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The Vicar of Wrexhill [In 3 Volumes]

By: Trollope, Mrs. [Frances]

Price: $220.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1838

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 36954

Condition: Good+


Engraved frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2nd edition. 3 volumes, complete. Bound in original green 1/4 cloth backed spines and drab olive colored paper boards; paper title labels to spine. Bindings sound but with some light evidence of judicious pva glue reinforcement to the hinges. Half title pages present in vols II & III but blank endpages lacking. Some signatures here and there starting slightly at the edge. Terminal printed leafe of Vol III damages in the upper spine corner from glue residue but without loss of text. Illustrated with engraved frontis to each volume; plate list in Vol ... View more info

Poems by Amelia

By: Welby, Amelia Bell Coppuck

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston, A. Tompkins: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21990

Condition: Very Good+


Engraved title page; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages; Hardcover in publisher's original trade binding of diced blue cloth with decorative corner pieces and ruling to boards in blind. Elaborate garlanded pictorial frame struck in gilt to covers and titles handsomely in decorative gilt to spine. All edges gilt. Corners lightly bumped with boards peeking through cloth to the corners of the cover board. Cloth crimped and a little thin at spine ends. Snugly bound and clean with handsome extra engraved title page and coated endsheets. Laid in at front is a clipping from an 18th century newspape... View more info

Kurtze, jedoch hinlangliche und grundliche Anweisung Christlicher Hebammen // Wie Sie so Wohl Bey Ordentlichen, Als Allen Ausserordentlichen Schwehren Geburten Denen Kreissenden Frauen Hülffe Leisten, Den Handgriff Gewiß Und Sicher Verrichten, Die Unrecht Zur Geburt Stehende Kinder Ohne Und Mit Instrumenten in Ihre Gebuhrende...

By: Widenmann, Barbara [Widenmannin : : Wiedenman]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Augsburg, Johann Jacob Lotter: 1738

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33213

Condition: Fair


5 folding copperplate engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; Augspurg : Druckts und verlegts Johann Jacob Lotter, 1738. 1st edition, with none earlier specified or held by specialist collections. Soundly bound in a late 18th or early 19th c. 1/2 calf over sponge patterned paper covered boards. Title page is a double leaf, slightly trimmed at edges up to the text of the longer sub-titling. [18], 216 pp with 5 folding copperplate engravings. LACKING 2 leaves - M4 & M5 - pages 183-186. Paper boards shelf rubbed at edges with boards showing along the edges; some scuffing and mild loss t... View more info

Women and Medicine in the French Enlightenment; The Debate over Maladies des Femmes

By: Wilson, Lindsay

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20248

ISBN: 080184438x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 246 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Feels and appears unread and about as new. F/F. View more info

The Lively Commerce; Prostitution in the United States

By: Winick, Charles and Paul M. Kinsie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Quadrangle Books: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: bio000091

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


1971 Quadrangle Books HC/DJ 2nd printing. Square, tight and very neat. No marks. Bright fresh dust jacket; just about as new. F/F; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; 2nd printing. Square, tight and neat. No marks. Bright fresh dust jacket with just mild toning to the lighter areas of the cover panel. NF/NF View more info

Sylvia Pankhurst Sexual Politics and Political Activism

By: Winslow, Barbara

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13609

ISBN: 0312163290

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Signed by author on front endpage, dated 1997. Square sound and clean; no marks. Just a mild bump top edge and superficial shelf evidence to surfaces. VG++; Signed by Author View more info

Les Guerilleres;

By: Wittig, Monique and David Le Vay (Trans. )

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 22981

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; Hardcover in glossy pictorial dust jacket. Snug, solid and neat. A few tiny pencil check marks scattered in the text could easily be erased. Dust jacket crisp edged and bright with a tiny closed tear to the bottom edge rear panel. A bright and attractive copy of this important feminist text. VG++/VG+ View more info

Gender and Archaeology

By: Wright, Rita

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1996

Seller ID: 30337

ISBN: 0812215745

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; Trade size paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Snugly bound and bright with sharp clean externals. About 15-20 pages with some highlighting. G++ to VG- View more info

Household Conveniences; Being the Experience of Many Practical Writers.

By: [Halsted, Byron David] (Attributed To)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Orange Judd Company: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34997

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; HC 1st edition. Original binding of blue cloth with bevel edges. Decorative ruling and pictorial emblem in blind to covers. Decorative pictorial title design in gilt to spine and cover. Board surfaces shabby with moderate general silverfish predation to the sizing of the cloth. Cloth at spine ends faded and pulled. Binding a little shaken; rear endpages partially split in the hinge. Prior ownership name and address penned neatly (dated 1886) to front and rear endpages. Illustrated throughout with woodcut figures. Uncommon Victoria era house keeping book. G... View more info

Black Traffic in White Girls; White Slavery As Now Practiced in America; [With] The Customs and Manners of the Women Slaves and Wives of Asia, Turkey, Egypt, Etc

By: [Turner-Zimmermann, Jean]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, "Garden City Publishing House": 1912

Seller ID: 36960

Condition: Fair


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 63 pages; 1912 "Garden City Publishing House" Chicago. An early pulp printing of this sensationalist "expose" of prostitution and human trafficking. This edition printed with two sections with separate half-title pages and pagination. Black Traffic 31 pp and "Customs and Manners" 32pp. Very cheaply produced book lacks the front cover. Contents bound with 2 side staples, printed on very cheap paper. Title page present. First and last several leaves cracked at the spine edge and loose. Some of the pages trimmed too short by the binder with te... View more info

The Diary of a Milliner

By: [Woods (Caroline H. ) ] ; Belle Otis

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York, Hurd & Houghton: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37649

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages; Scarce fictional work detailing the struggles and successes of a woman who owns a small millinery shop. Soundly bound copy in original brown cloth with titles in gilt to spine and rules to boards in blind. Cloth crimped and a little frayed at spine ends; trace rub through at corner tips. Some moderate surface silverfish patchiness to cloth at spine and board edges. A prior owner name is erased with mild abrasion to glazed front endpage. Text clean, sound and neat. Quite uncommon in original edition. Sabin 2475. G+ thus View more info