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cover of WOMEN ON STAMPS

WOMEN ON STAMPS

by Cobb, Arnetta

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Published
1992
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Fine
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First Edition
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Washington DC: United States Postal Service, 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 18pp; illustrated throughout in color. Bound in white, stiff wrappers, 8.5" x 7.25" Shows 63 different US postage stamps featuring women, with biographical sketches. [OCLC cites only the USPS Library holding of this title.].
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cover of ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE NURSING CLASS OF 1919, COLUMBUS HOSPITAL, GREAT FALLS, MONTANA.  Individual photos and photo-montage by F.E.G. Rogers

ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE NURSING CLASS OF 1919, COLUMBUS HOSPITAL, GREAT FALLS, MONTANA. Individual photos and photo-montage by F.E.G. Rogers

by Montana, Great Falls / Columbus Hospital

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Published
1919
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Very Good
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Original photograph
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1919. Original photograph. Very Good. Contains head-and-shoulders portraits of eight young women in white nursing caps and uniforms, arranged within a shield labeled "Great Falls Columbus Hospital, 1919" with a white cross at the bottom. Image size is 10" x 8". Mounted in the original mat, with the names of the eight women written boldly in… Read more
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cover of VISITS AND SKETCHES AT HOME AND ABROAD.  With Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected, and a new edition of the "Diary of an Ennuyee."  In Two Volumes

VISITS AND SKETCHES AT HOME AND ABROAD. With Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected, and a new edition of the "Diary of an Ennuyee." In Two Volumes

by Jameson, Mrs. [Anna Brownell]

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Published
1834
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Very Good
Edition
First US Edition
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New-York: Harper & Brothers, 1834. First US Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes. pp: 304; 271. Bound in 3/4 calf and marbled boards, leather labels; spines are sun-darkened, with a small chip from one head. 7.5" x 4.25". Provenance: old, engraved bookplate in each volume of Charleston native Rawlins Lowndes (1801-1877), with… Read more
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cover of TO ANNIE GRISCOM BROWN,  DECEMBER 26th, 1860

TO ANNIE GRISCOM BROWN, DECEMBER 26th, 1860

by Brown, Annie B. Griscom

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Published
1860
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Very Good
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First Edition
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[Philadelphia, PA]: s.n., 1860. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (4)pp, printed on cream stock. Decorative border on cover. Elegy, four 8-line stanzas, beginning: "We're standing 'round thee now, Annie, Where many a time we've met, When welcomed by that kindly voice, We shall not soon forget...." 7.5" x 5". Old… Read more
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cover of HER PERSONAL CAR:  Relying on her Ford Closed Car to get her there fresh, immaculate and dainty, she takes added zest in happy afternoon affairs...

HER PERSONAL CAR: Relying on her Ford Closed Car to get her there fresh, immaculate and dainty, she takes added zest in happy afternoon affairs...

by Ford Motor Company

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Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£71.14

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Detroit, Michigan: Ford Motor Company, 1924. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (12)pp; 8 large illustrations from photographs. Bound in color-pictorial wrappers, the cover showing a Cinderella-like woman emerging from a coach with attendants. Near fine condition. In the original envelope with slight corner wear. 11" x 8.5" The text is slanted toward the… Read more
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cover of SOME ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND RELIGIOUS LABOURS OF SARAH GRUBB.  With an Appendix, containing an account of the Schools at Ackworth and York, Observations on Christian Discipline, and extracts from many of her Letters

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Trenton [New Jersey]: Printed by Isaac Collins, 1795. First US Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. pp: vi, 418. Bound in contemporary sheepskin, gilt-ruled spine with red leather label. 7.25" x 4.25" The author, a Quaker minister, traveled widely to spread the word in the United Kingdom and on the Continent. This book is based on… Read more
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cover of PADLOCKS AND GIRDLES OF CHASTITY

PADLOCKS AND GIRDLES OF CHASTITY

by Bonneau, Alcide

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Published
1932
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Very Good
Edition
American Edition
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New York: Golden HInd Press, 1932. American Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. 115pp; occasional illustrations. Includes the "Speech of Monsieur Freydier on Behalf of Mademoiselle Marie Lajon versus Sieur Pierre Berlhe, Prisoner of the Court." Bound in green cloth, paper spine label. Prior owner proudly stamped his name on endpapers and a foot of title-page.… Read more
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cover of STETSON HATS FOR WOMEN:  STYLE PARADOX.  Featuring a gelatin silver print of movie star Constance Cummings in a Stetson hat

STETSON HATS FOR WOMEN: STYLE PARADOX. Featuring a gelatin silver print of movie star Constance Cummings in a Stetson hat

by (Stetson, John B.)

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Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original photograph
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s.l.: s.n., 1935. Original photograph. Very Good. Photographic portrait, 9.5" x 7.5", in a 13.25" x 10.5" mat. Printed below the portrait: "Style Paradox. Constance Cummings, Star in 20th Century Productions. Stetson Hats for Women."
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cover of A BOOK OF SWEETHEARTS:  Pictures by Famous American Artists.  Decorations by Will Jenkins

A BOOK OF SWEETHEARTS: Pictures by Famous American Artists. Decorations by Will Jenkins

by Fisher, Harrison and others

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Published
1908
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Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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£62.77

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1908. First American Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. Large quarto. (48)pp on heavy stock; 12 full-page portraits in color, smaller portraits and floral decorations on all other pages. Bound in green cloth, pastedown cover illustration by Harrison Fisher, gilt lettering. 11" x 10.25" Besides Harrison Fisher and Will… Read more
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cover of THE NEW WOMAN:; Feminism in Greenwich Village, 1910-1920

THE NEW WOMAN:; Feminism in Greenwich Village, 1910-1920

by Sochen, June

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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NY: Quadrangle Books, 1972. First Edition. Original cloth. Fine/Fine. pp: xi, 175, index. 8.5" x 5.5" The feminists include Susan Glaspell, Crystal Eastman, Neith Boyce, Henrietta Rodman, and others.
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cover of GROUP OF SIX CARDS PRINTED IN FULL COLOR

GROUP OF SIX CARDS PRINTED IN FULL COLOR

by Clothing Trade Cards

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Published
1890
Condition
Fine
Edition
Original documents
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£54.40

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s.l.: s.n., 1890. Original documents. Fine. Included are: (1) W. Harnett - Ribbons, Laces, Silks, Gloves, Hosiery, Underwear, Corsets, Buttons, &c. - Jersey City; (2) J.B. Love - Hats & Caps, Ladies' Furs... - Mt. Holly, NJ - On verso, Route of Parade...; (3) Deland & Co. - Clothiers, Hatters and Furnishers - Bridgeport, Conn;… Read more
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cover of USSR INFORMATION BULLETIN,  March 17, 1948:; Volume VIII, Number 5

USSR INFORMATION BULLETIN, March 17, 1948:; Volume VIII, Number 5

by International Women's Day

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Published
1948
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Washington DC: Embassy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1948. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. (36)pp; illustrated throughout from photographs. Articles include: Principles of Lenin and Stalin on Women's Equality; Leading Soviet Women; Women Who Work; Women of the East; A Soviet Woman Intellectual; Heroic Women of the… Read more
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cover of ANNA GEDDES HILLMAN:  A MEMORY

ANNA GEDDES HILLMAN: A MEMORY

by Hillman, William Henry

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Published
1910
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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NY: Published by the author, 1910. First Edition. Morocco & Cloth. Good. 66pp; 22 plates (portraits and views), tissue overlays. Bound in 3/4 morocco and green cloth, gilt cover title; front joint separated and holding. Printed in Brooklyn at the Eagle Press. 8.25" x 5.75" The author states that this book is intended… Read more
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cover of METROPOLITAN FASHIONS, LONDON AND NEW YORK,  Vol. XVIII, No. 4,  April 1886:; Any sizes of the Patterns herein specified will be sent post-paid on receipt of price.  E.L. Bliss, No. 365 Main Street, Hartford, Conn

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NY: Butterick, 1886. First Edition. Printed self-wrappers. Good. 8pp; illustrated throughout from engravings of women's fashions. Unopened, large-press broadsheet. Occasional breaks and chips, but very little loss. 16.25" x 11.25" [OCLC locates only the March, 1886 issue, held by Yale U.].
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cover of MEAL PLANNING AND TABLE SERVICE IN THE AMERICAN HOME:; With Preface by Florence E. Busse

MEAL PLANNING AND TABLE SERVICE IN THE AMERICAN HOME:; With Preface by Florence E. Busse

by Bailey, N. Beth

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R & A Petrilla
Published
1923
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Peoria, Illinois: Manual Arts Press, 1923. First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. 128pp w/ index; full-page and text illus from photographs. Light shelf wear to corners. 8.75" x 5.75" Chapters: The Art of Entertaining and Being Entertained; The Choice of Equipment for the Dining-room; The Rules of Table Service; Principles of… Read more
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cover of BEULAH ANCHORAGE - A Non-Sectarian Christian Rescue Home for Homeless Women and Fallen Girls:  E.A. Steinmetz, Matron.  417 South Fifth Street,  Reading, PA.  Organized and Opened Nov. 1907

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Reading, PA: Beulah Anchorage, 1908. Original document. Very Good. Palm card, 5.5" x 3.5", black ink on card stock. "Supported by Contributions. Over One Hundred Girls Cared for during Last Year....." Lists four Gospel Services, officers, fees, &c.
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cover of ROAMAN'S YOUNG FASHIONS IN LARGE AND HALF SIZES:; Summer 1962 Catalog

ROAMAN'S YOUNG FASHIONS IN LARGE AND HALF SIZES:; Summer 1962 Catalog

by Roaman, Evelyn

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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NY: Roaman's, 1962. First Edition. Pictorial Paper Covers. Very Good. 32pp; illus throughout from photographs, some color. Includes descriptions and prices. 10.25" x 8"
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cover of WAGES OF WOMEN IN THE LAUNDRIES IN MASSACHUSETTS

WAGES OF WOMEN IN THE LAUNDRIES IN MASSACHUSETTS

by Massachusetts, Minimum Wage Commission

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Published
1920
Condition
Good
Edition
Second printing
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Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1920. Second printing. Original Wraps. Good. 41pp. Slight wear to spine ends. 9" x 5.75" First published in 1914. Deals with various occupations of women in the laundries industry, accident hazards, analysis of the wage situation, &c. WorldCat locates six copies of this title.
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cover of STATEMENT AND DECREE CONCERNING THE WAGES OF WOMEN IN THE BRUSH INDUSTRY IN MASSACHUSETTS

STATEMENT AND DECREE CONCERNING THE WAGES OF WOMEN IN THE BRUSH INDUSTRY IN MASSACHUSETTS

by Massachusetts, Minimum Wage Commission

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Published
1920
Condition
Good
Edition
Second printing
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Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1920. Second printing. Original Wraps. Good. 31pp. Slight wear to spine ends. 9" x 5.75" First published in 1914. The Decree established minimum wages for experienced female employees , for learners and apprentices, and for piece work. "These findings shall apply also to all minors." WorldCat… Read more
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cover of Two Unused Boxes for Logan products for women:  "Form-Fit" Elastic Sanitary Belt  &  "Form-Fit" Sanitary Apron, both with product messages

Two Unused Boxes for Logan products for women: "Form-Fit" Elastic Sanitary Belt & "Form-Fit" Sanitary Apron, both with product messages

by Logan Fabric Company

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R & A Petrilla
Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original edition
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Logansport, Indiana: Logan Fabric Co, 1914. Original edition. Very Good. Box 1: "The Belt - Is made from the finest sterilized fabric and pure rubber....It is constructed without buttons, buckles, or any contrivance that would cause annoyance when worn, either under or over the corset...." Box 2: "Sanitary Apron - Supplies perfectly the universal… Read more
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