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Nineteenth-century woman's album

by WILLIAMS, Caroline

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Attic Books
Published
1829
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Good
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$350.00

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1829. Hardcover. Good. Unpaginated album with 39 pages filled with writing or glued-in pictures. 19 cm. Full leather with gilt trim. Spine reads "Album." All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Pages in various pastel shades. Two pink ribbon markers with frayed, faded ends. Owner's name on a front page dated 1st February 1829. Some pressed flowers and markings… Read more
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The Canadian Journal of Lady Aberdeen 1893-1898

by ABERDEEN, Lady; SAYWELL, John T. (ed.)

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Attic Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very good
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$65.00

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Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1960. Hardcover. Very good. 600 copies printed of which this is copy 508. The Publications of The Champlain Society XXXVIII. lxxxiv, 517, xvi p. 25 cm. Two b&w illustrations. Red cloth hardcover. Top edge gilt. White mark on rear and some spotting to lower spine. Tears in pp. xii-xviii. Most pages uncut. When… Read more
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The Youth of Queen Elizabeth 1533-1558. Vols. I & II

by WEISENER, Louis; YONGE, Charlotte M. (trans.)

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Published
1879
Condition
Good
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$150.00

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London: Hurst and Blackett, 1879. Hardcover. Good. 2 vols.: xxv, 302; viii, 290 p. 20 cm. Brown cloth with black print. Spine ends torn and corners a little worn. Vol. I hinges cracking internally. Some page edges tore when cut. Some pencil marks and thumbing. The life of Elizabeth during her first 25 years, up until her accession… Read more
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Gifts and Graces: Profiles of Canadian Presbyterian Women

by MOIR, John S. (ed.)

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Attic Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very good +
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$40.00

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Hamilton, ON: Committee on History, 1999. Softcover. Very good +. 117 p. 23 cm. Photos of the women. Softcover. Light wear and a few tiny spots. Chapters on Stevie Cameron, Hilda Neatby, and many others by numerous authors.
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The Woman and the Hour: Harriet Martineau and Victorian Idealogies

by ROBERTS, Caroline

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Attic Books
Published
2002
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780802035967
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$40.00

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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. 253 p. 24 cm. Tan cloth in mylar-covered jacket. Faint pink marks to p. 53.
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Katherine Hughes: A Life and a Journey

by Ó SIADHAIL, Pádraig

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Attic Books
Published
2014
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781897323335
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$40.00

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Penumbra Press, 2014. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 377 p. 24 cm. B&w photos. Grey hardcover in dustjacket. Light wear to jacket. A bit of label residue on lower spine.
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Women In Islam: A Manual with Special Reference to Conditions in India

by JONES, V. R. and L. Bevan

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Published
1941
Condition
Good +
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$35.00

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Lucknow: The Lucknow Publishing House, 1941. Hardcover. Good +. xi, 455 p. 19 cm. Burgundy cloth with black print. Corners bumped, some discolouration to cloth, fading to spine, and slight spine lean. Ink signature on front free endpaper. Examines social life, marriage customs, age of marriage, dowry, divorce, polygamy, concubinage, parda, status, religious life, etc. Appendices, bibliography,… Read more
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Mother Millett

by MILLETT, Kate

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Attic Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781859846070
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$45.00

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London: Verso, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 308 p. 21 cm. Burgundy cloth in pictorial dustjacket. Cellophane over jacket. Signed by author on title page.
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Health and Beauty. How Obtained

by DARB, Shirley

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Attic Books
Published
1898
Condition
Very good
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$50.00

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Baltimore: R. H. Woodward, 1898. Hardcover. Very good. 251 p. 21 cm. Frontispiece photo. Blue cloth. A little wrinkling and soiling to cloth as well as bumped corners. Ink signature on front pastedown. A few spots. Topics include: the secrets of good looks; expression, grace and character; the crowning glory; training for a fine figure; cosmetics and… Read more
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A Woman Alone

by SHAVER, Mary

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Attic Books
Published
1979
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780770101084
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$40.00

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Markham, ON: PaperJacks, 1979. Softcover. Near fine. 213, [9] p. 18 cm. Paperback. Inscribed by author on half title.
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Heroines of Ancient Iran: Stories Retold From the Shahnama with Fourteen Illustrations

by THE MARCHIONESS OF WINCHESTER

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Published
1954
Condition
Good
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$60.00

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London: Hutchinson, 1954. Hardcover. Good. Limited deluxe edition of 250 copies of which this is no. 193. xiii, 111 p. 23 cm. Colour frontispiece portrait of the author by Augustus John and 14 b&w plates. Red cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Label removed from lower spine, corners bumped, faint spotting to text block edge, tiny chip to top… Read more
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A Book of Sybils

by THACKERAY, Miss

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Attic Books
Published
Title page states 1883; rear cov
Condition
Good
Edition
Copyright edition
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$50.00

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Leipzig; Paris: Bernhard Tauchnitz; Librairie Ch. Gaulon & Fils and The Galignani Library, Title page states 1883; rear cover publisher's listings dated June 1903. Copyright edition. Paperback. Good. Collection of British Authors, Tachnitz Edition, vol. 2197. Miss Thackeray 13. 287 p. 17 cm. Original paper covers. Ink stamps on front cover and first page. Chipped bottom front corner,… Read more
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Infinite Variety: The Life and Legend of the Marchesa Casati

by RYERSSON, Scot D.; YACCARINO, Michael Orlando

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Attic Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780967052724
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$100.00

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New York: Viridian Books, 1999. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. xii, 248 p. 24 cm. 43 b&w photos. Black cloth hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Signed by authors on half title. Luisa Casati, Italian patroness of the arts in early 20th-century, was known for her eccentricities. A woman who kept cheetahs as pets and wore snakes as jewellery,… Read more
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Way Stations

by ROBINS, Elizabeth

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Published
Title page states 1912, while re
Condition
Fair
Edition
Copyright edition
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$45.00

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Leipzig; Paris: Bernhard Tauchnitz; Librairie Henri Gaulon, Title page states 1912, while rear cover listing of latest Tauchnitz volumes states November 1922. Copyright edition. Paperback. Fair. Tauchnitz Edition collection of British and American Authors vol. 4432. 320 p. 17 cm. From our As Is shelf. Original paper covers with ink inscription on front, taped spine. Disbound and divided… Read more
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Woman In India

by BILLINGTON, Mary Frances

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Attic Books
Published
1895
Condition
ex library-poor
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$75.00

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London: Chapman and Hall, 1895. Cloth. ex library-poor. xxii, 342 p. 24 cm. Frontispiece portrait of the author by Reginald Cleaver. Other illustrations by Herbert Johnson and from original photographs. Blue cloth hardcover with swastika design. Ex library with call number on lower spine, library bookplate on front pastedown, ink notation and stamp on rear of title, labels… Read more
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Toronto: William Briggs, 1907. Cloth. Good. viii, 9-192 p. 21 cm. B&w illustrations. Blue cloth hardcover with gold print. Spine darkened, soiling and ink marks mainly to front board, worn bottom corner. Ink signature on front free endpaper. Faint stains to text block edge.
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Is It Just?

by SMITH, Minnie

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Published
1911
Condition
Good +
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$125.00

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Toronto: William Briggs, 1911. Cloth. Good +. 135 p. 20 cm. Red cloth hardcover. Discolouration to front board. Corners and spine tail a little worn. Ink stamps on endpapers. A classic Canadian feminist novel about life in early 20th-century British Columbia. Minnie Smith (ca. 1875-1933) provides a harsh critique of the injustices perpetuated by male-dominated society and law.… Read more
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Outward Appearances: The Female Exterior in Restoration London

by PRITCHARD, Will

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Attic Books
Published
2008
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780838756881
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$75.00

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Rosemont, 2008. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. 266 p. 24 cm. 14 b&w illustrations. Black cloth hardcover in dustjacket. A few pencil marks. Bibliography and index.
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Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1920 and 1921

by DRURY, Premier E. C., et al

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Published
1922
Condition
Very good +
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$35.00

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Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1922. Paperback. Very good +. 99 p. 25 cm. 3 b&w photos. Blue paperback. Ink stamp and notation at top of front cover. Articles about the origin, activities and possibilities of the Women's Institutes of Ontario; Our Stands of Living by Premier E. C. Drury; travelling libraries; how to conduct a meeting;… Read more
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Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1919

by GUEST, Dr. Edna

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Published
1920
Condition
Very good
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$35.00

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Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1920. Cloth. Very good. 143 p. 25 cm. Black cloth hardcover with gold print on front. Small scuff in front hinge. Lists officers of the Federated Women's Institutes, 1919-20, as well as reports from Eastern, Western and Central Ontario Conventions. Article on Experiences in the War Zone by Dr. Edna Guest.
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