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Good Wives

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OH, Saalfield: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 42432

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant copy in colorful hardcover boards with sharp tips, internally crisp and unmarked. 188 pg browned from age but not brittle, no chips. Text tight. Abridged edition, Uncommon Saalfield publication with salmon background glossy boards showing the 'good wives' dressed in white enjoying a lawn party. More than presentable, gift quality book. This sequel to "Little Women" follows the lives and early marriages of the four March girls. View more info

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An Old Fashioned Girl

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $25.00

Publisher: IL, M. A. Donohue & Co.:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 32048

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely copy in decorated green cloth boards w/black titles. Internally crisp with browned text. No marks. Top edge of page block dyed green 340 pp. Illust red/yellow illustrated diamond patterned endpapers. Unclipped salmon pink background pictorial dj has some closed tears and rubbing at tips, small chip at head of sunned backstrip, title remains legible, displays well. No price on dj but an original price label at foot of rear pastedn 50c at Miller & Rhodes, Richmond, VA. The Golden Days Series one of 34 classic tales with all others listed on rear panel of dj. No date of publication found... View more info

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Five Women Portraits in Four Acts

By: Allen, Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UT, Privately Published: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43803

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback in brown card covers with negligible fade along stapled spine edge. 48 pp crisp with one ink correction in text. A play in four acts. View more info

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National Velvet

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1972

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller Id: MK46664

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover illustrated by Paul Brown shows light color loss at sharp tips and spine ends. Hint of soil on foot of page block and solid light blue rear cover. 306 pg text tight and bright. No names, tears or soil inside and no dj as published. Illustrated by one of the finest American equine artists of all time: Paul Brown. National Velvet is the story of a 14-year-old girl named Velvet Brown, who trains and rides her horse, named The Piebald, to victory in the Grand National steeplechase. The novel focuses on the ability of ordinary people, particularly women, to accomplish ... View more info

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Women in Danish Archetecture

By: Bay, Helle; Pepke, Lisbeth; Rathje, Dorte; Lisbeth Pepke, Dorte Rathje, Togern Nina; Wagner Jette

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Denmark, Arkitektens Forlag: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15699

ISBN: 8774071211

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback, no dj. Negligible rubs to corners, spine slightly cocked, 82 pp text in Dutch & English. Tight, bright, unmarked & profusely illustrated. MOMA security & price tags still on reverse. Super rare exhibition book. View more info

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Riding and Driving For Women

By: Beach, Belle

Price: $195.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45578

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover rebound in beige linen with leather/gilt spine title label. First 24 page upper edges professionally repaired as well as some at foot and in rear of book. Not exlib. Stunning copy that displays beautifully. The foundation work on Sidesaddle Riding. View more info

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American Wild Horses

By: Beebe, B. F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay Company: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 23262

Condition: Good


1st Edition hardcover in dust jacket. Exlib with typical stamps. Card pocket and all pp present, tape marks on pastedowns, rear flap of wrinkled dj is clipped taking some of the blurb written there. 180 pp. A factual presentation based on firsthand accounts, gathered in parts of the country where wild horses survive, from the men and women concerned with them. Describes the Przewalski horse, the wild ponies of Assateague and Ocracoke, the mustang, and wild burros found today in the eastern and western United States. View more info

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They Fought Like Demons Women Soldiers in the Civil War

By: Blanton, DeAnne; Cook, Lauren M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: LA, Louisianna State University Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43608

ISBN: 0807128066

Condition: As New


Gorgeous, crisp, unread copy. 177 pp tight and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. "Albert Cashier" served three years in the Union Army and passed successfully as a man until 1911 when the aging veteran was revealed to be a woman named Jennie Hodgers. Frances Clayton kept fighting even after her husband was gunned down in front of her at the Battle of Murfreesboro. And more than one soldier astonished "his" comrades-in-arms by giving birth in camp. This lively and authoritative book opens a hitherto neglected chapter of Civil War history, telling the stories of hund... View more info

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Women Who Made History

By: Borer, Mary Cathcart

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15468

ISBN: 072320361X

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover with bumped spine ends and lightly shelf worn boards, text tight and bright. DJ in mylar looks VG. Exlib with all pages and pocket present. 192 pp. Includes: Intro/ Famous Women of the Eighteenth Century/ Angelica Kauffmann/ Jane Austin/ Elizabeth Fry/ Florence Nightingale/ Mrs. Beaton/ Mary Kingsley/ Mrs. Pankhurst/ Marie Curie. View more info

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Behind the Velvet Curtain Seven Women Artists from the Czech Republic

By: Bornova, Erika, et al

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43184

ISBN: 8086863298

Condition: Very Good


Glossy paperback with French flaps. Soil on rear cover, else crisp and unmarked. An exhibition catalog of various works of art, some funny, some empowering, all interesting. 78 pp. View more info

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Miss Mary Ellen Watching God Work (Little Missionary Books)

By: Branyon, Beth

Price: $18.00

Publisher: TN, Providence House Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33127

ISBN: 1577360931

Condition: As New


1st edition paperback tells the story of Mary Ellen Wiley Dozier. Called to be a missionary at an early age, Miss Mary Ellen fulfilled her calling in 1932 when she and her husband, Edwin Dozier, went to Japan where she taught English Classes and Bible studies. She served faithfully until her retirement. Miss Mary Ellen resides in Richmond, Virginia. Little Missionary Books tell the stories of key Baptist women who have served in missionaries. View more info

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Daughters of the Cause Women of the Civil War

By: Broadwater, Robert P.; Edited By Campbell, Joseph T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PA, Daisy Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33533

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback with one tiny soil spot on cover. 45 pp text as new. View more info

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Two Minutes to Glory The Official History of the Kentucky Derby

By: Brodowsky, Pamela K. And Philbin, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Collins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38196

ISBN: 0061236551

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition in cream paper covered boards. Original unclipped dj in new mylar is fine. 340 tight & bright pages are crisp without tears, writing or soil. Only defect is a very small barely perceptible paper pull on white rear paste down. Over sized, too large for the flat rate envelope. From mint juleps to the garland of roses to weeping men and women in the Winner's Circle, Two Minutes to Glory is the official story of the world's greatest horse race - the Kentucky Derby. View more info

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Christian Americanization A Task for the Churches SIGNED

By: Brooks, Charles A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Council of Women for Home Missions and Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 15342

Condition: Good +


Signed "Compliments of the Author" on fep. Boards lightly rubbed and soiled, crayon doodles on endpps, frt hinge paper cracked, but remainder of 160 pp text fine. View more info

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I'm Running Away From Home But I'm Not Allowed to Cross the Street. A Primer on Women's Liberation

By: Burton, Gabrielle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, Know, Inc.: 1972

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 43315

ISBN: 0912786000

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black titles. Tips and spine ends sharp. Text crisp and bright, no names. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a small triangular chip at head of frt panel, tiny chips at corners, displays well. 206 pp. View more info

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Women on the Edge 1

By: Burundarena, Maitena

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Riverhead Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29790

ISBN: 159448080X

Condition: Near Fine


Fine 1st edition paperback suitable for gift giving. No marks inside or out. 79 pp. A collection of cartoons from Argentina depicts the changing lives of women at home, at work, with their partners and their children. View more info

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The Wind Bloweth

By: Byrne, Donn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1922

Seller Id: 45807

Condition: Very Good


A Novel of Distinction (so says frt jacket flap) in green cloth with cover title having a blue background and framed on each end with three shamrocks. 393 pp text a touch browned but not brittle. Unclipped dj somewhat darkened but complete and displays well in new mylar. Hinges fine, vintage bookstore sticker on foot of frt end pp. From the hills of Antrim an Irish lad looked out to sea. This is the tale of the many adventures which later befell him in his life and of the four women who made and marred it. View more info

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A History of Horsemanship. The Story of Man's Ways and Means of Riding Horses From Ancient Times to The Present

By: Chenevix-Trench, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45949

ISBN: 0385031092

Condition: Very Good +


First edition hardcover in dark green cloth boards with bright gilt title spine. Lower tips & foot of spine bumped but not rubbed, upper tips still sharp. DJ art is a wrap around oil painting fox hunting scene: Full Cry by John Nost Sartorious and shows some creasing at spine ends, a micro bit of color loss at lower frt board tip, else fine. No names tears or soil. Profusely illustrated in color and b/w. 10" along spine, 320 pp. This is not a book on how to ride, it is the story of how men and women have ridden over four thousand years and why they have ridden so. From the times of th... View more info

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Cross-Saddle & Side-Saddle Modern Riding for Men & Women

By: Christy, E.V.A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24321

Condition: Good


1st edition exlib hardcover in dark green textured cloth quarter bound with dark green leather and gilt spine title. Boards bumped at extremities showing color loss.. 250 pp, heavyweight text tight and bright, hinges solid, spine slightly cocked. Glue residue from removed card pocket and few exlib stamps on frt pastedown and fep. Professionally reproduced dj shows loss at periphery but displays OK in new mylar. Wonderful, profusely illustrated compendium on both forms of riding with approx 1/3 of the text devoted to side saddle riding. The author was appointed Military Riding Instructor d... View more info

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Finger Food The Australian Women's Weekly

By: Clark, Pamela Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sidney, Australian Consolidated Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 31177

ISBN: 0949128260

Condition: Very Good


Reprint paperback with corners and edges slightly bumped and rubbed. x in ink in margin page 21. Occasional faint finger mark in text. Delicious, easy recipes that should make food preparation both enjoyable and creative . The dishes are simple and elegant; the recipes are clear and easy-to-follow. View more info