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cover of More than Petticoats: Remarkable Vermont Women ( More than Petticoats Series )

More than Petticoats: Remarkable Vermont Women ( More than Petticoats Series )

by Clifford, Deborah

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Published
2009
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780762743063
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$15.00

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Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot, 2009. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. 1st edition [number line], 8v0, stiff wraps, 135 pp, b/ photographs, bibliography. Condition is NEAR FINE. Short biographies of twelve of Vermont's most famous women: Lucy Terry Prince, Ann Story, Emma Willard, Clarina Howard Nichols, Julia Caroline Ripley Dorr, Abby Maria Hemenway, Rachel Robinson Elmer, Dorothy… Read more
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cover of The American Woman's Home: or, Principles of Domestic Science; Being a Guide to the Formation and Maintenance of Economical, Healthful, Beautiful, and Christian Homes.

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New York: J. B. Ford, 1870. Hardcover. VG+. Printing of 1870, c1869. 8vo, green cloth beveled boards with gilt decorated spine and gilt author names on front cover, brown endpapers, all edges gilt, 500 pages, [8] pages publisher adverts, engraved frontis (Reuter-Stewart) and title page with tissue guard, text engravings throughout. Condition: VERY GOOD+ : light rubbing to… Read more
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$153.00
cover of Woman's Life in Colonial Days.

Woman's Life in Colonial Days.

by Carl Holliday

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint Edition
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Williamstown, MA: Corner House, 1968. Reprint Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 1968 reprint edition of the original 1922 publication. 8vo, dark green boards, 319 pages, bibliography. Condition: VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD jacket: book has an owner name on fep; jacket has light edgewear along top edge. An early (1922) attempt at trying to understand the… Read more
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cover of The Young Lady's Sunday Book: A Practical Manual of the Christian Duties of Piety, Benevolence and Self-Government. Prepared With Particular Reference to the Formation of the Female Character

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Philadelphia: Desilver, Thomas & Co., 1836. Hardcover. Very Good. 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall. William Boxall, W. Hamilton, George B. Ellis. Engraved frontispiece and title page from the first edition (Philadelphia: Key and Biddle / Edward C. Biddle, 1833). Frontispiece engraving "Meditation" by William Boxall / engraved by George B. Ellis ; title page engraving "Sunday… Read more
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$48.00
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A Magazine of Her Own?: Domesticity and Desire in the Woman's Magazine, 1800-1914

by Beetham, Margaret

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Published
1996
Condition
VG+
Edition
First paperback edition
ISBN
9780415141123
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$28.00

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London / NY: Routledge, 1996. First paperback edition . Soft cover. VG+. 1st softbound edition, 8vo, 242 pages, b/w illustrations, extensive bibliography, index. Condition: VERY GOOD+ with little wear, a slightly sunned spine. "A lively and revealing historical exploration of the immensely popular ladies' magazines of the 19th and early 20th century; Beetham investigates how these magazines deployed… Read more
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Rewriting the Victorians: Theory, History, and the Politics of Gender.

by Shires, Linda M., Ed.

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Published
1992
Condition
VG+
Edition
First paperback edition
ISBN
9780415055253
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$23.00

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New York: Routledge, 1992. First paperback edition . Soft cover. VG+. 0415055253 8vo, wraps, 196 pages, b/w illustrations, bibliographical notes, index. VERY GOOD+ with slight edgewear.
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Hamlet's Mother and other women.

by Heilbrun, Carolyn G.

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Published
1990
Condition
VG/VG
ISBN
9780231071765
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$15.00

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New York: Columbia University, 1990. Hardcover. VG/VG. 0-231-07176-0. 2nd printing, 8vo, 266 pages. Condition is VERY GOOD book / VERY GOOD jacket: very minor wear. A collection that explores feminism in literary studies during the last three decades.
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cover of A Bundle of letters to busy girls on practical matters.

A Bundle of letters to busy girls on practical matters.

by Grace H. Dodge

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Published
1888
Condition
VG+
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$128.00

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NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1888. Hardcover. VG+. ...written to those girls, who have not time or inclination to think and study about the many important things which make up life and living." Copyright date is 1887, this is the 1888 printing. 16mo, navy cloth with gilt titles on front cover, 139 pages. VERY GOOD+ with… Read more
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What a mother should tell her little girl [ The Little Girl Book ]

by Smart, Isabelle Thompson.

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Published
1911
Condition
VG
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$33.00

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NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1911. Hardcover. VG. No additional printings. Book One in a series which tells the story of The Mysteries of Life in simple, plain words. 24mo, tan cloth, decorated front cover, 105 pages. Condition is VERY GOOD / no jacket: light edgewear, a slight darkening to a portion of the front board,… Read more
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What a mother should tell her daughter [ The Young Woman Book ]

by Smart, Isabelle Thompson.

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Published
1911
Condition
VG
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NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1911. Hardcover. VG. No additional printings. Book Two in a series which tells the story of The Mysteries of Life in simple, plain words. 24mo, tan cloth, decorated front cover, 113 pages. Condition is VERY GOOD / no jacket: light edgewear, tiny spot to fore edge, internally clean and tight.
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A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present [ 2 Volumes ]

by Anderson, Bonnie S; Zinsser, Judith P.

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Published
1988
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060158507
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$38.00

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NY: Harper & Row, 1988. First Edition . Hardcover. VG+/VG+. 2 volumes [ ISBN for volume 2: 0060158999 ] 1st edition of both volumes [ stated, number line ], 8vo, blue cloth , 591, 572 pages, b/w illustrations, bibliography and notes in each volume. Condition is VERY GOOD+ books / VERY GOOD+ jackets: both… Read more
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cover of The Young Lady's guide to the harmonious development of Christian character.  11th edition.

The Young Lady's guide to the harmonious development of Christian character. 11th edition.

by Harvey Newcomb

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Published
1843
Condition
Collectible; VG-
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$53.00

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Boston: William J. Reynolds, c1843., 1843. Hardcover. Collectible; VG-. [Note that the engraved title page, which preceeds the 11th edition title page, states J. Dow, Boston as publisher.] 12mo, brown blind-stamped publisher's cloth / gilt cover illus and spine decoration, 323 pp, [12 ]pp of publisher advertisements, frontispiece engraving (Sisters of Bethany, by O.… Read more
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Lives of celebrated women.

by Goodrich, S. G. [ Samuel Griswold ]

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Published
1857
Condition
G+
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Boston: Higgins and Bradley, 1857. Hardcover. G+. Later printing (20th thousand), 16mo, red blind-stamped publisher's cloth / gilt titles and decoration on spine, 352 pp, b&w engravings. Condition is GOOD+ / no jacket (as issued): rubbing to board edges and sm. tears to spine head and tail, front hinge exposed but still tight, internally pages… Read more
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Among women.

by Bernikow, Louise

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Published
1980
Condition
VG/VG
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517538432
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$12.50

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NY: Harmony Books, 1980. First Edition . Hardcover. VG/VG. 0517538431 1st edition, 8vo, tan / burgundy hardcover, 296pp, bibliography. VERY GOOD book / VERY GOOD jacket: book has lt. spotting to top page edge; jacket has sl. edgewear, sunned spine.
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Five for Freedom : A Study of Feminism in Fiction

by Wagner, Geoffrey

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Published
1974
Condition
VG+
ISBN
9780838614235
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$13.00

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Madison, NJ, U.S.A.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1974. Hardcover. VG+/VG. 2nd printing. 234p. black cloth. Condiotion is VERY GOOD+ / VERY GOOD jacket: faint spotting to top page edge; jacket has sl. edgewear; price-clipped (in mylar). A study of Madame de Merteuil, Jane Eyre, Emma Bovary, Tess of the D'Urbervilles and Tony Buddenbrook.… Read more
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The Remembered gate: origins of American feminism: the women and the city, 1800-1860.

by Berg, Barbara J.

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Published
1978
Condition
G/G
Edition
First Edition
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$13.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1978. First Edition . Hardcover. G/G. 1st editon. 8vo, 334 pages, index, bibliography. Condition is GOOD book / GOOD jacket:: general wear; some underlining and margin notes. DJ: soiling, edgewear, creasing.
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