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Whether you are a professor of Women's Studies or just passionate about Women's History, the rare women's history books page of the Rare Book Room will have what you are looking for. Biblio features a large collection of literature and ephemera concerning women's history and women's studies, including unique illustrations and bindings. Please feel free to browse the antique and rare women's history books in Biblio's Rare Book Room.

New Zealand Ferns. by Armstrong, C. C. [Mary Ann]

Dunedin, NZ, [late 1870s or 1880s]. Tall quarto (370 x 280mm). Original green cloth, upper board blocked in gilt and black. The contents comprise approximately 56 fern specimens mounted on the rectos of 16 card leaves with scientific names in manuscript,…

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The Woman In White (1860 Harper & Brothers 1st Edition) by Collins, Wilkie

BY WILKIE COLLINS. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1860.[2], 260, [4, ads] pp. Publisher's brown stamped heavy cardboard boards with elaborate blind stamped Harper and Brothers cartouche on front and back boards. . Used. Good- Condition. Our copy…

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The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd (1926, Dodd, Mead. 1st Ed./7th W/Fax DJ) by Christie, Agatha

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. USED. HAS BECOME RARE. VG. NOT AN EXIB ITEM. Christie, Agatha: THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD Dodd Mead and Company, New York, 1926 First Edition stated 7TH Printing Thus December, 1926. HERCULE POIROT. An unusually nice copy. VG/ br…

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[Embrace the Base] Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Invite Women to Take Part in an International Action to Stop the Siting of Cruise Missiles Anywhere in Europe. December 12th & 13th. Embrace the Base on Sunday. Close the Base on Monday. by Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp

[England, 1982]. Poster (420mm x 580mm). Professionally mounted, framed and glazed using archival materials. White text and graphic of a missile caught in a spider's web superimposed over a grey and red photograph of the mushroom cloud over Nagasaki. Mar…

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VENUS IN SACKCLOTH: The Magdalen's Origins and Metamorphoses by Malvern, Marjorie M

Carbondale, IL:: Southern Illinois University Press,, (1975.). Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Uncommon, and especially so inscribed by the author.. . First printing. A scholarly and perceptive study of the changing attitudes toward Mary Magdalen…

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Women in the War—We Can't Win Without Them. by War Manpower Commission

Washington D.C.: US Govt. Printing Office, 1942. Colour poster (28 x 40 in). Professionally mounted, glazed, and framed using archival materials. Original creases from folding, bright and fresh. Excellent condition. An important Second World War poster…

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Motherhood In Bondage (1928 Limited Author's Ed. W/Dj) by Sanger, Margaret

By Margaret Sanger, Founder of Planned Parenthood. BRENTANO'S, NY 1928 "AN AUTHOR'S EDITION OF FIVE HUNDRED NUMBERED COPIES HAS BEEN PRINTED FOR PRESENTATION OF WHICH THIS IS NUMBER 219. " Quite rare thus, especially including a dust jacket. Not price-cli…

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Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade (1959, Vanguard Press W/Dj) by Dennis, Patrick

Dennis, Patrick: Auntie Mame, An Irreverent Escapade. 1959, Vanguard Press. First Edition, 30th Printing Thus. Used. Biography. Good-/Good- Rare original dust jacket. The funniest book you will ever read. Original source material for the hit Broadway Play…

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Vivilore by Mary Ries Melendy

W. R. Vansant, 1904. Hardbound. Condition: Very Good-. No dust jacket. First Edition. 649 pp. Text white with light sunning along top edge. Clean, unmarked with green design endpapers. Prior owner attribution in pencil on front free endpaper. Illustrat…

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Shagganappi, by Tekahionewake (1913 Ryerson 1st Canadian Ed.) by Johnson, E. Pauline

The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson [aka Tekahionwake] (1862-1913). Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1913. USED. Good+/ Good- QUITE RARE ORIGINAL SILVER AND ORANGE DUST JACKET. Red Boards. Please see our photos. Not an exlib Item. A clean, solid copy that sh…

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Famous Sally (1966, Stated First Printing, A Harlin Quist Book) by Jackson, Shirley

Jackson, Shirley Famous Sally (1966, Stated First Printing, A Harlin Quist Book) Pictures by Chas. B. Slackman. Cover design by John Bradford. Children's book. Used. Exlib. VG/Good. Unclipped $3.35 net price dust jacket, RARE THUS. BY SHIRLEY JACKSON AU…

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A Collection of 7 of the First 9 Redbook Magazines from 1950-1951 Containing Original Dr. Seusss Stories by Dr. Seuss; (GEISEL, Ted [Theodore]

New York: McCall Corporation, 1950. Seven of the first nine Redbook Magazines from 1950-51 (, and 9 ) that each contained an original Dr. Seuss story, overall Very Good, wear with paper loss at spine ends, some with tears at spine folds, tonin…

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The Debutante Register by Stuart I. Whitmarsh

The Debutante Register: 1945. This is a rare book. A large register of women who made their "debut" into society between 1943-1945. Some skipped their Debutante Ball due to the war. There is a photograph of each woman, and underneath is their name, who th…

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The Seven Dials Mystery (Midnite Mysteries, 1944 Stated 1st) by Christie, Agatha

Christie, Agatha (The Seven Dials Mystery 1944 Books, Inc. Stated 1st. Pr. Thus, ) MIDNIGHT MYSTERIES, RARE IN THIS EDITION USED. Good-/ No DJ. Black boards, gold titling on spine. Light pop bottle rings mar front board. Original copyright by Dodd, Me…

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. by Skloot, Rebecca

New York: Crown Publishers, 2010. Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Illustrated title and chapter titles, 8 pages of illustrations from photographs. A fine copy in the jacket. First edition, first printing. A superb…

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