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BRYN MAWR COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT 1935

By: Anonymous

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr College: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37003


20 pages; Twenty page program for the commencement exercises at Bryn Mawr College June 5, 1935. Lists all the individuals receiving degrees, as well as the program of music and speakers. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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OUR MOTHERS - A Cavalcade in Pictures, Quotations and Descriptions of Late Victorian Woman 1870 - 1900

By: Bott, Alan ; and Irene Clephane

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz, Ltd.: 1932

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 38582


219 pages; 167 wonderful illustrations obtained from the files of The Graphic, an illustrated magazine. Former owner's name, otherwise clean and tight in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. In the scarce dustjacket which is chipped and darkened at spine, internally reinforced, now in protective mylar cover. OCLC: 7750; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with ... View more info

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THE CLOSE A Young Woman's First Year At Seminary

By: Breyer, Chloe ; [SIGNED] ; [Katharine Graham's copy]

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41775


Autograph; 288 pages; Inscribed and Signed by the author to Katharine Graham [1917-2001 - Publisher, and later, Chairman of the Board of the Washington Post Company]. Set in the context of the Church Year, The Close is an enthralling account of one young woman's spiritual journey. It is both a personal meditation on faith, in the spirit of Kathleen Norris's Cloister Walk, and a fascinating behind-the-scenes story of a graduate student's first year, in the mode of Scott... View more info

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SKETCHING RAMBLES or Nature in the Alps and Apennines (in Two Volumes)

By: Catlow, Agnes & Maria E.

Price: $299.94

Publisher: London, James Hogg & Sons: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39376


Two volume set in original red cloth bindings with gilt lettering and decorative stamping at spines and front boards. Illustrated with twenty wonderful colour plates (two coloured frontispieces and 18 additional tinted lithographs). Volume 1 has a certain amount of wear, gilt rubbed from spine, light soiling to boards, scrapes to corners of front pastedown endpaper where something had been tipped-in then removed early owner's name on ffep - "Louisa Easty", lower ... View more info

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The Biographies of Madame de Stael and Madame Roland

By: Child, Mrs. ; [Lydia Maria Child 1802-80]

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Boston, Carter and Hendee: 1832

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38656


Ladies' Family Library - 1 ; ix, 265 [1] pages; Publisher's smooth light brown cloth, flat spine with printed paper label. The spine has now toned to a pleasant shade of tan, there are a couple of narrow chips to the right side of the long label (with loss of one letter at bottom), and just minor points of light wear at the tip of the spine at the top. Diffuse foxing to the plain endpapers, title page, and scattered throughout -- as is typical of American paper of the ... View more info

Image for The Young Housewife's Daily Assistant on all Matters relating to Cookery and Housekeeping containing bills of family fare for every day in the year, which include breakfast and dinner for a small family, and dinner for two servants: also twelve bills of fare for dinner parties, and two for evening entertainments, with the cos annexed, also di

The Young Housewife's Daily Assistant on all Matters relating to Cookery and Housekeeping containing bills of family fare for every day in the year, which include breakfast and dinner for a small family, and dinner for two servants: also twelve bills of fare for dinner parties, and two for evening entertainments, with the cos annexed, also di

By: Cre-Fydd

Price: $99.94

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, And Co: 1888

Seller ID: 41824


Cre- Fydd's Family Fare; cci, 341 pages; Former owner's name and drawing on feps and first blank, otherwise clean and tight in original brick coloured cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, decorative stamping to front board in black and gilt. A number of cookery books designed to assist the young housewife of the rapidly increasing middle class were produced in the second half of the nineteenth century in Britain, and some of these gave suggested menus for ever... View more info

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A SOCIAL DEPARTURE - How Orthodocia and I Went Round the World by Ourselves With 111 illustrations by F. H. Townsend

By: Duncan, Sara Jeannette ; F. H. Townsend (illustrator)

Price: $74.94

Publisher: New York, Appleton and Co.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40625


x, 417, (5) pages; Original owner's brief inscription on ffep "December 25, 1891 / With Christmas Greetings / from C. O. E." otherwise clean and tight in original pictorial binding of light brown cloth with gilt lettering at spine and front cover and image of two women each in a rickshaw with a blue sky and a snow-crested mountain in the background (Mount Fuji?). Wonderful b&w illustrations by Townsend throughout. Sara Jeannette Duncan (1861 – 1922) was a Ca... View more info

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A SOCIAL DEPARTURE - How Orthodocia and I Went Round the World by Ourselves With 111 illustrations by F. H. Townsend

By: Duncan, Sara Jeannette ; F. H. Townsend (illustrator)

Price: $64.94

Publisher: New York, Appleton and Co.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41812


x, 417, (5) pages; Previous owner's name on ffep "Alice Wood Daley / 146 Bay St / Stapleton" otherwise clean and tight in original pictorial binding of light brown cloth with gilt lettering at spine and front cover and image of two women riding donkeys, lettering faded at spine. Wonderful b&w illustrations by Townsend throughout. Sara Jeannette Duncan (1861 – 1922) was a Canadian author and journalist. After a brief period of teaching, Duncan got a job as a... View more info

A SOCIAL DEPARTURE - How Orthodocia and I Went Round the World by Ourselves With 111 illustrations by F. H. Townsend

By: Duncan, Sara Jeannette ; F. H. Townsend (illustrator)

Price: $74.94

Publisher: New York, Appleton and Co.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41912


x, 417, (5) pages; Original owner's brief inscription on first blank after blue endpapers. "Miss Augusta Wheelock / from her friend / Marietta L. Dingle / Oshawa 29/9/90" otherwise clean and tight in original pictorial binding of light brown cloth with gilt lettering at spine and front cover and image of two women riding donkeys in an arid landscape on front board and two women scrabling over large boulders at spine. Wonderful b&w illustrations by Townsend thr... View more info

FANTASIAS by George Egerton [pseudonym]

By: Egerton, George ; (pseudonym of Mary Chavelita Dunne Bright )

Price: $84.94

Publisher: London and New York, John Lane: The Bodley Head: 1898

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 39147


156, 12 pages; Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front board. Stories include: The star worshipper; The elusive melody; The Mandrake Venus; The futile quest; The kingdom of dreams; The well of truth. Mary Chavelita Dunne Bright (1859 - 1945) was an early feminist and one of the most important of the "New Woman" writers of the nineteenth century fin de siècle. She was born in Australia to a Welsh Protestant mothe... View more info

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GRIS TRIANON [SIGNED, Limited edition]

By: Fleury, Marthe-Claire

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Paris, Pierre Seghers: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36942


Autograph; 41 pages; Number 112 of a limited edition of only 200 copies. This copy INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the half-title page. A Fine copy in the original glassine dustwrapper. OCLC: 31187775; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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HINTS ON DRESS Or, What to wear, when to wear it, and how to buy it

By: Gale, Ethel C

Price: $149.94

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam & Sons: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39117


Putnam's Handy-book Series; 107 pages; Clean and tight in original brown binding with decorative stamping and lettering in gilt and black. OCLC: 1289101 A fabulous look at fashion advice in the 19th century - history of costume, suggested budgets for ladies in various socio-economic circumstances (from the working woman employed in an editorial position at a major weekly publication to the young married lady keeping house in a large American city and not obliged to co... View more info

VESPER

By: Gasparin, Madame the Countess De ; [ Catherine Valérie Boissier ]

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Robert Carter & Brothers: 1863

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 40457


Translated from the French by Mary L. Booth. Original green cloth binding, decoratively blindstamped. Previous owner's inscription on ffep, scattered foxing, marginal chip at top edge of table of contents page otherwise Very Good. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. OCLC: 10769033 Madame de Gasparin (1813-1894) was born Catherine Valérie Boissier in Geneva and raised in a wealthy patrician family. In 1837 she married the Count Agenor de Gasparin. She an... View more info

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JULIA MARGARET CAMERON - Her Life and Photographic Work

By: Gernsheim, Helmut

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Aperture: 1975

Seller ID: 41441


204 pages; 1975 edition. Clean and tight in Near Fine dustjacket, former owner's name on ffep. Filled with wonderful reproductions of Cameron's photographs. Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) was a British photographer. She became known for her portraits of celebrities of the time, and for photographs with Arthurian and other legendary or heroic themes. The bulk of Cameron's photographs fit into two categories—closely framed portraits and illustrative allegories b... View more info

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NOT FOR PUBLICATION and Other Stories

By: Gordimer, Nadine

Price: $10.94

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 40015


248 pages; Clean and tight in original binding of black cloth spine and green boards in original pictorial dustjacket with edgewear and minor chipping at spine ends. Some toning to boards. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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HILDA STRAFFORD - A Story of California

By: Harraden, Beatrice

Price: $39.94

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1897

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 38844


Not only was Beatrice Harraden a popular novelist, she was also a well-known Suffragette. She was one of the first members of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) and a vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League. Harraden was expert at using fiction to promote the cause of the Suffragists. Understanding that popular readers do not respond well to preaching, she thought it more effective to write "not a statement of principles or reasons but just a ... View more info

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ATHLETICS AND OUT-DOOR SPORTS FOR WOMEN Each Subject being separately treated by a Special Writer

By: Hill, Lucille E.

Price: $99.94

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39780


339 pages; Clean and tight in original publisher's decorative cloth binding of green cloth with repeated images of hockey sticks, rowing oars, tennis rackets and balls, and bowling pins - a wonderful pictorial binding, a little darkened at spine, bottom edges rubbed. OCLC: 1577395 Lucille Hill's groundbreaking 1903 work Athletics and Out-door Sports for Women addresses Physical training at home, by A. Barker -- Gymnasium work, by W.L. Savage -- Dancing, aesthetic and soc... View more info

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PERSONAL APPEARANCE AS RELATED TO SCHOLASTIC RECORDS AND MARRIAGE SELECTION IN COLLEGE WOMEN

By: Holmes, S. J. ; and C. E. Hatch

Price: $5.94

Publisher: Human Biology: 1938

Seller ID: 36948


12 pages; Offprint from HUMAN BIOLOGY, February, 1938, Volume 10, No. 1. Self-wappers toned, otherwise very good ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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WOMEN AGAINST HITLER Report of Mass Meeting of Women held in Moscow, September 7th, 1941

By: Ibarruri, Dolores ; (La Passionaria)

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, Soviet Information Bureau By "the Soviet War News": 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37085


30 pages; Publisher's pale yellow printed wrappers. OCLC: 21344032 Minor time toning, a faint crease to the upper corner of the front cover, and some light browning of the paper stock throughout, but still a handsome and presentable copy of this scarce pamphlet, which records for the first time in English, a famous mass meeting of anti-fascist women in Moscow. The last of the speeches recorded was by Dolores Ibarruri, the renowned Spanish Republican leader better known... View more info

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TALES OF NEW ENGLAND

By: Jewett, Sarah Orne

Price: $64.94

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1890

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41309


276, (vi) pages; Original owner's brief inscription on the blank after the endpapers (F.A.H. Lowell from ?? H.P. Connor August 26, 1890). Otherwise clean and tight in original navy blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, some light rubbing at spine ends and a tiny spot of color loss on front board. Quite a nice example of this First Edition. BAL 10934 This collection of eight stories was assembled from earlier publications. Some of the stories include Miss Te... View more info