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Today's list: WOMEN

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3221 The Somerset Club Cook Book.
Boston: The Somerset Club, 1963. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 113 pages. 24 x 16 cm. Limited edition - one of 3,000 copies printed at the Stinehour Press in Lunenburg, Vermont, for... (#3221)
Price: $75.00  
3083 A Woman's Work is Never Done; A History of Housework in the British Isles 1650-1950.
Caroline Davidson.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1983. Second Edition. Hardcover. 250 pages. 25 x 19.5 cm. Caroline Davidson's pioneering book is a study of domestic life in Britain, the first country in... (#3083)
Price: $30.00  
3589 Eating My Words; An Appetite for Life.
Sheraton, Mimi.
New York: William Morrow, 2004. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. 240 pages. 23.5 x 16 cm. Mimi Sheraton, one of the most renowned food writers and restaurant reviewers in the country... (#3589)
Price: $50.00  
3590 Woman's work; The Housewife, Past and Present.
Oakley, Ann.
New York: Vintage Books, 1976. Paperback. 275 pages. Woman's Work examines the history and nature of this unpaid occupation, from pre-industrial period until today. At the center of the book... (#3590)
Price: $15.00  
1931 [HANDMADE] [MANUSCRIPT] [COOKING] Recipe Binder; with personal ephemera.
Connecticut/California: 1940's-1960's. Cards. 21 pages. 25.5 x 17.5 cm. Handcrafted recipes book made up of decorated envelopes. Each envelope is decorated with pasted-on photos of food items which are labeled... (#1931)
Price: $175.00  
2086 THE HOME MAGAZINE - (Supplement to The Home Magazine); Charts For The Kitchen - Volume.
Logan, Mrs. John A.
Washington DC: The Brodix Publishing Co., 1889. Wraps. 12 pages. 42 x 28 cm. This charming periodical features six sheets of cooking instructions detailing: Fish-Soup; Meat; Sauces-salads; Vegetables; Pastry; Sweets... (#2086)
Price: $125.00  
3591 THE COCKTAIL WAITRESS; Woman's Work in a Man's World.
Spradley, James P. & Mann, Brenda J.
New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1975. First Edition. Paperback. 154 pages. The authors apply field work methods used in tribal societies to the study of social behavior in a college bar... (#3591)
Price: $20.00  
3592 PERISH THE THOUGHT; Intellectual Women in Romantic America 1830-1860.
Conrad, Susan Phinney.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Hardcover. 292 pages. Part biography, part history, part literary criticism, this lively and insightful book celebrates America's first generation of women intellectuals. The thirty... (#3592)
Price: $35.00  
2855 [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... (#2855)
Price: $30.00  
3017 The Ladies Indispensable Companion and Housekeeper's Guide; Embracing Rules of Etiquette; Rules for the Formation.
New York: H. Dayton, 1860. Hardcover. 136 pages. 23 x 15 cm. Truly an indispensable companion, this guide has tips and tricks to work through everything from nosebleeds to scarlet... (#3017)
Price: $125.00  
3599 Feminine Psychology; Edited and with an Introduction by Harold Kelman, M.D.
Horney, Karen M.D.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1967. Hardcover. 269 pages. Dr. Horney began to question certain theories of Freud's, especially his libido theory, which her own careful clinical observations... (#3599)
Price: $40.00  
3598 What Every Woman Should Know About WINE.
Fried, Eunice.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. 144 pages. Fried, a wine consultant and writer gives her best advice to women who would like to dip their... (#3598)
Price: $30.00  
3597 WOMEN UNDER THE INFLUENCE; Alcohol and Its Impact.
McConville, Brigid.
New York: Schocken Books, 1983. Hardcover. 151 pages. Focusing on case studies and research, McConville highlights the mental and physical consequences of drinking such as - women are more likely... (#3597)
Price: $20.00  
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  
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  
3041 Child Care and the Working Woman; Report and Recommendations of the Secretary's Advisory Commitee on.
Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1975. First Edition. Staplebound. 54 pages. 26.5 x 20 cm. Follows the 1975 report of the subcommittee on social services and welfare, the SACRRW... (#3041)
Price: $20.00  
3045 Mirror Mirror... Fashion, Beauty, and Womans Liberation.
Linda Phelps.
Kansas City: Kansas City Womans Liberation, circa 1970s. First Edition. Loose_leaf. 28 x 22 cm. Unpaginated. Two-page statement discussing the complexities of fashion, beauty, and identity in the lives of... (#3045)
Price: $75.00  
Slung, Michele.
Washington DC: Adventure Press, 2000. Hardcover. 243 pages. Forward byb Reeve Lindbergh. Tour the world with women who defied Victorian(and later) convention to venture alone among the headhunters of Borneo... (#3596)
Price: $20.00  
3595 Chattel or Person?; THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN THE MISHNAH.
Wegner, Judith Romney.
New York: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1988. Paperback. 267 pages. Exploring the place of women in the socioeconomic system formulated in the Mishnah, a book of legal rules compiled by Jewish... (#3595)
Price: $20.00  
3594 MORE WORK FOR MOTHER; The Ironies of Household Technology from the Open Hearth to the.
Cowan, Ruth Schwartz.
New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1983. Hardcover. 257 pages. The author helps explain why today's women spend as much time doing housework as did her colonial sister. Through historical analysis... (#3594)
Price: $20.00  
3311 [ALMANAC] [REPURPOSED] [SCRAP BOOK] Philadelphia Almanac; Plus second handmade scrapbook.
1890. Wraps. Unpaginated (46 pages). Interesting and unusual repurposed Almanac that had a second life as a storehouse for colorful trade cards, advertisements, and keepsakes pasted in - giving the... (#3311)
Price: $150.00  
3309 [MANUSCRIPT] [SEWING] [STUDENT WORK] Cours de Couture.
Rogers, Louise.
Montreal: Couvent de la Congrégation de Notre-Dame, 1857. Hardcover. Unpaginated. 20.5 x 26 cm. A handwritten and unique book of examples used to teach a sewing class at the Convent... (#3309)
Price: $1,500.00  
3340 [DAY BOOK] [NAVY] [HAWAII] Homemaker's Daily Ledger; Navy Spouse.
Honolulu, Hawaii: 1927-1928. Hardcover. 105 pages of handwritten notes. As the US Navy was working to build up the Naval Station at Pearl Harbor, personnel along with their families carved... (#3340)
Price: $250.00  
3476 [TEXTILES] Crochet Sample Book.
Price: $250.00  
3477 [TEXTILES] My Own Kenmore Sewing Scrap Book.
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., c. 1960. Wraps. Unpaginated [20pp.] 22 x 28 cm. Sewing instructional book filled with completed assignments. Handwritten instructions along with completed pieces of work, pinned in... (#3477)
Price: $325.00  
3566 [COLORADO] [PHOTO ALBUM] French Studies at University of Colorado, Boulder.
Stilphen, Louise Hope.
1926. Hardcover. Unpaginated. [50pp]. 18 x 25 cm. A well organized and in-depth view of the life of a young aspiring opera singer, Louise Hope Stilphen (Dec. 2, 1904 -... (#3566)
Price: $325.00  
3540 [TEXTILES] Sample Book - Fancy Needlework for Trimming Dresses.
c. 1890. Sewn binding. 7 pages. 19 x 14 cm. Thirty-three distinct and skillfully hand stitched trim samples - each sewn onto a handmade cloth book. During the Victorian era... (#3540)
Price: $125.00  
3588 Sister Age.
Fisher, M.F.K.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 243 pages. 22 x 15 cm. A collection of fifteen stories on the OTHER subject MFK Fisher was intrigued by: the... (#3588)
Price: $25.00  

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