translated by Noura Wedell. MMPB, VG, 87 pp. ($10)

Hogan, Steve and Lee Hudson    Completely Queer: The Gay and Lesbian Encyclopedia.   NY, Henry Holt, 1998. Hefty, illustrated compendium. TPB, F, 704pp. ($25)

Holland, Isabel    The Man Without a Face.   NY, Bantam, 1978. Disfigured man's friendship with an adolescent. MMPB, G+, 151 pp. ($10)

Holland, Merlin    Coffee with Oscar Wilde.   London, Duncan Baird Publishers, 2007. “A fictional dialog based on biographical facts” by Wilde's grandson. Foreward by Simon Callow. HC/DJ, F, 143 pp. ($22)

Holland, Walter    A Journal of the Plague Years: Poems 1979-1992.   NY, Magic City Press, 1992. INSCRIBED ($15)

Holleran, Andrew    Grief.   NY, Hyperion, 2006. Short novel about survivors of the AIDS epidemic living in Washington, D.C. HC/DJ, F, 150 pp. ($10)

Hollibaugh, Amber L.    My Dangerous Desires: A Girl Dreaming Her Way Home.   Durham, NC, Duke University Press, 2000. Collection of memoirs and interviews by the “lesbian sex radical, ex-hooker, incest survivor, gypsy child, poor-white-trash, high-femme dyke.” Foreward by Dorothy Allison. TPB, F, 277 pp. ($13)

Hollinghurst, Alan    The Line of Beauty.   London, Bloomsbury, 2004. Acclaimed novel of English gay life in the Thatcher years. HC/DJ, F, 438 pp. ($20)

Hollinghurst, Alan    The Swimming-Pool Library.   NY, Vintage, 1989. TPB, G+, 336 pp. ($10)

Hooven, Valentine    Tom of Finland: His Life and Times.   NY, St. Martin's Press, 1993. Illustrated biography of the artist. HC/DJ, VG, 201 pp. ($25)

Hopkins, Kenneth    The Powys Brothers: A Biographical Appreciation.   Rutherford, NJ, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1967. HC/DJ, VG, 275 pp. ($15)

Houseman, A.E.    A Shropshire Lad with Illustrations by Patric Procktor.   London, The Folio Society, 1986. HC in slipcase, F, 101 pp. ($45)

Hunter, M.S.    The Buccaneer: Volume I of the San Vito Chronicles Including “The Chronicle of Tommy the Cutlass” as Rendered into Modern English by M.S. Hunter.   Sword and sodomy on the high seas in the 17th century Caribbean. Cover painting shows interracial male pair. ($20)

Huysmans, J.K.    Against the Grain (A Rebours).   NY, Hartsdale House, 1931. The classic decadent novel, illustrated by Arthur Zaidenberg, with an Introduction by Havelock Ellis. HC/DJ, VG, 339 pp. ($22)

Ireland, Timothy    The Novice.   London, Gay Men's Press, 1988. A young man's bleak relationships in London. TPB, VG, 121 pp. ($10)

Isherwood, Christopher    A Single Man.   NY, Avon/Bard, 1978. First Bard printing of the novel, later filmed. With cover portrait of the author by Don Bachardy. MMPB, VG, 158 pp. ($10)

Isherwood, Christopher    All the Conspirators.   London, Methuen, 1984. Isherwood's first novel, first published in 1928. TPB, G+, 158 pp. ($10)

Jay, Victor    The Gay Haunt.   NY, The Other Traveller, 1970. Bestselling gay erotic ghost story inspired by Coward's Blithe Spirit. MMPB, VG, 185 pp. ($30)

Julian, Philippe    Oscar Wilde.   London, Constable, 1969. Biography of the author translated by Violet Windham. TPB, F, 420 pp. ($20)

Kelley, Collin    Render: Poems.   Alexander, AR, Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013. “Postcards from the past…a poetry of depth, insight and humanity.” TPB, F, 70 pp. ($10)

Kenry, Chris    Can't Buy Me Love.   NY, Kensington Books, 2001. “A romp through every gay subculture imaginable” - Michael Musto. HC/DJ/ VG, 326 pp. ($20)

Kramer, Larry    Faggots: A Novel.   NY, Plume, 1987. Attractive reprint of the classic, still-controversial novel of New York gay life in the years leading up to AIDS. Cover illustration by Michael Leonard. TPB, VG, 384 pp. ($20)

Lauritsen, John    The AIDS War: Propaganda, Profiteering and Genocide form the Medical-Industrial Complex.   NY, Asklepios, 1993. Important, wide-ranging collection of articles on AIDS and the response to it, many from the New York Native. Outlines “an epidemic of lies.” TPB, F, 479 pp. ($22)

Lauritsen, John    A Freethinker's Primer of Male Love.   Provincetown, RI, Pagan Press, 1998. “A celebration and defense of male love from a secular humanist perspective.” TPB, VG, 95 pp. INSCRIBED ($15)

Lauritsen, John    The Man Who Wrote Frankenstein.   Dorchester, MA, Pagan Press, 2007. Engaging exploration of the theme of male love in Frankenstein and the likelihood that it was written by the poet rather than his teenaged wife. A controversial book – praised by Camille Paglia, damned by Germaine Greer! TPB, F, 231 pp. ($15)

Lauritsen, John and David Thorstad    The Early Homosexual Rights Movement (1864-1935).   NY, Times Change Press, 1974. First edition of this classic study. Small TPB, VG+, 93 pp. ($20)

Leavitt, David    The Lost Language of Cranes.   NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. Second printing. HC/DJ, VG+, 319 pp. ($20)

LePan, Douglas    Far Voyages: Poems.   Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1990. A cycle of gay love poems by the Governor General's Award Winner. TPB, VG, 62 pp. INSCRIBED ($25)

Leseur, Joe    Digressions on Some Poems by Frank O'Hara: A Memoir.   NY, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. Memoir by the poet's companion. HC/DJ, neat ink mark and rubber stamp image of pen on endpaper, otherwise VG, 305 pp. ($25)

Leyland, Winston (ed.)    Gay Sunshine Interviews Volume Two.   San Francisco, Gay Sunshine Press, 1982. Classic illustrated interviews with Harry Britt, James Broughton, Kirby Congdon, Martin Duberman, Robert Duncan, Kenward Elmslie, Taylor Mead, Robert Peters, Roger Peyrefitte, Edouard Roditi, Ned Rorem, Samuel Steward, Mutsuo Takahashi, John Wieners, Jonathan Williams and Thomas Meyer. TPB, G+, 288 pp. ($30)

Little, Jay    Maybe - Tomorrow.   NY, Paperback Library, 1965. Romantic gay novel of the Sixties. “Blazing, intimate…searing, shocking.” MMPB, VG, 285 pp. ($30)

Lopez, Erika    They Call Me Mad Dog!: A Story for Bitter, Lonely People.   NY, Simon & Schuster, 1998. Illustrated, inventively-designed fiction about motorcycle-riding bicoastal bisexuals. HC/DJ, VG, 307 pp. ($21)

Louys, Pierre    The Songs of Bilitis.   NY, William Godwin, 1933. Lesbian poems, “translated from the Greek” but actually written by Louys. Illustrated. Beautiful line drawing of a female nude in silver on the cover. HC, G+ 163 pp. ($25)

Lukacs, Atilla Richard    The Malahat Review, Summer 2004.   Lukacs provides the colour cover painting “Yellow” for this issue of the Canadian literary journal. TPB, F, 105 pp. ($10)

MacEwen, Gwendolyn    The T.E. Lawrence Poems.   Oakville, ON, Mosaic Press, 1982. Suite of poems about the writer/adventurer. TPB, F, 70 pp. ($16)

Maltese, William    Love Hurts.   Albion, NY, MLR Press, 2007.Gay S/M B/D fantasies. TPB, F, 231 pp. ($10)

Margolick, David    Dreadful: The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns.   NY, Other Press, 2013. Engaging illustrated biography of the author of The Gallery. HC/DJ, F, 382 pp. ($22)

Marotta, Toby    The Politics of Homosexuality.   Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1991. Classic study of “how lesbians and gay men have made themselves a political and social force in modern America.” TPB, F, 369 pp. ($12)

Mars-Jones, Adam and Edmund White    The Darker Proof: Stories from a Crisis.   London, Faber & Faber, 1987. Reprint of the acclaimed collection of stories about “the new world AIDS has created.” TPB, G, 250 pp. ($20)

Masters, R.E.L.    The Homosexual Revolution.   NY, Belmont, 1964. Early book on gay emergence. “Reveals the homosexual mind…You may be astonished, excited, or horribly fascinated…” MMPB, VG, 206 pp. ($20)

Maugham, Robin    The Last Encounter.   NY, McGraw-Hill, 1972. Novel of General Gordon of Khartoum. HC/DJ, F, 176 pp. ($21)

Maugham, Robin    The Link: A Victorian Mystery.   NY, McGraw-Hill, 1969. Haunting novel based on the notorious Tichborne Case. HC/DJ, F, 285 pp. ($21)

Maugham, Robin    The Second Window.   NY, MCGraw-Hill, 1968. Major novel by the English author of The Servant. HC/DJ, VG, 403 pp. ($21)

Maugham, Robin    The Servant.   NY, Harcourt Brace, 1949. Creepy novel of psychological manipulation, the basis for the film scripted by Harold Pinter. Cover drawing by G.N. Fish. HC/DJ, VG, 62 pp. ($30)

Maugham, Robin    The Wrong People.   NY, McGraw-Hill, 1971. The author's most notorious gay novel, originally published over a pen name. HC-DJ, VG, 344 pp. ($25)

Maupin, Armistead    The Night Listener.   NY, HarperCollins, 2000. Unsettling tale of a man whose young literary discovery may not be what he seems. HC/DJ, VG, 344 pp. ($25)

McDonald, Boyd (ed.)    Juice: True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers, Volume 5.   San Francisco, Gay Sunshine Press, 1984. Contributors' experiences from the classic sex mag Straight to Hell, with the editor's pungent comments. Illustrated with b&w nude photos. TPB, VG, 206 pp. ($20)

McGarry, Molly and Fred Wasserman    Becoming Visible: An Illustrated History of Lesbian and Gay Life in Twentieth-Century America.   NY, Penguid, 1998. Large, lavishly-illustrated history based on a New York Public Library exhibition. HC/DJ, F, 282 pp. ($40)

McNeill, Wayne    Angels Have No Hearts.   Scarborough, ON, Catalyst, 1975. “Rimbaud signed his letters /sans coeur, but I haven't / the heart to do it…” C, VG, 22 pp. ($12)

McLeod, Donald W.    A Brief History of GAY, Canada's First Gay Tabloid, 1964-1966.   Toronto, Homewood Books, 2003. TPB, F, 96 pp. SIGNED ($15)

Menotti, Gian Carlo    The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore or the Three Sundays of a Poet: A Madrigal Fable for Chorus, Ten Dancers and Nine Instruments.   NY, G.Ricordi & Co., 1956. Verse play. C, VG, 16 pp. ($25)

Merrick, Gordon    The Strumpet Wind.   NY, William Morrow, 1947. The author's first novel, set in World War II. HC/DJ, slight wear to jacket. Previous owner's name on endpaper, otherwise VG, 248 pp. ($40)

Mishima, Yukio    Confessions of a Mask.   NY, New Directions, 1958. Classic Japanese novel, praised by Isherwood. TPB, VG, 254 pp. ($10)

Mishima, Yukio    Forbidden Colours.   Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1971. Mishima's Gothic extravaganza. This edition shows the author stripped to the hips, wielding a sword. MMPB, VG, 429 pp. ($12)

Mishima, Yukio    Sun & Steel.   Tokyo, Kodansha International, 1970. “Personal Reflections on Art and Action” including a poem, Icarus. Translated by John Bester. Large, handsomely-produced HC/DJ, VG, 107 pp. ($32)

Mishima, Yukio    Testament of a Samurai: (in) Sports Illustrated, January 11, 1971.   Published after his death, this article by Mishima constitutes a fairly lengthy meditation on his life and philosophy. With two striking b&w photos: one of the author in kendo togs, the other of him with a suicide close-up from his prophetic film on a screen behind him. Magazine format, VG, 64 pp. ($30)

Morgan, Bill    I Celebrate Myself: The Somewhat Private Life of Allen Ginsberg.   NY, Viking, 2006. Hefty illustrated biography of the poet. HC/DJ, VG, 702 pp. ($25)

Motta, Carlos and Cristina Motta (eds.)    We Who Feel Differently.   N.p., Control+Z Publishing, 2011. International anthology on gay life and politics, AIDS, queer art, etc. Large TPB, F, 94 pp. ($12)

Nuwas, Abu    O Tribe That Loves Boys: The Poetry of Abu Nuwas, Translated (with a biographical essay) by Hakim Bey.   Amsterdam, Entimos Press, 1993. A good selection of the Persian/Arabic poet of the 8th century, with an 18-page essay “A Legendary Life of Abu Nuwas” by the translator. Published by a small Dutch press and scarce in America. Large TPB, F, [52 pp] ($40)

Norman, Philip    Mick Jagger.   Toronto, Doubleday Canada, 2012. Illustrated biography. HC/DJ, F, 622 pp. ($22)

O'Hara, Frank    What's With MOdern Art?: Selected Short Reviews & Other Art Writings.   Austin, TX, Mike & Dale's Press, 1999. First edition of 1500 copies. P, VG, 33 pp. ($20)

O'Hara, Scott (ed.)    Stallions & Other Studs: Stories form the 1st Annual Porn Press Awards.   SF, PDA Press, 1995. Illustrated, with an Introduction by the editor. TPB, VG with discreet rubber stamp marks of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, 172 pp. ($21)

O'Hara, Scott (ed.)    Steam: A Quarterly Journal for Men.   Cazenovia, WI, PDA Press, 1993-95. Five issues of the notorious gay bathhouse guide and sex mag: Vol. 1 Issue 1, Vol. 2 Issues 1-3, Vol. 3, Issue 2. Big TPB format, G+. ($50)

O'Meara, James J.    The Homo & the Negro: Masculinist Meditations on Politics & Popular Culture.   San Francisco, Counter-Currents Publishing, 2012. Cultural essays from a hard-right, “masculinist” point of view. HC/DJ, F, 193 pp. ($20)

O'Sullivan, Vincent    Aspects of Wilde.   Portsmouth, Callum James Books, 2007. Classic essay on Oscar Wilde by “the mystery man of the 1890's decadent set.” Number 16 of 100 copies. HC/DJ, F, 134 pp. ($50)

Orenstein, Leo    The Queers of New York.   Richmond Hill, Ontario, Pocket Books, 1972. More Jews than queers in this odd (and oddly-titled) novel, but it does include a Gay Glossary with useful definitions of Screaming Nellie and Blow Job Artist. MMPB, VG, 266 pp. ($25)

Paris, Bob    Gorilla Suit: My Adventures in Bodybuilding.   NY, St. Martin's Press, 1997. Behind-the-scenes look at professional bodybuilding by a participant who was once half of the best-known gay couple in America. HC/DJ, VG, 274 pp. ($25)

Pasolini, Pier Paolo    In Danger: A Pasolini Anthology.   San Francisco, City Lights. 2012. Selection of poetry and prose. TPB, F, 242 pp. ($20)

Persky, Stan    Buddy's: Meditations on Desire.   Vancouver, New Star Books, 1989. Stories and thoughts about gay bars, with a beautiful, discreetly nude cover photo by Daniel Collins. HC/DJ, FD, 134 pp. ($20)

Picano, Felice    The New York Years.   LA, Alyson, 2000. Collected stories from Slashed to Ribbons in Defense of Love and An Asian Minor. TPB, VG, 223 pp. ($20)

Plant, Richard    The Pink Triangle: The Nazi War Against Homosexuals.   NY, Henry Holt/New Republic, 1986. Thorough study of the Nazi persecution of gays. Includes a colour chart showing uniform markings of concentration camp inmates. HC/DJ, F, 257 pp. ($25)

Plante, David    The Catholic.   London, Paladin/Grafton, 1988. “Powerful exploration of religion and gay sexuality.” TPB, VG, 151 pp. ($20)

Porter, Darwin    Merv Griffin: A Life in the Closet.   N.p., Blood Moon Productions, 2009. Gossipy, irreverent biography of the entrepreneur and TV personality. HC/DJ, F, 560 pp. ($22)

Preston, John (ed.)    Flesh and the Word: An anthology of Erotic Writing.   NY, Plume, 1992. Includes stories by Anne Rice, Edmund White, Alan Hollinghurst, Aaron Travis, Larry Townsend, Scott O'Hara and others. TPB, G+, 334 pp. ($10)

Prudy, James    Narrow Rooms.   NY, Arbor House, 1978. HC/DJ, F, 185 pp. ($40)

Radford, Wade    Dirty Sexy Deadly: (A Collection of Gay Erotica).   N.p., the author, 2013. “Four dark erotic stories.” TPB, F, [63 pp.] ($20)

Radford, Wade    The Serotine Within.   N.p, the author, n.d.[2012]. Novella about a “beautiful…savage psychotic.” TPB, F, [108 pp.] ($20)

Rand, Lou    Rough Trade.   NY, Paperback Library, 1965. Originally published as Gay Detective. “Together they prowled the by-ways of forbidden desire.” First paperback printing. MMPB, VG, 100 pp. ($35)

Raven, Simon    Fielding Gray.   London, Anthony Blond, 1967. Classic gay school story, the fourth volume in the Alms for Oblivion series. First edition. HC/DJ, F, 208 pp. ($30)

Rechy, John    Numbers.   NY, Grove Press, 1967. Second printing of the vivid novel of compulsive cruising. HC/DJ, VG, 256 pp. ($25)

Rechy, John    The Sexual Outlaw: A Documentary.   NY, Dell, 1978. Wide-ranging manifesto and an indictment of police practices against gay men. First Dell edition. MMPB, VG, 307 pp. ($12)

Rees, David    The Estuary.   London, Gay Men's Press, 1983. TPB, VG, 176 pp. ($21)

Rehman, Bushra    Corona.   Alexander, AR, Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013. Intriguing stories by a young Pakistani woman in New York. TPB, F, 150 pp. ($10)

Rice, Christopher    Before Day: A Novel.   NY, Hyperion, 2005. Dark, gay thriller. HC/DJ, F, 325 pp. ($20)

Rimbaud, Arthur    Travels in Abyssinia and the Harrar.   Los Angeles, Little Caesar Press, 1999. Translated by Scott Bell. The first English edition of the final creative work of the poet's life. TPB, VG, 31 pp. INSCRIBED by the translator. ($25)

Riordan, Michael    Eating Fire: Family Life on the Queer Side.   Toronto, Between the Lines, 2001. An up-close look at LGBT families and relationships in Canada. TPB, F, 302 pp. ($12)

Robb, Graham    Strangers: Homosexual Love in the Nineteenth Century.   NY, W.W. Norton, 2005. “Beautifully sums up the flourshing of gay culture that existed long before any marched in the streets.” “Does a brilliant job of anayzing the prevailing myths about homosexuality in the pastrdquo; – Edmund White. TPB, VG, 342 pp. ($15)

Rogers, D.W.    Lalaja: A Tale of Retribution.   San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago, Rilloprint, 1975. Fascinating tale by the noted Trinidadian author, involving an Orlando-type gender change and reworkings of Caribbean folklore including a headless rowing team and men with ears like bats. TPB, 194 pp. INSCRIBED ($30)

Rosenthal, Irving    Sheeper.   NY, Grove Press, 1967. First printing of this beautifully designed, kaleidoscopied Beat classic. HC/DJ, VG with a small Monagasque bookplate on the endpaper, 304 pp. ($50)

Round, Jeffrey    The P'Town Murders: A Bradford Fairfax Murder Mystery.   Binghampton, NY, Harrington Park Press, 2007. MMPB, F, 223 pp. SIGNED ($25)

Rule, Jane    Theme for Diverse Instruments: Stories.   Vancouver, Talonbooks, 1976. Second printing of the short story collection. TPB, slight staining to bottom corner of pages, otherwise G+, 185 pp. ($10)

Sarton, May    May Sarton Among the Usual Days: A Portrait: Unpublished Poems, Letters, Journals, and Photographs, Selected & Edited by Susan Sherman.   Large format, illustrated miscellany, a “treasure trove” assembled when Sarton was in her eighties. HC/DJ, VG, 289 pp. ($25)

Schaefer, Max    Children of the Sun.   Berkeley, CA, Soft Skull Press, 2010. Novel of gays and skinheads involved with the radical right in England. TPB, F, 391 pp. ($12)

Scherman, Tony and David Dalton    Pop: The Genius of Andy Warhol.   NY, HarperCollins, 2009. Thoughtful illustrated biography of the artist. HC/DJ, VG+, 509 pp. ($22)

Scott, Jay    Midnight Madness.   Toronto, Oxford University Press, 1985. Essays on movies (from Mishima and Fassbinder to Dolly Parton) by the gay Canadian reviewer. TPB, G, 265 pp. ($10)

Selby, Hubert, Jr.    Last Exit to Brooklyn.   NY, Grove Press, 1965. First paperback printing of this “profound vision of Hell.” MMPB, F, 311 pp. ($12)

Shelley, Percy B.    Shelley on Love: An Anthology Edited by Richard Holmes.   Berkeley, University of California Press, 1980. HC/DJ, F, 247 pp. ($25)

Sherman, Martin    Bent.   NY, Avon/Bard, 1980. First paperback printing of the play about the persecution of homosexual men in Nazi Germany. “Shattering, hypnotic, and gripping” – Rex Reed. MMPB, F, 80 pp. ($20)

Silversides, Ann    AIDS Activist: Michael Lynch and the Politics of Community.   Toronto, Between the Lines, 2003. Illustrated biography of the Canadian activist. TPB, F, 273 pp. ($20)

Sloan, Bob and Steven Guarnaccia    A Stiff Drink and a Close Shave: The Lost Arts of Manliness.   San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1995. Colour-illustrated study of “the elegance and kitsch of male paraphernalia from the 1930s, 40s and 50s.” Lots of fun colour pics. HC/DJ, VG, 95 pp. ($20)

Smith, Alexander McCall    What W.H. Auden Can Do For You.   Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2013. The novelist's personal introduction to Auden. HC/DJ, corner of front endpaper clipped, otherwise VG, 137 pp. ($15)

Smith, Patti    Just Kids.   NY, HarperCollins, 2010. Memoir of the singer's early days with Robert Mapplethorpe. TPB, F, 307 pp. ($20)

Smith, Timothy d'Arch    Bunbury: Two Notes on Oscar Wilde: Aleister Crowley and the Origin of ‘Bunbury’ & A Source for the Importance of Being Earnest.   London, The Winged Lion, 1998. TPB-size, P, F, 18 pp. ($40)

Snyder, Timothy    The Red Prince.   NY, Basic Books, 2008. Biography of Wilhelm von Hapsburg, an Austrian archduke who opposed Hitler and Stalin. TPB, F, 344 pp. SIGNED ($15)

Stambolian, George (ed.)    Men of Men 4: Best New Gay Fiction.   NY, Plume, 1992. First printing of this anthology. Contributors include John Rechy, David B. Feinberg, Raymond Luczak. Introduction by Felice Picano, Afterword by Andrew Holleran. TPB, G+, 403 pp. ($12)

Stevens, Christopher    Born Brilliant: The Life of Kenneth Williams: The Authorized Biography.   London, John Murray, 2011. Thorough biography of the friend of Joe Orton and star of the Carry On films. TPB, F, 438 pp. ($15)

Stewart, Desmond    T.E. Lawrence.   London, Hamish Hamilton, 1977. Illustrated biography of Lawrence of Arabia. HC/DJ, F, 352 pp. ($25)

Symonds, John Addington    These Things Shall Be: For Baritone (or Tenor) Solo, Chorus and Orchestra. Poem by John Addington Symonds. Music by John Ireland.   London, Winthrop Rogers, n.d. [c.1937] C, G, 38 pp. ($25)

Symonds, John Addington    Male Love: AA Problem in Greek Ethics and Other Writings.   NY, Pagan Press, 1983. Illustrated compendium of Symonds' writings on homosexuality including “The Genius of Greek Art” and letters to Edward Carpenter. Introduction by Robert Peters. TPB, VG, 160 pp. ($20)

Symons, Scott    Combat Journal for Place d'Armes: A Personal Narrative.   Toronto, McLelland & Stewart, 1967. Original paperback edition (published at the same time as the hardcover) of this breakthrough Canadian gay classic. TPB, VG, 280 pp. ($30)

Symons, Scott    Helmet of Flesh: A Novel.   Toronto, McLelland & Stewart, 1986. The revolutionary author's quasi-autobiographical novel of Morocco. HC/DJ, VG, 513 pp. ($25)

Tellier, Andre    Twilight Men.   NY, Pyramid, 1957. Early reprint of this classic 1948 novel. MMPB, G, 224 pp. ($20)

Tesch, Gerald    Never the Same Again.   NY, Pyramid, 1966. Man's affair with “a virile adolescent.” This is the paperback abridgement. MMPB, VG, 221 pp. ($60)

Thomas, Biff (pseud. of Samuel Steward)    Gay in San Francisco.   Thousand Oaks, CA, Cameo Library, 1974. Pirated novel by the author of the Phil Andros stories. Has an additional chapter missing from other editions. MMPB, some scoring on spine, small label on cover. ($20)

Tobin, Kay and Randy Wicker    The Gay Crusaders.   NY, Paperback Library, 1972. Biographies of the gay and lesbian leaders of the day including Frank Kameny and Troy Perry. Based on interviews conducted by Tobin. Co-author Wicker agreed to add his name when the publisher insisted on a (male) co-author. MMPB, VG+, 238 pp. ($25)

Toíbín, Colm    The Story of the Night.   Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1997. “A Bildungsroman, a love story, a political thriller…and a coming-out novel.” TPB, F, 312 pp. ($12)

Tooley, Sarah    Madam Sarah Bernhardt the Sculptor.   Portsmouth, Callum James, 2007. Illustrated monograph, Number 6 of 50 copies. P, F, [20 pp.] ($25)

Tremblay, Michel    Damnée Manon Sacrée Sandra.   Vancouver, Talonbooks, 1981. Interwoven monologues translated by John Van Burek. TPB, G+, 43 pp. ($15)

Tremblay, Michel    Hosanna.   Vancouver, Talonbooks, 1991. The classic play in a new translation by Bill Glassco and John Van Burek. TPB, VG, 87 pp. ($10)

Van Sant, Gus    Even Cowgirls Get the Blues & My Own Private Idaho.   London, Faber & Faber, 1993. Screenplays of the two films, plus an interview with the author/director. Illustrated with B&W stills from the films. TPB, VG, 199 pp. ($20)

Vassi, Marco    No Woman of Man Born: (in) Libido: The Journal of Sex and Sensibility. Vol. 2, No. 4.   Chicago, 1990. Story of “trans-gender crossplay” by the well-known bisexual author. TPB format, VG, 72 pp. ($15)

Vidal, Gore    Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: How We Got to Be So Hated.   NY, Thunder's Mouth Press / Nation Books, 2002. TPB, G, 160 pp. ($6)

Vidal, Gore    Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir 1964-2006.   NY, Doubleday, 2006. Vidal's last book includes reflections on his partner, Howard Austen, who predeceased him. HC/DJ, VG, 277 pp. ($12)

Votel, Phil    Sureforce.   London, Idol, 1999. Raunchy goings-on in the seedy underworld of working class Manchester. Very butch. TPB, small nick to cover, otherwise VG, 204 pp. ($22)

Walker, Mitch    Men Loving Men: A Gay Sex Guide & Conscousness Book.   San Francisco, Gay Sunshine Press, 1977. Seventies manual illustrated with photos and drawings. Large TPB, G+, 160 pp. ($35)

Wansell, Geoffrey    Terence Ratigan.   London, Operon Books, 2009. Illustrated biography of the playwright. TPB, F, 450 pp. ($15)

Ward, Stanley    Vergil's Lovers.   Philadelphia, Quincunx, 1982. Poems by a contributor to Son of the Male Muse. C, VG, 49 pp. INSCRIBED ($25)

Waugh, Thomas with Willie Walker    Lust Unearthed: Vintage Gay Graphics from the DuBeck Collection.   Vancouver, Arsenal Pulp Press, 2004. Well-illustrated and annotated collection of gay erotic drawings. Advance Reading Copy. Large TPB, F, 318 pp. ($30)

Weinberg, Martin S. and Colin J. Williams    Male Homosexuals: Their Problems and Adaptations.   NY, Penguin, 1975. Seventies study from the Institute for Sex Research. “Homosexual males are as psychologically healthy as the rest of the population.” MMPB, VG+, 476 pp. ($15)

Weiner, Steve    The Museum of Love.   Woodstock, NY, The Overlook Press, 1994. A gay French-Canadian's surreal and mysterious journey across America. Published in eight countries. TPB, VG, 214 pp. ($25)

Whitman, Walt    City of Orgies & Other Poems.   San Francisco, Luve Oak Press, 1980. Whitman's gay poetry, selected and illustrated by J. Lawrence Lembo. First edition of 100 copies. TPB, VG, [58 pp.] ($25)

Whitman, Walt    Leaves of Grass.   Avon, CT, The Heritage Press, 1937. Classic edition illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Article “Walt the Perennial” in Sandglass, a 4-page pamphlet issued monthly by the Heritage Club, laid in. HC with slipcase, VG+, 326 pp. ($40)

Whitman, Walt    Selected Poems.   London, Phoenix, 2002. Poems selected by Ellman Crasnow, in an attractive small format. HC/DJ, F, 139 pp. ($10)

Wilde, Oscar    The Ballad of Reading Gaol: with an Introduction by Burton Rascoe and Lithographs by Zhenia Gray.   NY, The Heritage Press, 1937. Large Format illustrated edition of the classic poem. HC, F, 43 pp. ($30)

Wilde, Oscar    The Importance of Being a Wit: The Insults of Oscar Wild, Compiled by Maria Leach.   London, Michael O'Mara Books, 1997. A collection of epigrams. HC, F, 153 pp. ($12)

Williams, Jonathan and Joe Brainard    Gay BCs: With Drawings by Joe Brainard (In the Action Comix Manner) by Jonathan Williams (In the Absolutely Innocent Dead-Pan Manner of Kate Greenaway).   Champaign, IL, The Finial Press, 1976. Elegantly designed stapled chapbook with erotic drawings and musings on different male names. C, F, 20 pp. ($35)

Williams, Tennessee    Moise and the World of Reason.   NY, Simon & Schuster, 1975. A novel of love - and “a long, restless night in Greenwich Village.” The second of Williams' two novels. HC/DJ, VG+, 190 pp. ($25)

Williams, Tennessee    Suddenly Last Summer.   NY, Signet, 1960. First printing of the Signet edition with Elizabeth Taylor on the cover and eight pages of scenes from the Joseph Mankiewicz film. MMPB, G, 93 pp. ($10)

Wilson, Carter    Treasures on Earth.   Boston, Alyson, 1981. Novel set in the Andes during the discovery of Machu Picchu. TPB, G+, 142 pp. ($15)

Windham, Donald    Tanaquil: A Novel.   NY, Holt Rinehart & Winston, 1977. Bisexuality and “a love shared over time” in Windham's beautifully evocative style. First edition. HC/DJ, VG, 306 pp. ($22)

Windham, Donald    Two People.   NY, Popular Library, n.d.(c. 1966). Love in Rome between a “successful American” and a Roman street youth. MMPB, VG, 253 pp. ($10)

Winterson, Jeanette    Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.   London, Pandora, 1989. “The most interesting young writer I have read in twenty years” – Gore Vidal. Cover photo taken from the BBC TV drama. MMPB, VG, 176 pp. ($20)

Wojnarowicz, David    In the shadow of the American Dream: The Diaries of David Wojnarowicz.   NY, Grove Press, 1999. Edited with an Introduction by Amy Scholder. HC/DJ, F, 267 pp. ($20)

Yangea, Leow (ed.)    I Will Survive: Personal Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Stories in Singapore.   Singapore, Math Paper Press, 2013. TPB, F, 304 pp. SIGNED by Editor. ($20)

Young, Ian    Year of the Quiet Sun.   Toronto, House of Anansi, 1969. “Young has a deftness of touch and practiced skill that make me enthusiastic…it is pleasant to see the small smile on Young's face behind each poem, a personality and intellect that seem to conjoin and are aware of what they are doing” – Al Purdy. TPB, F, 49 pp. ($45)

Zilinsky, Ursula    Middle Ground.   Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1968. Novel set in a World War II prison camp. HC/DJ, small piece of the jacket missing at the spine, otherwise G, 192 pp. ($25)

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