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The Quiet Center - Women Reflecting on Life's Passages from the Pages of Victoria Magazine, Miscellaneous (Katherine Ball Ross, Editor)
81 The Quiet Center - Women Reflecting on Life's Passages from the Pages of Victoria Magazine
Miscellaneous (Katherine Ball Ross, Editor)
New York Hearst Communications 1997 0688154646 / 9780688154646 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean gold boards with gold spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 358 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A luminous collection of writing about life from the likes of Diane Ackerman, Madeleine L'Engle, Jane Smiley, Judith Thurman and many other outstanding women writers. 026645

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North Star Conspiracy, Monfredo, Miriam Grace
82 North Star Conspiracy
Monfredo, Miriam Grace
New York St. Martin's Press 1993 0-312-09355-1 / 9780312093556 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fading, hint of very slight wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "4/20/93 - For Ruth McGuire - Hope you enjoy this view of western New York. - Best Regards, Miriam Grace Monfredo." 322 pgs. with historical notes. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, hint of slightest edge wear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "Seneca Falls Inheritance", this book is again set in Seneca Falls, NY just before the civil war and encompasses historical events involving women's rights, the underground railroad as well as an engrossing mystery. 8vo. Mystery. 015353

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The Woman of Rome, Moravia, Alberto
83 The Woman of Rome
Moravia, Alberto
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1949 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in photo illustrated dust jacket. Beige boards with red lettering on spine. Clean, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Translated from the Italian by Lydia Holland. 433 pages. Dust jacket has corner chips at top of spine, edgewear, price clipped at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about a woman of Rome -- she is a strikingly beautiful artists' model who dreams of a home, a family of relief from the extreme poverty of lower-class Rome. Driven by a greedy mother, seduced by a married man, she turns inevitably to prostitution. 027231

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The Demon Lover: on the Sexuality of Terrorism, Morgan, Robin
84 The Demon Lover: on the Sexuality of Terrorism
Morgan, Robin
New York W. W. Norton 1989 0-393-02642-6 / 9780393026429 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean maroon boardd with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 395 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The first feminist analysis of the phenomenon of terrorism. 012702

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85 Hawaii's Tragic Princess: Kaiulani, The Girl Who Never Got to Rule
Mrantz, Maxine
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. Aloha Publishing 1980 0-941351-04-1 / 9780941351041 Soft Cover Near FIne 
Very clean color illustrated softcover with stapled binding. No creasing, curling or wear. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. 38 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful black & white photographs. 8 vo.. Hawaii. 009550

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Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea, Mytinger, Caroline
86 Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea
Mytinger, Caroline
New York MacMillan 1942 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean, collectible quality first edition in its rare DUSTJACKET. Very clean black cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers (illustrated with maps)--small previous owner last name at top corner of front free endpaper. 416 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not pirce clipped, has chips at spine corners, wear at corner tips of DJ, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 012798

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Iditarod - Women on the Trail, Nielsen, Nicki J.
87 Iditarod - Women on the Trail
Nielsen, Nicki J.
Anchorage, Alaska Wolfdog Publications 1986 0961619104 / 9780961619107 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Clean softcover book, SIGNED by author, (8-1/2 x 11) with staple binding. "First Edition, February 1986" on copyright page. Signed by the author on title page. 73 pp. with index. Pages and edges are clean. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with map and black and white photographs. 018487

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Bread, Norris, Charles G.
88 Bread
Norris, Charles G.
New York E. P. Dutton 1923 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing (1923) in scarce original dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding. Clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering and wheat design on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name in very light pencil on front free endpaper. 511 pages. Dust jacket has two very small chips at spine corners, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a woman and her experiences in the business world, this was quite the sensation at the time it was published. By the author of "Brass" and "Salt." 024185

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Diplomatic Days, O'Shaughnessy, Edith
89 Diplomatic Days
O'Shaughnessy, Edith
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1917 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in excellent original dustjacket. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering, line border and small eagle design on cover, gold lettering and eagle design on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 338 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Very clean DUSTJACKET with author's photo on front panel is unclipped, unchipped, with hint of edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful collectible quality first edition. The author takes the reader into her intimate confidence as she tells of her many contacts with men and women who have played their parts in changing the course of world history and have contributed to the interest and charm of diplomatic society. 015134

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Two Women and a War, Paquin, Grete and Renate Hagen
90 Two Women and a War
Paquin, Grete and Renate Hagen
Philadelphia Muhlenberg Press 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Hint of slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. There is some tape residue on otherwise clean gray endpapers; very small previous owner name label (return address label) at upper corner of front free endpaper. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears, slight fading to spine, slight darkening to upper and lower edges from reinforcement tape applied to blank side of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 015101

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Speak to the Earth: Pages from a Farmwife's Journal, Peden, Rachel
91 Speak to the Earth: Pages from a Farmwife's Journal
Peden, Rachel
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1974 0-394-49432-6 / 9780394494326 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Sidonie Coryn, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded brown marbled boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, hint of very light wear to corners. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 240 pgs. with illustrations by Sidonie Coryn. Very clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one tiny closed edge tear at top edge of front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book of rural virtues and a naturalist's philosophy. 8vo. Country Living. 015443

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Violet Trefusis - Life and Letters, Philippe, Jullian and John Phillips
92 Violet Trefusis - Life and Letters
Philippe, Jullian and John Phillips
London Hamish Hamilton 1976 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white plates. 244 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at base of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024262

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All-Out Arlene: A Story of the Girls Behind the Boys Behind the Guns, Phillips, H. I.
93 All-Out Arlene: A Story of the Girls Behind the Boys Behind the Guns
Phillips, H. I.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket Herbert Roese, Illustrator 
Clean brown cloth boards with illustration on cover, small illustration and brown lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 202 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, very light soiling, shallow edge chipping, long closed tear along front flap fold. "Buy War Bonds" on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a woman from her application and induction (she joins the WAAC) to her actual service in North Africa. The result is that the reader, while being well entertained throughout, probably learns more about the women's volunteer services of the era than by plodding through an official guidebook. 8vo. World War II. 013487

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Woman in the Sexual Relation, Ploss, Herman Heinrich;  Bartels, Max;  Bartels, Paul
94 Woman in the Sexual Relation
Ploss, Herman Heinrich; Bartels, Max; Bartels, Paul
New York Medical Press of New York 1964 Revised and Enlarged Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean light reddish brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine and tasteful black outlined image of naked woman standing with folded hands stretching overhead. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Many black and white illustrations and photographs from many different cultures. Revised and Enlarged by Ferd. F. von Reitzenstein. 152 pgs. Dustjacket is very lightly soiled, not price clipped and has two small 3/4" chips and a few tiny closed tears. Jacket designed by L. and M. Kay, jacket photos by L. Kay & H. Zucker. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9 x 11". Sexuality. 014375

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95 Asian Women and Eros
Pommerenke, Millicent
New York Vantage Press 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ good+ Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, association copy inscribed and SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author: "To Jean, with all my best wishes and affectionate love, Aunty "Bobbie" Millicent Pommerenke - Aug. 26th, 1958." 337 pp. with bibliography. Forword by Dr. Chauncey D. Leake, Dean, College of Medicine, Ohio State University. Jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, 3" of separation at rear flap fold, a few edge nicks and hint of very light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fascinating personal narrative of an American woman who accompanied her husband, a gynecologist and obstetrician, on a medical mission to Asia in 1954. Told with charm and spirit, these are the impressions of a sensitive and lively observer. 019429

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The Lady - Studies of Certain Significant Phases of Her History, Putnam, Emily James
96 The Lady - Studies of Certain Significant Phases of Her History
Putnam, Emily James
New York Sturgis & Walton Company 1910 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, published October, 1910, with old review slip from the publisher laid in. Clean decorated American trade binding - signed binding (DD monogram on cover - Decorative Designers). Clean dark blue cloth boards with elaborate gold decoration and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or tears. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white plates. 323 pages. 027007

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Persian Girls: A Memoir, Rachlin, Nahid
97 Persian Girls: A Memoir
Rachlin, Nahid
New York Tarcher/Penguin 2006 1-58542-520-6 / 9781585425204 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line. Very clean purple boards with gold decoration on cover, purple spine with silver lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright; small remainder mark on bottom page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautifully written memoir by esteemed novelist Nahid Rachlin which parts the curtain on one Iranian household--deliving into the complex and fascinating dynamics of growing up female in a paternalistic society. 8vo. Middle East. 015899

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98 After Silence: Rape & My Journey Back
Raine, Nancy Venable
New York Crown Publishers 1998 0-517-70683-0 / 9780517706831 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory boards with dark blue spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 278 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Women. 007478

Price: 10.00 USD
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M. F. K. Fisher among the Pots and Pans, Reardon, Joan
99 M. F. K. Fisher among the Pots and Pans
Reardon, Joan
University of California Press 2008 0520255550 / 9780520255555 Hardcover Very Good+ fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory cloth boards with slightly lighter beige cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean dark teal endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in color and black and white, photographs and drawings. 170 pages. Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped but has 1" shallow closed vertical cut on spine, no other wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026037

Price: 14.00 USD
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Reminiscences of Linda Richards: America's First Trained Nurse, Richards, Linda
100 Reminiscences of Linda Richards: America's First Trained Nurse
Richards, Linda
Boston M. Barrows & Co. 1935 Fifth Printing Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean olive green ribbed cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine, small stamped acorn design on cover and spine. No chipping to lettering. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small, neat previous owner name and date 1938 penned at top of front free endpaper. 121 pgs. 009587

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