Hitchcock, 1927, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
PARMELEE, MAURICE. The New Gymnosophy, The Philosophy of Nudity as Applied in Modern Life, New York: Frederick Hitchcock, 1927. Octavo, No. 179 of Author's Autograph Edition, pp. xiii, 303, 16 halftone photo plates, green cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, signed on the limitation page by the author, introduction by Havelock Ellis. The author says he spent the early 1920s in Germany, where the naturism movement was very strong, before importing nudist ideas into the U.S. Condition of this book: Boards moderately worn with a few surface scuffs, edge wear. Leaves clean and tight, toning, images fine. Over all very good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 1920s; New Age & Alternative. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51896.