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Godey's Lady's Book & Magazine, 1856 [whole Year] : Volumes LII & LIII (52 & 53) : From January to December 1856

By: Hale, Sarah J. & Louis A. Godey (Eds. )

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Louis A. Godey: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30039

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1144 pages; The 12 issues for 1856 bound together in one stout volume, including title and contents pages for both volumes. 1/2 leather over pebbled brown cloth. Soundly bound and complete. All 12 fashion plates present though three are damaged by small pieces being cut away mid plate. Several of the first 15 pages loose from the binding. A few tissue guards missing or damaged. Prior owner has left some of her fashion templates and outline cut outs laid in. Solidly bound full year volumes 52 & 53 with some of the mild depradations expected. Embroidery and sewing desi... View more info

Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine. Volumes LVII & LIX [58 & 59]: January-December 1859

By: Hale, Sarah J. & Louis A. Godey (Eds. )

Price: $139.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Louis A. Godey: 1859

Seller ID: 32514

Condition: Very Good-


Hand colored plates, engravings, woodcuts etc; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1142 pages; Volumes 58 & 59 bound together in one book, comprising all 12 issues for 1859. Soundly bound in 3/4 pebbled black leather with raised bands over spine and titles tooled in gilt. Boards covered in dark green and black mottled paper. 8 handcolored fashion plates present, missing plates for January, June, July, and December. October's plate has surface loss from skinning caused by being placed adjacent to a chromo colored plated of paper dolls. Lacking a title page for the whole volume and for Vol 58. Con... View more info

Godey's Lady's Book & Magazine Vol LXVII (67) July - December, 1863 [Lacking November]

By: Hale, Sarah J. & Louis A. Godey (Eds. )

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Louis A. Godey: 1863

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39375

Condition: Good+


Colored fashion plates; engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 594 pages; Vol LXVII (67) with title page for the whole volume. Includes 5 only of the 6 monthly issues, lacking November. Bound from singles issues by the original owner with a binder's note in pencil to the verso of the front flyleaf. 1/2 morocco backed spine and corners with pebbled cloth sides. Paged continuously, but as often seen with paged sheets that included ads at rear of individual volumes not bound in. All5 of the folding color fashion plates for the 5 months present in this volume are soundly bound in, complete and cle... View more info

Camille, Or, the Fate of a Coquette. Adaped from the French of Alexandre Dumas, Jr. to which are added, a Description of the Costume-Cast of the Characters ... as Performed at the American Theater

By: Heron, Miss Matilda and Alexandre Dumas

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, Samuel French; 122 Nassau St: 1864

Seller ID: 25917

Condition: Very Good+


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 42 pages; In original printed wraps. Issued as #129 of French's Standard Drama. Publisher catalog lists 338 title in the "Standard" catalog and an 1864 dated notice regarding a price change to 15 cents for all single plays is printed inside the rear cover. Sewn binding but with one signature missed by the binder and laid in loose. Mild toning to the covers and trace rubbing at edges. A very well preserved copy of this early American theater acting edition of Heron's production of Camille. Uncommon in 19th century printings. VG++ View more info

Madame Recamier: From the French of Edouard Herriot

By: Herriot, Edouard, Hallard, Alys

Price: $36.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's sons,: 1906

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: haz.z6121herr1x2

Condition: Near Fine


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 326,447 pages; 1906 Putnam's : : Heinemann HC 2 vols. 1st English language edition. Original ribbed blue cloth with titles and designs brightly in gilt to spines and covers. Tissue guarded plates complete and neat. A handsome set, bright and clean in all respects. Top edges gilt. NF copies. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Prospect before Her; A History of Women in Western Europe, 1500-1800

By: Hufton, Olwen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23438

ISBN: 0679450300

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 638 pages; Stout HC in pictorial DJ. Tight, bright and fresh. Slight soiling to bottom edge of pages. Illustrated in B/W. NF View more info

Something about a Wave and a Sailor

By: Hutchens, Paul

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Moody Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21895

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages; Small format paperback in pictorial wraps; saddle stapled binding. Scarce fictional piece of patriotism and inspiration. Pictorial cover depicts a saluting WAVE in the foreground against an appreciative sailor with doffed cap and a steepled church in the background. Solid clean copy; no marks. Trace rust to staple points at the mid-fold of the single signature book. No copies found in any institutional or recorded holdings searched by Worldcat. VG or better copy View more info

Their Fathers' Daughters: Hannah More, Maria Edgeworth, and Patriarchal Complicity

By: Kowaleski-Wallace, Elizabeth, Professor

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: Alibris.0001554

ISBN: 019506853X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; Bright tight copy has very faint highlighting scattered in first 20 or so pages. Large majority of text appears unread. Dust jacket has a superficial scrape/scuff rear panel-otherwise appears as new. VG/VG+ View more info

The Modern Handbook for Girls

By: Landers, Olive Richards

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Greenberg Publishers: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35172

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 401 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original light blue cloth with title lettering boldly in dark blue to spine. Clean and unmarked. Mild toning to the cloth at spine. Spine just slightly out of square in the spine. Solid clean copy. VG- View more info

Changes in The Word; Reading Practices in Antebellum America

By: Lehuu, Isabelle

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, UMI Dissertation Services: 1996

Seller ID: 31803

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 329 pages; Facsimile printing of the author's PhD dissertation at Cornell. Tightly bound in blue card stock covers with title label to cover and spine unlettered, as issued. Feels and appears unread and as new. Fine View more info

Butterfly Man

By: Levenson, Lew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ny, NY, Castle Books: [nd]

Seller ID: Alibris.0005290

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages; Bright tight copy of this circa 1960 reprint of the scarce 1934 Macaulay original. Crisp clean pictorial dust jacket with $3.95 issue price on unclipped front flap. Binding just slightly cocked. Light dust staining top edge. Appears unread. NF/F View more info

Taxi Dancers

By: Linkletter, Eve

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fresno, CA, Fabian Books: 1959

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 37704

Condition: Very Good


Fabian Z-120; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 153 pages; Mass market sized paperback in glossy pictorial covers. 3rd printing. Snugly bound and clean in crisp edged and uniformly bright covers. Mild rubbing and superficial stressing to spine edge. Usual mild toning to page stock and expected fragility usually seen in the Saber and Fabian paperbacks. VG View more info

Following the Drum; Women At the Valley Forge Encampment

By: Loane, Nancy K.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Lincoln NE, Potomac Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39590

ISBN: 1597973858

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages; Inscribed and signed by thae author on the half-title page. Very tightly bound and exceptionally neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Feels and appears unread and about as new. NF/F; Signed by Author View more info

Men are Like Street Cars

By: Lorimer, Graeme and Sarah & Marge (Illust. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Co.: 1945

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 35125

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages; Snugly bound in original thatch patterned, hot pink cloth boards with pictorial title design in black to cover and spine. 3rd printing of the original 1932 edition. An endearing, lengthy, proto feminist gift inscription penned to front endpage. Dust jacket retains much of the front cover illustration but is missing a large open piece from the front panel extending into the spine panel. Paper and cloth tape mends to jacklet flap folds and edge tears; also some tape reinforcements to the edges on the reverse of surface. The book itself is ... View more info

Whiskey and Wild Women; An Amusing Account of the Saloons and Bawds of the Old West

By: Martin, Cy

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Hart Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38534

ISBN: 0805511253

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations & Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages; Oversize HC/DJ, 1st edition. Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacket nicked and chipped at edges with mild shelf soiling to surfaces. Prior owner bookplate to front endpage. Text clean and unmarked. VG+/VG- View more info

Narodniki Women: Russian Women Who Sacrificed Themselves for Freedom

By: Maxwell, Margaret

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Pergamon Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: haz.z1786nar2

ISBN: 0807762466

Condition: Very Good-


Athene Series; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 341 pages; 1990 Pergamon Press/Teacher's College Press (Athene Series) large frormat paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Square, bright and soundly bound. 4 of the 12 chapters mildly to moderately highlighted. Here and there in the other chapters a line or two highlighted. Light handling wear to covers. Sound bright copy with light to moderate highlighting. G++ to VG- View more info

Sally Townsend, Patriot

By: McGee, Dorothy Horton

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38538

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 282 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original cloth. Just trace shelf evidence to cloth at spine ends and tips. Lacking dust wrapper but otherwise VG View more info

Women Adrift; Independent Wage Earners in Chicago, 1880-1930

By: Meyerowitz, Joanne J.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1991

Seller ID: 35313

ISBN: 0226521982

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages; Trade size paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Snugly bound and clean with just light shelf wear to cover edges. Prior owner name ink stamped to front endpage. VG to VG+ View more info

Narrative Poems on the Female Character, in the Various Relations of Life. Including Blanch [A Poem in Four Cantos], and the Rival Sisters

By: Mitford, Mary Russell.

Price: $475.00

Publisher: New York, Eastburn, Kirk & Co: 1813

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 32571

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 206 pages; Bound in full treed calf with black leather title label to spine. Quite scarce early work by Mary Russell Mitford, well regarded author of the Village Sketches.Two blanks at front and rear, possibly missing a half-title page. First signature of pages starting and hanging on by the binding threads. Leather splitting over joints but still soundly attached by cords and endpage hinges. Leather lightlscuffed and worn at corners; just slightly chipped at spine ends. Scarce. G++ View more info

Musings of a Blind and Partially Deaf Girl

By: Moore, Mary Ann

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Company: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37215

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; HC 1st edition. Soundly bound in original navy blue cloth with decorative title design to cover and spine still brightly in gilt; board edges bevelled. Light crimping and trace fraying to cloth at spine ends; mild rubbing at corner tips. Coated brown endpapers bright, clean and intact. Light handling evidence and occasional spotting otr soiling to page surfaces; git inscription penned neatly to 2nd blank endpage. Largely poems in verse with some prose pieces. Uncommon in the original edition. VG- View more info