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Julia Magaret Cameron: Pioneer of Photography

By [CAMERON] Gernsheim Helmut

London: The Fountain Press, 1948. . 4to, cream cloth; dust jacket with abrasions at head and tail

$100.00

The Blue Book of Nebraska Women

By REEVES Winona Evans

Mexico, Mo.: Missouri Printing and Publishing Company, 1916. . 12mo, blue cloth, title in white on front cover and spine; bookplate of Sarah Sanborne Weaver on the front pastedown. 13 holdings in OCLC 8 of them in Nebraska. The previous owner whosebook plate is on the front pastedown was the author of "The White Buck--- A Border Legend" a Texas border novel and a 1929 graduate of Bryn Mawr .. The author wrote a similar work on the Women of Iowa

$100.00

Past Forgiveness?

By MAJENDIE Lady Margaret

New York: P. F. Collier, 1890. . 12mo, printed tan wrappers, printed in blue and black Vol. I, No. 8 of the "Railway Library" series, "Issued Semi-Monthly". Originally published in London (in two volumes) by Bentley in 1889. We have only located one copy of another edition, also published by Collier in the "Once a Week Library" (Vol. I, no. 19),1890 There are [2] pp. of advertisements at the beginning of the volume, and [8] at the end, all addressed to the female market. The authoress was born Margaret Elizabeth Lindsay, daughter of Alexander William Crawford Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford and Balcarres in 1850. She married Lewis Ashhurst Majendie (of Hedingham Castle, Essex--a lawyer and Member of Parliament who died in 1885). She died in January 1912

$175.00

National Park Seminary "The Glen School" (Incorporated) for Young Woman, Washington, D. C. Suburbs

By [GIRLS' FINISHING SCHOOL].

Forest Glen, Maryland: [The School; Munder-Thomsen Press], 1908. . 8vo, white cloth, front pictorial, printed in black, gold and green. No copy of this date located; OCLC has three holdings for an edition dated 1909 and two holdings for a 1904 printing; none of them in Maryland. Beautifully printed by Munder-Thomsen Press in Baltimore with some printing in red. Definitely an "up-market production"

$225.00

The Earth and Its Rhythms

By [WOMEN IN SCIENCE ]. Schuchert, Charles and Clara M[ae] LeVene

New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1927. . 8vo, full maroon cloth, front gilt with vignette of lake in foreground with mountains in the rear; very bright copy with slight wear to the foot of the spine INSCRIBED BY BOTH AUTHORS on the front free endpaper to Eliza Brush Prisson, the widow of the great Yale geologist Louis Valentine Prisson. LeVene collaborated with Schuchert on several scientific works. The present book's "drawings of geologic features and of ancient forms of life are the work of Miss M. Alice Hubbard, Mrs. Louise Nash and Miss Lisbeth B. Kraus...." A interesting joint effort by four women with scientific training at a time when this field was dominated by men.

$175.00