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We are pleased to offer the following list. It includes the following items:

Second-wave feminism zines & newsletters, books by women, books about women, photographs, ephemera, etc.

 

3025 Penelope Goes to The Farmer's Market; A Feminist Children's Book Dedicated to the Liberation of.
Shirley Boccaccio.
San Francisco: The Joyful World Press, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Staplebound. Feminist children's book about a rather resourceful little girl, who throughout the course of the book manages to... (#3025)
Price: $125.00  
1593 Beautiful Floors this new, easy Electric way.
Johnson's Wax.
c. 1920. Cards. Color illustrated advertisement for Johnson's Wax Electric floor Polisher. Targeted to "Discriminating people", and reminding the homemaker - "Keeping your floors in perfect condition will become a.... (#1593)
Price: $30.00  
3114 The I Hate To Cook Book; more than 180 quick and easy recipes.
Bracken, Peg.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1960. Hardcover. 21 x 14 cm. 176 pages. Ruth Eleanor "Peg" Bracken was an American author of humorous books on cooking, housekeeping, etiquette and... (#3114)
Price: $30.00  
3063 Obliques, Numero 14-15; La Femme Surréaliste.
Roger Borderie & Michel Camus.
Editions Borderie, 1977. First Edition. Paperback. 27 x 21 cm. 352 pages. French periodical/dictionary of of female surrealists from the 70's. Contains images of artworks, interviews of artists, old letters... (#3063)
Price: $75.00  
3040 Booklet for Women Who Wish to Determine Their Own Names After Marriage [together with] 1975.
Barrington, IL: Center For a Woman's Own Name, 1974. Mixed Editions. Staplebound. 56 pages, 23 x 15.5 cm and 39 pages, 22 x 18 cm. Booklets guiding women who would... (#3040)
Price: $40.00  
3032 Women & Abortion; The Women's Abortion & Contraception Campaign's Evidence to the Lane Commission.
London: 1971. Staplebound. Unpaginated (22 pgs). 21 x 15 cm. WACC's reaction to the Lane Commission, which revisited the United Kingdom's Abortion Act of 1967 in an effort to restrict... (#3032)
Price: $20.00  
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  
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  
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  
3028 The New Broom; A Legislative Newsletter for Massachusetts Women.
Boston: The New Broom. Zine. 4 pages each. 28 x 21.5 cm. "Are You Fighting Mad? How angry do you get when you are brought up short by a "no... (#3028)
Price: $125.00  
3024 The ABC Hate Book.
Lisa Day.
Boise, ID: cold drill books at Boise State University, 1990. Softcover. Unpaginated. 3 x 9.5 cm. Artist Book - "A is for abhor you, the way that I feel... B.... (#3024)
Price: $75.00  
3023 [HAIR CARE] Concerning the Back Hair Coiffure; This is Part One: Modes and Methods of.
A. Simonson.
New York: WM. Popper & Co, Circa 1900. Pamphlet. 11 pages. 16.5 x 9 cm. One of a series of booklets on hair dressing by A. Simonson Specialist in Human... (#3023)
Price: $100.00  
2178 [WOMEN] Women's Strike Demonstration August 26.
August 26 Strike Committee.
New York: August 26 Strike Committee, 1970. Loose_leaf. 27.5 x 21 cm. Leaflet printed for the New York demonstration marking the 50th anniversary of the passage of woman suffrage -... (#2178)
Price: $225.00  
2436 [PHOTOGRAPHY] [NURSE] Nurse in Training Album; Annotated.
Hill, J.
Providence, RI: 1927-1930. Hardcover. Unpaginated [22 pp]. 18 x 25.5 cm. 8 photos laid in & one letter. A charming photo album featuring female nursing students, primarily trained at the... (#2436)
Price: $175.00  
2509 [WOMEN] [W.W.I] Report of the Secretary of the War Work Council; Delivered at the Annual.
National Board of the Young Women's Christian Association.
New York: National Board of the Young Women's Christian Association. Staplebound. 16 pages. 17.5 x 11 cm. Stamped on cover: UNITED WAR WORKERS CAMPAIGN Nov. 11-19. During W.W.I, the YWCA... (#2509)
Price: $150.00  
3018 The Working Wives' (Salaried or Otherwise) Cook Book; Cook-Ahead Cookery: All Recipes Based on Preparation.
Zavin Stuart, Theodora Stuart, Freda Stuart.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1963. 162 pages. 22 x 15 cm. The Working Wives’ Cookbook focuses on early preparation of each days dinner the night before so that “six... (#3018)
Price: $20.00  
3016 The Woman's Almanac; The First Annual Book of Facts for, by, and About Women.
Antoinette Donnelly and Alice Archibald.
New York: Oquaga Press, Inc., 1937. 272 pages. 23 x 16 cm. To learn more about beauty, cookery, horoscopes, essential products, wedding dress, child rearing, radio personalities, and everything else... (#3016)
Price: $20.00  
2917 [WOMEN] TWILIGHT SLEEP and HOW TO INDUCE IT; As Practiced by Gauss and Kroenig, at.
Chicago: The American Journal of Clinical Medicine, 1915. Staplebound. 48 pages. 23 x 15 cm. First introduced in Germany the early twentieth century by obstetricians Bernhardt Kronig and Karl Gauss... (#2917)
Price: $100.00  
2890 The Receipt Book of Elizabeth Raper; And a portion of her Cipher Journal Edited by.
Raper, Elizabeth.
Soho: The Nonesuch Press, 1924. Hardcover. 94 pages. No. 217 or 850 copies thus. Marcus Crahan book plate on paste-down endpaper. Partially unopened. Pages lightly toned, otherwise clean. Dust wrapper... (#2890)
Price: $180.00  
2868 House of Incest.
Nin, Anais.
San Francisco: Gemor Press, 1947. Hardcover. 52 pages. 11 x 9 cm. Self-published, inscribed copy: "For Kay and Bob, In exchange for a glimpse of a natural garden, a natural... (#2868)
Price: $625.00  
2860 [ADVICE] Two letters on Ladies Home Journal Stationary.
Philips, Eleanor H.
1916. Loose_leaf. Two letters (3 pages) 22 x 16 cm. Handwritten letters on stationary (The Ladies Home Journal - Independence Square - Philadelphia - Editorial Rooms) to a Mrs. Nash... (#2860)
Price: $75.00  
3208 Bite; A New York Restaurant Strategy for Hedonists, Masochists, Selective Penny Pincers and the Upwardly.
Greene, Gael.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 352 pages. 24 x 16 cm. From New York magazine's irreverent and insatiable restaurant critic - Gael Greene unmasks... (#3208)
Price: $40.00  
2932 [WOMEN] Budget for a Single Working Woman; Items, Quantities, and Costs as of October 1950.
Industrial Welfare Commission.
San Francisco: Industrial Welfare Commission, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. 23 [1] pages. 23 x 15 cm. This is the first official budget of the Industrial Welfare Commission of California. Many... (#2932)
Price: $150.00  
2677 Drying Fruits and Vegetables in The Home - with Recipes for Cooking; Farmers' Bulletin 841.
United States Department of Agriculture.
Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1917. Staplebound. 29 pages. 23.5 x 15 cm. With the widespread acceptance of Victory Gardens during W.W.I., Government agencies helped spread additional information on how... (#2677)
Price: $35.00  
2673 The Junior League of Dallas (Incorporated) Cook Book; Second Edition - Revised and Enlarged, 45.
The Dallas Chapter of The Association of Junior League of America (Compiled and Edited).
Dallas, Texas: R.C. Dyer & Company, c.1929. Second Edition. Hardcover. 264 [10 pp.] pages. Early edition of the Junior League of Dallas Cook Book. Before the Great Depression, this League... (#2673)
Price: $75.00  
2532 [HIGH SCHOOL] [SCRAP BOOK] The Girl Graduate - Her Own Book; Camden Manual Training and.
Perrett, Louis & Sarah K. Smith (Designed and Illustrated).
Chicago: The Reilly and Britton Co., 1916. Hardcover. 183 pages. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. A momentous moment in this young woman, Jessie A. Baillie's life - High School Graduation in... (#2532)
Price: $100.00  
2517 [SPORTS] [PHOTOGRAPHY] [WOMEN] Club Swinging Troupe.
T. Adamowicz (Photographer).
Chicago: T. Adamowicz, c. 1910's. 25 x 20 cm. Turn of the century photo of young women posing with "Indian" swinging clubs dressed in "sailor" style uniforms. Club swinging tradition... (#2517)
Price: $180.00  
548 [PHARMACEUTICAL] Icilma; Preparations for the Toilet.
International Icilma Trading Company Ltd.
London: International Icilma Trading Company Ltd., 1924. Staplebound wraps. 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. 40 pages. In 1898, founder, Stephen Armitage, a British citizen, acquired permission to exploit a.... (#548)
Price: $25.00  

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