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A Chistmas Note About Sandra Day O'Connors Speech Honoring Women's Suffrage
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A Chistmas Note About Sandra Day O'Connors Speech Honoring Women's Suffrage

by Munds, John

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An interesting item from John Munds, whose maternal grandmother was Fannie L. Willard and the first woman member of the second Arizona State Legislature. She was nominated by Governor Hunt for the state representative to the International Woman Suffrage Alliance in Budapest (1913). She was secretary of the first state suffrage organization and was a major voice for the… Read more about this item
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The Truth About Men and Other Matters (with a Laid in Card Signed By her)
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The Truth About Men and Other Matters (with a Laid in Card Signed By her)

by Bisland, Elizabeth (1861-1929)

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New York; (1927): Avondale Press. Octavo. viii, 242 pages. While her initial fame was her race around the world against Nellie Bly, her initial literary legacy was in editing the letters and writings of Lafcadio Hearn, whom she had first met as a teenager in New Orleans. In "The Truth About Men "on pages 25-32 she writes about "the… Read more about this item
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Unlocking the Air and Other Stories (inscribed the author)
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Unlocking the Air and Other Stories (inscribed the author)

by Le Guin, Ursula

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(New York 1996): HarperCollins. First Edition. Octavo. 207pp. Inscribed "for Philomena [Guillebaud} with love, from Ursula*, Happy Birthday! July 11, 1996. Her asterisk adds: "and from Martha, an narrative American, see page 95. Le Guin demonstrates her sensitive and intimate relationship with the English language and her capacity to bring out the beauty of words and the human experience… Read more about this item
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Searoad, Chronicles of Klatsand (Inscribed By the author)
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Searoad, Chronicles of Klatsand (Inscribed By the author)

by Le Guin, Ursula

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(New York, 1991): HarperCollins. First Edition. Octavo. . 193pp., Inscribed by the author: (A Very Merry Christmas/to Philomena/with Love/ from Ursula, December 9) another small note below author's name which is undecipherable.... and ? all the West? Le Guin's Searoad is also about the people who settled in the West and is among her finest works though not in… Read more about this item
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Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences
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Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences

by Le Guin, Ursula

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Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1987. First Edition. Octavo. First printing. 196 pages. Le Guin's primary purpose is to write about animals and other nonhuman living things in ways that belie the cultural myth that "animals are dumb: have no words of their own. She is drawing on Native American legends of the First People sometimes described as "members of… Read more about this item
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Buffalo Gals Won't You Come Out Tonight
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Buffalo Gals Won't You Come Out Tonight

by Le Guin, Ursula

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San Franciso; (1994): Pomegranate Art Books. First Edition. Small Quarto. 79 pages. Inscribed by Ursula Le Guin to Philomena (Guillebaud) "with Christmas cheer" and signed by Susan Seddon Boulet, the illustrator, whose paintings deal with primitive man and creatures often with a Native American sensitivity. A beautiful work and Karla Armbruster have written an article on ecofeminism in this… Read more about this item
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Hints for Lovers
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Hints for Lovers

by Haultain, Arnold

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Boston/New York; (1909): Houghton Mifflin and Co. Limited Edition. Octavo. 309 pages unopened. Limited to 540 copies. The present copy is #261. The book is composed of criticisms with insights into both men and women in making connections. It deals with general view of men-woman relationships. An example: A woman asks a woman question in order to discover something.… Read more about this item
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Nisei Daugter
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Nisei Daugter

by Sone, Monica

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Boston; (1953): Little Brown and Co. First Edition. Octavo. ). 238 pages. The autobiography of Kazuko Itoi, a second-generation Japanese American woman who struggles through the familial, and racial conflicts of finding her identity. Kazuko Itoi, anglicized as the author Monica Sone, portrays the internment traumas of Japanese Americans after the outbreak of World War II and her "development"… Read more about this item
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The Tale of the Spinning-Wheel
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The Tale of the Spinning-Wheel

by Buel, Elizabeth Cynthia

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Litchfield, Connecticut: Np, 1903. First Edition. Octavo. 62 pages. Illustrated by Emily Noyes Vanderpoel. A beautifully printed book by a woman author who focused on the gender issues of labor. She emphasizes not only the dignity of labor but its importance both from early history to its importance in the American Revolution. One scholar notes that while groups of… Read more about this item
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Children of the Albatross (Boldly Signed on the Half-Title page)
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Children of the Albatross (Boldly Signed on the Half-Title page)

by Nin, Anais

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1947
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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1947. First Edition. Octavo. 182 pages signed by the author. An abstract novel which uses abstractions to show how the children writes of their dreams in a psycho-analytic way accompanied with their waking fantasies. It is most completely enacted by a boy of seventeen, but in his relationship with others he reveals the persistence of… Read more about this item
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Desert Neighbors (inscribed By Edith M. Patch to the Exile Writers Committee)
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Desert Neighbors (inscribed By Edith M. Patch to the Exile Writers Committee)

by Patch, Edith M. And Caroll Lane Fenton

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Macmillan: New York, 1940. Octavo. Later Printing. Inscribed by the author. 170 pages, illustrated by Carol Lane Fenton, index. The Exiled Writers Committee was a project to raise money for writers who had been exiled by the Third Reich. They were a part of the anti-Stalinist left wing. In February 1941, they asked major authors who were in sympathy… Read more about this item
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The American Woman Abroad: Written and Illustrated By Blanche McManus
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The American Woman Abroad: Written and Illustrated By Blanche McManus

by McManus, Blanche

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1911
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New York: Dodd, Meat & Company, 1911. First Edition. Octavo. Frontispiece, vi, (4) pp.534 pages. Profusely illustrated. Having illustrated over 50 books and with her posters being in the Smithsonian Art Museum, she also wrote books of travel aimed at the most affluent women of the early 20th century. This important book dealt with hiring servants and how the… Read more about this item
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Girls at Work in Aviation
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Girls at Work in Aviation

by Meyer (Chapelle) Dickey (1918-1965)

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New York; (1943): Doubleday, Doran and Co. First Edition. Octavo. ). 209pp. While the author is known for being the first American reporter to die in military action (Chau Lai, South Vietnam, November 4, 1972), her career is one of the great women of adventure from World War II to her demise in Vietnam. At age 14 she wrote… Read more about this item
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Women's Education in Saudi Arabia Within a Hundred Years 1319-1419 AH
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Women's Education in Saudi Arabia Within a Hundred Years 1319-1419 AH

by Al Murshid, Dr. Ali Bin Murshid (President for Girls Education)

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Saudi Arabnia (nd): Dar Al-Hilal Offset Printing Press. Quarto. 1032pp. text in Arabic, illustrated with color photographic images of King Saud, late King Yaz bib Abdul, King Faisal bin Abdulaziz and several other royals. The General Presidency for Girls Education also known as the Directorate General for Girls Education, was an independent government entity in Saudi Arabia that regulated… Read more about this item
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D.H. Lawrence; an Unprofessional Study with Two Facsimile Pages Out of Lady Chatterley's Lover
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D.H. Lawrence; an Unprofessional Study with Two Facsimile Pages Out of Lady Chatterley's Lover

by Nin, Anais

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1932
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Paris: Edward W. Titus, 1932. Limited Edition. Octavo. 146 pages. Number 231 of 500 copies with the rare #231 slip laid in at the limitation page. The major critics continue to quote the insights of Anais Nin whose understanding of Lawrence was not only a remarkable example of modernism but also courageous feminism which even today shows insights that… Read more about this item
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Selma Lagerlof: Her Life and Work (Signed By Selma Lagerlof), with a Preface By V. Sackvile-West and a Greeting Inscribed By Selma Lagerlof
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Selma Lagerlof: Her Life and Work (Signed By Selma Lagerlof), with a Preface By V. Sackvile-West and a Greeting Inscribed By Selma Lagerlof

by Berendson, Walter A.

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London: Ivor Nicholson and Watson Ltd, 1931. Limited Edition. Octavo. 136(5) pages. Limited to 130 copies. The present copy is No. 127 inscribed by Selma Lagerlof, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature (1909), "Inscribed for the fellow countrymen of Sir Walter Scott and Charles Dickens, whose works were the delight of my youth. Selma Lagerlof."… Read more about this item
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Poems
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Poems

by Ingelow, Jean [pseud. Orris], 1820-1897

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Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1881. Octavo. Author's household edition. 727 pages. The nostalgic tone, simple style, and natural and domestic scenes of Ingelow's poetry connect it with Wordsworth's. Her lyrics also resonate with those of her Lincolnshire countryman Alfred Tennyson who told her: "Miss Ingelow, I do declare you do the trick better than I do" (DNB). Christina Rossetti wrote… Read more about this item
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The Ruba'yat of Omar Khayam, Translated By Mrs. H.M. Cadell, with an Introduction By Richard Garnett
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The Ruba'yat of Omar Khayam, Translated By Mrs. H.M. Cadell, with an Introduction By Richard Garnett

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London and New York: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, 1899. Octavo. 144 pages, with an Introduction by Richard Garnett. Jessie E. Nash Cadell who learned Persian while her husband was a British officer in India, devoted herself to the study of Omar Khayyam, the Persian astronomer and poet. Not only was this the first translation of the Rubaiyat… Read more about this item
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Mary and Martha; the Mother and the Wife of George Washington
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Mary and Martha; the Mother and the Wife of George Washington

by Lossing, Benson J.

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New York; (1886): Harper and Brothers. First Edition. Octavo. 348pp., (4)pp. publisher's ads. Illustrated by H. Rose. A unique copy from the library of Horace Edwin Hayden with with his extensive notes. He was a noted Virginian author on genealogies of the state's leading families, here he writes on the errors of Lossing's book on Martha Washington and his… Read more about this item
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A Young Girl's Diary, prefaced with a Letter from Sigmund Freud
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A Young Girl's Diary, prefaced with a Letter from Sigmund Freud

by Paul, Eden and Cedar (editors)

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New York: Thomas Selzer, 1921. First Edition. Octavo. 285 pages. The remarkable insights of a young girl who wrote about her feelings and life at ages 11 to 14 1/2. Freud found this a remarkable insight as he wrote the translators noting to them: "Above all, we are shown how the mystery of the sexual life first presses itself… Read more about this item
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