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Twenty Years at Hull-House with Autobiographical Notes.

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 010251

Condition: New


A limited Edition of Undetermined Size. Illustrated with photographs of Hull House and the immigrant experience. Gift Quality; No flaws or blemishes to this unopened book. In her autobiography Twenty Years at Hull-House, Addams recounts her domestic activism as the founder of the second and most innovative settlement house in the U.S. Originally conceived in 1889 as a space where women of privilege could share their knowledge in humanistic fields such as art, literature, and music with the less fortunate, Hull House rapidly transformed into a community support system where worki... View more info

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The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam

By: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010527

ISBN: 0743288335

Condition: Fine


Muslims who explore sources of morality other than Islam are threatened with death, and Muslim women who escape the virgins' cage are branded whores. So asserts Ayaan Hirsi Ali's profound meditation on Islam and the role of women, the rights of the individual, the roots of fanaticism, and Western policies toward Islamic countries and immigrant communities. Hard-hitting, outspoken, and controversial,No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story Of Sally Miller And Her Fight For Freedom in Old New Orleans

By: Bailey, John

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010667

ISBN: 0871139219

Condition: New


This diligent researcher and gifted storyteller has crafted an eye-opening portrait of a mysterious woman, and "tells her engrossing story… with polish and verve, weaving history and mystery neatly together (Miami Herald).No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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...The Power of Place

By: Bowman, Joan Cowen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Homestead Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: )

Seller ID: 003815

ISBN: 0692009906


Signed with an inscription. No flaws or blemishes. This is a relevant and poignant American story that transcends gender and class. It's a compelling read, giving each of us an opportunity to consider where we have been and where we are heading in our own lives. View more info

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Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead

By: Byrne, Paula

Price: $12.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010684

ISBN: 0060881305

Condition: Near Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality but a remainder mark on lower edge. As much as this is a biography of Evelyn Waugh, it is also the biography of the family that inspired his best-known novel, Brideshead Revisited. View more info

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Drives and Puts: A Book of Golf Stories

By: Camp, Walter and Brooks, Lilian

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page: 1899

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011205

Condition: Very Good


Collaboration of the "father of American football" and a leading woman golfer, outspoken on the importance of women's physical development and unfettered opportunity. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 7.125 inches tall,18 cm; 243 pp. Frontispiece. 14-page publisher's catalogue at the rear. ----Ref: Donovan and Murdoch 780. Light wear, rubbing and bumps to edges and corners; binding slightly shaken; very good or better. View more info

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Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

By: Cooper, Helene

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2017

Seller ID: 010509

ISBN: 145169735X

Condition: New


Cooper, who grew up in Liberia, tells the Nobel Peace Prize winner's personal story and examines her leadership of the Liberian women's movement, promising a look at one of the few women to run a nation not only in Africa but anywhere. [Washington Post]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Granite Crags of California, [Yosemite]

By: Cumming, C. F. Gordon

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1886

Edition: New Edition [Second Edition].

Seller ID: 011446

Condition: Very Good


An important early account of Yosemite. Illustrations: The Sentinel Rock; The Yo-Semite Fall; Indian Camp beside the Merced River; The Nevada and Vernal Falls; View of the Sierras from Sentinel Dome. Fold out map at the end [unflawed]. 8vo; 8.1 inches tall, 384 pages with appendix plus 32-page publisher's catalogue. New Edition [Second Edition]. ---- Includes information on Yosemite Falls, Watkin's Photographs, Vigilantes, orchards, olive groves, California grapes and wines. ---- Light blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine, Front cover stamped in black and silver with a scene of a large mountains... View more info

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Memories [Francis Peloubet Farquhar's copy]

By: Cumming, C. F. Gordon

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011448

Condition: Very Good


Constance Frederica "Eka" Gordon-Cumming (1837 - 1924) was a noted Scottish travel writer and painter. Born in a wealthy family, she travelled around the world and painted described scenes and life as she saw them. She was a friend and influencer of the travel writers and artists Marianne North and Isabella Bird. This is her autobiography. "one of the most travelled ladies of the last century. Although she was in no sense an explorer, still the narratives of her widespread travels, written with humor and intelligent observation, did much to diffuse among the general reading public a kno... View more info

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...Margaret Dreier Robins, Her Life, Letters and Work and Memorial Book.

By: Dreier, Mary E & International Congress of Working Women.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Island Press Cooperative,: 1950

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005131


Illustrated. Spine Sun-faded. Boards show soiling. Bindings tight and square. Text clean with numbers in red on front free end-page. Includes 28 page booklet issued to honor her by the Woman’s trade union of Chicago. Tipped-in photo portrait. An announcement/obituary of her passing. A short biography. Tributes and addresses from Memorial Service April 14. 1945 Chicago. A little browned on edges. Stapled folded paper. Robins was a pioneer in the labor movement, and one of the founders of both the National Women's Trade Union League and the International Congress of Working Women... View more info

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Changing the Subject: Women's Discourses and Feminist Theology

By: Fulkerson, Mary McClintock

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Minneapolis, Fortress Press: 1994

Seller ID: 010259

ISBN: 0800627474

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. The author shows the many ways in which women's scriptural "performances" are liberating. Shifting decisively from "women's experience" to discursive practices, she offers three sample readings of "emancipatory discourses" from diverse social locations that better display the variety of ways in which women are oppressed and resistant. View more info

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Georgia O'Keeffe: The "Wideness and Wonder" of Her World

By: Gherman, Beverly

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009867

ISBN: 0689311648

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This is the story of a very strong woman, a pioneer in the sense of her singular vision and the courage to be led by it despite the distractions of a fractious art scene.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf storage; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 23.5 cm.; 131 pages with index and illustrations. View more info

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Woven on the Wind: Woman Write About Friendship in the Sagebrush West

By: Hasselstrom, Linda M. ; Curtis, Nancy ; Collier, Gaydell

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston & New York:, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt<br>: 2001.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009048

ISBN: 0395977088<br>


"A tribute to . . . perseverance and exceptional talent . . . the best collection about friendship and women in the West that I have read." The Tulsa World No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.8vo; 310 pages. View more info

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Eve and Adam: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Readings on Genesis and Gender [Woman Studies]

By: Kvam, Kristen E ; Schearing, Linda S. ; Ziegler, Valarie H.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Indiana, Indiana University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 010258

ISBN: 0253212715

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Wonderful! A marvelous introduction to the ways in which the three major Western religious traditions are both like, and unlike one another." ?Ellen Umansky, Fairfield University View more info

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Fanny Stevenson: A Romance of Destiny

By: Lapierre, Alexandra

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Pub: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011346

ISBN: 0786701277

Condition: Fine


The derringer-toting, cigarette-smoking Fanny captivated men with her dark skin and gypsy clothing. A lover of vagabonds and dreamers, she was a courageous, passionate, devoted blend of Annie Oakley and Hester Prynne who crossed the Isthmus of Panama with her young daughter, Belle, to follow her first husband to the Nevada gold mines. Later, she would defy Victorian standards by moving to France with her three children to study art. There she met and married Stevenson with whom she trekked the continents in search of a climate to safeguard his fragile health. For Stevenson, Fanny was a... View more info

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Eleanor and Franklin

By: Lash, Joseph

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1981

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011049

Condition: Fine


SIGNED Limited Edition. Unread, Unopened; No flaw but minimal dulling to gilt. Forward by Arthur M. Schlesinger; Introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. Fully bound in top-grain leather with stamped gilt titles and decorations; All edges gilt; 8vo; 9.5 inches tall;897 pages with index. Eleanor and Franklin is one of the most highly acclaimed biographies written in recent times. Its author, Joseph Lash, won the Pulitzer and National Book Award in biography, as well as the Francis Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians. Its focus is Eleanor Roosevelt and her complex relati... View more info

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An Army Doctor's Wife on the Frontier. Letters From Alaska and the Far West 1874 - 1878

By: Laufe, Abe - Editor [Letters of Emily FitzGerald]

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Pittsburg, PA, University of Pittsbury Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009535

Condition: Very Good


Letters of Emily Fitzgerald. One of the first white-women to live in Alaska less than a decade after the purchase from Russia, suffered desolation during the Arctic winters. Then the FitzGerlads were transferred to Fort Lapawai in present-day Idaho, where they faced the ordeal of Indian uprisings. Bindings tight and square, Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 23.5cm. ; 8.25 inches tall; 232 pages. Map endpages and frontispiece. Tourville, 1576 View more info

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Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders

By: Liu, Aimee

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010755

ISBN: 0446577669

Condition: New


Three decades after Solitaire (1979), her memoir of struggling to overcome anorexia nervosa, Liu might be expected to discuss how it feels to be cured. Time, however, has given her a valuable perspective shared here in a careful deconstruction of eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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I Elizabeth

By: Miles, Rosalind

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010753

ISBN: 0385471602

Condition: New


Historian Miles' novel is in the form of a memoir that Elizabeth I is writing near the end of her long and amazing life. Through Elizabeth's eyes, the reader sees the life-and-death court intrigues, the religious conflicts, and the prerogatives as well as the high price of power. In addition to being faithful to historical fact, Miles presents a wealth of colorful detail. {booklist]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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The Spell of Algeria and Tunisia

By: Miltoun, Frances and McManus, Blanche

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page: 1924

Seller ID: 011573

Condition: Very Good


Gorgeously decorated cloth boards, designed by Blanche McMannus. Illustrated with numerous plates, some in color with tissue-guards. Includes several maps, one folding. Illustrated endpages - toned. Bindings firm and square. Minimal handling wear. 8vo; 8 inches tall; 2 preliminary leaves, ix, 442 pages with index. New Edition, first published in 1905. The author draws a vivid picture of contemporary Arab society and describes the main places of interest. with illustrations from drawings and paintings done by Blanche McManus. Subject: Algeria -- Description and travel; Tunis (Tun... View more info