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Category: All Categories: Women's Studies: Women: Old and Rare Books
16 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Willard, Frances Elizabeth, 1839-1898 / Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice, 1820-1905  
A Woman of the Century. Fourteen Hundred-Seventy Biographical Sketches Accompanied by Portraits of Leading American Women...
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Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Charles Wells Moulton, 1893.
[iii], 812 p., illus.; 27 cm. The 1470 American women for whom there is a biographical sketch, and usually a photograph, represent a broad range of accomplishment: doctors and reformers, poets (but not the then unpublished Emily Dickinson) and writers. Stock#OB1027. Vg/ bound in bright green, gold-stamped cloth.

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2.
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THE WOMAN'S BOOK: Dealing Practically With The Modern Condition of Home Life, Self Support, Education, Opportunities, & Every Day Problems.
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Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons [New York]. 1894. (1894)..
1st edition. 2 Volumes: 400pp/ 397pp. Tall 8vo. Slate green cloth with the front cover & spine designed by Margaret Armstrong & Alice Morse with silver lettering & decorations. Each volume is profusely illustrated with 400 illustrations including a chromolithographic frontispiece & 5 other tissue-guarded color plates by Charles Lynch, Helen Maitland Armstrong, Paul de Longpre, Francis Howard, etc. Many b/w illustrations by de Longpre, Victor Perard, Herbert Denman & others of note. VOLUME I contains the following chapters: Occupations for Women by P. G. Hubert, Jr, , Women in Their Business Affairs by William O. Stoddard, The Principles of Housekeeping by Lillian W. Betts, Society and Social Issues by Constance C. Harrison, The Aesthetics of Dress by Eva Wilder McGlasson, Dress from a Practical Standpoint, Hygiene in the Home by J. West Roosevelt, M.D., The Training of Children by Kate Douglas Wiggin, The Education of Women by Lyman Abbott, Books and Reading by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, & The Art of Travel by Elizabeth Bisland. VOLUME II contains: The Home Grounds by Samuel Parson, Jr., The Flower Garden by John H. Gerard, House Building by Helen Churchill Candee, House Decoration & Furnishings by Mary Gay Humphreys, Women's Opportunities in Town & Country by May Cadwalader Jones, Woman's Handiwork by Constance Cary Harrison, 83 pages of Supplementary Information for chapters in both volumes, & an Index. VOLUME I is ex-libris David Ames Wells (1828 - 1898, an important American economist, engineer, and author) as indicated by an 1898 library label pasted to the front pastedown reading 'The David Ames Wells Economic Library Presented To the City Library of Springfield, Massachusetts: A.D. MDCCCXCVIII'. The free front endpaper bears a small faded stamp 'D. A. Wells', and retains scars presumably from removal of an library envelop. The covers show generally heavy wear to all edges & corners. A small section of the cloth is missing at the top of the spine which also has scars where labels were removed. The edges of the textblock are soiled, the title page has both an embossed & a perforated library stamp & there are several other such stamps elsewhere in the text of the book, the copyright page the usual markings, & several pages have finger smudges - o/w this volume is Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defects. VOLUME II has some wear on the spine extremes and light wear along the edges, a previous owner's name in ink (Ellen Larrabee Lillie, Lakehurst, NJ) on the free front endpaper, heavy foxing to the tissue-guard over the frontispiece o/w Good. This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping.

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3.
Sprague, William  
LETTERS ON PRACTICAL SUBJECTS TO A DAUGHTER
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Publisher: D. Appleton & Co. New York 1835.
Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Spine weak. Slight soiling on endpapers. Previous owner's name. ; 291 pages

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4.
Bell, Currer (Charlotte Bronte)  
VILLETTE

Publisher: Derby & Jackson New York NY 1860.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 502 pages

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5.
Marholm, Laura  
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMAN

Publisher: Duffield & Company New York 1906.
First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Translated by Georgia A. Etchison.; 348 pages

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6.
Oldham, William  
ISABELLA THOBURN
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Publisher: Jennings & Pye Chicago, IL 1902.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Biography of Isabella Thoburn, Christian, Teacher, Missionary 1840-1901; B&W Photographs; 40 pages

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7.
Scott, Edgar Illustrator: Illustrated by Richard Decker  
HOW TO LAY A NEST EGG Financial Facts of Life for the Average Girl
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Publisher: John C. Winston Philadelphia 1950.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Pages yellowing. Yellowing on endpaper. ; Introduction by Emily Kimbrough. Signed by Edgar Scott and Emily Kimbrough. ; 65 pages

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8.
Bennett, Rev. John  
LETTERS TO A YOUNG LADY ON A VARIETY OF USEFUL AND INTERESTING SUBJECTSCalculated to Improve the Heart, to Form the Manners and Enlighten theUnderstanding

Publisher: Lippincott, Grambo & Company Philadelphia 1853.
Tenth Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Top edge of spine is missing small piece. Water staining inside of spine. Pencil notes inside. Foxing. ; 334 pages

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9.
Davies, Langdon  
SHORT HISTORY OF WOMEN

Publisher: Literary Guild of America New York NY 1927.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine faded

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10.
Thompson, Elizabeth Noyes  
EARNEST WORK FOR EARNEST WORKERS
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Publisher: National Capital Press Washington D. C. 1915.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Signed by author. A little book of suitable work and social work for women including Junior Leagues, Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire Girls, YWCA's and more. ; 137 pages; Signed by Author

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11.
Fern, Fanny (Sarah Payson Willis).  
Life and Beauties of Fanny Fern.

Publisher: New York: H. Long & Brother, 1855..
First Edition Twelvemo, almost 7.5 inches tall, in brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. 330 pages plus 6 pages of publisher ads. Mostly a collection of newspaper columns by an extraordinarily popular newspaper columnist of the mid 19th century. Also included is a biographical essay from an unnamed source (presumably on behalf of the publisher) as will as some introductory notes. Covers are rubbed, lightly edgeworn, and a little soiled, but the gilt is bright. Inside is bright, soundly bound, and clean but for a very occasional spot of foxing and previous owner name in pencil on the front endpaper. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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12.
Hankins, Marie Louise  
Women of New York. Written and illustrated by Mary Louise Hankins
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Publisher: NY, Mary Louise Hankins & Co., 1861.
354 p., front., plates; 19 cm. Thirty-three short tales of the situation of women by feminist author, publisher, editor Marie Louise Hankins. Wright, American Fiction v. 2 (1851-1875), no. 1092. Stock#NS0270. Good+, ex-library but the circulation slip indicates it was never charged out; bound in pale green cloth.

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13.
McCracken, Elizabeth.  
The Women of America.

Publisher: NY: Macmillan, 1904..
1st ed. xi + 397 pp. Gilt lettering/design on green cloth. Minor dent in spine(1/4" sq.), minor wear to corners, head & tail of spine. Name: Sarah A. Graves w/ Dec. 25, 1904 on front flyleaf, o/w VG+. Hard Cover

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14.
American education  
The Polite Lady; Or, A Course Of Female Education... In A Series Of Letters, From A Mother To Her Daughter

Publisher: Philadelphia: Printed For Mathew Carey. 1798.
First American Edition. 12mo: 271, [4] p. (A-Aa6) First published London, 1760. Dedicated “To the Governesses Of Ladies’ Boarding Schools." “New Books. Just Published By Mathew Carey," 14 p. at end. The letters are on obedience to the governess, reading, writing, cyphering, dancing, drawing, music, learning French, geography, sewing, cleanliness, friendship, behaviour in company, conversation— scandal— detraction &c., dress— fashions &c., diversions— gaming &c., idleness, virtue— beauty &c., temperance, chastity, modesty, pride, anger, pity or compassion, religion. The female education may seem tame, but note that reading and writing are the second and third skills discussed, and that religion is last. An excellent copy, bound in contemporary sheep. Evans 34389. NUC 463: 697 (NP 0457073), DLC, RPJCB, MB, MWA, CtHT-W, NSyU, PMA, NbU, MiU, MMeT. CAN'T FIND

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15.
Burdick, Nancilu  
LEGACY The Story of Talula Gilbert Bottoms and Her Quilts
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Publisher: Rutledge Hill Press Nashville, TN 1988.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edgewear. ; A granddaughter of master quilter Talula Gilbert Bottoms traces her grandmother's life, discusses the artistry of her quilts, and provides a look at life in the South in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. SIGNED by author.; Color and b/w Photographs; 176 pages; Signed by Author

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16.
Gale, Lyman]  
The Ladies' Companion, containing first, politeness of manners and behaviour from the French of the Abbe de Bellegarde...
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Publisher: Worcester, Printed [by Samuel B. Manning] at the Spy Office, 1824.
viii, [3], 8-156 p., 1 illus.; 15 cm. Shoemaker 16838. Title continues: Second, Fenelon on education; Third, Miss More's essays; Fourth, Dean Swift's letter to a young lady newly married; Fifth, Moore's fables for the female sex. Carefully selected and revised by a lady, in the county of Worcester, Mass. [One line of quotation]. Preface signed: L. G. [Lyman Gale] Ward, Jan. 11, 1824. Half-title illustration signed: Bowen. Samuel Brown Manning printed the Massachusetts Spy and Worcester Advertiser from 1824 to 1827. Copyright Aug. 19, 1823 by Lyman Gale. stock#NS0249. Vg/ bound in full leather.

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