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  • CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN WOMEN POETS: An Anthology of Verses by 1311 Living Writers. by [Anthology] Gordi, Tooni, editor.
    [Anthology] Gordi, Tooni, editor.
    CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN WOMEN POETS: An Anthology of Verses by 1311 Living Writers.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Harrison, (1936). Hardcover first edition - Issued Under the Auspices of The Spinners: A Bi-Monthly of Women's Verse. Includes contributions by Louise Bogan, Babette Deutsch, Sara Bard Field, Elsa Gidlow, Josephine Johnson, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Harriet Monroe, Marianne Moore, Margaret Sangster, Naomi Replansky, Muriel Rukeyser, Eunice Tietjens, and many others. Printed in double columns. Alphabetical list of poets at back. Large format. 320 pp.

    Condition: Very good in blue cloth with black lettering, no dust jacket (prev owner's name stamped on rear endpaper.)

    Book ID: 58086
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  • SOUTHWEST STORIES, Tales from the Desert. by [Anthology] Miller, John and Morgan, Genevieve,editors.
    [Anthology] Miller, John and Morgan, Genevieve,editors.
    SOUTHWEST STORIES, Tales from the Desert.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1993). First edition - An anthology including writers ranging from D. H. Lawrence and Georgia O'Keefe to Larry McMurty, Leslie Marmon Silko, Sandra Cisneros and Barry Gifford, Introduction by Barbara Kingsolver. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-8118-02167.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 61448
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  • WOMEN ON THE CASE. by [Anthology,signed] Paretsky, Sara , editor. Elizabeth George, signed.
    [Anthology,signed] Paretsky, Sara , editor. Elizabeth George, signed.
    WOMEN ON THE CASE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "26 original stories by the best women crime writers of our time" including Helga Anderle, Linda Barnes, Nevada Barr, Amel Benaboura, Pieke Biermann, Eleanor Taylor Brand, P. M. Carlson, Liza Cody, Amanda Cross, Dorothy Salisbury Davis, Susan Dunlap, Antonia Fraser, Frances Fyfield, Susan Geason, Elizabeth George, Linda Grant, Dicey Scroggins Jackson, Myriam Laurini, Lia Matera, Marcia Muller, Irina Muravyova, Sara Paretsky, Nancy Pickard, Ruth Rendell, Andrea Smith, Barbara Wilson. SIGNED by Elizabeth George at her story "The Surprise of His Life." Edited and with an introduction by Sara Paretsky. . xii, 367 pp. ISBN: 0-385-314019.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62459
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  • WOMEN ON THE CASE. by [Anthology, signed] Paretsky, Sara , editor. Marcia Muller, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Paretsky, Sara , editor. Marcia Muller, signed.
    WOMEN ON THE CASE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "26 original stories by the best women crime writers of our time" including Helga Anderle, Linda Barnes, Nevada Barr, Amel Benaboura, Pieke Biermann, Eleanor Taylor Brand, P. M. Carlson, Liza Cody, Amanda Cross, Dorothy Salisbury Davis, Susan Dunlap, Antonia Fraser, Frances Fyfield, Susan Geason, Elizabeth George, Linda Grant, Dicey Scroggins Jackson, Myriam Laurini, Lia Matera, Marcia Muller, Irina Muravyova, Sara Paretsky, Nancy Pickard, Ruth Rendell, Andrea Smith, Barbara Wilson. SIGNED by Marcia Muller at her story "The Cracks in the Sidewalk.
    Edited and with an introduction by Sara Paretsky. . xii, 367 pp. ISBN: 0-385-314019.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (prev owner's label on front pastedown.)

    Book ID: 50815
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  • WOMEN ON THE CASE. by [Anthology, signed] Paretsky, Sara , editor. Marcia Muller, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Paretsky, Sara , editor. Marcia Muller, signed.
    WOMEN ON THE CASE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "26 original stories by the best women crime writers of our time" including Helga Anderle, Linda Barnes, Nevada Barr, Amel Benaboura, Pieke Biermann, Eleanor Taylor Brand, P. M. Carlson, Liza Cody, Amanda Cross, Dorothy Salisbury Davis, Susan Dunlap, Antonia Fraser, Frances Fyfield, Susan Geason, Elizabeth George, Linda Grant, Dicey Scroggins Jackson, Myriam Laurini, Lia Matera, Marcia Muller, Irina Muravyova, Sara Paretsky, Nancy Pickard, Ruth Rendell, Andrea Smith, Barbara Wilson. SIGNED by TWO authors: by Paretsky on the title page and by Marcia Muller at her story "The Cracks in the Sidewalk." Edited and with an introduction by Sara Paretsky. . xii, 367 pp. ISBN: 0-385-314019.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51029
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  • SHORT STORIES BY WOMEN: The Graywolf Annual Two. by [Anthology, signed] Walker, Scott, editor. Ann Beattie, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Walker, Scott, editor. Ann Beattie, signed.
    SHORT STORIES BY WOMEN: The Graywolf Annual Two.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 1986. SIGNED first edition - A wonderful collection of thirteen stories - the contributors include Alice Munro, Louise Erdrich, Jane Bowles, Tess Gallagher, Mavis Gallant, Susan Minot, Bobbie Ann Mason, Ann Beattie, Joy Williams and Elizabeth Tallant. SIGNED by Ann Beattie at her story "Cards." Biographical notes. 176 pp. ISBN: 0-915308-789.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (some sunning to the covers.)

    Book ID: 67756
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  • CARIBBEAN WOMEN WRITERS: Women Writers of English and Their Works. by Bloom, Harold, editor.
    Bloom, Harold, editor.
    CARIBBEAN WOMEN WRITERS: Women Writers of English and Their Works.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publications, (1997). First edition - Includes biographical information, a selection of critical extracts, and the complete bibliographies (through the date of publication) of twelve Caribbean authors: Phyllis Shand Allfrey, Erna Brodber, Michelle Cliff, Merle Collins, Edwidge Danticat, Zee Edgell, Beryl Gilroy, Merle Hodge, Jamaica Kincaid, Paule Marshall, Jean Rhys, and Olive Senior. Among those who extracts are included are Elizabeth Nunez Harrell, Carolyn Cooper, Opal Palmer Adisa, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Andrew Salkey, Barbara Webb, Cathleen Schine, Gay Wilentz, Susan Fromberg Schaeffer and many others. Introductory essays by Harold Bloom. xxiii, 163 pp. ISBN: 0-791044920.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73268
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  • Byatt, A. S.
    PASSIONS OF THE MIND: Selected Writings.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Essays by this Booker prize winning writer on other writers - Victorians like Robert Browning and George Eliot, modern writers like William Golding, and other women writers ranging from Willa Cather, to Sylvia Plath, Barbara Pym and Georgette Heyer. Notes, index. 332 pp. ISBN: 0-679-405119.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 18376
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  • DRAG. by Harris, Duriel E.
    Harris, Duriel E.
    DRAG.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Minneapolis: Elixir Press, (2003). First edition - Young African-American's first book, a collection of poetry, experimental and vividly imagistic. 85 pp. ISBN: 1932418008.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64154
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  • SISTER STEW: Fiction and Poetry by Women (Bamboo Ridge 50-51, Spring and Summer 1991) by Kono, Juliet S. and Song, Cathy.
    Kono, Juliet S. and Song, Cathy.
    SISTER STEW: Fiction and Poetry by Women (Bamboo Ridge 50-51, Spring and Summer 1991)

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Honolulu: Bamboo Ridge Press, 1991. A multi-cultural anthology of stories and poems by women mostly living and writing in Hawaii. Among the writers are Nell Altizer, Sue Cowing, Epi Enari Fuaau, Jessica Hagedorn, Faye Kicknosway, Susan Nunes, Marjorie Sinclair, Lois-Ann Yamanaka, Holly Yamada, Amy Uyematsu, Adrienne Tien and many others. Notes on contributors. 330 pp. ISBN: 0-9100043-221.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 56197
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  • SILENCES. by Olsen, Tillie.
    Olsen, Tillie.
    SILENCES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An important book on how circumstances obstruct or silence creativity in women - based both on her own experiences as a writer and on letters and diaries of many other writers, not just women - including Thomas Hardy, Hopkins, Willa Cather, Melville, Blake, Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, and numerous others. Also contains a long essay on Rebecca Harding Davis, and an excerpt from her book 'Life in the Iron Mills.' In discussing her own life, Olsen comments that it was no accident that the first piece of work she considered publishable began 'As I Stand Ironing.' Subject and name indexes. xiv, 306 pp. ISBN: 0-440079004.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (some sunning to dustjacket. otherwise a tight clean copy.)

    Book ID: 40168
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  • Olsen, Tillie.
    SILENCES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An important book on how circumstances obstruct or silence creativity in women - based both on her own experiences as a writer and on letters and diaries of many other writers, not just women - including Thomas Hardy, Hopkins, Willa Cather, Melville, Blake, Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, and numerous others. Also contains a long essay on Rebecca Harding Davis, and an excerpt from her book 'Life in the Iron Mills.' In discussing her own life, Olsen comments that it was no accident that the first piece of work she considered publishable began 'As I Stand Ironing.' Subject and name indexes. xiv, 306 pp. ISBN: 0-440079004.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38388
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  • WOMEN ON THE CASE. by Paretsky, Sara , editor.
    Paretsky, Sara , editor.
    WOMEN ON THE CASE.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Delacorte, (1996.) dj. Hardcover - "26 original stories by the best women crime writers of our time" including Helga Anderle, Linda Barnes, Nevada Barr, Amel Benaboura, Pieke Biermann, Eleanor Taylor Brand, P. M. Carlson, Liza Cody, Amanda Cross, Dorothy Salisbury Davis, Susan Dunlap, Antonia Fraser, Frances Fyfield, Susan Geason, Elizabeth George, Linda Grant, Dicey Scroggins Jackson, Myriam Laurini, Lia Matera, Marcia Muller, Irina Muravyova, Sara Paretsky, Nancy Pickard, Ruth Rendell, Andrea Smith, Barbara Wilson. Edited and with an introduction by Sara Paretsky. . xii, 367 pp. ISBN: 0-385-314019.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62057
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  • A CLOSER LOOK AT ARIEL: A Memory of Sylvia Plath by [Plath, Sylvia] Steiner, Nancy Hunter.
    [Plath, Sylvia] Steiner, Nancy Hunter.
    A CLOSER LOOK AT ARIEL: A Memory of Sylvia Plath

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper's Magazine Press, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - Memoir by a Smith College roommate and friend of Plath, described as ' the best informed account we could have of crucial events in the life and art of this important poet'. Introduction by George Stade. 83 pp. ISBN: 0-06-1278157.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (rubbing to dj, one very short closed tear.)

    Book ID: 57205
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  • DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAINTOP: Black Women's Novels in the Wake of the Civil Rights Movement, 1966-1989. by Walker, Melissa.
    Walker, Melissa.
    DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAINTOP: Black Women's Novels in the Wake of the Civil Rights Movement, 1966-1989.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, (1991.). Discusses the novels of Margaret Walker, Sherley Anne Williams, Toni Morrison, Louise Meriweather, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker and more in the context of the Civil Rights movements, its hopes and its achievements. Bibliography of primary works, notes, index. 226 pp. ISBN: 0-300-054327.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 48037
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