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Heroines of Ancient Iran: Stories Retold From the Shahnama with Fourteen Illustrations
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Heroines of Ancient Iran: Stories Retold From the Shahnama with Fourteen Illustrations

By THE MARCHIONESS OF WINCHESTER

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 of half title. Heroines of Firdausi's poem the Shahnama or Book of Kings.

$60.00

A Book of Sybils
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A Book of Sybils

By THACKERAY, Miss

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, dampstained spine and rear. Pages uncut. Bios of Anna Lætitia Aikin Barbauld, Maria Edgeworth, Amelia Opie, Jane Austen.

$50.00

Infinite Variety: The Life and Legend of the Marchesa Casati
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Infinite Variety: The Life and Legend of the Marchesa Casati

By RYERSSON, Scot D.; YACCARINO, Michael Orlando

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, she became famous by saying: "I want to be a living work of art". Foreword by Quentin Crisp. Select bibliography and index.

$100.00

Way Stations
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Way Stations

By ROBINS, Elizabeth

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 into individual signatures. Some pages uncut. "The Copyright of this Collection is purchased for Continental Circulation only, and the volumes may therefore not be introduced into Great Britain or her Colonies." A collection of speeches, lectures, and articles dealing with th emore salient aspects of the Woman's Movement, some of of which were only printed in America. Table of Contents lists original publication dates, journals, etc.

$45.00

Woman In India
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Woman In India

By BILLINGTON, Mary Frances

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 and envelope on rear endpapers. Tears in spine, wear to edges and corners. Front free endpaper detached, much thumbing, ink marks margins of pp. 28-29. Complete, but not pretty. Introduction by Marchioness of Dufferein and Ava. Discussion of birth cusoms, women's education, marriage, remarriage and divorce, working life, dress, amusements, criminal acts, death and funeral customs, Anglo-Indian society, etc.

$75.00

Just One Blue Bonnet: The life story of Ada Florence Kinton, Artist and Salvationist. Told mostly by Herself with Pen and Pencil
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Just One Blue Bonnet: The life story of Ada Florence Kinton, Artist and Salvationist. Told mostly by Herself with Pen and Pencil

By RANDLESON, Sara A. (ed.)

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.

$50.00

Is It Just?
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Is It Just?

By SMITH, Minnie

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. "Is It Just" tells the tragic story of Mary Pierce, who, through the actions of her selfish and lazy husband, loses her land, her social standing, and ultimately her life. Smith chose literature as a means to expand the social, political, and legal rights of women. Watters p. 395.

$125.00

Outward Appearances: The Female Exterior in Restoration London
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Outward Appearances: The Female Exterior in Restoration London

By PRITCHARD, Will

Rosemont, 2008. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. 266 p. 24 cm. 14 b&w illustrations. Black cloth hardcover in dustjacket. A few pencil makrs. Bibliography and index.

$75.00

Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1920 and 1921
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Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1920 and 1921

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; books recommended for use of WI's; The Institutes and Social Hygiene by Emmeline Pankhurst; etc.

$35.00

Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1919
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Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1919

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.

$35.00

Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1920 and 1921
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Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1920 and 1921

Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1922. Cloth. Very good +. 99 p. 25 cm. B&w illustrations. Brown cloth hardcover with gold print. Includes: The Origin, Activities and Possibilities of the Women's Institutes of Ontario, by George A. Putnam; Women's Institutes and the Department of Agriculture by Hon. Mr. Doherty, Minister of Agriculture; Books Recommended for Use of Women's Institutes; Public Health in Ontario by Dr. J. W. S. McCullough; The Institutes and Social Hygiene by Emmeline Pankhurst; etc.

$35.00

Hand Book For The Use of Women's Institutes in Ontario
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Hand Book For The Use of Women's Institutes in Ontario

Toronto: Printed by The Printer of the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1930. Staplebound. Good. 38 p. 25 cm. Staplebound card covers. Ink signature at top front and some discolouration to covers. Faint dampstains to margins within. Text for Mary Stewart Collect on inserted card. Lists the W.I.s aims and objects, motto, activities, constitution and by laws, duties of branch officers, order of regular meeting, programme planning, suggested topics for study (home, foods, needlecraft and clothing, health, outdoors, family, civics, school, etc.)

$35.00

Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1915. Parts I & II
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Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1915. Parts I & II

Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1915-16. Softcover. Very good. 2 vols.: 191; 30 p. 25 cm. Blue paper covers. A few chips to covers. Contains reports from various institutes throughout the province, the Western Ontario Convention held in London in 1915, article on School Gardens by Dr. John Dearness, other articles on World War I, etc. Part II is a list of meetings and speakers.

$35.00

Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1918. Parts I & II
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Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1918. Parts I & II

Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1918-19. Cloth. Very good. 144, 27 p. 25 cm. A few b&w illustrations. Black cloth hardcover with gold print on front wearing off slightly. A little foxing to front endpapers. Lists officers of the Federated Women's Institutes, 1918-19. Numerous articles including Women and the Franchise by Mrs. L. A. Hamilton, hot lunches for rural schools, occupational therapy, child welfare, etc.

$35.00

Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1919
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Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1919

Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1920. Cloth. Very good. 143 p. 25 cm. Black cloth hardcover with gold print on front wearing off slightly. 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.

$35.00

Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1916 & 1917. Parts I & II
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Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1916 & 1917. Parts I & II

Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1917-18. Cloth. Good. Various paginations. 25 cm. A few b&w illustrations. Black cloth hardcover with gold print wearing off front cover, a little scuffing to cloth, corners bumped, pp. 13 to 16 at rear detached. 1916 articles on such subjects as: what rural communities can do toward conserving public health, women's responsibility during and after the war, women's assets as a worker when looking for paid employment, etc. Address of Welcome at Western Ontario Convention held in London in 1916 given by Harriet Ann Boomer. 1917 includes some literary crticism of Rupert Brooke's war sonnets by Dr. Helen McMurchy, articles on war service by women, what Women's Institutes can do to help in the public schools, etc. Part II of each year includes lists of meetings and speakers.

$50.00

Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1916 & 1917. Parts I & II
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Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1916 & 1917. Parts I & II

Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1917-18. Cloth. Very good. Various paginations. 25 cm. A few b&w illustrations. Black cloth hardcover with gold print worn off front cover, a few minor dents to edges. 1916 articles on such subjects as: what rural communities can do toward conserving public health, women's responsibility during and after the war, women's assets as a worker when looking for paid employment, etc. Address of Welcome at Western Ontario Convention held in London in 1916 given by Harriet Ann Boomer. 1917 includes some literary crticism of Rupert Brooke's war sonnets by Dr. Helen McMurchy, articles on war service by women, what Women's Institutes can do to help in the public schools, etc. Part II of each year includes lists of meetings and speakers.

$50.00

Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1918. Parts I & II
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Report of the Women's Institutes of the Province of Ontario 1918. Parts I & II

Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1918-19. Cloth. Very good. 144, 27 p. 25 cm. A few b&w illustrations. Black cloth hardcover with gold print on front wearing off slightly. Small damp stains to front endpapers, small ink stamp on title page. Lists officers of the Federated Women's Institutes, 1918-19. Numerous articles including Women and the Franchise by Mrs. L. A. Hamilton, hot lunches for rural schools, occupational therapy, child welfare, etc.

$35.00

The Woman Movement in America: A Short Account of the Struggle for Equal Rights
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The Woman Movement in America: A Short Account of the Struggle for Equal Rights

By SQUIRE, Belle

Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., November 1911. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very good. 17 cm. viii, [2], 285p. Green cloth boards with black and blind impressing. Some staining and wear to spine. Some curving to front board. Includes 13 black and white portraits of important figures in the history of the women's movement including frontispiece photographic portrait of Susan B. Anthony. Good condition. Belle Squire (?-1939) was an American music teacher, lecturer, and prominent leader in the women's suffrage movement. Alongside Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Squire co-founded the Alpha Suffrage Club, America's first black women's suffrage association in the United States. This book marks an important moment in the history of feminism as both a history of the movement and as an important text in its own right.

$200.00

Woman's Record; Or, Sketches of all Distinguished Women, From the Creation to A.D. 1868. Arranged in Four Eras. With Selections From Authoresses of Each Era
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Woman's Record; Or, Sketches of all Distinguished Women, From the Creation to A.D. 1868. Arranged in Four Eras. With Selections From Authoresses of Each Era

By HALE, Sara Josepha

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1873. Third edition, revised, with additions. Hardcover. Good. xlviii, 17-918 p. 27 cm. 230 wood engraved portraits by Lossing and Barritt. Half leather with marbled boards, text block edges, and endpapers. Gilt spine with green and red labels. Corners worn. Lower front hinge cracked. Small chips in spine. Some spots within. When Sara Hale (1788-1879) was widowed, she was left with five small children to support. Her solution was literature. She edited Godey's Lady's Book for 40 years and supported such movements as female education reforms and property rights for women. She also penned the famous "Mary had a little lamb." This astounding collection of female biographies strives to highlight the abilities of women down the ages, from Maria de Abarca to Zoe, daughter of Constantine IX. BAL 6886.

$150.00

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