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Mastering the Art Of French Cooking

Mastering the Art Of French Cooking

by Julia; Bertholle, Louisette; Beck, Simone Child

Mastering the Art of French Cooking is a two-volume French cookbook written by American author Julia Child, Simone Beck, and Louisette Bertholle, both of France. Written for the American market, it was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1961 (Volume 1) and 1970 (Volume 2). Widely credited with bringing French cuisine into the American home, it has since become a standard in the culinary world. Originally, a third volume was planned but Child lost interest in the project as her television career took off and... Read more about this item
The Feminine Mystique

The Feminine Mystique

by Betty Friedan

The Feminine Mystique, published 19 February 1963, is a book written by Betty Friedan which brought to light the lack of fulfillment in many women's lives, which was generally kept hidden.
My Face Is Black Is True

My Face Is Black Is True

by Mary Frances Berry

"My face is black is true but its not my fault but I love my name and my honest in dealing with my fellow man."~Callie House (1899)In her groundbreaking new book, My Face Is Black Is True, historian Mary Frances Berry resurrects the forgotten life of Callie House (1861-1928), ex-slave, widowed Nashville washerwoman and mother of five who, seventy years before the civil rights movement, headed a demand for ex-slave reparations. House was born into slavery in 1861 and sought African-American pensions based... Read more about this item
Spirited Waters

Spirited Waters

by Jennifer Hahn

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Firstborn

Firstborn

by Louise Gluck

Woman In American Society

Woman In American Society

by Abba Goold Woolson

The Way I Used To Be

The Way I Used To Be

by Amber Smith

Song For Anninho

Song For Anninho

by Gayl Jones

Interpretive Work

Interpretive Work

by Elizabeth Bradfield

The Book Of Culture

The Book Of Culture

by Harriet Lane

The Seven Ages

The Seven Ages

by Louise Gluck

Frederick the Great

Frederick the Great

by Margaret Goldsmith

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Abc & Xyz

by Madeleine L'Engle

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Anne Frank

by Otto H Frank, B M Mooyaart-Doubleday Anne Frank

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Crystal Eastman On Women and Revolution

by Crystal Cook, Blanche Wiesen Editor Eastman

Women Writers Books & Ephemera

She Who Pays

She Who Pays

by Henrey, Mrs Robert

Ambiguous Discourse

Ambiguous Discourse

by Mezei, Kathy

Constance Garnett

Constance Garnett

by Garnett, Richard

A Pioneer\'s Search For an Ideal Home

A Pioneer's Search For an Ideal Home

by Judson, Phoebe Goodell

FAST LANES.

FAST LANES.

by Phillips, Jayne Anne

New York:: Washington Square Press Books,, (1988.). SIGNED -. Very good in stiff wrappers.. 1st trade paperback printing. Her fourth book, a highly praised collection of short stories. SIGNED on the title page. Phillips was awarded the 2024 Pulitzer Prize for her novel 'Night Watch.' 148 pp.
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£14.42
THE SIGNPOST.

THE SIGNPOST.

by Robertson, E. Arnot [Elaine Arbuthnot Robertson Turner], (1903-1961.)

New York:: Macmillan,, 1944.. Hardcover -. Near fine in a fair only dust jacket (edgewear and tape repairs to dj - although it is overall reasonably attractive and now protected by an archival wrapper.).. Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition). A love story between a convalescent RAF pilot and a young French woman, set in Ireland, where the pilot has gone to recover (before returning to the war.) Brochure reprinted from the BOMC news laid in. 240 pp.
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£14.42
ALL IT TAKES.

ALL IT TAKES.

by Volk, Patricia

New York:: Atheneum, , 1990.. Hardcover first edition -. Fine in a fine dustjacket.. First printing. Award-winning author's second collection of short stories. Dust jacket praise from such writers as Richard Yates, Gordon Lish and Terry McMillan. 205 pp.
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£14.82
QUOTATIONS FROM OTHER LIVES.

QUOTATIONS FROM OTHER LIVES.

by Gilliatt, Penelope

New York:: Coward-McCann,, (1982.). Hardcover first edition -. Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some light edgewear to the dj.).. First US printing. Her fourth collection of short stories - of the twelve stories included here, 8 of them appeared originally in the New Yorker. 164 pp.
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£14.02
ORDINARY LOVE AND GOOD WILL: Two Novellas.

ORDINARY LOVE AND GOOD WILL: Two Novellas.

by Smiley, Jane

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1989.. SIGNED first edition -. Very near fine in peach printed wrappers (very slight sunning to the spine) . Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. ) A rather uncommon advance issue of this early work by Smiley. SIGNED on the title page. 197 pp.
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£80.09
THE MESSIAH OF STOCKHOLM.

THE MESSIAH OF STOCKHOLM.

by Ozick, Cynthia

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1988.. Hardcover first edition -. Near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder mark.). First printing. A novel of an orphaned Polish survivor of World War II, brought up in a begrudging family in Sweden, who is obsessed with the idea that he is the son of the legendary Polish writer, Bruno Schulz, who was killed by the Nazis. Edmund White describes Ozick as 'the best American writer to have emerged in recent years... Her artistic strength derives from her moral energy...... Read more about this item
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£16.02
Off Our Backs: A Woman's News-Journal (88 Early Issues)

Off Our Backs: A Woman's News-Journal (88 Early Issues)

by Webb, Marilyn [Editor]

Washington, DC: Off Our Backs Collective, 1979. Vol. 1 Nos. 1-5, [8] -24; Vol. II, Nos. 1-4, 6, 8-10; Vol. III 1-4, 6-12; Vol. IV Nos 1-12; Vol. V 1-4, 6-11 (includes misnumbered "Vol. IV No. 3" which is actually third number of this volume); Vol. VI Nos. 1-10; Vol. VII Nos. 2, 3, 5-9; Vol. VIII Nos. 1-7, 9, 10; Vol. IX No. 1. Tabloid newsprint in various formats. 88 issues in total, many consecutive. Very Good overall. Toned with age, folded. Checkmarks in easily-erasable pencil on most issues front... Read more about this item
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£1,441.62
RANGE OF MOTION.

RANGE OF MOTION.

by Berg, Elizabeth

New York:: Random House,, 1995.. SIGNED hardcover first edition -. Near fine in a fine dust jacket (dot on top edge, hint of spine slant).. First printing. Third novel by this highly praised writer - a story about the power of love. SIGNED on the title page. 217 pp.
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£22.83
IN HER DAY.

IN HER DAY.

by Brown, Rita May

Plainfield, VT:: Daughters,, 1976.. SIGNED first edition -. Very good in glossy black wrappers (minor wear to covers, prev owner's name.). First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover. In this book the brat tomboy little girl introduced in Rubyfruit Jungle is now grown up and living in the big town and managing with the hangups and hassles and preoccupations of being a woman. 196 pp.
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£20.02
Roll, Jordan, Roll

Roll, Jordan, Roll

by Peterkin, Julia [Text]; Doris Ulmann [Photographs]

New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1933. Signed Limited First Edition. Near Fine. Signed limited first edition. Copy number 346 of only 350 copies, of which 327 were offered for sale, signed by both photographer Doris Ulmann and Julia Peterkin. Printed by letter press and with 90 superb tissue-guarded full-page copperplate hand-pulled photogravure plates and with an additional original signed photogravure. Bound in publisher's original brown paper boards over half cream cloth with spine lettered in gilt.... Read more about this item
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£28,031.50
THE LOVED AND THE ENVIED.

THE LOVED AND THE ENVIED.

by Bagnold, Enid

Garden City, NY:: Doubleday,, 1951. Hardcover -. Near fine in a very good minus dust jacket (several small chips to the edges, original price of $3.00 still present).. Early printing (same year as the first) A book which focuses on a society beauty, both loved and envied, and her privileged circle of friends, now mostly men over 60, women in their 50s or more who are now moving into an unknown country - that of old age. Although Bagnold is probably best known as the author of National Velvet, which... Read more about this item
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£19.62
THE BUTTERFLY GIRL.

THE BUTTERFLY GIRL.

by Denfeld, Rene

New York:: Harper Collins,, (2019). SIGNED hardcover first edition -. Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. The author's third novel, once again featuring Naomi, an investigator with an "uncanny ability for finding missing children." She returns to the gritty streets of Portland in a the search for her long missing sister where she encounters Celia, the "butterfly girl," a 12 year old on the run from an abusive stepfather and an addict mother, and discovers... Read more about this item
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£32.04
ADDRESS UNKNOWN.

ADDRESS UNKNOWN.

by Taylor (Kathrine), Kressmann (1903-1996)

New York:: Simon & Schuster,, 1939.. Hardcover -. Very good in beige boards with red text and white envelope embossed on front cover. Black spine with white lettering (previous owner's name on front endpaper, some offsetting from newsprint, affecting the front endpapers and 2 interior pages, but otherwise clean and tight) . 5th printing of original edition. Foreword by Whit Burnett,the editor of Story Magazine, who describes this as the most popular story ever published in the then 8 year old... Read more about this item
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£64.07
SECRETS OF THE HOLLYWOOD GIRLS CLUB.

SECRETS OF THE HOLLYWOOD GIRLS CLUB.

by Marr, Maggie

New York:: Crown Publishers,, (2008). Hardcover first edition -. Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. A novel in which four women. Jessica, Mary Anne, Lydia and Cici have stayed at the top of the "A-list" by sticking together. . . But with their rising popularity and fame, the women discover a secret that could destroy each of their own successes .262 pp.
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£14.82
Suffrage Cook Book

Suffrage Cook Book

by Kleber, Mrs. L. O

Pittsburgh: The Equal Franchise Federation of Western Pennsylvania, 1915. First Edition. Very Good. 244 pp. First edition. Bound in publisher's blue cloth stamped in black, with front cover showing an illustration of Uncle Sam weighing men against women on a scale. Very Good with rubbing to cloth at extremities, soiling, some nibbling through to edges of boards and darkening to spine. Pages toned, with offsetting to endsheets, former name to front free endpaper and spotting to several early leaves. A... Read more about this item
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£2,402.70
THE OBITUARY WRITER.

THE OBITUARY WRITER.

by Hood, Ann

New York:: Norton,, (2013). SIGNED first edition -. Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. A rather uncommon advance issue.. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) Part literary mystery, part love story, this is a novel about the lives of two women in two different eras and the surprising connection between them - Claire in 1960 when Kennedy is president and Vivien in 1919 who is still searching for her lover who disappeared in the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. SIGNED on the title page. 292... Read more about this item
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£28.03
S.C.U.M.: Society for Cutting Up Men Manifesto

S.C.U.M.: Society for Cutting Up Men Manifesto

by Solanas, Valerie

New York: Olympia Press, 1968. First Trade Edition. Near Fine. First trade edition, preceded by a virtually impossible to find self-published mimeographed edition. Bound in publisher's original printed wraps. Near Fine with light foxing and light wear to wraps, light sunning to spine and pages toned. A very nice copy of this radical feminist manifesto whose author became famous when she non-fatally shot Pop artist Andy Warhol in 1968.
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£1,802.02
HIDDEN BUDDHAS: A Novel of Karma and Chaos

HIDDEN BUDDHAS: A Novel of Karma and Chaos

by Dalby, Liza

Berkeley, CA:: Stone Bridge Press,, (2009). SIGNED first edition -. Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (as new). First printing. A novel by this anthropologist and writer specializing in Japan - among other things, she was the geisha consultant for the film "Memoirs of a Geisha" based on Arthur Golden's novel. From the back cover: According to Buddhist theology, the world is suffering through a final corrupt era called mappo. As mapo continues, chaos will increase until the center can no... Read more about this item
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£19.62
Ariel

Ariel

by Plath, Sylvia

New York: Harper & Row, 1966. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First American edition stated, first printing. From the library of Sylvia Plath's daughter, Frieda Hughes with her ownership signature on the half title page with a cutaway doodle of a frame on the front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's black cloth lettered in light blue. xi, 85pp. Near Fine with light foxing to top edge and endsheets. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light shelf wear and minor foxing; slightly toned. A... Read more about this item
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£7,608.55
THE GUEST.

THE GUEST.

by Cline, Emma

New York:: Random House,, (2023). Hardcover first edition -. Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. A novel of a lost young woman - "Summer is coming to a close on the East End of Long Island, and Alex is no longer welcome. A misstep at a dinner party, and the older man she's been staying with dismisses her with a ride to the train station and a ticket back to the city. With few resources and a waterlogged phone, but gifted with an ability to navigate the desires of others, Alex stays on... Read more about this item
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£19.62
Fama, y obras posthumas del fenix de Mexico, dezima musa, poetisa Americana, sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, religiosa professa en el Convento de San Geronimo de la imperial ciudad de Mexico

Fama, y obras posthumas del fenix de Mexico, dezima musa, poetisa Americana, sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, religiosa professa en el Convento de San Geronimo de la imperial ciudad de Mexico

by Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sor

Madrid: Imprenta de Antonio Gonçalez de Reyes, a costa de Francisco Laso, 1714. [32], 318, [2] pp. Period limp vellum with leather ties, title written on spine in ink. In Spanish. Very Good overall, covers worn, wrinkled, top corner of front cover chipped, two of the four leather ties broken; some internal wear and aging, pp. 21-28 with damage and holes to the text, quite substantial to 21-24, marginal hole in pp.19-20; final leaf has margin reinforced and a few pencil marks. Rare early edition of... Read more about this item
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£6,006.75
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STORY.

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STORY.

by Keyes, Marian

New York:: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins),, (2004). First edition -. Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (appears unread, but some light toning to the pages). A rather uncommon advance issue. . Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) A "witty, warm-hearted contemporary tale set in the world of publishing." 514 pp.
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£17.22
It's Up to the Women

It's Up to the Women

by Roosevelt, Eleanor

New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1933. First Edition. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Copy #35 of 250 copies signed by Eleanor Roosevelt on colophon at front. x, 263 pp. Publisher's blue cloth lettered in gilt with turquoise stamping, gilt topstain. Spine a little dust-soiled, else Fine in Very Good dust jacket with remainder stamp on front panel, typical wear at thumb pull, spine dulled. In original slipcase with sunning, dust-soiling and slight chipping along bottom panel. A signed limited edition from... Read more about this item
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£4,004.50
THE JOURNEY HOME.

THE JOURNEY HOME.

by Popkin, Zelda

Philadelphia:: Lippincott,, (1945.). Hardcover first edition -. Very good in a good only dust jacket. (some edgewear to the dj, reinforcements to the edges on the inside, original price of 2.50 still present.) Uncommon in the first edition (stated) and in dust jacket. . First printing. The "first dramatic novel of human character" by this popular mystery novelist - an account how the "home front" seems to a decorated air force pilot, home on a 21 day leave, as he travels by train... Read more about this item
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£28.03
Revolutionary Letters

Revolutionary Letters

by Di Prima, Diane

New York: Communications Company, 1968. First Edition. Very Good. First edition. Published simultaneously by the Artists Workshop Press in Ann Arbor, with no known priority. 10pp including covers. Side-staples wrappers. Very Good. Tape ghost to rear cover, some light edge wear, thumbing and toning. Two holograph corrections to #1, and penned beneath letter #12: "A girl named Diane called one hour ago + asked Ben to return the call." As per Gary Lepper's A Bibliographical Introduction to Seventy-Five... Read more about this item
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£600.68