Women Writers

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She Who Pays

She Who Pays

by Henrey, Mrs Robert

A Pioneer\'s Search For an Ideal Home

A Pioneer's Search For an Ideal Home

by Judson, Phoebe Goodell

Ambiguous Discourse

Ambiguous Discourse

by Mezei, Kathy

The Bibelot: A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers, chosen in part from scarce editions and sources not generally known -- May 1898 Vol. IV, No. 5 [Tares: A Book of Verses by Rosamond Marriott Watson]

The Bibelot: A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers, chosen in part from scarce editions and sources not generally known -- May 1898 Vol. IV, No. 5 [Tares: A Book of Verses by Rosamond Marriott Watson]

by Watson, Rosamond Marriott

Portland, Me: Thomas Bird Mosher, 1898. Paperback. Good +. Printed by Smith & Sale, Portland, Maine. [6], 163-184, [4] p.; 16 cm. Blue-grey paper wrappers printed in black and red; sewn. The Bibelot was published by Thomas Mosher from 1895 to 1914. In this issue he reprints Tares: A Book of Verses by Rosamond Marriott Watson. In Good+ Condition: front wrapper and upper edge of back wrapper are sunned; wrappers are separated along spine and chipped along some edges; pages are clean and bright.
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$13.00
Partisan Review, Volume 40, Number 2 (XL; #2 1973) - includes The Third World of Women by Susan Sontag

Partisan Review, Volume 40, Number 2 (XL; #2 1973) - includes The Third World of Women by Susan Sontag

by Phillips, William (ed.), Susan Sontag, Jules Feiffer, Anna Akhmatova, John Tytell (on Jack Kerouac), Barbara Rose, et al

New Brunswick, NJ: Partisan Review, Inc, 1973. 1st edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued). VG+. 8vo, 160pp, printed wrappers. Includes The Third World of Women by Susan Sontag (Poague & Parsons B41b). Issue also features the play Cohn of Arc by Jules Feiffer, a review of Kerouac's Visions of Cody by John Tytell, and writing by Anna Akhmatova et al. Unmarked copy with light spine wear and cover soil.
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$40.00
Comprehensive Multicultural Education

Comprehensive Multicultural Education

by Christine I Bennett

Moderate cover wear from use . The spine/backbone is as yet uncreased. Inside, there are some pages where notes were made in pencil. The notes are few and minimal and could easily be erased.
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$5.78
Frieda Lawrence; Including Not I, But the Wind and other autobiographical writings

Frieda Lawrence; Including Not I, But the Wind and other autobiographical writings

by Jackson, Rosie

London: Pandora / HarperCollins, 1994. Hardcover. Fine/fine. ix, [1], 240 p., 16 unpaginated pages of illustrations; 24 cm. Blue textured paper over boards with gilt-stamped spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. The author reexamines the life of Frieda Lawrence (1879-1956), wife of D.H. Lawrence, partially through Frieda Lawrence's own words. Book and dust jacket are in Fine Condition: clean and bright.
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$10.00
Stage: The Magazine of After-Dark Entertainment -- January 1936 vol. 13 no. 4 [George M. Cohan -- Marx Brothers -- Hirschfeld -- Amateur Night at the Apollo -- Stepin Fetchit]

Stage: The Magazine of After-Dark Entertainment -- January 1936 vol. 13 no. 4 [George M. Cohan -- Marx Brothers -- Hirschfeld -- Amateur Night at the Apollo -- Stepin Fetchit]

by MacLeish, Archibald; Meredith, Burgess

New York: Stage Publishing Co, 1936. Paperback. Very Good -. Thurber, James. 100 p.: illustrations; 36 cm. Color photograph on front cover of Helen Hayes in Victoria Regina. Contents include: Laugh, Town, Laugh! by Ruth Woodbury Sedgwick [George Kaufman and Katharine Dayton's First Lady, and Bella and Sam Spewack's Boy Meets Girl] -- Playboys of the Western World by Stanley Walker [New York night club life] -- Preface to a Play to Come by George M. Cohan [Dear Old Darling] -- Starvation Amidst Plenty... Read more
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$33.00
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cat Breeds

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cat Breeds

by Angela Rixon

This is a large "Coffee Table" size book, with hundreds of adorable photos of cats.The book presents Light to Moderate cover wear, primarily on the bottom edge. The content pages are fresh, clean and free of writing, marks or stains. The paper Dust Jacket does present some wear, with small tears on the bottom and top of the spine area. Due to this book's shipping weight, purchases for delivery to destinations outside of the USA will be subject to additional shipping charges.
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$6.88
Select Poems; by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney; with illustrations

Select Poems; by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney; with illustrations

by Sigourney, Lydia H

Philadelphia: E.C. & J. Biddle, 1846. Hardcover. Very Good -. Fifth Edition. 338 p., frontispiece, added engraved title page, 5 leaves of engraved plates; 19 cm. Contemporary red morocco with five spine compartments between double gilt rules; gilt-tooled title in second compartment "Sigourney's Poems"; gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. Gilt-rolled border on each board. All page edges gilt. Yellow endpapers. Added engraved title page is dated 1845. A very nicely... Read more
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$46.00
The Dome: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine and Review of Literature, Music, Architecture, and the Graphic Arts; Vol. II no. 6 March 1899 [New Series]

The Dome: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine and Review of Literature, Music, Architecture, and the Graphic Arts; Vol. II no. 6 March 1899 [New Series]

by Hudson, Gertrude Reese; Cripps, Reginald

London: Unicorn Press, 1899. Paperback. Very Good +. viii, [1], 180-264 p.: full-page illustrations, music; 22 cm. Grey wrappers printed in dark blue with yapp edges; emblem of the Unicorn Press on back wrapper. Pages are unopened. Publisher's advertisements on first 8 pages. Contents: Allonby: A Story by A.H. Holmes; The Carpenter's Shop: A Poem by Reginald Cripps; Spain: to Josefa, a poem by Arthur Symons; Mr. Bridges' "Prometheus" and Poetic Drama: A Note by Laurence... Read more
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$41.00
Flamingo Watching [first edition, inscribed]

Flamingo Watching [first edition, inscribed]

by Ryan, Kay

Providence: Copper Beech Press, 1994. First edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine. First edition of Ryan's third book. 64 pp. Glossy printed wraps, a paperback original. Some evidence of pencil erasures throughout, slight smudge over price on rear cover, else a fine copy. Kay Ryan was U.S. Poet Laureate from 2008 to 2010, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2011 for her new and selected poems The Best of It, and in September 2011 was named a MacArthur Fellow. Inscribed by the author on the title-page.
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$100.00
Women in Literature: A Catalogue of Books by or about Women [No. 829, Oct. 1955]

Women in Literature: A Catalogue of Books by or about Women [No. 829, Oct. 1955]

by Maggs Bros

London: Maggs Bros, 1955. Paperback. Very Good -. [4], 144, [8] p.: frontispiece and 8 full-page illustrations (numbered as plates); 21 cm. Green-and-white wrappers printed in black. Cover title: "Shall we join the ladies?" Contents: Books by Women Authors, or illustrated by Women, Autograph Letters -- Books about Women -- Books from the Library of Dame Irene Vanbrugh -- Addenda. In Very Good- Condition: wrapper is slightly soiled; minor loss at head of spine; back wrapper has 2-cm. tear... Read more
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$15.00
Poems. 1917-1942

Poems. 1917-1942

by Murray, Joan

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1947. First edition. 145 pp. Light blue paper boards, lettered and blocked in black, with the dust jacket. Minor toning to board edges, jacket shows some minor rubbing to extremities. Edited by Grant Code, with a foreword by W.H. Auden, the first volume he selected for the Yale Series of Younger Poets. The sole collection by a poet who died young, at the age of twenty-four. Her work was praised by John Ashbery, among others, which led to rediscovery in some poetry... Read more
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$300.00
The Nanny Diaries

The Nanny Diaries

by Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus

This book presents a few minor blemishes, including some edge and cover wear. Flagging on the corners of the front cover and top pages. There are what may be called scratches or a few impressions made on the front cover, visible only at certain angles. A very readable and attractive book. A Bargain!
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$2.48
Partisan Review, Volume 32, Number 4 (XXXII; Fall 1965) - includes the first appearance of Susan Sontag's essay On Style

Partisan Review, Volume 32, Number 4 (XXXII; Fall 1965) - includes the first appearance of Susan Sontag's essay On Style

by Phillips, William, et al. (eds.), Susan Sontag, Herbert Marcuse, James Rosenquist, Leslie A. Fiedler, Harold Bloom, Norman Mailer, et al

New York: American Committee for Cultural Freedom, Inc, 1965. 1st edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued). VG+. 8vo, 160pp, printed wrappers. Includes the first appearance of Susan Sontag's landmark essay On Style (Poague & Parsons B17). Sontag also contributes to an early survey of opinions on Vietnam (Poague & Parsons G28). Unmarked copy with light spotting to fore-edge and a little cover soil, toning and wear.
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$40.00
Elephant Rocks [first edition, hardcover issue, inscribed]

Elephant Rocks [first edition, hardcover issue, inscribed]

by Ryan, Kay

New York: Grove Press, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 84 pp. Paper-covered boards, spine lettered in black, with the dust jacket. Extremely slight wear to the head of the spine and top front corner, else a fine copy. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. The uncommon hardcover issue of Ryan's fourth book, and the first to be published by a major publishing house. Kay Ryan was U.S. Poet Laureate from 2008 to 2010, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2011 for her new and... Read more
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$150.00
Holding Our Own: The Selected Poems of Ann Stanford; edited by Maxine Scates & David Trinidad

Holding Our Own: The Selected Poems of Ann Stanford; edited by Maxine Scates & David Trinidad

by Stanford, Ann

Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 2001. Paperback. Fine. First Printing. viii, 190, [2] p.; 23 cm. Paperback; cover design by Valerie Brewster. A Lannan Literary Selection. Anne Stanford (1916-1987) was an American poet who spent her entire life in California. She received the Shelley Memorial Award, and the Di Castagnola Award of the Poetry Society of America. In Fine Condition: clean and bright.
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$13.00
Colette: A Life

Colette: A Life

by Lottman, Herbert

Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1991. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. [6], 344 p., [16] p. of photographs; 24 cm. Purple and blue cover with silver spine title; blind-stamped publisher's emblem on front cover. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Steve Snider. Includes a list of Colette's works and an index. Book is in Near Fine Conditin: top page edges slightly soiled; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Fine Condition: clean and bright.
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$10.00
The Legal Wrongs of Women [in The United States Magazine, and Democratic Review Vol. 14 no. 71 May, 1844]

The Legal Wrongs of Women [in The United States Magazine, and Democratic Review Vol. 14 no. 71 May, 1844]

New York: J. & H. G. Langley, 1844. Hardcover. Very Good. [3], 448-556 p., frontispiece engraved portrait of Morgan Lewis; 23 cm. Contemporary half calf with six spine compartments between double gilt rules; red leather label in the second compartment with gilt-tooled title. Marbled paper over boards. All page edges speckled. Bound with the issues for March and June 1840, and April 1842, all of which lack their frontispieces. Bookplate on front fixed endpaper indicating that this book was... Read more
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$36.00
The Pilgrims, an Allegory

The Pilgrims, an Allegory

by More, Hannah

Philadelphia, Pa: Religious Tract Society of Philadelphia, 1819. Paperback. Very Good. "Published by 'The Religious Tract Society of Philadelphia,' and for sale at their Depository, no. 8, South Front Street. William Bradford--agent." 12 p.: 1 woodcut illustration; 19 cm. Pamphlet; pages are untrimmed. By Hannah More. Not in Shaw & Shoemaker. In Very Good Condition: stain on untrimmed fore-edge of p. 5; light creasing; foxing and general darkening of paper. A solid and... Read more
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$67.00
Scholastic Book Of Outstanding Americans

Scholastic Book Of Outstanding Americans

by Sheila Keenan

There is some handling and shelf wear to the paper dust jacket. The book itself is unused and in Near New Condition. It It is unread, and absent of any marks, writing or stains; inside or out.
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$6.88
Prismatic Ground

Prismatic Ground

by Young, Marguerite

New York: Macmillan, 1937. First edition. 63 pp. Yellow cloth, lettered and blocked in brown, with the dust jacket. Pastedowns browned from binder's glue, endemic to this title, with minor darkening to exterior hinges. Jacket spine a bit browned with slight chipping at head, top corner clipped with new price printed at lower corner of front flap. The first book, a collection of poems, by the author perhaps best known for her massive novel Miss MacIntosh, My Darling.
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$300.00
The Dome: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine and Review of Literature, Music, Architecture, and the Graphic Arts; Vol. I no. 2 Nov. 1898 [New Series]

The Dome: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine and Review of Literature, Music, Architecture, and the Graphic Arts; Vol. I no. 2 Nov. 1898 [New Series]

by Rossetti , Christina; Gibson, Wilfrid Wilson

London: Unicorn Press, 1898. Paperback. Very Good -. viii, [1], 98-186 p., 2 loose prints: full-page illustrations, music; 22 cm. Grey wrappers printed in dark blue with yapp edges; emblem of the Unicorn Press on back wrapper. Contents: The Merchant George Gisze, a photogravure after a painting by Holbein, loose, as issued; The Ten Labours of King Oswin; A Ballad of Thieves by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson; Four Fables by T.W.H. Crosland; St. Jerome in the Wilderness, Christ Bearing His Cross, The Scourging... Read more
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$41.00
The Book of Repulsive Women: 8 Rhythms and 5 Drawings

The Book of Repulsive Women: 8 Rhythms and 5 Drawings

by Barnes, Djuna

Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1994. Paperback. Near Fine. 36, [12] p.: illustrations; 19 cm. Paperback. The Book of Repulsive Women was first published as a Bruno Chap Book (Vol. 2) in Nov. 1915; it was first published in paperback by Sun & Moon Press in July 1989. This is the second paperback edition. In the 1915 edition the art appeared following the text. For the Sun & Moon Press edition, Douglas Messerli reintegrated the drawings with the poems. In Near Fine Condition: edges are slightly rubbed;... Read more
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$12.00
Games of Patience for One or More Player by Miss Whitmore Jones; Illustrated [1st, 2nd, and 3rd series]

Games of Patience for One or More Player by Miss Whitmore Jones; Illustrated [1st, 2nd, and 3rd series]

by Jones, Mary Whitmore

London: L. Upcott Gill, 1894. Hardcover. Good +. Second edition. 92, [2], 88, [2], 84, 12, [4] p.: illustrations; 19 cm. Dark green publisher's cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and cover title; red, light green, and black decoration on spine and front board. Red-brown patterned endpapers. No year of publication; includes publisher's catalog 160 C 12/94 [1894]. Contains the first, second, and third series, and an index for all three series. Publisher's catalogue and four pages of... Read more
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$39.00
Just What Kind of Mother Are You?

Just What Kind of Mother Are You?

by Paula Daly

Very Good Used Condition with slight cover and page wear. However, there are a few creases on the backbone and the front cover hinge region.
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$2.88
Problems of Modern Industry by Sidney & Beatrice Webb

Problems of Modern Industry by Sidney & Beatrice Webb

by Webb, Sidney, and Beatrice Webb

London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good. viii, 286, [2] p.: tables; 23 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine title; blind-ruled borders on both boards. Ex-library: white call number at tail of spine; oval Dickinson College Library stamp on front fixed endpaper, title page, and first page of text; call number in pencil on title page verso; accession number stamped at lower edge of p. [v] (Preface); circulation pocket and card on back fixed endpaper. Accession information... Read more
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$43.00