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Black Maria Women Speak. Volume 1 No. 4 Winter 1973

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: River Forest, IL, Chicago Women's Liberation Union: 1973

Seller ID: 000999

Condition: Near Fine


River Forest, Ill: Black Maria, 1973. Staple-bound in wraps, 8vo, 59 pages, black and white photographs. Black Maria was a quarterly feminist journal originated by the Chicago Women's Liberation Union. View more info

Julia E. Hoffman; A Family Album

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 1977

Seller ID: CS00181

Condition: Near Fine


Leatherette with gilt lettering, 9.5 X 7 inches, 47 pages, black and white photographs throughout; head and tail of spine show shelf wear, beautiful floral endpapers have one small adhesion mark, pages are crisp and clean, binding tight. View more info

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Women in Industry: A Study in American Economical History

By: Abbott, Edith

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, NY, D. Appleton: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000996

Condition: Good


First edition with "(1)" at foot of last page, 8vo, 409 pages; green publishers cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine, top edge gilt, boards rubbed and wearing at extremities, center crease to spine, hinges starting but fast, previous owner's name and date at top of front free endpaper, pages lightly toned, margin notations and very occasional underlining on a handful of pages, binding a little tender. Discussions of women's roles in primary industries of the time, such as cigarmaking, cotton, mill operatives, boot and shoe manufacturing, etc. Also addresses the problem of women's... View more info

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Rose in Bloom

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: M.A. Donohue & Co., Donohue:

Seller ID: CS00483

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with black titles, 12mo, 319 pages, illustrated throughout; bookplate adhered to front endpaper; dust jacket shows light wear, now in mylar cover. The sequel to Eight Cousins, this copy is an attractive edition from the well love Louisa May Alcott. 0 View more info

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Westward Passage

By: Barnes, Margaret Ayer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1931

Seller ID: 001123

Condition: Very Good


Turquoise linen boards, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches, 323 pages plus publishers ads in rear; faint wear at extremities, toned pages, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a couple of tiny edge tears, dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. The story concerns a woman who, while traveling with her current husband, meets her ex-husband whom she hasn't seen in years and who is now a successful literary figure. Margaret Ayer Barnes didn't start writing until she was forty, when she broke her back in a car accident. She took up writing apparently out of boredom during her convalescence. Six years later s... View more info

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The Good Times Are Killing Me: A Novel

By: Barry, Lynda

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Seattle, Real Comet Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000868

ISBN: 0941104222

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover in wraps; (9 View more info

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Margaret Fuller

By: Bell, Margaret; Roosevelt, Mrs. Franklin D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Boni: 1930

Seller ID: CS00685

Condition: Very Good


Cream paper decorated in bright pink featuring a portrait printed in black, 12mo, 320 pages plus a note from the publisher and publisher's list, beautiful Rockwell Kent endpapers; top strip of front cover a shade lighter from sunning, slight warp to text block. A biography of, among other impressive achievements, the first full-time female book reviewer in the United States. An installment of The Boni Paper Books series. The Boni Paper Books series was the brain child of Charles and Albert Boni, and an experiment in the new field of American paperback book publishing and the brand-new field o... View more info

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Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and the West

By: Benazir Bhutto

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000873

ISBN: 0061567582

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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The Misinguett Legend

By: Bret, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00044

ISBN: 0312054718

Condition: Very Good


Dust jacket in mylar. View more info

Radclyffe Hall: A Case of Obscenity

By: Brittain, Ver

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, A. S. Barnes and Company: 1969

Seller ID: 000887

ISBN: 049807451X

Condition: Very Good


186 pages, black and white photographs; very light bumps to spine ends, lightly toned pages, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn, new mylar cover. View more info

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The Professor

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1967

Seller ID: CS00036

Condition: Very Good


Navy blue cloth, 6x4 inches, 256 pages; occasional underlining, dust jacket has very small closed tears to rear. View more info

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Villette

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library: 1974

Seller ID: CS00037

Condition: Very Good


Bright green cloth, 7.5x4.5 inches, 466 pages; worn dust jacket with minor chipping. View more info

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Louisa; A Biography of Louisa May Alcott

By: Brown, Pamela

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00192

Condition: Very Good


Stated first printing, burgundy cloth, 8 X 5.5 inches, 172 pages; boards are crisp and clean with the exception of a small burn mark towards head of spine, pages are unmarked, binding tight; unclipped dust jacket is dust stained with several closed tears and a chip along top edge. View more info

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The Heart to Artemis: A Writer's Memoirs

By: Bryher

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1962

Seller ID: 000919

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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With Powder on My Nose

By: Burke, Billie; Shipp, Cameron

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001012

Condition: Very Good


Turquoise boards with pink illustration, 249 pages, occasional black and white illustrations by Vasiliu, signed and inscribed by Burke on half-title page; turquoise boards are clean and square with light rubbing at corners, tail of spine turns in, clipped dust jacket with edge wear and chipping at extremities, now in protective mylar cover, faint musty odor. The woman who gave us Glinda the Good Witch in The Wizard of Oz offers tongue-in-cheek advice to women. View more info

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A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen

By: Carson, Susannah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000884

ISBN: 1400068053

Condition: Very Good


Full number line; light bumps at extremities, light wear to jacket, new mylar cover. View more info

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Handbook of Natural Beauty

By: Castleton, Virginia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Rodale Press: 1975

Seller ID: MH00062

ISBN: 0878571000

Condition: Very Good


302 pages; yellow cloth boards with gilt titling; light foxing on top edges, bookplate stamp in front free end paper, unclipped dust jacket with a bit of general wear and smudging, small tear at rear top edge, now in protective mylar sleeve. From dust jacket: Make your own natural beauty preparations! Practical ways and homemade preparations to bring out your natural beauty. View more info

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From Julia Child's Kitchen

By: Child, Julia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf/Borzoi: 1975

Seller ID: CS00358

ISBN: 0394480716

Condition: Very Good


Second Printing, pictorial red, blue and white glossy cloth, 4to, 687 page plus index and author note, black and white photos throughout; light wear to boards; dust jacket is lightly rubbed and now protected in mylar. Another classic from the Queen of French cooking, and a staple for any home cook! View more info

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The American Frugal Housewife, Dedicated to those who are not afraid of economy

By: Child, Mrs. [Lydia Marie]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Boston, Carter, Hendee & Co.: 1835

Seller ID: 001141

Condition: Good


Sixteenth edition, marbled paper covered boards backed in black leather, 12mo, 130 pages, frontis illustration of various cuts of meat for livestock; boards heavily worn with much of paper worn away exposing cardboard, pull tears at head of spine and small chip out at tail, previous ownership marks in endpapers, browning and soiling to pages, binding fragile with several pages coming loose from stitching. Fair Perhaps best known for her sentimental poem about going over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house, Lydia Maria Child was also a controversial author and abolitionist. ... View more info

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Cheri

By: Colette; Flanner, Janet

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1931

Seller ID: CS00672

Condition: Very Good


Third printing, February 1931, cream paper covers decorated in blue and purple, featuring a Rockwell Kent illustration of a man reading outdoors (a popular bookplate at the time), 12mo, 346 pages plus publisher's list, complete with publisher's slipcase decorated in the same style as covers; faintly chipped near head of spine, slipcase has a small Meier & Frank bookseller's stamp on rear panel and is a bit worn along spine. A Bonibooks edition. The Boni Paper Books series was the brain child of Charles and Albert Boni, and an experiment in the new field of American paperback book publishing... View more info