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Women Travelers: A Century of Trailblazing Adventures, 1850-1950

by MOUCHARD, Christel; Alexandra LaPierre (introd)

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Published
2007
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First English Language Edition
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Paris: Flammarion, 2007. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Paper-covered boards; dustjacket; 240pp; illus. Fine, apparently unread copy in crisp, unworn dustwrapper; near-new.
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Our Heritage. History of the Frederick County, Virginia Extension Homemakers, 1916-1976

by [FREDERICK COUNTY VIRGINIA] SCHLIM, Cora A. (Mrs.)

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Published
1976
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First Edition
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$20.00

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[Winchester]: Frederick County Extension Homemakers, 1976. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo. Staple-bound pictorial card wrappers (softcover); 131pp. Clean, fine copy in the original wrappers. Detailed history covering the Association's first 60 years, compiled from the author's own experience and meeting minutes. Cover map is keyed to locations of County Extension Clubs as of 1976.
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Freud on Women: A Reader

by [FREUD] YOUNG-BRUEHL, Elisabeth, ed

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Published
1990
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First Edition
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$30.00

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New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Cloth boards in dust jacket; xii, 399pp. A tight, clean, new-appearing copy. Trivial external wear to jacket, showing slight age-toning. Top edge of rear interior flap slightly creased. Fine in Near Fine Jacket.
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Awake in the Dream World: The Art of Audrey Niffenegger

by NIFFENEGGER, Audrey

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Published
2013
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: PowerHouse Books, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Cloth-backed pictorial boards (hardcover); 120pp; illus. Mild bumps to board corners, else a tight, near-fine copy. Catalog of the 2013 exhibition of the artist's work at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
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Modern Woman: Her Psychology and Sexuality

by GOLDMAN, George D., Ph.D., Donald S. Milman, Ph.D., eds

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Published
1969
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Springfield: Charles C. Thomas, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Compilation of research papers pertaining to the "psychosexual functioning of women," featuring 8 female contributors out of 31. Octavo. Cloth boards in dust jacket, black topstain to textblock; xviii, 275pp. Mild shelf wear to jacket and boards, bottom corner of front cover board exposed, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy. … Read more
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A Dark Science: Women, Sexuality, and Psychiatry in the Nineteenth Century

by MASSON, Jeffrey Moussaieff

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Published
1986
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Paper-covered cloth boards in dust jacket; xxii, 199pp. Some scattered pencil underling throughout, trivial foxing to top edge, else a tight, clean copy. Dust jacket showing trivial shelf wear, spine mildly sunned. Very Good.
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The Scarlet Letter. Third Edition

by HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel

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Published
1850
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$300.00

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Boston: Ticknor, Reed & Fields, 1850. Hardcover. The first printing of the Third Edition, entirely re-set, and the first edition of TSL to have been printed from stereotype plates. One thousand copies printed. Later printings of this edition are designated by an 1851 date on the title page. CLARK A.16.3.a. First printing of the third edition. 12mo; original publisher's… Read more
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Paid My Dues: A Quarterly Journal of Women in Music. Vol III, no. 3 (Jul-Sep 1979)

by GOHL, Kathryn; Karen Corti, Toni Armstrong (eds)

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Published
1979
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Chicago: Calliope Publishing, 1979. Paperback. Single quarto issue in original staple-bound wrappers; 44pp; illus. Slight ageing and soil to covers, else Very Good. Articles on Holly Near, Carla Bley, Sophie Drinker, New Harmony Sisterhood Band, others. Holly Near cover portrait.
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The Martyr Age in the United States

by MARTINEAU, Harriet

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Published
1839
Edition
First Separate Edition
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$300.00

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Boston: Weeks, Jordan & Co, 1839. First Separate Edition. Pamphlet. An essay built around Martineau's review of the three annual reports of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society for 1835-37 (published under the uniform title, Right and Wrong in Boston). The essay originally appeared in the Westminster Review for December, 1838. In the course of presenting the current state of… Read more
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A Semente Na Palma de Mão

by LANUZA, Cacilda

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Published
1982
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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[Sao Paulo]: by the Author, 1982. First Edition. Paperback. Signed copy, inscribed "to Erika, with love," undated but apparently contemporary. 12mo; pictorial card wrappers; 106pp. Clean and tight; Very Good. The well-known Brazilian actress and television presenter (1935-2018) offers her ideas on ecology and conservation. Uncommon, especially signed. Text entirely in Portuguese.
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On Trial: Angela Davis or America

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] ABERNATHY, Ralph, John Abt, and Paul E. Miller (contributors); DAVIS, Ossie (introduction)

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Published
[1971]
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: Angela Davis Legal Defense Fund, [1971]. First Edition. Paperback. Pamphlet produced by the Angela Davis Legal Defense Fund, with an introduction by Ossie Davis, and contributions by Ralph Abernathy, John J. Abt, and Paul E. Miller. Slim octavo (21.5cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 16pp; illus. Some mild wear and handling, else Near Fine.
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Reply to Dr. Stillé's Strictures on the Harvard Examinations for Women [wrapper title]

by [WOMEN - EDUCATION] DUNBAR, Charles F.

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Edition
Offprint
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$350.00

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[Philadelphia: Penn Monthly, 1878]. Offprint. Pamphlet. Article reprinted from the April, 1878 issue of Otis Kendall's Penn Monthly, in which Stillé's original article had appeared two months earlier. Dunbar, an eminent Harvard economist, answers the criticisms of Stillé, then provost of the University of Pennsylvania, who had taken issue with the profferment of the Harvard Preliminary Examination for Women… Read more
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In Search of Susanna. Foreword by Albert E. Stone

by BUNKERS, Suzanne L.

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Published
(1996)
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, (1996). First Edition. Paperback. Inscribed on title page: "Best wishes as you study those Danish and English ancestors," signed and dated in year of publication. First printing (not issued in cloth). Octavo; pictorial card wrappers (softcover); 251,(2)pp; illus. Faint crease to front endpaper, else Fine. Memoir of the author's great-great-grandmother, a mid-19th century… Read more
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A Summer and Winter in The Two Sicilies (in Two Volumes)

by [WOMEN TRAVELERS] KAVANAGH, Julia

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Published
1858
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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London: Hurst and Blackett, 1858. First Edition. Leather_bound. Popular account of Mediterranean travel by the prolific Irish novelist and essayist. Kavanagh (1824-1877) spent most of her adult life in France, supporting herself and her mother on the proceeds from her writings, which were numerous; in addition to several novels (the best-known being Nathalie, 1851) Kavanagh published volumes of critical… Read more
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No More Fun and Games: A Journal of Female Liberation - No.5 (July, 1971)

by [WOMEN] DUNBAR, Roxanne; Stella Kingsbury; Ellen O'Donnell, et al.

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Published
1971
Edition
First Edition
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Cambridge, MA: Cell 16, 1971. First Edition. Paperback. Penultimate issue of this short-lived, sporadically-published journal of separatist feminist theory & politics, published by Roxanne Dunbar's militant feminist group Cell 16. Includes multiple contributions by Betsy Warrior, including "The Politics of Rock Culture"; and Dana Densmore ("The Dating Fraud"). The group, originally founded by Roxanne Dunbar, encouraged celibacy, heterosexual separatism,… Read more
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No More Fun and Games: A Journal of Female Liberation - No.4 [Cover title: The Female State: A Journal of Liberation] (April, 1970)

by [WOMEN] DUNBAR, Roxanne; Stella Kingsbury; Ellen O'Donnell, et al.

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Published
1970
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First Edition
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Somerville, MA: Cell 16, 1970. First Edition. Paperback. Fourth issue of this short-lived, sporadically-published journal of separatist feminist theory & politics, published by Roxanne Dunbar's militant feminist group Cell 16. Octavo (22.75cm); original card wrappers, stapled; 116pp; illus. Hint of sunning to spine-fold and lower edge of rear wrapper; Near Fine.
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A New England Nun and Other Stories

by WILKINS, Mary E[leanor] [Freeman]

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Published
1891
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing. 12mo; gilt-decorated blue cloth boards with cameo inset on front cover; iv,[1]-468,[8]pp. Endpapers and text block edges faintly freckled; text fresh; a quite clean and attractive copy, quite Near Fine. Ink ownership signature of an "M.A. Mixter" dated 1891, plus one later (1926) by a Mixter descendant to… Read more
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Le Carceri Russe. Traduzione e Prefazione di Alighiero Tanini

by FIGNER, Vera

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Published
1912
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$125.00

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Spezia: Cromo-Tipo "La Sociale, 1912. Pamphlet. First Italian edition. 12mo; printed red paper wrappers with applied photo-illustration; frontispiece portrait; 71pp; 1 inserted leaf of plates. Mild creasing to wrappers; slight aging to text; Very Good. Italian translation of Figner's memoir of her twenty-year imprisonment in the Shisselburg Fortress following the assassination of Emperor Alexander II in 1881. The Italian… Read more
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Goliarda Sapienza in Context: Intertextual Relationships with Italian and European Culture

by SAPIENZA, Goliarda (Alberica Bazzoni, Emma Bond et al, eds)

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Published
2016
Edition
First Edition
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Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Laminated pictorial boards (hardcover); 253pp. Fine, unread copy - as-new.
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Employment of Women in the Manufacture of Cannon and Small Arms in 1942

by [WOMEN - WW2] ANDERSON, Margaret Kay

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Published
1943
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$40.00

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Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1943. Pamphlet. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed self-wrappers; 36pp. Institutional deaccession stamps upper right front cover, else a clean, unworn copy, lightly age-toned, Very Good. Includes statistical and narrative data, describing the nature of women's work, pay rates, etc. One occupational photograph reproduced at head of text, else un-illustrated.
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