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Today we offer a list of material dedicated to Women

2725 Women in Battle Dress; Forward by Oveta Culp Hobby, Director Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.
Birdwell, Russell.
New York: THE FINE EDITIONS PRESS, 1942. Hardcover. 198 pages. 22 x 15 cm. Birdwell traveled to England to see first-hand what the women of Britain were doing to help... (#2725)
Price: $25.00  
2726 Carry Nation.
Asbury, Herbert.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. 307 pages. 21 x 15 cm. A "Borzoi" Biography of Carry (Moore, Gloyd) Nation, the legendary American temperance advocate, notorious for... (#2726)
Price: $75.00  
917 [DOMESTIC] [WOMEN] Women! Save Your Hands.
The Stovene Manufacturing Company.
Portsmouth, N.H. The Stovene Manufacturing Company, c. 1895. Loose_leaf. 21 x 10.5 cm. Buy a mitten for 15 cents and get a ten-cent box of Stovene [stove polish] free! The... (#917)
Price: $30.00  
2626 The Young Lady's Companion in Cookery, and Pastry, Preserving, Pickling, Candying, Etc.
London: Printed fro A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch in Paternoster Row, J. Hazard against Stationers Hall, W. Bickerton and C. Corbett, without Templebar, and R. Willock, in Cornbill, 1734. Hardcover... (#2626)
Price: $2,750.00  
2734 The Married Woman's Private Medical Companion, Embracing the Treatment of Menstruation, or Monthly Turns, during.
Mauriceau, A. M., Dr. [pseud. of Joseph Trow].
New York: JOSEPH TROW, 1855. Hardcover. 238 pages. 15.5 x 10 cm. Originally published in 1847, Trow's book is one of the first publications in the United Stated to discuss... (#2734)
Price: $375.00  
1598 [BROOKLYN] [THEATER] Pantomimes; Presented By The Brooklyn Heights Seminary Club.
Brooklyn Heights Seminary Club.
Brooklyn: 1911. Sewn binding. Unpaginated (8 pages). Program for the Brooklyn Heights Seminary Club performed at The Brooklyn Academy of Music, April 28, 1911. Featured in the program are the... (#1598)
Price: $75.00  
1749 [EMBROIDERY] [DOMESTIC] Embroidered table runners or possibly edgings for drapes or curtains; with Cookery motifs.
Anon.
Pennsylvania: c. 1940's. Four linen strips, 42 x 8.25 inches. These decorative, hand embroidered pieces feature a poem for housewives - striving to perform in a thrifty manner. Pennsylvanian German... (#1749)
Price: $285.00  
2720 The Condition, Influence, Rights and Appeal of Women, from Joseph A. Segur, Mary Wollstonecraft, Thomas.
Albany, NY: The Publisher, 1845. Third Edition. Sewn binding. 17 x 11 cm. An uncommon, socially advanced reader, published in Albany in the early 19th century, consisting of selections from... (#2720)
Price: $425.00  
1768 The Women Who Made New York; Art by Hallie Heald.
Scelfo, Julie.
Berkeley: SEAL PRESS, 2016. Hardcover. 355 pages. 23.5 x 18.5 cm. The fearless women who broke rules and created lasting legacies. Scelfo is a New York Times contributor, and former... (#1768)
Price: $20.00  
1812 Sex And The Office (Article); PLAYBOY, Entertainment For Men - Summer Fun Issue.
Brown, Helen Gurley.
Chicago: HMH Publishing Co. Inc., July 1964. Staplebound. The hows, whys and with whoms of the business world's seduction rites. A particularly interesting 5 page article written by the author... (#1812)
Price: $65.00  
2721 The Ladies Complete Manual of Home Duties; A Book of The Household.
William's, Henry T. & "Daisy Eyebright" (aka Sophia Orne Johnson, nee Edwards).
New York: World Manufacturing Co., 1885. Hardcover. 156 pages. 21.5 x 15 .5 cm. In an attempt to separate themselves from other Household Manuals, the authors state: "In this volume... (#2721)
Price: $100.00  
2001 [WOMEN] [ART] Paintings of Illustrations of WOMEN AT WORK; READY - TO - USE.
Lee, Maia Ruth.
New York: Peradam, 2017. First Edition. Staplebound. 24 pages. Limited edition, 1 of 200. Maia Ruth Lee was born in Busan, Korea, and is presently part of this year's Whitney... (#2001)
Price: $100.00  
2722 A Few Words In Behalf of The Loyal Women of the United States.
One of Themselves (Caroline M. Kirkland).
New York: Wm. C. Rryant & Co., 1863. Sewn binding. 23 pages. 23 x 14.5 cm. No. 10 in a series of 17 published by The Loyal Publication Society relating... (#2722)
Price: $210.00  
2723 The Island of the Fisherwomen; Translated From The Italian by Eric Mosbacher.
Maraini, Fosco.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1962. First American Edition. Hardcover. 95 pages. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white photographs, Maraini carries us... (#2723)
Price: $160.00  
2040 [MEDICINE] [WOMEN] [ABNORMALITIES] On the Nature of Various Substances Formed in and Discharged from the.
Farre, Arthur.
London: John Churchill, 1858. Sewn binding. 7 pages. 22 x 14 cm. Bound together with: Account of the History and Dissection of a Case of malformation of the Urinary Bladder... (#2040)
Price: $160.00  
2727 Practical Sewing and Dressmaking; Illustrated by Elizabeth Cleves Banks.
Allington, Sara May.
Boston: Dana Estes & Company, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. 246 pages. 24.5 x 15.5 cm. The author, Sara May Allington states in her Introduction, the importance of mastering the skill... (#2727)
Price: $225.00  
2163 The Housemaid's Complete Guide and Adviser: or,; The Best and Most Easy Methods of Arranging.
Sargeant, A[nne] M[arie].
London: Dean and Son, 1854. Wraps. 72 pages. 16 x 10.5 cm. An in-depth instructional guide with advice on domestic duties - morning to night, both large and small concerns... (#2163)
Price: $625.00  
2733 Widow's Dower Inventory.
Unknown.
April 10 1801. 18.5 x 15 cm. Cream colored folded paper. List of items designated for a Widow Dower in 1801. Forty-one items of inventory written in ink and tallied... (#2733)
Price: $75.00  
2387 [SCRAPBOOK] Young Woman's Photo & Scrapbook - Sterling College; Future Professor.
Eastwood, Winifred.
Sterling, Kansas: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1928. Hardcover. 60 pages. 20.5 x 15 cm. 1920's - 1930's. Well organized, early twentieth-century young woman's scrapbook revealing a spirited social life... (#2387)
Price: $375.00  
2735 NOTHING TO WEAR:; An Episode Of Fashionable Life.
Anon. [Butler, William Allen].
London: Sampson Low, Son, And Co., 1858. Cloth. 58 pages [12pp]. 16.5 x 10 cm. Appearing anonymously in Harper's Weekly in 1857, this poem is one of the most notable... (#2735)
Price: $50.00  

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