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  • [Adams, Abigail] Gelles, Edith B.
    PORTIA: The World of Abigail Adams.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Bloomington: Indiana University Press, (1995.). A fresh examination of Abigail Adams which places her at the center - rather than focusing on her roles as wife and mother of US presidents - and in doing so, this gives a picture of life for 18th century women. Co-winner, American Historical Association's Herbert Feis Award. Chronology, photographs, extensive notes and bibliography, index. 227 pp. ISBN: 0-253-210232.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 29709
    Keywords: Women's Studies
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  • HERETIC'S HEART: A Journey Through Spirit & Revolution. by Adler, Margot.
    Adler, Margot.
    HERETIC'S HEART: A Journey Through Spirit & Revolution.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Boston: Beacon Press, (1997) dj. Hardcover - The second book, a memoir, by the author of "Drawing Down the Moon." A look back at the 1960s and their impact on American history and culture, when Adler was a free speech advocate at Berkeley during the sixties, a woman who helped register black voters, and an anti-war activist who began a friendship with a soldier in Vietnam. Index. xiii, 309 pp. ISBN: 0-80707098X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 83980
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  • IN THE LAND OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom by Ahmed, Qanta.
    Ahmed, Qanta.
    IN THE LAND OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, (2008). First edition - When she was denied a visa to remain in the United States, Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor, accepted a position in Saudi Arabia. She saw this as more than a new job, but also a chance at adventure in an exotic land she thinks she understands, a place she hopes she will belong. Instead she discovers that The Kingdom is a world apart - she finds rejection and scorn in the places she believed would most embrace her, but also humor, honesty, loyalty and love - and she finds a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith. Endnotes. ix, 444 pp plus a reading group guide.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79367
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  • CAPTAIN GRAMMA: Single Mom to Sky High. by Aldrich, Nancy Welz
    Aldrich, Nancy Welz
    CAPTAIN GRAMMA: Single Mom to Sky High.

    Edition: First printing.

    Binghamton, NY: Brundage Publishing, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A candid autobiography which tells how the author, as a 37 year old single mother of two, decided that she was going to go after her dream of being a pilot, and how she rose through the ranks at United despite great sexism and animosity. INSCRIBED by author opposite title page - "To - - Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. Believe in God! and always hold onto your dreams" and dated in 2007. Photographs. 139 pp. ISBN: 1892451476.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 55110
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  • ALICE: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute. by Anderson, Ivy and Devon Angus, editors.
    Anderson, Ivy and Devon Angus, editors.
    ALICE: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Berkeley & San Francisco: Heyday and California Historical Society, (2016). SIGNED first edition - Foreword by Josh Sides. "In 1913 the San Francisco Bulletin published a serialized, ghostwritten memoir of a prostitute who went by the moniker Alice Smith. "A Voice from the Underworld ". . . candidly related the harrowing events she endured after entering the life. While prostitute narratives had been published before, never had they been as frank in their discussion of the underworld, including topics such as abortion, police corruption, and the unwritten laws of the brothel. . . The response to Alice's story was unprecedented: four thousand letters poured into the Bulletin,many of which were written by other prostitutes ready to share their own…

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    Berkeley & San Francisco: Heyday and California Historical Society, (2016). SIGNED first edition - Foreword by Josh Sides. "In 1913 the San Francisco Bulletin published a serialized, ghostwritten memoir of a prostitute who went by the moniker Alice Smith. "A Voice from the Underworld ". . . candidly related the harrowing events she endured after entering the life. While prostitute narratives had been published before, never had they been as frank in their discussion of the underworld, including topics such as abortion, police corruption, and the unwritten laws of the brothel. . . The response to Alice's story was unprecedented: four thousand letters poured into the Bulletin,many of which were written by other prostitutes ready to share their own stories; and it inspired what may have been the first sex worker rights protest in modern history." This book includes the memoirs of Alice Smith and a selection of letters responding to her story as well as an introduction which places this in the era's sensationalistic journalism as well as revealing themes in Alice's story that extend to issues facing sex workers today. SIGNED on the title page by BOTH editors with the word "thanks" and dated in the year of publication. Introduction and notes. Illustrations. Suggestions for further reading. lxxxii, 244 pp. ISBN: 978-1597143615.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78050
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  • CHANGING WOMAN: A History of Racial Ethnic Women in Modern America. by Anderson, Karen.
    Anderson, Karen.
    CHANGING WOMAN: A History of Racial Ethnic Women in Modern America.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Oxford University Press, (1997). First edition - A work which 'seeks to provide historical perspectives on the lives of American Indian, African American and Mexican American women in the United States over the course of the 20th century. Notes. Index. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-19-5117883.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a new unread copy).

    Book ID: 77363
    Keywords: Women's Studies
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  • Andrews, Lynn V.
    CRYSTAL WOMAN: The Sisters of the Dreamtime.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - In this magical, magnificent record of one of the author's journeys, she reveals knowledge about becoming a whole person that is essential to us all. Includes black-and-white illustrations.

    Condition: Near fine in very good+ dust jacket. (dj- very slight edge wear)

    Book ID: 14549
    Keywords: Women's Studies
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  • DEEP DOWN: The New Sensual Writing by Women by [Anthology,signed] Chester, Laura, editor; Mona Simpson, Jane Hirshfield, Mary Mackey and Wanda Coleman, signed
    [Anthology,signed] Chester, Laura, editor; Mona Simpson, Jane Hirshfield, Mary Mackey and Wanda Coleman, signed
    DEEP DOWN: The New Sensual Writing by Women

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Faber & Faber, (1988.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An anthology containing over 150 pieces by 71 contemporary women writers from Kathy Acker to Alice Walker. The tone ranges from innocent to erotic, from playful and humourous to dark. SIGNED by FOUR authors: by Hirshfield at her poem 'Of Gravity & Angels', by Mona Simpson at her story 'Lawns' ; by Wanda Coleman at her story 'The Blues in the Night' and by Mary Mackey at her essay, "Golden Cords: Erotic Attachments." Other contributors include Margaret Atwood, Marge Piercy, Toi Derricotte, Lyn Lifshin, Anne Rice, Kathleen Fraser, Ai, Bobby Louise Hawkins, Louise Shivers, and many more. 330 pp. ISBN: 0-571-129579.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (bit of crinkling to dj at top of spine)

    Book ID: 9788
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  • MY NAME IS IRAN: A Memoir. by Ardalan, Davar.
    Ardalan, Davar.
    MY NAME IS IRAN: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author, an award-winning producer for NPR's Morning Edition, traces her personal journey as well as Iran's struggle for a lawful society, twenty-five years after the 1979 Islamic Revolution - and the story of three generations of her family. "Her American grandmother's love affair with an Iranian physician took her from New York to Iran in 1931. Ardalan herself moved from San Francisco to rural Iran in 1964 with her Iranian American parents who barely spoke Farsi. . . Improbably, after high school, Ardalan decided to move back to an Islamic Iran. When she arrived, she discovered a world she hardly recognized, and one which demands a near-complete renunciation…

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    New York: Henry Holt, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author, an award-winning producer for NPR's Morning Edition, traces her personal journey as well as Iran's struggle for a lawful society, twenty-five years after the 1979 Islamic Revolution - and the story of three generations of her family. "Her American grandmother's love affair with an Iranian physician took her from New York to Iran in 1931. Ardalan herself moved from San Francisco to rural Iran in 1964 with her Iranian American parents who barely spoke Farsi. . . Improbably, after high school, Ardalan decided to move back to an Islamic Iran. When she arrived, she discovered a world she hardly recognized, and one which demands a near-complete renunciation of the freedoms she experienced in the West. In time, she and her young family make the opposite migration and discover the difficulties, however paradoxical, inherent in living a free life in America." Map frontispiece, photographs, notes, bibliography. 323 pp. ISBN: 978-0805079203.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86027
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  • Arden, Cathy.
    MY SISTER'S PICTURE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of two young women, sisters, one of whom died of cancer at only 33 - told in letters, journal entries and poems - a moving tribute.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (rem mark.)

    Book ID: 14857
    Keywords: cancer, Women's Studies
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  • NO WOMAN TENDERFOOT: Florence Merriam Bailey, Pioneer Naturalist. by [Bailey, Florence Merriam,1863-1948] Kofalk, Harriet
    [Bailey, Florence Merriam,1863-1948] Kofalk, Harriet
    NO WOMAN TENDERFOOT: Florence Merriam Bailey, Pioneer Naturalist.

    Edition: First printing.

    College Station, TX: Texas A&M Press, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - Bailey began her career at Smith College where she organized a chapter of the Audabon Society and got the students to boycott feathered hats. She worked mostly in the American West and Southwest; she was one of the first ornithologists to study live birds in the wild rather than museum specimens. This biography is based on her correspondence with her brother C. Hart Merriam and the ten books and numerous articles she wrote. Illustrated with photographs and map of New Mexico. Notes and bibliography. Index, xix, 225 pp. ISBN: 0-890963789.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a very good dj (spine label, sunning to the spine)

    Book ID: 83321
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  • Baker, Paula.
    THE MORAL FRAMEWORKS OF PUBLIC LIFE: Gender, Politics, and the State in Rural New York, 1870-1930.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a detailed look at a specific group of people - farmers in rural New York - starting at a time when feminist activity was at its height. Photographs, extensive notes, bibliography, index. 251 pp. ISBN: 0-19-5064526.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 26031
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  • EROTIC PLEASURES: Tales Told by Women. by Barbarch, Lonnie, editor (Kim Chernin, Valerie Kelly, Susan Griffin, Caroline Banks, and others, contributors.)
    Barbarch, Lonnie, editor (Kim Chernin, Valerie Kelly, Susan Griffin, Caroline Banks, and others, contributors.)
    EROTIC PLEASURES: Tales Told by Women.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1986. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An anthology containing 21 original stories dealing with women's pleasure in sexuality in all its forms. SIGNED by Susan Griffin at her selection 'Cradles of Light.' In addition to the writers above this includes stories by Deena Metzger, Sandy Boucher, Gayle Feyrer and others. Rather uncommon in the hardcover first edition. ISBN: 0-385-233191.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 26699
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  • UNGENTLEMANLY ACTS: The Army's Notorious Incest Trial. by Barnett, Louise.
    Barnett, Louise.
    UNGENTLEMANLY ACTS: The Army's Notorious Incest Trial.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hill & Wang, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of an 1879 Texas courtmartial, in which Captain Andrew Geddes was tried and convicted for accusing a fellow officer of committing incest - "Captain Andrew J. Geddes, whose trial lasted for the extraordinarily long period of three months, an exception was made. Geddes was tried for 'conduct unbecoming,' but in the space where specifications were usually listed in the printed record appeared the phrase 'not fit to be specified.' What abhorrent crime had Geddes committed? What deed so horrifying that the Army's official record could not mention it? In the answer lies the true irony of this case. Geddes had accused a fellow officer, Lieutenant Louis…

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    New York: Hill & Wang, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of an 1879 Texas courtmartial, in which Captain Andrew Geddes was tried and convicted for accusing a fellow officer of committing incest - "Captain Andrew J. Geddes, whose trial lasted for the extraordinarily long period of three months, an exception was made. Geddes was tried for 'conduct unbecoming,' but in the space where specifications were usually listed in the printed record appeared the phrase 'not fit to be specified.' What abhorrent crime had Geddes committed? What deed so horrifying that the Army's official record could not mention it? In the answer lies the true irony of this case. Geddes had accused a fellow officer, Lieutenant Louis H. Orleman, of an unspeakable offense but instead of investigating Orleman, the Army tried Geddes for speaking of Orleman's alleged crime." Illustrated with photographs, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-809073978.

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    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 75676
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  • Beanland, Anne Mahler and Terry, Emily Miles, editors.
    IT'S A CHICK THING: Celebrating the Wild Side of Women's Friendship.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Berkeley, CA: Conari Press, 2000. SIGNED first edition - Full of amusing stories, quips, photographs - examples of the special, and sometimes crazy, times that strenghen women's friendships. Illustrated. Index. 189 numbered pages. ISBN: 1-57324-1962.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page by editor/author Anne Mahler Beanland. Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (as new)

    Book ID: 27731
    Keywords: Women's Studies
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  • Bender, Sue
    EVERYDAY SACRED, a Woman's Journey Home

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1995. Hardcover first edition -

    Condition: VG/VG (missing front endpaper, stain on cover, pc.)

    Book ID: 6680
    Keywords: Women's Studies
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  • Bender, Sue
    PLAIN AND SIMPLE: A Woman's Journey to the Amish.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1989. dj. Hardcover - A journey inspired by a group of old Amish quilts which Bender saw in a store. Illustrated by Sue and Richard Bender. 152 pp. ISBN: 0-06-2500589.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dust jacket (creases to dj flaps.)

    Book ID: 24201
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  • PLAIN AND SIMPLE: A Woman's Journey to the Amish. by Bender, Sue
    Bender, Sue
    PLAIN AND SIMPLE: A Woman's Journey to the Amish.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A journey inspired by a group of old Amish quilts which Bender saw in a store. Illustrated by Sue and Richard Bender. 152 pp. ISBN: 0-06-2500589.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (missing chip to upper edge of front endpaper.).

    Book ID: 53583
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  • NAOMI MITCHISON: A Biography. by Benton, Jill.
    Benton, Jill.
    NAOMI MITCHISON: A Biography.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    London: Pandora Press (1990). The first biography of this English and Scottish writer, the author of over 80 books, a notable feminist and socialist who was at the center of London's intellectual life during the 1920s and 1930s. Illustrated with photographs, bibliography of Mitchison's works, index, contents xvii, 192 pp. ISBN: 0-04-4408625.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (toning to pages).

    Book ID: 85920
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  • JESSIE BERNARD; The Making of a Feminist. by [Bernard, Jessie, 1903-1996] Bannister, Robert C.
    [Bernard, Jessie, 1903-1996] Bannister, Robert C.
    JESSIE BERNARD; The Making of a Feminist.

    Edition: First printing.

    New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of this noted sociologist and prolific author, published a few years before her death. Following World War II, she began to move toward a feminist position in sociology as seen in the qualitative research and critical analysis prevalent in her later work. Among other things she was a founding board member of the Center for Women Policy Studies as well as member of the boards of Urban Institute Women's Program and the Women's Equity Action League and an associate of the Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press. Her focus was on increasing understanding of the effects of sexism on women's experience of marriage, parenting, education…

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    New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of this noted sociologist and prolific author, published a few years before her death. Following World War II, she began to move toward a feminist position in sociology as seen in the qualitative research and critical analysis prevalent in her later work. Among other things she was a founding board member of the Center for Women Policy Studies as well as member of the boards of Urban Institute Women's Program and the Women's Equity Action League and an associate of the Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press. Her focus was on increasing understanding of the effects of sexism on women's experience of marriage, parenting, education and economic life. Among her books were 'The Paradox of the Happy Marriage' (1971) and 'The Future of Marriage' (1972) based on her statistical analysis and research which illustrated that marriage was good for men, but not for women. Illustrated with photographs. Chronology, notes, bibliography, index. xii, 276 pp. ISBN: 0-813516145.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 82280
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  • BOUNTIFUL WOMEN: Large Women's Secrets for Living the Life They Desire. by Bernell, Bonnie.
    Bernell, Bonnie.
    BOUNTIFUL WOMEN: Large Women's Secrets for Living the Life They Desire.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Berkeley, CA: Wildcat Canyon Press, (2000). SIGNED first edition - Foreword by Carmen Renee Berry. A written to be both inspirational and practical, with with advice on how larger women can overcome the modern prejudices about weight and beauty, as well as presenting strategies for handling common challenges as tight seating on an airline, judgmental comments about one's size, and more. SIGNED by Bernell on the title page. 203 pp. ISBN: 1-885171471.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 83839
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  • THE PIG FARMER'S DAUGHTER AND OTHER TALES OF AMERICAN JUSTICE: Episodes of Racism and Sexism in the Courts from 1865 to the Present. by Berry, Mary Frances.
    Berry, Mary Frances.
    THE PIG FARMER'S DAUGHTER AND OTHER TALES OF AMERICAN JUSTICE: Episodes of Racism and Sexism in the Courts from 1865 to the Present.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Vintage Books, (2000). A book on how the law perpetuates myths of race, gender, and class by a former head of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission. Berry examines "a century's worth of appellate cases, ranging from a nineteenth-century Alabama case in which a white woman was denied her divorce petition because an affair between a white man (her husband) and a black woman (his lover) was 'of no consequence,' to such recent, high-profile cases as the William Kennedy Smith and O.J. Simpson trials." Notes, index. 295 pp. ISBN: 0-375707468.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 83153
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  • Blackman, Margaret B.
    DURING MY TIME: Florence Edenshaw Davidson, A Haida Women

    Edition: First printing.

    Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1982. Hardcover first edition - The first life story of a Northwest Coast Indian woman. Based on more than 50 hours of tape recordings as Davidson recounts her life (born in 1896 she was one of the last women to undergo traditional puberty rites and an arranged marriage). Illustrated with photographs. 172 pp including index.

    Condition: VG/VG (gift inscription.)

    Book ID: 7721
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  • ALMOST GOLDEN: Jessica Savitch and the Selling of Television News. by Blair, Gwenda.
    Blair, Gwenda.
    ALMOST GOLDEN: Jessica Savitch and the Selling of Television News.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1988) dj. Hardcover - The true story of news anchor Jessica Savitch. "A network anchor at thirty-one, she had made it to the top in a male-dominated world of big stars, big money, and super-egos. But behind the scenes was another story - a woman desperately chasing her dream through a private nightmare of drugs, depression, and disastrous romances and spiraling ever downward." 16 pages of black and white photographs, index, 352 pp. ISBN: 0-671-63285.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61333
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  • MOBILIZING WOMEN-POWER. by Blatch, Harriot Stanton (1856-1940) (foreword by Theodore Roosevelt.)
    Blatch, Harriot Stanton (1856-1940) (foreword by Theodore Roosevelt.)
    MOBILIZING WOMEN-POWER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Womans Press, 1918. Hardcover first edition - The first book by Harriot Stanton Blatch, the daughter of suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and herself a leader in the woman suffrage movement, a writer and an advocate for labor reform. "She is credited with modernizing a suffrage movement that, by the opening of the 20th century, was listless and flagging," and also with changing it from primarily a middle and upper class women's movement to one which included concern for the rights of working women. "Her radical style combined militant civil disobedience with political activism. The combination of her energy, daring and political savvy spurred the movement on to its goal of enfranchising American women with the passage…

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    New York: The Womans Press, 1918. Hardcover first edition - The first book by Harriot Stanton Blatch, the daughter of suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and herself a leader in the woman suffrage movement, a writer and an advocate for labor reform. "She is credited with modernizing a suffrage movement that, by the opening of the 20th century, was listless and flagging," and also with changing it from primarily a middle and upper class women's movement to one which included concern for the rights of working women. "Her radical style combined militant civil disobedience with political activism. The combination of her energy, daring and political savvy spurred the movement on to its goal of enfranchising American women with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920." Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt. Although this first book, written during World War I, is a feminist view in favor of war as providing equality of work for women, she returned to the peace movement after seeing the ravages which war had brought to Europe and her second book, published in 1920 was ' A Woman's Point of View, Some Roads to Peace'. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 12 photographic plates - showing women 'comfortably and becoming garbed for working in a factory', pulling a plow in France, with an ambulance equipped with an xray machine set up by Marie Curie, and working in the Erie Railroad workshop. Appendix containing Documents Used in Women's War Work in England and France. 195 pp.

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    Condition: Very good overall in tan cloth with blue lettering and a decorative frame around the title (some rubbing to the lettering on the spine, corners slightly bumped and worn) Very uncommon, and interesting.

    Book ID: 59293
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  • I WANT TO BE WHERE THE NORMAL PEOPLE ARE. by Bloom, Rachel.
    Bloom, Rachel.
    I WANT TO BE WHERE THE NORMAL PEOPLE ARE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2020). First edition - A collection of essays -plus a few drawings and poems - on insecurity, fame and anxiety. 280 pp. Publisher's letter laid in.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 81228
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  • ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place. by Blum, Arlene.
    Blum, Arlene.
    ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1980.) dj. Hardcover - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, ÒA WomanÕs Place Is on Top.Ó Foreword by Maurice Herzog. Somewhat oversized illustrated with many photographs. Bibliography, index. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-87156-2367.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (light edgewear to the dj).

    Book ID: 59384
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  • ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place: The Twentieth Anniversary Edition. by Blum, Arlene.
    Blum, Arlene.
    ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place: The Twentieth Anniversary Edition.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1998.). SIGNED - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, ÒA WomanÕs Place Is on Top.Ó Foreword by Maurice Herzog.The Twentieth Anniversary Edition with a new preface and…

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    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1998.). SIGNED - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, ÒA WomanÕs Place Is on Top.Ó Foreword by Maurice Herzog.The Twentieth Anniversary Edition with a new preface and afterword by the author. INSCRIBED on the half title page by Blum "To . . . Success on Top!" A somewhat oversized trade paperback illustrated with many photographs. Bibliography, index. 258 pp. ISBN: 1578050227.

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    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 43705
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  • ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place. by Blum, Arlene.
    Blum, Arlene.
    ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1980.). SIGNED - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, ÒA WomanÕs Place Is on Top.Ó Foreword by Maurice Herzog. INSCRIBED on the half title page by Blum…

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    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1980.). SIGNED - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, ÒA WomanÕs Place Is on Top.Ó Foreword by Maurice Herzog. INSCRIBED on the half title page by Blum "To . . . Success on Top!" A somewhat oversized trade paperback illustrated with many photographs. Bibliography, index. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-87156-8063.

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    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 63379
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  • ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place. by Blum, Arlene.
    Blum, Arlene.
    ANNAPURNA: A Woman's Place.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1980.) dj. Hardcover - The dramatic story of the first all-women's ascent of one of the most challenging peaks in the Himalayas, by the leader of the expedition: In 1978 Arlene Blum led an all-womenÕs expedition to the North Face of 26,545 foot Annapurna in Nepal. On October 15, Irene Beardsley Miller and Vera Komarkova, along with two Sherpas, Mingma Tsering and Chewang Rinjee, reached the top. Miller and Komarkova were the first women and the first Americans to stand on AnnapurnaÕs summit. Along with American and Nepalese flags, they unfurled a banner with the expedition slogan, "A WomanÕs Place Is on Top." Foreword by Maurice Herzog. Somewhat oversized illustrated with many photographs. Bibliography, index. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-87156-2367.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (overall edgewear to the dj).

    Book ID: 58978
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