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Telling the Truth (Feminism Essay)
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Telling the Truth (Feminism Essay)

By Johnson, Sonia

Freedom, California: The Crossing Press, 1987 Reprinted from a periodical. A feminist essay explaining Johnson's point of view while running a presidential campaign. Pamphlet with blue paper cover and staple binding, 24 pages plus on epage of publisher's advertising. Shelf wear with rubbing and a crease to front, two pages show a light damp stain. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Paper Cover. Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Inversions: The Female Grotesque
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Inversions: The Female Grotesque

By Lemecha, Vera

Winnipeg: Mentoring Artists for Women's Art, 1998 Inversions magazine is a "more or less annual" publication of Mentoring Artists for Women's Art. This volume includes work by Szu Burgess, Sarah Crawley, Helene Dyck, Penny Farfan, Michelle Gay, Amy Gogarty, Bev Greenberg, Glynis Humphrey, Sarah Klassen, Nicole Markotic, Suzette Mayr, Rita McKeough, Mireille Perron, Bev Pike, Beaty Popescu, Paul Robles, Kim Sawchuk, Cathy Sisler, Leesa Streifler, Diana Thorneycroft, Lori Weidenammer, Loren Williams, Marian Yeo and Sharon Zenith Corne. Purple and black illustrated soft cover with white, black and purple titling, illustrated with black and white plates throughout, 95 pages. Cover has minor edge and shelf wear, book is clean and tight, colour is bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

English Noblewomen in the Later Middle Ages
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English Noblewomen in the Later Middle Ages

By Ward, Jennifer C.

London: Longman Group UK Ltd. A volume of "The Medieval World" A study of women's place in medieval society. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with black titling on front, white titling on spine, 190 pages. Some minor pale spots on text block edge, cover has shelf wear, ink inscription on half-title page, book is clean and tight. Includes offprint from The Hambledon Press. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Cruelty and Companionship: Conflict in Nineteenth-Century Married Life
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Cruelty and Companionship: Conflict in Nineteenth-Century Married Life

By Hammerton, A. James

London: Routledge, 1992 "This original, imaginative and important book brings together concerns about gender, the family, and wider currents in British social, cultural and even political experience in the second half of the nineteenth century." Black cloth with silver titling on spine, decorated grey end papers, inscribed by author on title page, 236 pages. A letter from the author to the previous owner, as well as a personal invitation to the book launch, are tucked into book as well. There is a very pale, small mark on leading text block edge. Dust jacket has minor edge and shelf wear. This is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Lifestyles Fashionstyles: Secrets of Successful Dressing

By Samuel, Kathryn

London: Orbis Book Publishing Corporation Ltd. "The first part of this book is devoted to establishing the qualities that make up your personal lifestyle; the second to those enduring and excitingly different fashion stories which mean that there is always a current "look" which is right for you." Black cloth with silver titling on spine, colour illustsrations and photographs throughout, 192 pages. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear. This is a handsome copy - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$28.00

Imperial Masquerade: The Legend of Princess Der Ling

By Hayter-Menzies, Grant

Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2008 The first biography of one of the twentieth century's most intriguing cross-cultural personalities, Princess Der Ling. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine, decorated end papers, signed by author on title page, illustrated with black and white photographs and graphics, 389 pages. Ends of dust jacket spine slightly sunned. This is a very attractive volume - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Toronto\'s Girl Problem: The Perils and Pleasures of the City, 1889-1930
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Toronto's Girl Problem: The Perils and Pleasures of the City, 1889-1930

By Strange, Carolyn

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998 The author exmines the rise of the Toronto "working girl," the various agencies that "discovered" her, the nature of the "girl problem" from the point of view of moral overseers, the various strategies devised to solve this "problem," and the young women's responses to moral regulation. Illustrated pink soft cover with black and purple titling, black and white illustrations, 299 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Mythogyny: The Lives and Times of Women Elders in B.C.

Vancouver, B.C.: Women Elders in Action Collective, 2009 In the spring of 2008 the Women Elders in Action (WE*ACT) began a project to record the stories of senior women of their lived lives. Most women are unattached on limited incomes in their 70s or 80s, a few older or younger. "Their stories reflect change fueled by population growth, urbanization, social upheaval and rapid technological change." Glossy soft cover, 180 pages. Light shelf wear, round pressure mark to back. Soft Cover. Very Good-/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

In Defense of Women

By Mencken, H.L.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925 A Frree Lance Books, Volume VI, edited with introductions by H.L. Mencken. Yellow hard cover with black cloth spine, black titling on yellow spine label, black titling and decorative border on front, 210 pages. Wear to lower spine end, ink inscription on end paper, foxing spots to text block edges, end papers and very occasionally in text. Dust jacket is clipped, has edge wear particularly to spine ends and corners, closed tears to upper and lower spine eneds at gutter, cover is sunned and darkened, small sticker remnant on front . This is an attractive little book - clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Seventh Printing. Hard Cover. Good+/Good-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.00

Off Our Rockers and into Trouble: The Raging Grannies
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Off Our Rockers and into Trouble: The Raging Grannies

By Acker, Alison; Brightwell, Betty

Victoria, BC, Canada: TouchWood Editions Ltd., 2004 In 1987 the Raging Grannies started in Victoria, BC not planning to start a worldwide movement. This is "the story of creative older women challenging the powers that be, winning the occasional battle and having a lot of fun along the way." Glossy soft cover, Signed by five of the Grannies and one project coordinator to dedication page, a cluster of full colour photographs and many black and white photographs, 223 pages. Light edge and shelf wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Daughter\'s Way, The: Canadian Women\'s Paternal Elegies
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Daughter's Way, The: Canadian Women's Paternal Elegies

By MacDonald, Tanis

Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfred Laurier University Press Book is an original, absorbing, and long-overdue critical examination of the way Canadian female poets have written against the grain of the male elegiac tradition. Colourfully illustrated glossy hard cover with black, white, red, yellow titling on front, black and yellow titling on red spine, 269 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, otherwise this very handsome book is in great condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Pictorial Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$52.00

Girdle of Chastity, The - A Medico-Historical Study
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Girdle of Chastity, The - A Medico-Historical Study

By Dingwall, Eric John

New York: Macaulay Co., Inc. "An illustrated and fascinating history of one of the most peculiar periods in human sexological development." Brown card cover with white titling, black and white illustrations throughout, 164 pages. Cover has edge wear with chipping, creases on front and back lower corners, spine is sunned and has significant edge wear, split along front gutter has left front cover detached, text block edges slightly darkened, spine lightly cracked at page 27, text is clean and tight, colour on front and back covers is bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$18.00

Such Hardworking People - Italian Immigrants in Postwar Toronto
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Such Hardworking People - Italian Immigrants in Postwar Toronto

By Iacovetta, Franca

Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1992 A history of Italian immigrants living in the Toronto area, informed by a feminist analysis, 278 pages. Yellow cloth with black titling on spine, black end papers, illustrated with black and white photographs. Book appears to be without flaws. Dust jacket has light shelf wear, a slightly sunned top edge, and some light creasing to back bottom edge. This is a handsome book, in great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Brought to Bed
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Brought to Bed

By Riley, Madeleine

South Brunswick: A.S. Barnes and Company A commentary, with illustrative quotations, on every aspect of childbirth as seen by English novelists since the eighteenth century. Purple cloth with gilt titling on spine, coloured top text block edge, illustrated with twelve pages of half-tone plates. This handsome book appears to be without flaws except for some very tiny spots on leading text block edge. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has some shelf wear and light edge wear, but is clean and bright. 138 pages Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.75

Stoney Creek Woman -  Sai\'k\'uz Ts\'eke: The Story of Mary John
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Stoney Creek Woman - Sai'k'uz Ts'eke: The Story of Mary John

By Moran, Bridget

Vancouver: Tillacum Library, 1990 Biography of Mary John, a Native mother of twelve and member of the Carrier Indian Bank living on the Stoney Creek Reserve in northern B.C. Yellow soft cover, green and black titling, illustrated with black and white photographs. 142 pages. Minor edge wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.75

For the Record : Photography By Irene Young
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For the Record : Photography By Irene Young

By Young, Irene

California: Olivia Records, 1982 A collection of black and white portraits of female musicians. Pale grey soft cover with black and white photos on front and back, red and black titling, illustrated throughout with fifty-three black and white portraits, 58 pages. Cover has edge wear and shelf wear with some small, pale stains, spine and edges are sunned, stains to lower text block edge, some small, pale stains to leading text block edge which can be seen at some page edges, some small pressure marks to back free edge that can be seen on a few pages, owner's name in ink on end paper, interior is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.00