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image of HANDWRITTEN 1941 DIARY KEPT BY THIS NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS CAREER WOMAN

HANDWRITTEN 1941 DIARY KEPT BY THIS NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS CAREER WOMAN

by Shepard, Katharine M.

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original manuscript
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$175.00

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1941. Original manuscript. Hardcover. Very Good. Contains daily entries from 1 January through 12 December, 1941. Some entries are full-page, some half page or less, written in a legible hand in pencil and ink. Bound in blue leatherette over boards with cover title "Standard Daily Journal, 1941." Pocket diary, 4.75" x 2.75" In "The Shepard… Read more
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image of FIVE (5) YEARS OF HANDWRITTEN, DEPRESSION-ERA DIARIES (1928-1932) IN ONE VOLUME, KEPT BY THIS WOMAN OF NORTH ANDOVER, MASSACHUSETTS

FIVE (5) YEARS OF HANDWRITTEN, DEPRESSION-ERA DIARIES (1928-1932) IN ONE VOLUME, KEPT BY THIS WOMAN OF NORTH ANDOVER, MASSACHUSETTS

by Whittier, Edith Knowles

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original manuscript
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$300.00

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1928. Original manuscript. Very Good. The 1,732 entries in this group are clearly and neatly written in pencil within a five-year diary bound in flexible red leather. Entries begin on 22 March, 1928, and end on 31 December 1932. Mrs. Whittier [1887-1970] lives in a large 19th-century farmhouse with barn at 933 Great Pond Road, Essex… Read more
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WOMEN ON STAMPS

by Cobb, Arnetta

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
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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image 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
Condition
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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image 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
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US Edition
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$180.00

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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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image 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
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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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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image 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...

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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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image of HOUSEHOLD ELEGANCIES:  Suggestions in Household Art and Tasteful Room Decorations

HOUSEHOLD ELEGANCIES: Suggestions in Household Art and Tasteful Room Decorations

by Jones, Mrs. C.S. and Henry T. Williams

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Published
1877
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Henry T. Williams, 1877. Fourth Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. pp: 300, (1) index, (7) publisher's illustrated ads; decorated title-page, illustrations throughout the text, some full-page. Bound in decorated blue cloth, stamped in black and gilt, brown coated endpapers. Clean and sound. 8.5" x 5.75"
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image 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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PADLOCKS AND GIRDLES OF CHASTITY

by Bonneau, Alcide

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Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
American Edition
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$25.00

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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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image 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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image of MAY-DAY REVELS AND PLAYS:  Given by the Schollers of Bryn Mawr College, May 8 and 9, 1936.  Caroline Chadwick-Collins, Director.; Eleanor Fabyan & Edith Rose, Undergraduate Representatives

MAY-DAY REVELS AND PLAYS: Given by the Schollers of Bryn Mawr College, May 8 and 9, 1936. Caroline Chadwick-Collins, Director.; Eleanor Fabyan & Edith Rose, Undergraduate Representatives

by Green, Elizabeth Shippen (Elliott), illustrator

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$85.00

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Philadelphia: Franklin Printing Co, 1936. First American Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. Oblong quarto. (32)pp; title-page and frontispiece map in black and red, illustrated throughout in black and white. Pictorial wrappers, printed in black and red; corner of cover spotted. 9.5" x 12.25" All dancers, tumblers, bell-ringers, whifflers, singers, and other performers are… Read more
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image 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
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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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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image 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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$30.00

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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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image 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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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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image 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
Condition
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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image of MEMORY BOOK OF ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF YOUNG WOMEN IN THE CLASS OF 1931, GREENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL

MEMORY BOOK OF ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF YOUNG WOMEN IN THE CLASS OF 1931, GREENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL

by Massachusetts, Greenfield

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Original photograph album
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$50.00

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1931. Original photograph album. Original Boards. Very Good. Contains 15 studio portraits of young women in an album of flexible boards, tied, with cover title. Each photograph is 5.75" x 3.75" and all are inserted into mounting slots in the heavy leaves. Each photograph is signed by the young woman it portrays, some with added… Read more
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image of ANNA GEDDES HILLMAN:  A MEMORY

ANNA GEDDES HILLMAN: A MEMORY

by Hillman, William Henry

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Published
1910
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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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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image 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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image 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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Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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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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