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image of Illustrated Poems by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney with Designs by Felix O. C. Darley

Illustrated Poems by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney with Designs by Felix O. C. Darley

by Sigourney, Mrs. Lydia H; F. O. C. Darley, illustrator

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Published
1860
Condition
A fine copy
Edition
New Edition
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$175.00

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Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1860. New Edition. Hardcover. A fine copy. A finely bound collection of works by Lydia Huntley Sigourney [1791-1865] who was a popular and prolific writer in the early and mid 19th century. Her themes included death, responsibility, religion and female conduct. The illustrations by Darley are fine and engraved by "American Artists." and tissue… Read more
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Woman's Burden Across the Ages

by Socialist Labor Party (Australia); Blamire Young (illustrator)

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Published
1929
Condition
Good + overall
Edition
First printing
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$275.00

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Sydney: Workers Print, St. Andrew's Place, 1929. First printing. Ephemera. Good + overall. A broadside issued by the Socialist Labor Party of Australia illustrated with a discouraging image by Blamire Young of the woman, in six stages of her life, struggling to manage a mule on a blanket. "Socialism is woman's only hope. The Socialist Labor Party is… Read more
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Conception Period of Women

by Ogino, Kysusaku; Translated By Yonez Miyagawa

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Published
1934
Edition
Second edition
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$45.00

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Harrisburg PA: Medical Arts Publishing, 1934. Second edition. Ogino studied infertility and developed a method to estimate the fertile period of the menstrual cycle based on the length of a woman's past cycles. This knowledge could be used by couples seeking pregnancy to time intercourse so as to maximize the chances of conception. (Wikipedia) 8vo, 96pp with graphs tables in… Read more
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$45.00
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The Subjection of Women

by Mill, John Stuart

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Published
1869
Edition
First edition
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$2,500.00

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London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869. First edition. Mill's final great political and philosophical tract, iterating his support for women's rights. Mill regarded the status of women in society as not only harmful for women themselves but for society in general, limiting the contribution of half the human race hindering human development in general. "The object of this… Read more
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$2,500.00
image of Photo album of a British Businessman's life in Ceylon, Hong Kong with two Japanese Ama divers photographs

Photo album of a British Businessman's life in Ceylon, Hong Kong with two Japanese Ama divers photographs

by [Sri Lanka; Photography] [Karl Lewis, photographer]

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Published
1920
Condition
Very good overall
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$750.00

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1920. Hardcover. Very good overall. An interesting photograph album of about 92 photographs compiled by an unknown British businessman who visits Hong Kong, Colombo & wider Ceylon. He visits Hong Kong as a bachelor and here there are several amusing snapshots of men in kimonos, some parading with parasols. Arriving in Ceylon, the businessman seems to have been… Read more
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$750.00
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S.S. America. Poster Stamp

by Dietz, Fred [Poster Stamp; Women; Ships]

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Published
1940
Condition
Fine
Edition
First printing
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$125.00

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New York: Fred H. Dietz, 1940. First printing. Ephemera. Fine. This poster stamp is mentioned & illustrated in the Poster Stamp Bulletin (October, 1940), and collectors are advised to "place this interesting P.S. in their collections as ship stamps are indeed rare and difficult to obtain." (Poster Stamp Bulletin page 05-5-5, October 1940) S.S. America (1940 - 1995) at… Read more
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$125.00
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Perfumes The Guide

by Turin, Luca and Tania Sanchez

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Published
2008
Condition
Very good overall
ISBN
9780670018659
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$20.00

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New York: Viking, 2008. Hardcover. Very good overall. Includes an index of star ratings and a glossary. 8vo, 384pp, white hardboard covers, black title on spine, with color dj. Dj slightly creased at edges.
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Playboy's Lingerie 2000 Collectors Cards

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
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$75.00

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Playboy, 2000. Fine. Playboy's Lingerie 2000. Numbers 101-124; No. 1-100 still in original plastic wrap; a sealed packet of "Collector Cards" and a signed card of Alley Baggett, #136. With the original black Playboy binder, with extra plastic sleeves and the original slipcase for the binder.
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music, and Romance [First 4 volumes]

by Courcy, Margaret & Beatrice De, (ed)

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Published
1833
Edition
First edition
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$275.00

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London: G. Henderson, Old Bailey, 1833. First edition. A handsome production for the entertainment and education of women, the 1st two years of publication. There is much about Fashion & Music, as each volume is decorated with a number of hand colored copper engravings of women in walking, home, evening & ball dresses, as well as sheet music.… Read more
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image of Specimens of the Early Poetry of France from the time of the Troubadours and Trouveres to the Reign of Henri Quatre

Specimens of the Early Poetry of France from the time of the Troubadours and Trouveres to the Reign of Henri Quatre

by [Binding] Costello, Louisa Stuart

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Published
1835
Condition
Very good overall
Edition
First edition
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$300.00

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London: William Pickering, 1835. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. A handsome edition bound by Riviere of this work by Costello (1799-1870), who was an accomplished Anglo-Irish artist and prolific poet and author." She was also a fine miniature painter, and her illustrations show her exquisite sensibility. "Medieval and Renaissance French poetry, translated into English by an… Read more
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The Rose Garden of Persia

by [Binding] Costello, Louisa Stuart

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Published
1845
Condition
Very good overall
Edition
First edition
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$300.00

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London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1845. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Fine binding by Riviere and Son, of translations from the work of sixteen classical Persian poets, which includes the first English language appearance of Omar Khayyam's quatrains, predating Fitzgerald's Rubaiyat by 14 years. Costello (1799-1870) was an accomplished Anglo-Irish artist and prolific poet and author.… Read more
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The Tragedies of the White Slaves

by Lytle, H. M.

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Published
1939
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$25.00

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New York: Padell Book & Magazine Company, 1939. Paperback. True stories of the White Slavery taken from actual life. Each one dealing with a different method by which white slavers have lured innocent victims to destruction." There follows a list of 10 "tragedies". Sml 8vo, 190pp, orig. white, red and black pictorial wrappers. Text block browned,… Read more
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image of Crewel and Silk Embroidered Landscape; Conway Castle, North Wales with the  Suspension Bridge

Crewel and Silk Embroidered Landscape; Conway Castle, North Wales with the Suspension Bridge

by [Women; Embroidery; Connecticut River Valley]

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Published
1840
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$375.00

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Connecticut River Valley (?), 1840. This sewn composition is a landscape of a castle near a water body, with a suspension bridge, birds flying above and skiffs plying the water in the foreground. It is based on a Bartlett engraving drawn by J. C. Armytage, "Conway Quay" published in William Finden's "The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places and Coast… Read more
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Silk & Watercolor Embroidered Landscape; Ancient Ruins and Farm Buildings at Dawn

by [Women; Embroidery; after Thomas Cole; Connecticut River Valley]

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Published
1800
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$450.00

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Connecticut River Valley (?), 1800. This sewn landscape features a ruin in the foreground, overshadowing farm buildings and hills in the background, with a water body. The composition is a bit awkward, but is informed by some of Thomas Cole's paintings. The ruins bear a resemblance to those in Cole's "A View near Tivoli (Morning) 1832 and… Read more
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Silk & Watercolor Embroidered Landscape; A Woman and Child Playing by the Pastor's Pond

by [Women; Embroidery; Connecticut River Valley]

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Published
1830
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$950.00

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Connecticut River Valley (?), 1830. This is the work of a gifted young woman, most likely based on an actual scene in New England. It is an accomplished painted and sewn composition of a mother handing an apple to her child playing on the bank of a pond. The surrounding countryside includes a large Georgian style 6… Read more
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Women in Music

by Towers, John. [Florence Sutro]

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Published
1897
Condition
Very good condition
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$275.00

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Winchester VA: John Towers, 1897. Paperback. Very good condition. Mr. Towers speak forcefully for the contribution of women as musicians and composers in his article in "The Musician" of April, May and June 1897. Following the article is an alphabetical list of women musicians. He also apologizes to the "hundreds of Women who have done, and… Read more
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Modern Methods of Birth Control or Family Limitation. Contraception or Regulation of the number of Children. A Handbook for Husband & Wife

by [Stopes, Dr. Marie] Hancock & Co., Ltd., English & Foreign Chemists

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Published
1927
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$1,250.00

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London, 1927. An unrecorded pamphlet which supports Dr. Marie Stopes publications on birth control. The back wrapper references "All Dr. Marie Stopes publications kept in stock" and listing Married Love (6/-); Wise Parenthood (3/6); Contraception (12/6); Raidant (sic) Motherhood (6/6.) They also guarantee absolute secrecy, and immediately below that "Call and See Our Window Display". Methods… Read more
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Essay on Irish Bulls [Family Association Copy]

by [Edgeworth, Richard Lovell and Maria]

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Published
1808
Edition
Third edition, Corrected
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$4,500.00

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London: J. Johnson, 72, St. Paul's Churchyard, 1808. Third edition, Corrected. Wonderful association with the Edgeworth family. Inscribed at the top of the title page by Maria Edgeworth "Mrs. Charlotte Sneyd from the authors - in stead of one which they stole from her when she was absent at Ross-------" . Association copy with Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849)… Read more
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image of Carnet D'Artiste. Les Soieries au Theatre.  Publie par les Magasins de Nouveautes a Pygmalion 22 Mars

Carnet D'Artiste. Les Soieries au Theatre. Publie par les Magasins de Nouveautes a Pygmalion 22 Mars

by Crequy, Marquise de. Louis Popineau

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Published
1909
Condition
Good + overall
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$75.00

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Paris: Manzi, Joyant & C., 1909. Paperback. Good + overall. A publicity album for the store "Pygmalion" and Text by Marquise de Crequy, attractive Art Nouveau illustrations by Louis Popineau. Each page has a portrait of an actress, a theatrical work and examples of women's clothing available at the store "Pygmalion". Oblong 4to, 20pp,… Read more
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Julia. Die cut & embossed lithograph

by Desch, Frank H.

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Published
1920
Condition
Very good condition
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$75.00

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1920. Very good condition. A lovely 1920s die cut color portrait of a young flapper, entitled Julia, from a calendar. Depicting a young blue eyed beauty in a blue gown with lace collar & straw hat. Finely printed, die cut portrait on rigid paper with embossed decorative panels. Approximately 13 x 17". Printed at… Read more
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