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Jane Austen's Little Instruction Book

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: White Plains, New York, Peter Pauper Press Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3852

ISBN: 0880886935

Condition: Very good condition


This little book is charming, the perfect gift for a literary woman.The book is divided into these themes: Women, Men, Relationships, Simple Rules and Life Lessons, each comment of which was written by Austen in one of her beloved novels. The book is small, but not a true miniature. It measures 4-1/2" tall and 6-1.4" wide with 63 pages. The book is clean and bright with no tears, chips, or creasing. The only defect, if you consider one, is a gift inscription which reads thus, "--------, with all our Aloha." I have a pretty floral bookplate laid-in for the buyer to use it or not. View more info

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Ernestine Ruben: a retrospective exhibition of photography (1992)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Jersey, The Walters Gallery of Rutgers: 1992

Edition: Limited edition of 1000

Seller ID: 3865

Condition: Very good condition


This is a very interesting design and a very interesting exhibition catalog -- both are unique. The catalog is over sized at 9-1/4" tall and 12-1/4" wide with 37 pages on heavy card stock,the last of which is a fold-out. The white covers are covered with thick clear plastic for protection. There's also two laid-in cards showing the Jewish cemetery in Prague, the oldest in Europe, and a computer generated drawing of the installation of the exhibition. Therese items are in the built-in brown folder. There is also an essay written by Vicki Goldberg titled "ernestine ruben and the lasting experime... View more info

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Women's Memorial 2009 Special Edition Calendar: The Women's Memorial Glass Tablets, A Journal of Servicewomen's Voices

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Women in Military Service For America Memorial Foundation Inc.: 2009

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 3984 Women's Memorial 2009 Spoecial

Condition: Fine condition


Beautiful color photographs and thoughts of those past and present. The quotes are mostly from women beginning with Clara Barton and the Civil War, followed by many women in WWII and one from Operation Desert Storm. There's also a few men inside including Bill Clinton and J.F.K.. The calendar is as clean and nice as to be new. Closed it measures 10-1/2" x 8-1/2" and has an extra page for January, 2010. Calandar has a hole for hanging. View more info

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Black Women In the Middle West: The Michigan Experience

By: N/A

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan, Historical Society of Michigan: 1988

Edition: Presumed first

Seller ID: 4065


This is one of two Clarence M. Burton Memorial Lectures that I posted, this one being from 1988 where it was given at the Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of Michigan. The booklet is clean, tightly bound, and measures 6"x9" with 31 pristine pages. The text is dense, but still accomodates black and white photographs throughout. It also covers three parts: The Pioneer Phase, The Era of Domestic Feminism; and The Period of Self-Determination. View more info

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16 Vintage Beauty Labels

By: N/A

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Chicago for all, Princess Pat, Lucille Young, and Gordon's: 1920's-30's

Seller ID: 4170

Condition: Very Good condition


Here we have eight medium labels for beauty items and five several small ones for the same. The first row shows Memry Vanishing Cream by Gordon's, next is a large Lucille Young skin whitener, and a small winkle masque. The second row shows Gordon's nail poish and Gordon's Hair Tonic together, A large Princess Pat with a small Princess Pat Cuticle Oil on top of it and a Princess Pat Cream Skin Food; The last row has two large and three small ones, one of hich is Princess Pat Nail Polish Remover. The three companies date back from the 20's and 30's View more info

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New Women In China

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Peking, China, Foreign Languages PressPressPeking, China: 1972

Seller ID: 4721

Condition: Very good condition


Two very nice bookles replete with an envelope from the publisher. The booklet measures 5" x 7" and has 78 pages in the womens' booklet and 29 on Tachai,replete with many black and white photos. Among the chapters are A Librated Woman Speaks; A Slave Before - Now I Help Rule My Country; Women Fliers; Women Oil Extractors of Taching; Housewives Can Make Electronic Equipment; Women Work on Live Ultra-High-Tension Lines and more. The second booklet, Tachai; Standard Bearer in China's Agriculture View more info

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Bread, Peace and Land: Cleveland State University's Community Voice - April, 1971

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland State University: April, 1971

Edition: Vol. 1, No. 5

Seller ID: 4726

Condition: Very good Condition


This is a student newspaper published by Cleveland State University. The paper's title is Bread, Peace and Land, taken from a promise by Leon Trotsky. This issue covers many historical and political events told with serious journalism. The big story on the cover is the March to Washington on April 24, 1971 in which Martin Luther King did likewise. Others include protesting against the Vietnam War; Angela Davis; Ecological Terror, Vietnam -- Imperialism, Nationalism and Liberation; Womens' Issues; Cleveland Tenant Unions; Kent Blacks Harrassment and more. The paper is remarkablly nice other t... View more info

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Whispers of Wisdom for Women

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Uhrichsville, Ohio, Barbour Publishing: 2012

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 4761

ISBN: 978616266684

Condition: Fine condition


Not only is this a pretty litte book with color flowers on very page, but there's also more than "100 Gentle, Encouraging Meditations." The book measures 4-1/2" x -6-1/4" and has 227 pages. Each meditation is written by a diferent woman author. A lovely gift. View more info

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No Visible Means of Support by Alta, 1971 (Feminist Poetry)

By: Alta

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Lorenzo, California, Shameless Hussy Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2466

Condition: Very good condition


Hard-hitting poems written during the womens' movement of the early 1970's. Raw and visceral, but also quite good. Chapbook's design displays an anti-establishment vibe with its back cover. The poet listed recent poems she had written, but the publisher (named)"hasn't paid me yet tho we signed a contract. Women in sexist society dig it." The poet founded the Shameless Hussy Press, the first of its kind, in 1969 and kept it going to 1989. Chapbook measures 7" x 8-1/2". Its very clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. To see more about her go to this site: http://www.shesbeautifulwhens... View more info

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The Ladies Home Journal July, 1894

By: Beecher, Mrs. Henry Ward; Howells, William Dean; Catherwood, Mary Hartwell;

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Curtis Publishing Company: July, 1894

Edition: Vol. XI, No. 8

Seller ID: 3570

Condition: Very good condition


This over-sized magazine is very attractive. I bought a whole box full, all of which are nice. Some are already on here, but I will be happy to look through my inventory for a specific issue from the 1890's to the first 15 years of the 1900's. The magazine measures 11-1/2" x 16" with 33 pages. There's a little bit of toning around the edges of the cover, but the pages are white. In this issue there's lots to read. Here's some examples -- Fiction; a symposium titled "What Constitutes A Good Husband" with six women sharing; a bio on novelist Mary Hartwell Catherwood who was born in Ohio, but wro... View more info

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Ladies Home Journal Magazine December, 1896

By: Beecher, Mrs. Ward; Harrison, Benjamin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Curtis Publishing: 1896

Edition: Vol. XIV, No. 1

Seller ID: 2880

Condition: Very good condition


This is beautiful issue in pristine condition. There is some minor rusting to staples, but it's not eye-catching. It's an oversized magazine measuring 11" x 16-1/2." There's a lot to read including What Christmas Means to Queen Victoria; When Mr. Beecher Sold Slaves in Plymouth Pulpit written by Mrs. Ward Beecher; The Unsocial Club of Women; Versatality in Singing; A People Who Live Amid Romance; The Judicial Deaprtment of the Government by Honorable Benjamin Harrison; and The Garden Party of the Empress. There's also a drawing of Scrooge executed by Charles Dana Gibson, crafts, fashions, poem... View more info

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Belle Grace Magazine; Life Is A Beautiful Journey; Autumn 2015

By: Brianne Mertin (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Laguna Hils, California, Stampington Company: 2015

Edition: Autumn 2015

Seller ID: 4195

Condition: Fine condition


This is like no magazine you have ever seen. It's about enjoying life in all its aspects. There are articles about letting go, stillness, walking, playing with light, the kindnes of strangers, 40 ways to spread kindness, small things worth savoring, life's backpack, where your stories belong, the power of paper, and more. And all of it is so beautiful. I bought this thinking it was a book, so it was a surpise to learn that it's an issue of a quarterly magazine. The magazine has a defined spine, measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 159 pages. View more info

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Radical America Magazine: Volume 12, No. 1 (Winter 1977-78)

By: Brodhead, Frank (editor) et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Alternative Education Project Inc.: 1977

Edition: Volume 12 No. 1

Seller ID: 3970

Condition: Good condition


I've never seen this magazine until I saw it at a bookstore which was going out of business. Much interesting stuff there so I bought quite a bit. The magazine was printed bimonthly. It measures 7" x 8-1/2" and has 128 pages. There a few little check marks in ink on some pages and a few underlines also in ink, but it's not bad and is kind of interesting to see what the checker thought was important. The articles are these: Sex, Family and the New Left: Anti-Feminism As A Political Force; American Leninism in the 1970's; Industrial Park Poems; The Unhappy Adventures of Alice in Blunderland: Cou... View more info

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Woman's Home Companion (September, 1937)

By: Buck, Pearl

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Welsh, William P., Crowell Publishing: 1937

Seller ID: 2849

Condition: Very good condition


Oversized magazine with a gorgeous cover by William P. Welsh. Inside there's a nice surprise -- a story by Pearl Buck titled "What the Heart Must." There's also the conclusion of a Kathleen Norris'story, "You can't Have Everything." But there's also the beginning of the story on the front cover banner which bills it as "an emotional novel of the deep south." A major article is "Putting Down Crime -- Thomas Dewey's Amazing War on the Racketeers." Household articles abound including a look at the California bungalow, the pleasure of a new coat of paint, problems of the working mother, and when y... View more info

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Good Housekeeping Magazine March, 1904

By: Cleveland, Grover; Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Springfield, Massachusetts, The Phelps Publishing Company: 1904

Edition: March, 1904

Seller ID: 2765

Condition: Good Condition


The cover art on this issue is an eye-catcher. There's an article in it of dog stories, so that may be why it was chosen. Among the other articles are families and public school by Grover Cleveland; a visit with the prolific author of the day, Henry Van Dyke; life in a small hotel apartment; children's literature; the trend in marrying later; women doctors; American pottery and more. The magazine measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 330 pages of text, plus a large number of ads at back -- Victor Talking Machine Records, Heinz, Burpee Seeds, Welch's Grape Juice and more. Some of the best though are... View more info

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The Artist's Mother Portraits and Homages (1988)

By: Coller, Barbara; Gedo, John E.; Kuspit, Donald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Huntington, New York, Heckscher Art Museum: 1988

Seller ID: 3683

Condition: Very Good condition


This is a rather unusual topic in which artists such as Picasso, Faith Ringgold, Audrey Flack, Arshile Gorky and others offer insights on the aspects of mothers. The essays include "The Artist's Mother Portraits and Homages" by Barbara Coller; "Sometimes A Mother is a Mother, At Other Times She Is Only Someone Else" by John E. Gedo; and "Representing the Mother, Representing the Unpresentable?" by Donald Kuspit.There's a lot to read and many beautiful color and black and white art. The catalog measures 8-1.2" x 11 and 63 pages. Cleand and bright with two small corner creases at front cover whi... View more info

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Woman's Home Companion Magazine April, 1938

By: Dos Passos, Katherine

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Springfield, Ohio, Crowell Publishing Comopany: 1938

Edition: April, 1938

Seller ID: 2613

Condition: Good condition


The cover of this April, 1938 magazine is charming with it's cluster of bright yellow chicks. The magazine is oversized at 11" x 13" and is tightly bound and clean. There is a mailing label at lower front and some creasing to corners of front cover, but all are lying flat. This was a woman's magazine and as such had fiction, food, fashion and other such categories of the day. I noted that one story was written by Katherine Dos Passos who may, or may not, be the wife of author, John dos Passos. Dos Passos's wife was named Katherine, but I can't find anything to verify it. The thing is I couldn'... View more info

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Circle of Stones: Woman's Journey To Herself

By: Duerk, Judith

Price: $3.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Luramedia: 1989

Seller ID: 3229

ISBN: 0931055660

Condition: Very good condition


Beautiful booklet inside and out with much wisdom for women of any age who seek in solitude their own truths and spirituality. The text is divided into three themes -- In Search of Her Mother; In Search of Her Self; and In Search of Her life. The booklet measures 6" x 9" and has 69 pristine pages. Would make a lovely little gift. View more info

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The Ohio Messenger (Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Ohio) November, 1911

By: Ensign, Francis H. (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, Ohio, The Woman's Christian Temperance Society: 1911

Seller ID: 1273


Scarce 16 page magazine densely filled with text which marries two causes in this issue -- prohibition and child labor. Measures 9-1/4" x12-1/2" and is clean and tightly bound. Folded for mailing and shows the subscriber's name and VERY minimal address at top edge. The paper has toned on the cover, but has not on the back or inside. There are a couple tiny edge tears, which I repaired with non-browning, almost invisible archival tape. Illustrated with a few small photographs, including a great one with a flag at a WTCU convention. Much information on prohibition, child labor, and the activiti... View more info

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theProgressive Magazine July, 1983

By: Erwin Knoll, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, theProgressive: 1983

Edition: Volume 47, Number 7

Seller ID: 4794-B

Condition: Fine condition


This magazine is not often found. I think I have a couple more issues, but first I have to offer this one.The magazine measures 8-1/4" x 10-3/4" and has 50 pages with many articles on different topics. They are: Going Public -- the Left's Search For An Economy That Works; Free Speech for the Klan Can Be Fraud Not A Right; If the Klan Be Gagged, None of Us Is Safe; Where Are Your Papers? Comrades In the Classroom; Atom and Eve; and True Paranoid Facts. Great art and a long history from 1903 when the first issue was delivered. View more info