- Keyword = Women's Studies
Woman's Creation: Sexual Evolution and the Shaping of Society
Garden City, NY: Anchor Press / Doubleday, 1979. 484 pages. ISBN: 9780385005517.
First edition (first printing). Near fine in a dust jacket with scratches to rear panel. Small puncture to spine of jacket and cloth. A nice copy despite its few flaws.Book ID: 253649More details Price: $20.00
I've Found the Job Where I Fit Best. Find Your War Job in Industry - Agriculture - Business
Washington, DC: Office of War Information, 1943. 22-1/4 by 16 inches. OWI Poster no. 55. Poster depicting a woman in a headscarf and uniform operates a machine, perhaps a lathe. Despite the vast number of posters issued by government agencies during the Second World War, this is one of the few depicting women doing traditionally male jobs, like manufacturing. Not much has been written about the artist, but he produced many magazine and advertising illustrations. ISBN: 281AIB1017649.
Small bit of loss to one corner, else a fine, bright example. Folded twice, for mailing, as issued. Laid down on a stiff, archival paper backing. [JSP02; JSP04]Book ID: 78833More details Price: $400.00
Typed Letter Signed and Photograph Signed
1985. A short, one-page letter responding to an autograph collector and sending him a 4-1/2 by 6-1/2 inch black-and-white photograph of herself. Liberia-Peters was the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles from 1984 to 1986 and from 1988 to 1994. Liberia-Peters was the second woman to serve as Prime Minister of the island, following Lucina da Costa Gomez-Matheeuws, who served a few weeks in 1977, taking over when her husband died. ISBN: 281AIB1041144.
Letter folded for mailing, else near fine. Photograph also near fine.Book ID: 207339More details Price: $40.00
The Fountain of Age
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. 671 pages. A look at the possibilities and sense of purpose found by people passed middle age. By the author of the Feminine Mystique. ISBN: 9780671400279.
First edition (first printing). Slight bump to bottom edge, and shallow creases to a few pages thus near fine; in a dust jacket with light wear to the edges. Signed by the author next to a hand-drawn heart.Book ID: 200661More details Price: $20.00
Let the Good Times Roll: Prostitution and the U.S. Military in Asia
New York: New Prress, 1992. 343 pages. ISBN: 9781565840492.
A fine copy in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 114195More details Price: $12.50
Womankind: Beyond the Stereotypes (Second edition)
New York: Aldine Publishing Company, (1982). 188 pages. First published in 1971. This edition with a new preface and introduction by the author, and a new chapter. Outdated content has been omitted. ISBN: 9780202303000.
Minor edge wear else a fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Inscribed by the author on the half-title: "To Stephen Jay Gould / with respect / Nancy Reeves." From the Harvard office library of the paleontologist and leading advocate for evolution, Stephen Jay Gould.Book ID: 221591More details Price: $30.00
Lifting Heavy Weights in Defense Industries: Methods for Conserving Health of Women Workers (Special Bulletin no. 2)
Washington, DC: Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor, 1942. 11 pages; with five vignette illustrations of women carrying loads. ISBN: 281AIB1023665.
Near fine in wrappers.Book ID: 104955More details Price: $31.25
The Nonworking Time of Industrial Women Workers: Study by Students of the Hudson Shore Labor School... (Bulletin no. 181)
Washington, DC: Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor, 1940. 10 pages. ISBN: 281AIB1023670.
Very good to near fine in self-wrappers.Book ID: 104951More details Price: $18.75
The Occupational Progress of Women: An Interpretation of Census Statistics of Women in Gainful Occupations (Bulletin no. 27)
Washington, DC: Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor, 1922. 37 pages. ISBN: 281AIB1023672.
First edition (first printing). Small library bookplate and withdrawn stamp on inside front cover, else near fine.Book ID: 104949More details Price: $25.00
For Love Or Money
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1932. 271 pages plus ads. A romance novel in which a lawyer asks a young woman to marry a rich client, try the relationship out for one year with no obligation, and then decide to stay or go. This is the first of two novels by Corley, a New York magazine writer who later became a district supervisor of the Greensboro, North Carolina, Federal Writers’ Project (see Lesser-Known Writers blog). Corley (nee Works) met the aspiring writer and illustrator Donald Corley in 1916 and married him three days later. They split up within a year. ISBN: 281AIB1029010.
First edition (first printing; while normally a reprint house, in this case, according to copyright records, G&D was the first and only publisher). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Quite an attractive copy.Book ID: 132755More details Price: $93.75
Progress Report on Women War Workers' Housing (Special Bulletin no. 17)
Washington, DC: Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor, 1943. 10 pages. ISBN: 281AIB1023669.
Small library bookplate and withdrawn stamp on inside front cover, else very good in self-wrappers.Book ID: 104952More details Price: $18.75