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The Female Experience: An American Documentary

By LERNER, Gerda

Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1979. Softcover. Very Good. First edition. 4th. Very good in wrappers. Paperback. Cover worn very lightly, some underlining in book. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$18.00

The New Our Bodies, Ourselves

By BOSTON WOMEN'S HEALTH BOOK COLLECTIVE

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1984. Near Fine. First edition. Near fine. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

$18.00

Getting Stronger: Women Workers Organize the Abortion Clinics
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Getting Stronger: Women Workers Organize the Abortion Clinics

Cambridge, Ma: Red Sun Press, 1978. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 112pp. Stapled photographically illustrated wrappers. Some sunning at the spine, near fine.

$45.00

Red Virtue: Human Relationships in the New Russia
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Red Virtue: Human Relationships in the New Russia

By WINTER, Ella

London: Victor Gollancz, 1933. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First English edition. Foredge and first few pages quite foxed else near fine in near fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny nicks. Publisher's file copy, so stamped on the front pastedown and front panel of the jacket. The bright side of communist Russia. Winter married first muckraker Lincoln Steffens and later novelist Donald Ogden Stewart. The English edition is very uncommon, particularly in jacket.

$300.00

A Devotee: An Episode in the Life of a Butterfly
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A Devotee: An Episode in the Life of a Butterfly

By Cholmondeley, Mary

London: Edward Arnold, 1897. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Octavo. pp. [1-9] 10-211 [212-224 (publisher's advertisements)]. Publisher's blue-grey cloth blocked on the front cover with a decorative design in black, lettered on the spine in gold. Author's presentation copy (to her brother?) inscribed on a paper slip neatly laid-down on the front free endpaper: "With Mary's Love, March 10th '97." Corners lightly bumped, a bright, fine copy. Both Sadleir and Wolff go out of their way to praise Cholmondeley and this work in particular. Sadleir: "She is an excellent example of the not-so-long-ago front-rank novelist, whose books in good condition are extraordinarily difficult to find." Wolf: "A very interesting story psychologically, Freudian case-history observed with clinical detachment." A beautiful presentation copy. *Sadleir* 549; *Wolff* 1211.

$3000.00

A High Little World and What Happened There. In Three Volumes
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A High Little World and What Happened There. In Three Volumes

By [Watson, Elizabeth Sophia]

London: Richard Bentley & Son, Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen, 1892. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's dark-green cloth blocked on the front cover and spine with overall floral pattern in silver, lettered on the spine in silver. Early owner's signatures on the front pastedowns and free endpapers, light staining and foxing to the endpapers, rubbing to the boards and one stain to the front cover of the first volume, overall a near very good set. Published anonymously, the Bentley Private Catalogue of June 13, 1892 gives the author's real name. The daughter of a Wesleyan minister, John Fletcher, she married a minister of the United Free Church of Scotland, Robert A. Watson. A scarce set in the original publisher's binding. *Wolff* 7078.

$1000.00

Alan Dering. In Two Volumes
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Alan Dering. In Two Volumes

By Fetherstonhaugh, Marie Georgiana

London: Richard Bentley & Son, New Burlington Street, 1880. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Two volumes. Publisher's smooth russet cloth with a decorative design blocked in black over boards, lettered in gold on the spines. Very light foxing to the free endpapers, a bright, fine set. The Hon. Mrs. Fetherstonhaugh's (née Carleton) second romantic tragedy after *Kilcorran* also published by Bentley. A scarce, handsome set.

$1400.00

Poor Archie's Girls. A Novel. In Three Volumes
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Poor Archie's Girls. A Novel. In Three Volumes

By KNOX, Kathleen

London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1882. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's smooth tan cloth with a decorative design blocked in olive-green over boards, lettered in gold on the spines, blocked in blind on the back covers, floral-patterned endpapers. Modest foxing to the back of the free endpapers and facing title and final text pages, else near fine. A scarce, handsome triple decker. *OCLC* locates only 6 copies.

$2800.00

Mrs. Severn. A Novel. In Three Volumes
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Mrs. Severn. A Novel. In Three Volumes

By Carter, Mary Elizabeth

London: Richard Bentley & Son, New Burlington Street, Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen, 1889. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's smooth dark-red cloth over beveled boards, lettered in gold on the front covers and spines, blue floral-patterned endpapers. Publisher's advertisements on two pages at the back of volumes two and three. Early owner's initials in light pencil on the top edges, volume two gently cocked, a bright, fine set. Carter was the author of three domestic romances, all published by Bentley. Born in Yorkshire (1853), the daughter of Thomas Carter, a magistrate and retired silk mercer. She became friends with Ellen Gissing (mother of George Gissing), and in 1912 she published extracts from Gissing's letters to her in Thomas Power O'Connor's *T.P. Weekly*. A very scarce, handsome set. *OCLC* locates 3 copies. Coustillas, *The Diary of George Gissing*.

$4500.00

Owen Glendower; or, The Prince in Wales. An Historical Romance. In Two Volumes
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Owen Glendower; or, The Prince in Wales. An Historical Romance. In Two Volumes

By [Hardy, Elizabeth]

London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1849. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Two volumes. Publisher's light russet cloth with a decorative design blocked in blind, gilt spines, printed publisher's catalog on glazed-paper endpapers. A few tiny bumps to the bottom edge and corners, bookseller's ticket on the back pastedowns, a near fine, bright set. Historical romance surrounding the last Welsh Prince of Wales, Owain Glyndwr. An uncommon, well-preserved set in original publisher's cloth.

$1600.00

In The Old Palazzo. A Novel. In Three Volumes
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In The Old Palazzo. A Novel. In Three Volumes

By Forde, Gertrude

London: F.V. White & Co., 31, Southampton St., Strand, 1885. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's grey cloth pictorially blocked with dome of St. Peter's and lettered in gold on the front covers, gilt spines, floral-patterned endpapers. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the half-titles, and with a contemporary pencil note (by the recipient?) on the verso of the front free endpaper. The gold on the front cover of volume one is moderately rubbed, else a bright, near fine set. *Wolff* 2288.

$3000.00

Up and Down the World. A Novel. In Three Volumes
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Up and Down the World. A Novel. In Three Volumes

By Gray, Russell [Eleanor Frances Le Fanu]

London: Tinsley Brothers. 18, Catherine Street, Strand, 1869. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's dark green decorative cloth stamped in blind, gilt spines. Publisher's advertisements on one leaf at the back of volumes 1 and 2, and on two leaves at the back of volume 3. Light scattered foxing at the front of each volume, volume one spine gently cocked, else a bright, fine set. A very scarce and uncommonly well-preserved set of this novel by J. Sheridan's eldest daughter. *OCLC* locates only 5 copies. Loeber, *A Guide to Irish Fiction 1650-1900*.

$2800.00

Aut Caesar Aut Nihil. In Three Volumes
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Aut Caesar Aut Nihil. In Three Volumes

By Bothmer, Countess M. von (Mary von Bothmer)

London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1883. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's smooth mustard-yellow cloth, covers ruled in blind, lettered and ruled in gold on the spine, light blue floral-patterned endpapers. London born Mary Bothmer, daughter of merchant John Young, married Major Count Hippolite von Bothmer, a German diplomat at Marseilles, and lived for a time in Germany. She published the popular *German Home Life* in 1876 and four novels. *Aut Caesar Aut Nihil* (Either Caesar or Nothing), her last novel, centers around the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881. A handsome set in fine condition. *Wolff* 603.

$2500.00

"A Step Aside" In Three Volumes
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"A Step Aside" In Three Volumes

By Galton, Gwendolen Douglas (Mrs. Trench Gascoigne)

London: Horace Cox, Windsor House, Bream's Buildings, E.C., 1893. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's half smooth red-brown cloth, sides morocco-grain, separated from spine and corners by double black rules on the front and back, lettered and ruled in gold on the spine; grey floral-patterned endpapers. A handsome set in fine condition. *OCLC* locates 9 copies. *Wolff* 2407.

$3000.00

Mrs. Cardigan? A Novel. In Three Volumes
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Mrs. Cardigan? A Novel. In Three Volumes

By Thomas, Annie (Mrs. Pender Cudlip)

London: Chapman and Hall, 193, Piccadilly, 1879. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's smooth brown cloth with a decorative design blocked in black, gilt spines. A bright, fine set. A scarce first edition of this work by Thomas, one of most popular and prolific writers of romantic fiction during the Victorian era. A well-preserved set in the original publisher's cloth. *OCLC* locates only 3 copies.

$3200.00

Freida the Jongleur. In Three Volumes
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Freida the Jongleur. In Three Volumes

By Hemphill, Barbara

London: Chapman and Hall, 193, Piccadilly, 1857. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's olive green cloth with a decorative design blocked in blind, gilt spine, glaized endpapers. The first volume is inscribed by Hemphill's son Charles H. Hemphill, 1st Baron Hemphill, PC QC (an Irish politician and barrister) to the Duchess of Bedford. Bound in at the back of volume three is a 32-page publisher's "Catalogue of Books" dated February, 1857, followed by a four-page advertisement (with specimen pages from Carlyle's French Revolution and Lever's Harry Lorrequer) dated February 2, 1857. Light sunning to the spines, a bright, near fine set in the original publisher's binding. *OCLC* locates only 5 copies. Loeber, *A Guide to Irish Fiction 1650-1900*.

$5000.00

Dilemmas of Pride. In Three Volumes
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Dilemmas of Pride. In Three Volumes

By [Loudon, Margracia]

London: Bull and Churton, Holles Street, 1833. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Three volumes. Contemporary blue half calf, marbled paper over boards, lettered and ruled in gold on the spines, edges sprinkled light red. Spines evenly darkened, light wear to the edges, without half-titles, else a solid very good set, never rebacked. Loudon, the author of at least five novels, here takes as her theme the pursuit of happiness by those who would pursue it before they understand it. A scarce, well preserved set in a handsome contemporary binding.

$750.00

The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets
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The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets

By ADDAMS, Jane

New York: Macmillan Company, 1910. Hardcover. Very Good. Reprint. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped letters, top edge gilt. Owner's name penned on front fly, else very good, lacking the dustwrapper.

$20.00

Houseworker's Handbook
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Houseworker's Handbook

By WARRIOR, Betsy Lisa Leghorn

Cambridge, Mass: Houseworker's Handbook c/o Women's Center, 1974. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 81pp. Illustrated. Stapled printed yellow wrappers. Modest soiling and a little mark on front wrap, else near fine.

$35.00

[Poster]: Abortion: A Woman's Right to Choose. March & Rally
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[Poster]: Abortion: A Woman's Right to Choose. March & Rally

San Francisco: Women's National Abortion Action Coalition, 1971. Unbound. Near Fine. Poster. Measuring 11" x 17". Printed in black and yellow on thicker white paperstock. Two rubbed spots, modest scrape on verso only, very good or better. Around the border of the poster appear the words: "In San Francisco Women & Men Rain or Shine No Forced Sterilzation No Restrictive Contraceptive Laws." The organization WONAAC was founded in July 1971, this is for an early rally.

$500.00

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