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She who : a graphic book of poems with 54 images of women
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She who : a graphic book of poems with 54 images of women

By Grahn, Judy

Oakland, CA: Diana Press. Paperback. 0884470156 92 pages. Designed by Wendy Cadden and Karen Sjoholm. Primarily illustrated in black and white plus several color pages. "These poems, intended for reading out load, have cumulative power. Images of women in a range of forms - portraits, wildly imaginative fables, ironic parables, incantatory invocation - have a formal, ritual quality. My feeling when I read the final lines was as if a new Genesis, a strong myth of women, had begun." - back cover. Unmarked with average wear. Short opening between front cover and top of spine. A worthy copy of this treasured work. . Good. 1977. First Edition.

$195.00

Confessions of an Immigrant's Daughter (Social History of Canada ; 34)
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Confessions of an Immigrant's Daughter (Social History of Canada ; 34)

By Salverson, Laura Goodman

Canada: Univ of Toronto Pr. Paperback. 0802064345 "A rare, first-person account of growing up different in Canada. Depicts, sympathetically and graphically, the agonizing process of an immigrant community adjusting itself to life in the New World. Important for the light it sheds on the social history of Canadian women and immigrants; also a Canadian classic, a major achievement in Canadian literature. A vigorous defence of women as well as of non-British immigrants in the Canadian west and their part in shaping its complex cultural heritage." - back cover. xvi, 415 pages. Reprint of the 1939 first edition. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. . Good. 1981. Reprint.

$49.95

Texts, Facts and Femininity: Exploring the Relations of Ruling
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Texts, Facts and Femininity: Exploring the Relations of Ruling

By Smith, Dorothy E.

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Routledge. Paperback. 0415102448 247 pages. Bibliography and index. A major contribution to our understanding of power, textuality and subjectivity. Sparkles with evidence of why many feminists and social thinkers regard author as one of the most imaginative and instructive writers currently at work in these fields. Unmarked with average wear. Tape remnannt on spine (not a former library copy). A sound copy. . Good. 1993. Reprint.

$49.95

Vogue (American) Magazine, July 1976 - True Success Stories
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Vogue (American) Magazine, July 1976 - True Success Stories

By Stern, Judith S.; Bowles, Jerry; Lerman, Leo; Sontag, Susan; Hardwick, Elizabeth; Rose, Barbara; al, et

USA: Conde Nast. Single Issue Magazine. Please note: missing pages 21-22, 33-34, 53-54, 63-64, and 75-78. Features: Diane Von Furstenberg - Life at the Top; Truman Capote's Zoo; Women - Can Rights Be Equal; and much more. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. While incomplete, still an informative and well-illustrated issue. . Fair. 1976. First Edition.

$69.95

O Hana San: A Girl Of Japan
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O Hana San: A Girl Of Japan

By Hutchinson, Constance C.A.

London: Church Missionary Society, 1919. Hardcover. B00E819ERC Second printing. 160 pages. Charming colour illustrations tipped in. Black and white illustrations in text. The story of young Hana who lives in the Japanese village of Yamamoto. "The condition and treatment of Japanese women is implicit in the author's conviction that the spread of Christianity in Japan would be of great benefit. Hana regrets the 'wicked' fall of her school friend 'good O Miki San' who has sold herself for a paltry debt, and is now a dancing girl in some evil place of amusement" - N. Morris. Intended for younger readers but enjoyable for all. Unmarked with above-average wear. Most of backstrip missing, with balance almost loose. A worthy reading copy of this lovely vintage work. . Fair. 1919. Second Impression.

$149.95

Cut With the Kitchen Knife: The Weimar Photomontages of Hannah Hoch
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Cut With the Kitchen Knife: The Weimar Photomontages of Hannah Hoch

By Lavin, Maud

USA: Yale University Press. Hardcover. 0300047665 xviii, 260 pages. Index, bibliography, chronology and footnotes. "Investigates the multilayered social construction of femininity in the mass culture of Weimar Germany, focusing on the intriguing photomontages of the avant-garde artist Hannah Hoch." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy of this fascinating work. . Very Good. 1993. First Edition.

$195.00

Today's Woman Magazine, June 1946 - The Marriage Contract / I Am Joan Fontaine
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Today's Woman Magazine, June 1946 - The Marriage Contract / I Am Joan Fontaine

By Winslow, Thyra; Duganne, Phyllis; Hale, Nancy; Kutner, Nanette; Reyher, Becky; Corliss, Allene; al, et

Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Publications Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 170 pages. Features: Unsuspected Beauty - complete novel by Thyra Samter Winslow; Adventures in Editing; Tangee ad features Mrs. Charles Boyer; Willie - My Filipino Man Servant; Why Don't Women Grow Up?; The Marriage Contract; What Makes an Educated Woman?; Eligible Bachelor - by Allene Corliss; I Am Joan Fontaine - Bio. article on the sister of Olivia de Havilland, with nice color photo; Sound Effects Girl - Dorothy Langley works for the Mutual Broadcasting System; Wherever You May Roam - nice fashion photos; Dancer Pearl Primus; Marge - the artist who draws Little Lulu; Fraud Finder Carol Benson; Radio casting director Eleanor Kilgallen; Wendy Marshall - The Toy Lady; Mrs. George W. Welles, Jr. - home safety expert; Beware the Phoney Psychologist; Liquid Liptone ad inside back cover features color photo of Lynne Roberts who appeared in the film The Big House; Back cover 5 Day features colour photo of elegant model Jean Tait; and much more. Small date stamp atop front cover. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Fair. 1946. First Edition.

$149.95

Today's Woman Magazine, September (Sept.) 1946 - W. Somerset Maugham / F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Today's Woman Magazine, September (Sept.) 1946 - W. Somerset Maugham / F. Scott Fitzgerald

By Fitzgerald, F. Scott; Maugham, W. Somerset; Parrott, Ursula; Albert, Katherine; Chase, Ilka; al, et

Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Publications Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 170 pages. Features: The Man With Red Hair, by W. Somerset Maugham; Hot and Cold Blood, by F. Scott Fitzgerald; National Women's Golf Champion Betty Hicks Went Back to School at 24; The Truth About Cysts and Fibroid Tumors; The Lies We Live By; Dynamite Doll; Color ad inside front cover for Glover's scalp treatment features Patricia Vaniver; Tangee ad features Mrs. Randolph Scott; Color Kreml Shampoo ad features Hazel McFerrin; $0.25 To Kill - photo-illustrated article on the carnage on America's roads due to bad drivers; Jean Allen - Housewife on Horseback; Lorraine, Lucille and Luba of the Ballerina Florist Shop on Madison Ave.; Tildred Alexander runs the Motel for Cats in the San Fernando Valley; Helen Harkness Quinn is a backstage mother, as is Tina Menard; Elizabeth McCarthy is a signature sleuth; Mrs. Charles R. Otto and Mrs. Marcel Godfrey of Ithica, NYstarted the 'Adopt a Family' plan; Liquid Liptone ad inside back cover features color photo of Betty Caldwell who appeared in the film The Strange Woman; and much more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1946. First Edition.

$199.95

The First JC/WIN Catalog
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The First JC/WIN Catalog

By Amend, Kate; Taylor, Mary Ross

USA: JC/WIN, Inc.. Paperback. 48 pages. Illustrated in black and white. "The purpose of JC/WIN is to make inexpensive art and literature available that affirms and empowers women." - from page 3. This catalog presents samples of these works. Name atop front cover. Few markings to contents. Faint patch of soiling to front cover. Moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1981. First Edition.

$49.95

For Home, Country, and Race: Gender, Class, and Englishness in the Elementary School, 1880-1914 (Studies in Gender and History)
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For Home, Country, and Race: Gender, Class, and Englishness in the Elementary School, 1880-1914 (Studies in Gender and History)

By Heathorn, Stephen J.

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division. Hardcover. 0802044360 300 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. "The crucial role of compulsory schooling in the fostering of national identities is dynamically demonstrated in this study of the English elementary school system at the turn of the century. Analyzes how a specific ideal of English national heritage was consciously nurtured by the professionalizing educational establishment of the period. Implicit in this ideal was an ideology that reinforced gender, class, and race distinction." - dust jacket. Book very clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Light wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A nice copy. . Fine. 2000. First Edition.

$99.95

Today's Woman - The Magazine for Today's Homemaker, September (Sept.) 1947 - Mary Augusta Rodgers
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Today's Woman - The Magazine for Today's Homemaker, September (Sept.) 1947 - Mary Augusta Rodgers

By Caspary, Vera; Rich, Carole A.; Miller, Nolan; Klempner, John; Taylor,k Rosemary; Shipp, Cameron; al, et

Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Publications Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 148 pages. Features: Charming color-illustrated ad for Alba Nylons inside front cover with gorgeous young lovely standing in tree; DuBarry Success Course ad features Berry Lou Arehart; Out of the Blue - complete novel by Vera Caspary; Is He In the Right Job?; Young Wife in Washington, D.C. - color-photo-illustrated article on author Mary Augusta Rodgers and her family; The Farmington Valley Republican Club; It Happened in Hollywood - How the Censors Cleaned up 'Forever Amber'; Several pages of attractive fashion photos in color and black and white; How Fast Can You Read?; My Life is Different Because... - by Joseph Pasternak; Nice color-photo back cover Maybelline ad features Norma Christopher, Queen of the 1947 Tournament of Roses; and much more. Unmarked with above-average but not excessive wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Fair. 1947. First Edition.

$149.95

Today's Woman - The Magazine for Young Wives, November (Nov.) 1947: Million-Dollar Sneeze / Geraldine Farrar
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Today's Woman - The Magazine for Young Wives, November (Nov.) 1947: Million-Dollar Sneeze / Geraldine Farrar

By Bloch, Blanche; Landi, Elissa; Gale, Zona; Scott, Judith; Garrette, Eve; Barze, Marguerite; Garrison, Webb B.; Lazarus, Harry; al, et

Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Publications Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 148 pages. Features: DuBarry Success Course ad features Mrs. Erma Smith of Sioux Falls, SD; I'm a Good Wife - but I Hate Housework!; Why Your Nerves Go to Pieces; Million Dollar Sneeze - fascinating Hollywood article on how insurance companies pay big bucks when stars get sick during filming; It's Fun to Be Feminine; Pneumonia and what to do about it; Geraldine Farrar - The Most Inspiring Woman I Ever Knew; and much more. Unmarked with above-average external wear and loss to fore-edge of back cover. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Fair. 1947. First Edition.

$149.95

Today's Woman Magazine, November (Nov.) 1946 - Communism Ends At Home
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Today's Woman Magazine, November (Nov.) 1946 - Communism Ends At Home

By Maugham, W. Somerset; Albert, Katherine; Caldwell, Erskine; Kropotkin, Princess Alexandra; Boothe, Clare Luce; al, et

Greenwich, Connecticutt: Fawcett Publications Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 166 pages. Features: A Man and His Kite - story by Somerset Maugham - first appearance of The Kite; Sins of the Innocent - complete novel by Katherine Albert; A Subsidy for Marriage?; What the Doctors Now Think About Vitamins; Communism Ends At Home, by Clare Boothe Luce; Why Husbands Are Like That; The Most Inspiring Woman I Ever Met - Sarah Blanding, President of Vassar; A Volunteer Firefighter's Wife; A Gift of Beauty for your Home; Make Music Work For You; The Lesson I Learned From the Loving Hermit; Betty White - young wife in St. Louis, MO - article with photos; The Windfall - by Erskine Caldwell; Bowler Catherine Fellmeth; Woman metallurgist Valore L. Marcinak; Ballad specialist Barbara Wheaton Smith; Hatmaker Mrs. Orville Nichols; Weaver Janie Pitts; Spanish teacher Maria De Haro; Woman of the Month - Henrietta Sharon teaches hospitalized vets how to write; Liquid Liptone ad inside back cover features great color photo of June Preisser who starred in "High School Hero"; Beautiful back cover color-photo Maybelline ad features Hedy Lamarr in elegang black low-cut dress; and much more. Moderate tanning to contents. Above-average but not excessive external wear. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1946. First Edition.

$199.95

Today's Woman - The Magazine for Young Wives, May 1947 - Is Dieting Dangerous? / Money is a Wife's Business
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Today's Woman - The Magazine for Young Wives, May 1947 - Is Dieting Dangerous? / Money is a Wife's Business

By Gallup, George; Truesdell, June; Mearson, Lyon; Orr, Mary; Taves, Isabella; al, et

Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Publications Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 146 pages. Features: Be Still, My Love - complete novel by June Truesdell; Why Not Jobs For All? - second in the "Plenty For All" Series - what young wives can do to provide the jobs America needs; Is Dieting Dangerous?, by Donald G. Cooley; Katherine (and Claude) Bond - she's a mother of two sons and wife of a minister at Nantucket, MA - article with color photos; How to Buy the Right Shoes; Lovely summer fashion photos; The Home of architect Melville Garton in Pasadena; Lovely back cover color-photo Maybelline ad features Joan Leslie; and much more. Unmarked with above-average but not excessive wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Fair. 1947. First Edition.

$149.95

Today's Woman Magazine, March 1947 - The Most Accomplished Woman In the World / Dr. Karen Horney
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Today's Woman Magazine, March 1947 - The Most Accomplished Woman In the World / Dr. Karen Horney

By Sims, Marian; LaFarge, Oliver; O'Brien, Saliee; Perkins, Jeanne; Carnegie, Dale; al, et

Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Publications Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 152 pages. Features: Listen Hear, You Parents!- a schoolteacher sounds off; Why Not Plenty For All? - No child should go hungry in the U.S.A.; John and Estelle Ferrans - article with nice photos in color and black and white; Hollywood Beats the Drum; Nice fashion photos; On Guard with Inoculation; Story book hair styles - with photos; Margaret Woolverton - Chicago traffic engineer; Frances Buss - CBS TV Director in New York; Dr. Lore Rose David - the only woman micropaleichthyologist; Josi (Josephine) Cucinotto - designer for tots; Woman of the Month - Dr. Karen Horney; Nice colour-photo Maybelline ad on back cover; and much more. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1947. First Edition.

$149.95

Modern Romances - For Young Homemakers, August (Aug.) 1962 - Jackie Kennedy Cover
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Modern Romances - For Young Homemakers, August (Aug.) 1962 - Jackie Kennedy Cover

By Every, Bethel; Andrews, Emily; al, et

USA: Dell Publishing. Single Issue Magazine. 88 pages. Black and white photos. Features: How Jackie Kennedy Fell in Love; Have a Beauty-Full Summer; To Be or Not To Be a Mother; Ten Things a Wife Should Ever Do; Afraid to Tell Him I'm Pregnant; To Help Him Feel Like a Man; Young and Wild; A Dust Storm Tested My Faith; Life is Too Lonely Without a Man; and more. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Fair. 1962. First Edition.

$79.95

Authorship, Commerce, and Gender in Early Eighteenth-Century England: A Culture of Paper Credit
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Authorship, Commerce, and Gender in Early Eighteenth-Century England: A Culture of Paper Credit

By Ingrassia, Catherine

Great Britain: Cambridge University Press. Hardcover. 0521630630 xi, [1], 230 pages.Extensive footnotes and bibliography. Index. Two black and white illustrations. "Discusses the connection between the cultural resistance to speculative finance and hostility to the similarly 'feminized' professional writers that Alexander Pope depicts in the Dunciad. Shows how new financial and fictional models were important for women's social, sexual, and economic interaction." - from half-title page. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligibl wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. . Fine. 1998. First Edition.

$49.95

Forever England: Femininity, Literature and Conservatism Between the Wars
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Forever England: Femininity, Literature and Conservatism Between the Wars

By Light, Alison

Great Britain: Routledge. Hardcover. 0415016614 281 pages. Index, footnotes and bibliography. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1991. First Edition.

$99.95

Pioneers in Skirts: The Women's Stories From The BC/Yukon Area
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Pioneers in Skirts: The Women's Stories From The BC/Yukon Area

By Committee, BC/Yukon Area 79 Archives

Canada: BC/Yukon Area 79 Archives Committee. Paperback. 4939462803 108 pages. Presents the stories of eighteen British Columbia/Yukon women who, with the assistance of A.A., recovered from alcoholism. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Very Good. 2008. First Edition.

$39.95

McCall's Magazine, August (Aug.) 1934 - The Road To The Left
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McCall's Magazine, August (Aug.) 1934 - The Road To The Left

By Overton, Clara Wallace; Gyers, J.R.; Parrott, U.; Morgan, B.B.; White, N.G.; Corliss, A.S.

USA: The McCall Company. Paperback. 100 pages. Features: The Road to The Left (part I); Visiting Man; Salute! - There Goes Romance; Plain Nice; Quite Happily Married; From This Day Forward; Nice one-page color ad for Campbell's soup shows 21 cans of their various flavours; Classy one-page color Camay soap ad features lady sought by gents on horse farm; Ponds cold cream ad features photos of Mrs. Anthony J. Drexel III; Vintage one-page color ad for Camel cigarettes features illustrations of Mrs. J. Gardner Coolidge, 2nd, Mrs. Thomas M. Carnegie, Jr., and Mrs. James Russell Lowell, plus endorsements by Miss Mary Byrd, Miss Alice Byrd, Mrs. Powell Cabot, Miss Anne Gould and Mrs. Potter d'Orsay Palmer; Photo of Miss Ruth Linton of St. Paul, MN as she endorses Nujol; One-page ad for Listerine toothpaste features photos of illustrator Dan Content and Betty Cook; Fascinating half-page photo ad sponsored by the California Fruit Growers Exchange proclaims "Tooth decay reduced 57% with fresh orange and lemon juice"; One-page illustrated ad for the new Ford V-8; Vintage one-page color ad for Sunkist oranges; Berry Shortcake recipe; Interior design article; Certo ad features photo of Iowa jelly and jam champion Mrs. C. Osborne; Very attractive one-page color-illustrated ad for Wesson Oil (to be used in mayonnaise) features pastel country scene; Bisquick ad features photo of Eleanor H. Dewey of Minneapolis; One-page Pond's face powder ad features color illustrations of Miss Whitney Bourne, Miss Charlotte Young, Miss Lilla Fiskk, Miss Mary Weld, Mrs. Edward Burns and Mrs. Frederic Bellinger; Several pages of lovely color illustrations of ladies' dress fashions; Photo of Edna Wallace Hopper in ad for her "Special Restorative (skin) Cream"; Vintage color comic-format ad for Lifebuoy and Rinso inside back cover cover topics such as B.O. and clothes boiling; Nice color-photo ad for Ivory Soap on back cover; and much more. Small faint date stamp atop back cover, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Openings at each end of backstrip. A sound copy of this delightful vintage issue. . Good. 1934. First Edition.

$199.95

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