- Keyword = Women's Studies
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
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
?1855. Elizabeth Oakes Smith (1806-1893) was a comitted woman's right advocate best known for her essays "Woman and Her Needs" published in the New York Tribune in 1850-1851. She was married to Seba Smith, humorist and writer. ISBN: 281AIB1051175.
holograph note, 6.4 x 1.75 inches: "To _____, The measure of capacity is the measure of sphere to either man or woman. E. Oakes Smith, 26th Jan 1855(?)."Book ID: 268218More details Price: $80.00
typed letter signed
1928. Ruth Pratt (1877-1965) was the first woman elected to Congress from New York. ISBN: 281AIB1050467.
Typed letter, 7.75 x 5.4 inches, signed, on letterhead: 7, East Sixty-first Street: "November 13, 1928. My dear Mrs. Cogswell: Thank you so much for your letter and for your delightful invitation which I regret I am unable to accept as I am unable to make any definite plans for the middle of December. My small daughter, who lives in Boston is coming to be with me at that time, when she is expecting her baby to arrive, so I do not want to accept any invitation that will take me frrom New York. I appreciate your thought of me and am really very sorry that I shall not be able to be with you. I know it will be a most delightful occasion. Sincerely yours, Ruth Pratt." Letter has a fold 1/2 inch from bottom.Book ID: 267047More details Price: $40.00
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
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
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
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
The Philosophy of Love
New York: The Macaulay Company, 1923. 251 pages. The leading romance writer of her day offers her observation on men, women, and marriage. ISBN: B001NEPD3G.
Early reprint. Very good in a very good dust jacket.Book ID: 219931More details Price: $20.00
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
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
Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger
Simon & Schuster, 2019. ISBN: 9781501181818.
NEWBook ID: 248944More details Price: $17.00
Pussy: A Reclamation
Hay House Inc, 2018. ISBN: 9781401950262.
NEWBook ID: 252537More details Price: $16.99
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Vintage, 2015. ISBN: 9780804173407.
NEWBook ID: 228010More details Price: $16.95
Frontier Feminist: Clarina Howard Nichols and the Politics of Motherhood
University Press of Kansas, 2010. ISBN: 9780700617289.
A very good copy in a very good dust jacket.Book ID: 263719
Nasty Women: The Feminist Survival Guide to Trump's America
Picador, 2017. ISBN: 9781250155504.
Markdown NewBook ID: 226321
Females of the Species: Semonides on Women
Park Ridge, New Jersey: Noyes Press, 1975. 109 pages. B/W illustrations. A fragment of a creation myth by Semonides, the first surviving poem in European literature to have women for its theme. ISBN: 9780815550389.
First edition (first printing). Near fine copy in brown cloth with bright gilt lettering on spine a near fine dust jacket.Book ID: 265795
Glimpses of Fifty Years 1839-1889
Chicago: Women's Temperance Publication Association, 1889. ISBN: B000I8FTU0.
GoodBook ID: 109908More details Price: $15.00
Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women
PM Press, 2018. ISBN: 9781629635682.
NEWBook ID: 238373More details Price: $14.00
Girl Activist (Generation Girl)
Downtown Bookworks, 2019. ISBN: 9781941367643.
NEWBook ID: 259981More details Price: $12.99