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On Extended Wings, Ackerman, Diane
1 On Extended Wings
Ackerman, Diane
New York Atheneum 1985 0-689-11540-7 / 9780689115400 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean dark blue boards with blue cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 307 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In this remarkable paean to flying, award-winning poet Diane Ackerman invites us to ride jump seat as she takes--literally and figuratively--to the sky. The book tells the story of how she gained mastery over the mysteries of flight and earned her private pilot's license, of her frustration and exhilaration during horus of lessons and endless touch and gos, of her first solo and her first cross-country flights. 8vo. Aviation. 015825

Price: 55.00 USD
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Living a Beautiful Life: Five Hundred Ways to Add Elegance, Order, Beauty, and Joy to Every Day of Your Life, Alexandra Stoddard
2 Living a Beautiful Life: Five Hundred Ways to Add Elegance, Order, Beauty, and Joy to Every Day of Your Life
Alexandra Stoddard
New York Random House 1986 0394555392 / 9780394555393 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with red cloth spine, gold initials on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; narrow line of fading to top and bottom front board edges. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with red endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings. 178 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An elegant, copious, and forever rereadable book which shows how to live a more beautiful and well-ordered life every single day. Hundreds of techniques for turning ordinary into the extraordinary, and for turning dull, irritating routinnes into life-enhancing rituals. 024392

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent, Aline, Countess of Romanones
3 The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent
Aline, Countess of Romanones
New York G. P. Putnam's 1990 0-399-13509-X / 9780399135095 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. American beauty, Spanish socialite, devoted wife and mother, spy: Aline, Countess of Romanones, made international headlines and bestseller lists with her dazzling memoir of World War II OSS adventures, "The Spy Wore Red". Now she returns with a tale of danger and intrigue even more exciting than the first. 8vo. Espionage. 013227

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No Horizon Is So Far: Two Women and Their Extraordinary Journey Across Antarctica, Arnesen, Liv & Ann Bancroft with Cheryl Dahle
4 No Horizon Is So Far: Two Women and Their Extraordinary Journey Across Antarctica
Arnesen, Liv & Ann Bancroft with Cheryl Dahle
New York, New York, U.S.A. Da Capo Press 2003 0-7382-0794-2 / 9780738207940 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with white spine, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 251 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Book is as new. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift Quality 8vo. Exploration. 010086

Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Women in Their Beds: New and Selected Stories
Berriault, Gina
Washington, D.C. Counterpoint 1996 1-887178-10-4 / 9781887178105 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Salmon boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Very light soiling to boards (small faint spot on front board). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 342 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Short Stories. 007183

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Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man, Black, Alexander
6 Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man
Black, Alexander
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Maroon cloth boards with decorative oval portrait in black and white on cover of a beautiful young woman, gold decoration; gold lettering on spine. Some fading to spine and upper board edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Silk endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate at upper corner of front fixed endpaper, name and date (Dec. 25th, 1899) at top of front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of a second young girl with clean tissue guard.Designs and photographic illustrations by the author. 212 pages. 021823

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7 Katharine Ordway: The Lady Who Saved the Prairies
Blair, William D.
Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A. The Nature Conservancy 1989 0-9624590-0-3 / 9780962459009 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Valerie A. Kells, Illustrator 
Very clean blue-green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 120 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has one tiny (1/16") closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9-1/2" x 9-1/2". 011116

Price: 10.00 USD
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Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970, Boyd, Nancy
8 Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970
Boyd, Nancy
New York, New York, U.S.A. The Woman's Press 1986 0-9614878-0-1 / 9780961487805 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 337 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Between 1895 and 1970 9ver 800 professional female staff served overseas as educators, social workers, public health experts, camp directors, managers of hostels, and agricultural advisors. All served under the YWCA rubric, and this book outlines their mission and circumstances which were arduous, sometimes dangerous, and occasionally fatal. Approx. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Religion. 016925

Price: 18.00 USD
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Daughters of Eve, Bradford, Gamaliel
9 Daughters of Eve
Bradford, Gamaliel
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean, with hint of faint foxing to endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 304 pgs. with index. Illustrated with portraits of famous women. Dustjacket is not price-clipped, has some chipping at top of spine, short closed edge tears and tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Biographic information on famous women including Madame Guyon, Catherine the Great, George Sand, Sarah Bernhardt and other endlessly fascinating females from history. 011381

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Bewitched Parsonage, Braithwaite, William Stanley
10 The Bewitched Parsonage
Braithwaite, William Stanley
New York Coward-McCann 1950 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slight surface wear to spine edges, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. 238 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. 8vo. Biography. 014799

Price: 15.00 USD
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Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write, Brandeis, Gayle
11 Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write
Brandeis, Gayle
Harper 2001 0062517244 / 9780062517241 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line in clean unclipped dust jacket. Burgundy boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 208 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (23.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023166

Price: 10.00 USD
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Boston and Return, Brooks, Gladys
12 Boston and Return
Brooks, Gladys
New York Atheneum 1962 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue-gray boards with with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 272 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, tiniest hint of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Impressions and memories of two cities, two continents, and many people ranging from New York to Boston and Europe, then back to Boston again, and then New York. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Biography. 012935

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Maxims of Methuselah - Being the advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age in Regard to Women, Burgess, Gelett
13 The Maxims of Methuselah - Being the advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age in Regard to Women
Burgess, Gelett
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1907 First Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Louis D. Fancher, Illustrator 
First edition. Green cloth boards with large illustrated paste-on illustration on front and rear boards. Illustrations, Decorations, and Cover Design by Louis D. Fancher. Slight wear-through to corners and spine ends. Cover illustrations (front and back) are clean and unrubbed. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. All pages are decorated and clean. 108 pages. 023883

Price: 20.00 USD
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One Woman's Arctic, Burnford, Sheila
14 One Woman's Arctic
Burnford, Sheila
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1973 0-316-11716-1 / 9780316117166 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 234 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has short closed edge tears, small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 012078

Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Past Imperfect
Chase, Ilka
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1942 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue-gray cloth boards with pink and black decoration on cover, pink and black lettering on spine. Boards are clean, sunning and a few tiny spots to spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red toop-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 278 pgs. 8vo. Biography. 016788

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Murder of Helen Jewett, Cohen, Patricia Cline
16 The Murder of Helen Jewett
Cohen, Patricia Cline
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1998 0-679-41291-3 / 9780679412915 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean charcoal gray boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 432 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. As new condition. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True crime story of the life and death of a prostitute in nineteenth-century New York. Large 8vo. True Crime. 013353

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Wife of the First Consul, De Saint-Amand, Imbert
17 The Wife of the First Consul
De Saint-Amand, Imbert
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1890 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. A few spots of wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. One page of introduction (page 5) has piece torn from edge, but piece is enclosed. 357 pgs. with index. 012673

Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Mrs. Ike: Memories and Reflections on the Life of Mamie Eisenhower
Eisenhower, Susan
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1996 0-374-21514-6 / 9780374215149 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory boards with blind stamped design in cover, maroon cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear to boards. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 392 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004261

Price: 12.00 USD
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Lilibet: An Intimate Portrait of Elizabeth II, Erickson, Carolly
19 Lilibet: An Intimate Portrait of Elizabeth II
Erickson, Carolly
New York St. Martin's Press 2004 0-312-28734-8 / 9780312287344 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean cream white cloth boards with light blue metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white and color photographs. 373 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 015908

Price: 12.00 USD
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20 You Can't Hardly Get There From Here
Ethridge, Willie Snow
New York Vanguard Press 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Bob Parker, Illustrator 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No fraying, very tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 175 pgs. Very clean, bright dustjacket has tiny chips at spine corners, a few tiny closed edge tears, corner price clip to inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author describes the maelstrom of confusion, schedules, nonschedules, and ticket-tape she has encountered in her exuberant career as lecturer, author, wife, mother and grandmother. Keen humor and sympathy for the constant traveller. 8vo. Travel. 013919

Price: 30.00 USD
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