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Digging Out:  Lost Voices of New England Women Writers
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Digging Out: Lost Voices of New England Women Writers

Amherst, MA: New England Women Writers Project. Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1978. Softcover. Brown printed stapled card covers. Illustrations and photos. A project of a year-long course at the University of Massachusetts at Amhersts Womens Studies Program, focused on uncovering the lost culture of women. The eighteen authors and illustrators contributed artwork, poetry, and prose, with emphasis on New England women writers, including Ann Petry, Abigail Bailey, Florence Luscom, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Agnes Smedley, Ruth Hemenway, Maria Mitchell, Maria Lindros, Dorothy Campbell, Helen Brandreth, Paulina Brandreth, Anna Pike, W. A. Parker, and others. Only five copies located in WorldCat. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [76] pages .

$40.00

Cheap Amusements:  Working Women and Leisure in Turn-Of-The-Century New  York
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Cheap Amusements: Working Women and Leisure in Turn-Of-The-Century New York

By Preiss, Kathy

Philadelphia: Temple University Press. Very Good; Slight cover curl, two pages underlined in pen.. 1986. 1st Paperback printing. Softcover. 0877225001 . xi, 244 pages. Black and white photos, map notes, and index. A study of the area's amusement places and parks, movie theaters, and dance halls with an emphasis on their cultural activities and socialization and recreational functions. .

$10.00

The New Womanhood
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The New Womanhood

By Fernald, James C. ; Harland, Marion (Introduction)

Boston: D. Lothrop & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, top of title page clipped, . affecting text of title.. 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. Gilt decorated and lettered navy cloth binding. Introduction by Marion Harland. A collection of advice for women which exhorts them to rejoice in the nobility of homemaking and not be included in the ranks of the "vast number of our working women [who] are unnested birds, who mistake the flutter of excitement at their novel freedom for contentment with their lot." Ten pages of publisher's ads at rear. Handsome owner bookplate on front pastedown (Arthur Gray Staples and Jane Dingley Staples). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 369 pages .

$60.00

The Ladies’ Aid Manual:  A Practical Work for Ladies’ Aid Societies
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The Ladies’ Aid Manual: A Practical Work for Ladies’ Aid Societies

By Smith, R. E.

NY: Eaton & Mains. Very Good; Three small insect holes in front cover, contemporary owner . name and gift inscription on front free endpaper.. 1911. Hardcover. Brown decorative cloth. Part of front jacket panel laid in. A how to manual for Ladies Aid Societies affiliated with the Church of Christ, including sample by-laws, appropriate prayers, instructions for how to be of assistance to pastors, fundraising ideas for suppers, bazaars, and entertainments, including menus, themes, ticketing, etc. Many churches would languish and many more would die if it were not for the consecrated endeavors of earnest women. (from the foreword). ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 72 pages .

$20.00

Girls and Women
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Girls and Women

By Chester, E.

London: William Heinemann. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine cocked.. 1891. Second Printing. Hardcover. Turquoise cloth binding with gilt lettering on front boards and spine and all edges gilt. 248 pp + 8 pp of publishers ads. Measures 6 x 4 inches. British edition of this 1890 title, a reliable guide for young women starting in life, which can confidently be placed in the hands of every girl when she leaves school. (prefatory note) Discusses such issues as health, self-support, occupations for the rich, the problem of charity, bric-a-brac, emotional women, the essentials of a lady, etc. .

$35.00

The Forerunner (Volume IV, January - December 1913)
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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 annual bound volumes of Gilman's influential self-published magazine. Each issue contains her fiction and non-fiction writings, most with a feminist theme. Brick red decorative cloth. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$125.00

Gender Camouflage:  Women and the U. S. Military
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Gender Camouflage: Women and the U. S. Military

By D'Amico, Francine (editor) ; Weinstein, Laurie (editor)

NY: New York University Press. Very Good. 1999. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 0814719074 . x, 279 pp, index, bibliography. Photos. .

$13.00

Created Equal:  A Biography of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1815-1902
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Created Equal: A Biography of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1815-1902

By Lutz, Alma

NY: The John Day Company. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket heavily tattered and . has loss at head of spine.. 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. x, 345 pp, index, illustrations, bibliography, chronology. Navy cloth binding. .

$40.00

The Girdle of Chastity:  A Fascinating History of Chastity Belts
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The Girdle of Chastity: A Fascinating History of Chastity Belts

By Dingwall, Dr. Eric John

NY: Clarion Press. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards and jacket foxed, jacket tattered.. 1959. First American Edition. Hardcover. Index, illustrations. A scholarly history of chastity belts, from their first introduction in Europe by returning Crusaders, their literary representations, various models, and "how they led to dire tragedies". ; 171 pages .

$15.00

The Young Lady's Friend
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The Young Lady's Friend

By A Lady; [Mrs. John Farrar]; [Eliza Ware Farrar]

Boston: American Stationers' Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Homemade bookplate with gift inscription on . front pastedown, owner signatures on front free endpaper and title page, . foxing.. 1836. First Edition. Hardcover. Full red leather binding with gilt ruling on front and rear boards, gilt title stamped on spine, edges of boards filleted in gilt. Marbled endpapers. xi, 432 pp. Laid in is light blue silk printed advertising bookmark from Wheeler & Wilson's Mfg. Co. of Boston with owner name stitched in gold. Bookmark frayed at ends. A compilation of household and etiquette advice for women of the upper classes, including health information, dress, relations with servants and tradespeople, comportment on steam vessels, limits on engrossing a beau, conversation, etc. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$150.00

Woman in History
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Woman in History

By Daffan, Katie

NY: Neale Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Faint waterstain to top corner of front . free endpaper, boards rubbed, owner signature on front free endpaper.. 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Green decorative cloth with intricate design of scrolls, swords in scabbards, pearls, book, crown, fan, heart and rose briars stamped in red, white and gold on front boards, designed by "FP". Top edges gilt. 28 famous women of history chronicled in this beautiful vintage volume. ; 374 pages .

$50.00

Women At Work
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Women At Work

By Valiant, Sharon

New Jersey State Department of Education. Very Good; Covers scuffed.. N.D.. Softcover. Printed stapled wraps. Many illustrations and photos. Circa 1970s-80s. An educational resource highighting notable women in history and their achievements, as well as women's involvement in industries based in New Jersey. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 24 pages .

$12.00

Women and the American Labor Movement:  From the First Trade Unions to the  Present
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Women and the American Labor Movement: From the First Trade Unions to the Present

By Foner, Philip S.

NY: The Free Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed, else a clean, tight copy.. 1982. Second Printing. Softcover. 002910470X . xi, 612 pp. index. bibliography, notes. .

$10.00

The Adventurous Thirties:  A Chapter in the Women's Movement
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The Adventurous Thirties: A Chapter in the Women's Movement

By Courtney, Janet E.

London: Oxford University Press. Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards worn.. 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. Bookplate from publisher requesting book review on front pastedown. An interesting look at the women's rights movements in England and America in the 1830s. vi, 279 pp, illustrations. .

$17.00

The Horrors of the Half-Known Life:  Male Attitudes Toward Women and  Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century America
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The Horrors of the Half-Known Life: Male Attitudes Toward Women and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century America

By Barker-Benfield, G. J.

NY: Harper and Row. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1976. First Printing. Hardcover. 0060102241 . Index, notes. ; Book Club Edition; 352 pages .

$10.00

Changing the Future:  American Women in the 1960s
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Changing the Future: American Women in the 1960s

By Linden-Ward, Blanche; Green, Carol Hurd

NY: Twayne. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers very lightly scuffed.. 1993. Softcover. 0805799133 . Index, bibliography, notes. ; 585 pages .

$10.00

In the Combat Zone:  An Oral History of American Women in Vietnam,  1966-1975
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In the Combat Zone: An Oral History of American Women in Vietnam, 1966-1975

By Marshall, Kathryn

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. 0316547077 . vii, 270 pp. Glossary, bibliography. "Vietnam's significant but unheralded contingent of American women was made up of the first females to operate under the continual combat conditions of guerrilla warfare. Yet in the years since the war, their voice has remained strangely quiet while male novelists, journalist, and veterans explored the war and its consequences. Now, as interviewed by Kathryn Marshall, twenty of those voices speak, in monologues full of the uncomfortable alienation of a neglected minority from an unwanted war." (from front jacket flap) .

$13.00

The Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters
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The Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters

By Barreno, Maria Isabel; Horta, Maria Teresa; Da Costa, Maria Velho

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed and wrinkled, remainder . spray on page bottoms, else a clean, tight copy.. 1975. Hardcover. 0385018533 . Translated from the Portuguese by Helen R. Lane. A collection of poems, essays, stories and meditations on the subject of women, by the three Portuguese authors. Authors' photo on rear jacket panel. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 432 pages .

$10.00

Gender and Nation

By Balakrishnan, Dr. N. (editor)

New Delhi, India: Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards bumped at corners and spine.. 2001. First Printing. Hardcover. 818761403X . A compilation of ten "Occasional Papers" by the Fellows of the Nehru Museum and Library on the subject of gender studies and issues concerning Indian women. ; 424 pages .

$35.00

The Criminalization of a Woman's Body
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The Criminalization of a Woman's Body

By Feinman, Clarice (editor)

Binghamton, NY: Harrington Park Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Wraps scuffed and lightly sunned at the . spine and have two stamped notices on the front end paper and one on the . rear.. 1992. First Printing. Softcover. 1560230096 . Notes, references. "Governmental intervention - primarily in the form of criminal law - is the unifying theme of the well-chosen, well-written articles that comprise this volume". ; 221 pages .

$7.00

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