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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…

From Mary Riversong Books


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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[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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Jam Yesterday by Cannell, Kathleen

New York, William Morrow and Company, 1945, hardcover, 238 pp, second printing in the year of publication, Very Good condition, lacking dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light spine-end and corner wear, a few spots to boards and head…

From West of Eden Books


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…

From Mary Riversong Books


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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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…

From Dale Steffey Books


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…

From Mary Riversong Books


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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Loba Part II by Di Prima, Diane

Pt. Reyes CA & Kathmandu, Eidolon Editions, 1976, center-stapled trade paperback (10" x 7.25"), 16 pp. printed on one side only, First Edition, First Printing, limited to 550 copies, Very Good condition in illustrated wraps. Straight, tight and clean, lig…

From West of Eden Books


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…

From Mary Riversong Books


Woman, Sketches of the History Genius, Disposition Accomplishments Employments Customs and Importance of the Fair Sex in all Parts of the World by Adams, John

London: Printed for G. Kearsley. Good with no dust jacket. 1790. Hardcover. Leather bound volume, pages generally secure but missing front free end paper and one section is half loosened. Balance of endpapers nicely marbled. Substantial foxing, page edg…

From Range & River Books


The Forerunner (Volume IV, January - December 1913) by Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

NY: Self Published. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily rubbed and dampstained. December . issue has mildew stains, musty throughout, some other issues rippled, . November and December issues gnawed at fore-edges.. 1913. Hardcover. Vol. IV of seven a…

From Old Saratoga Books


Calendar for 1936 depicting pilot Martie Bowman in her WACO INF biplane, and her daughter Larnie Bowman Allen. by Bowman, Martie

[Olympia, WA], 1935. Silver gelatin composite photograph (250 x 200 mm) with small tear-off monthly calendar for 1936. Inscribed "Merry Christmas, The Bowmans". A few minor nicks and spots at the edges. Excellent, unused condition. A remarkable piece of…

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