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Women of the Bible: With Paintings from the Great Art Museums of the World, Armstrong, Carole
1 Armstrong, Carole Women of the Bible: With Paintings from the Great Art Museums of the World
New York, NY Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1998 0689817282 / 9780689817281 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9 
45 pages, beautiful full color illustrations throughout, illustrated boards, dust jacket with a few light scratches now in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Black Oxen, Atherton, Gertrude
2 Atherton, Gertrude Black Oxen
New York, NY Boni & Liveright 1924 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Reprint, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 346 pages. Black cloth boards with mild edge wear and faint dust soiling, marbled page edges, previous owner's bookplate in front end paper, pages lightly toned with age, binding sound, black and orange dust jacket with tattered edges, small tears at edges and chipping at corners and spine ends, reviews of the book printed in inverse of jacket, now in protective mylar cover. Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (1857 - 1948) was a prominent and prolific American author. Many of her novels are set in her home state of California. In addition to novels, she wrote short stories, essays, and articles for magazines and newspapers on such issues as feminism, politics, and war. She was strong-willed, independent-minded, and sometimes controversial. Black Oxen was Atherton's best seller and was made into a silent film of the same name. It is a sensational, semi-autobiographical novel about an aging woman who miraculously becomes young again after glandular therapy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and the West, Benazir Bhutto
3 Benazir Bhutto Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and the West
New York, NY Harper 2008 0061567582 / 9780061567582 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
328 pages. Benazir Bhutto (1953 - 2007) was a Pakistani politician who served as the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1988 to 1990 and again from 1993 to 1996. She was the first female Prime Minister of Pakistan and the first woman to govern a Muslim majority nation. She had lived in exile since 1999 and had just returned to Pakistan in October 2007, just two months before her assassination. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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May I Kiss You on the Lips Miss Sandra?, Bernhard, Sandra
4 Bernhard, Sandra May I Kiss You on the Lips Miss Sandra?
New York, NY, U.S.A. Rob Weisbach Books 1998 0688164714 / 9780688164713 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
White paper boards backed in white cloth with dust jacket, 209pp. Signed by the author on half title page. Bernhard broke out in the American comedy scene in the 1980s after being cast by Martin Scorsese in The King of Comedy. She was one of the first women comics to deal openly and graphically with her sexuality and physicality in ways that were previously associated with men in stand-up. 
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The I Hate to Cook Book, Bracken, Peg
5 Bracken, Peg The I Hate to Cook Book
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harcourt, Brace & Company 1960 Hardcover Very Good Plus Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Knight, Hilary Signed by Author(s)
Gray cloth boards decorated in blue with blue titles to spine. Some very mild soiling along the edges of boards. Corners square. Brief gift inscription in front free end paper. Light tanned striped in front and rear end papers. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Shelf worn dust jacket with small tears and chipping at edges. one-half inch chip out at tail of rear spine hinge. Small puncture tear in rear flap hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 176 pages. Second printing indicated by B.10.60 on copyright page. Author photo in rear flap. $3.75 price intact in front flap. Signed by the author in front end paper with the message, "greetings! 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Radclyffe Hall: A Case of Obscenity, Brittain, Ver
6 Brittain, Ver Radclyffe Hall: A Case of Obscenity
New York, NY A. S. Barnes and Company 1969 049807451X / 9780498074516 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
186 pages, black and white photographs; very light bumps to spine ends, lightly toned pages, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn, new mylar cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Heart to Artemis: A Writer's Memoirs, Bryher
7 Bryher The Heart to Artemis: A Writer's Memoirs
New York, NY Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. 1962 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
8 3/4 x 6 inches, 316 pages; salmon cloth with light wear at extremities, faint bump to bottom front corner, price-clipped dust jacket with chipipng at extremities, spine sun faded, scratches to rear panel and author photo. Bryher (1894 - 1983) was the pen name of the English novelist, poet, memoirist, and magazine editor Annie Winifred Ellerman, of the Ellerman ship-owning family. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Good Earth, Buck, Pearl S.
8 Buck, Pearl S. The Good Earth
New York, NY, U.S.A. Modern Library 1933 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Flexible gray cloth boards with light edge wear. Glue residue along top edge of front free end paper. Previous owner's name in pencil on blank page facing half-title. Lightly toned pages. Binding sound. Dust jacket tanned with edge wear and chipping at extremities. Small chip out at top of front panel. Rockwell Kent end papers. 246 titles inside dust jacket. Toledano spine 7. Handsome copy of the Modern Library edition of Pearl Buck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel with an introduction by the author defending herself against criticism for her portrayal of life in China. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen, Carson, Susannah
9 Carson, Susannah A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen
New York, NY Random House 2009 1400068053 / 9781400068050 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Full number line; light bumps at extremities, light wear to jacket, new mylar cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Sanity and Grace: A Journey of Suicide, Survival, and Strength, Collins, Judy
10 Collins, Judy Sanity and Grace: A Journey of Suicide, Survival, and Strength
New York, NY Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2006 1585424757 / 9781585424757 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Soft cover Signed by Author(s)
First trade paperback edition stated. 191 pages, signed by the author on half title page. From the publisher; SANITY AND GRACE speaks to all who have endured the sorrow of losing a loved one. In the depths of her suffering, Collins found relief by reaching out to others for help and support. Now she extends her hand to comfort other survivors whose lives have been affected by similar tragedy. Honest and inspiring, this story will not only interest Collins's followers but will also help soothe and heal those wounded by suicide and depression. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Singing Lessons: A Memoir of Love, Loss, Hope, and Healing (with CD), Collins, Judy
11 Collins, Judy Singing Lessons: A Memoir of Love, Loss, Hope, and Healing (with CD)
New York, NY Pocket Books 1998 0671003976 / 9780671003975 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
346 pages, 16 pages of black and white photographs, inscribed by the author on title page; burgundy cloth boards with gilt titling, unclipped dust jacket with a single small smudge, now in protective mylar sleeve. Includes a four-song CD with single "Singing Lessons." A moving account of growth and healing, memory and rebirth, dreams and meditations, this is Judy's heart statement, imbued with the introspection we love in her songs. From coping with every mother's greatest sorrow - the loss of a child - to the shock of seeing her companion of fifteen years nearly die, hers is a ballad of transformation in which some of life's worst tragedies lead to the discovery of a deeper love. A personal memoir with quiet grace and uncommon candor. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Prime of Life, De Beauvoir, Simone (translated by Peter Green)
12 De Beauvoir, Simone (translated by Peter Green) The Prime of Life
Cleveland, OH World Publishing Company 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
9 1/2 x 6 /14 inches, 479 pages; red cloth boards are clean and square, front end paper has been neatly removed, pages lightly toned, very good dust jacket in mylar. In this second volume of her autobiography, De Beauvoir writes of the years from 1929-1944. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Soviet Women, Du Plessix Gray, Francine
13 Du Plessix Gray, Francine Soviet Women
New York, NY Doubleday 1990 0385247575 / 9780385247573 Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Remainder mark on bottom edge of text block, dust jacket in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Day Fox: A Tattoo, Dunn, Katherine
14 Dunn, Katherine 3 Day Fox: A Tattoo
Arboreal Abomination 1979 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lara, Alaina Signed by Author(s)
Signed by the author. Staple-bound in buff stock wrappers. Pale yellow pages. Fine condition. No notable flaws. Unpaginated. Black and white illustrations. Small folio: 5.5 x 8 inches. Katherine Dunn (1945 - 2016) was the author of best-selling novel, Geek Love. She was also a journalist, voice artist, radio personality, book reviewer, and poet from Portland, OR. She was also a prolific writer on boxing. 3 Day Fox: A Tattoo is a single poem chapbook. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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To Begin Again: Stories and Memories 1908-1929, Fisher, M. F. K.
15 Fisher, M. F. K. To Begin Again: Stories and Memories 1908-1929
New York, New York, U.S.A. Pantheon Books 1992 0679415769 / 9780679415763 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Dust jacket in mylar. Full number line. 179 pages. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Joys of Collecting Children's Books, Ford, Alla T.
16 Ford, Alla T. The Joys of Collecting Children's Books
Hong Kong Ford Press 1968 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall Signed by Author(s)
Miniature hardcover. 2 5/8 x 2 inches; edition limited to 500 signed copies, this being number 36 and one of 50 with hand-painted covers; [3],106,[1] pages; hand-drawn bouquet in preliminary blank page; numerous black and white illustrations, six of which have been hand-colored. Turquoise cloth covered boards slightly bowed with small bleached spots at edges, hint of fraying at top rear corner, tiny brown spot on fore edge of text block, silver booksellers label from Tokyo's Lilliput Oval Saloon in rear. First published in "The Book Lover's Answer," July 1965. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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Russian Factory Women: Workplace and Society, 1880-1914, Glickman, Rose L.
17 Glickman, Rose L. Russian Factory Women: Workplace and Society, 1880-1914
Berkeley, CA University of California Press 1984 0520048105 / 9780520048102 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
325 pages, black and white photographs; dust jacket spine lightly sunned. Women workers have long been neglected in studies of the formation and evolution of the working classes. This book is about women industrial workers in the formative period of Russian industrial capitalism. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Keepers of the House, Grau, Shirley Ann
18 Grau, Shirley Ann Keepers of the House
New York, New York, U.S.A. Alfred A Knopf Inc 1964 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Turquoise boards with mild edge wear and bumps to bottom corners. Scattered foxing to page edges. Small sticker removal injury at top edge of front end paper. Dust jacket with mild edge wear and rubbing. Some tanning to edges and rear board. Dust jacket in mylar cover. 309 pages. First edition stated. 4.95 price in front flap. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1965, The Keepers of the House is Shirley Ann Grau's masterwork, a many-layered indictment of racism and rage that is as terrifying as it is wise. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Out of this Century: Confessions of an Art Addict, Guggenheim, Peggy
19 Guggenheim, Peggy Out of this Century: Confessions of an Art Addict
New York, NY Universe Books 1979 0876633378 / 9780876633373 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
396 pages, numerous black and white photographs, foreword by Gore Vidal, introduction by Alfred H. Barr, Jr.; damp stain to top front corner of dust jacket visible in flap. Out of This Century is Peggy Guggenheim's own story of her flamboyant life. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Twice Over Lightly: New York Then and Now, Hayes, Helen; Loos, Anita
20 Hayes, Helen; Loos, Anita Twice Over Lightly: New York Then and Now
New York, NY Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1972 0151921504 / 9780151921508 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
First edition. 343 pages; eight pages of black and white photographs. Blue cloth boards with gilt titling, illustrated end papers, unclipped dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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