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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

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Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century, Adams, W. H. Davenport
2 Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century
Adams, W. H. Davenport
London W. Swan Sonnenschein & Co. 1883 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Blue cloth boards with paper title label on spine. Very light soiling, chipping to edges of title label on spine but all clearly legible; light surface wear to corners and spine edges, but no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are unmarked, but there is consistent light foxing to pages. Clean yellow endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautiful black and white chapter heading decorations, full page illustrations. 459 pages. Women travellers include Couness Dora D'Isria, Maemoiselle Alexina Tinne, Madame Ida Pfeffer, Lady Morgan, Mrs. Trollope, Miss Isabella Bird, Lady Florence Dixie, many more. 025984

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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
3 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

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The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent, Aline, Countess of Romanones
4 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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A Remarkable Woman - A Biography of Katharine Hepburn, Anne Edwards
5 A Remarkable Woman - A Biography of Katharine Hepburn
Anne Edwards
New York William Morrow & Co 1989 0688045286 / 9780688045289 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean dust jacket. Clean cream boards with red cloth spine with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wonderful photographs. 512 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Biography of one of the greatest and most enduring stars of the 20h Century. 025960

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Le Livre Blanc, Anne-Sophie Pic
6 Le Livre Blanc
Anne-Sophie Pic
Jacqui Small 2013 1909342114 / 9781909342118 First Hardcover Very Fine 
Beautiful book and slipcase in original artistic slipcase (cut lettering). New condition. Unmarked. Size approx. 9-1/2" x 11". This book brings you the inimitable culinary talent of Anne-Sophie Pic, communicating the purity and simplicity that have gained her critical acclaim and Michelin stars at Le Restaurant Pic and Beau-Rivage Palace. Through stunning photography and design, Le Livre Blanc explores Pic's unique approach to her art, with dishes arranged into six chapters, with 50 recipes, such as Blue Lobster, Breton langoustines with country rhubarb, green celery juice and Tasmanian green pepper. 025948

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No Horizon Is So Far: Two Women and Their Extraordinary Journey Across Antarctica, Arnesen, Liv & Ann Bancroft with Cheryl Dahle
7 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

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The Glitter and the Gold - An Autobiography, Balsan, Consuelo Vanderbilt (formerly Duchess of Marlborough)
8 The Glitter and the Gold - An Autobiography
Balsan, Consuelo Vanderbilt (formerly Duchess of Marlborough)
New York Harper & Brothers 1952 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with black cloth spine, gold title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 336 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), has edge wear, closed tears, small chips, light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Intimately, wittily, and with disenchanted affection, the author writes of New York society and of its personalities in the eighteen-eighties and nineties, the golden years of the original "400." As well as a biography, this is an important social history of the Victorian Age and the decline and fall of European society. 025561

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9 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
10 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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11 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
12 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
13 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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Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write, Brandeis, Gayle
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 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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18 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
19 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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Earthly Paradise, Colette (Robert Phelps, Editor)
20 Earthly Paradise
Colette (Robert Phelps, Editor)
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean rust red cloth boards with gold lettering and small decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Drawn from her lifetime writings by Robert Phelps. Translated by Herma Briffault, Derek Coltman, and others. 505 pages. Dust jacket (designed by Milton Glaser) is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Drawn from some forty books of Colette's non-fiction -- memoirs, portraits, notebooks, letters. 026136

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