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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
Dictionary of the Intertribal Indian Language Commonly Called Chinook
Tacoma: Smith-Digby Co, 1924. 93 pages. The author was a member of a pioneer family in Steilacoom, Washington, a lawyer, and supposedly a fluent Chinook speaker. A relatively scarce book on the lingua franca of Northwest American trade and perhaps the only one compiled by a woman. ISBN: B000X6OOEY.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 134590More details Price: $93.75
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
She Goes to War and Other Stories
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1929. 302 pages, plus  pages of ads. Photoplay edition, illustrated with scenes from the United Artists film. The title story is about a young woman who joins the "Y" and serves in France during the First World War. The other stories are Girl on a Barge, The River Pageant, and A Daughter of Today. ISBN: B002F8978G.
First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Chipping to edges. The rear flap of the dust jacket has detached, but is still present.Book ID: 95653More details Price: $50.00