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Image for Susan B. Anthony: Failure is Impossible / Frederick Douglass: With Struggle Comes Progress (Rochester Freedom Heroes)

Susan B. Anthony: Failure is Impossible / Frederick Douglass: With Struggle Comes Progress (Rochester Freedom Heroes)

By: (IIT) The School of Imaging and Information Technology; Buchiere, Jessica

Price: $5.00

Publisher: TMD: 2008

Seller ID: 2204640

ISBN: 0978929799

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. Titles are bound in inverse order. 2008 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Titles are bound in inverse order. Stories illustrated in color with computer generated images and photographs. Biographies for a intended for older children.Keywords: IIT SCHOOL IMAGINING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY JESSICA BUCHIERE ROCHESTER FREEDOM HEROES FREDERICK DOUGLASS SUSAN B ANTHONY BIOGRAPHY CHILDREN ACTIVISTS NEW YORK HISTORY SOCIOLOGY RACE RACISM WOMENS STUDIES View more info

Women in Socialist Society

By: Allendorf, Marlis; Michaelis-Jena, Ruth; Murray, Patrick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: International Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1531820

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor surface tear to jacket spine base.Very Good. 1976 Large Hardcover. 218 pp. Translated from the German Die Frau im Sozialismus. An interesting intersection of two important social movements, showing the role of women in societies founded on socialist ideas. Numerous illustrations, many in color. CONTENTS: Preface; Dreams Which Became Reality: A Slave Forever?; Give Us Human Rights; Comfortable Home and Crowded Tenement; Chains of the Past; The Dawn; A... View more info

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Trash: Stories

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Firebrand Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200743

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. No jacket. Near fine. 1988 Hard Cover. 174 pp. Trash, Allison's landmark collection, laid the groundwork for her critically acclaimed Bastard Out of Carolina, the National Book Award finalist that was hailed by The New York Times Book Review as simply stunning...a wonderful work of fiction by a major talent.First published in 1988, the award-winning Trash showcases Allison at her most fearlessly honest and startlingly ... View more info

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Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters

By: Barreno, Maria Isabel; Horta, Maria Teresa; Da Costa, Maria Velho

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263071

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Pages toned. 1976 Mass Market Paperback. A work by three Woman's Rights activists who were arrested for their shocking literary output. View more info

Image for Fighting The Traffic in Young Girls; or, War on the White Slave Trade - A Book Designed to Awaken the Sleeping and to Protect the Innocent, with an Astounding Report of Chicago's Vice Commission

Fighting The Traffic in Young Girls; or, War on the White Slave Trade - A Book Designed to Awaken the Sleeping and to Protect the Innocent, with an Astounding Report of Chicago's Vice Commission

By: Bell, Ernest A.; Sims, Edwin W.; Coote, William Alexander; Sutherland, D.F.; Dedrick, Florence Mabel; Amigh, Ophelia; Crittenton, Charles N.; Reynolds, James Bronson; Hall, Winfield SCott; Belfield, William T.; Parkin, Harry A.; Shearer, J.G.; Brooking,

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.S. Ball / L.H. Walter: 1911

Seller ID: 2130067

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with minor loss from bottom edge of picture plate mounted on front board, hinges loosening, front & rear free endpapers absent. 1911 Hard Cover. 482 pp. 8vo. A history of the white slave trade, and a cautionary guide designed to improve the safety of young women who may be the targets of slave traders. Includes true accounts of the lives of several victims, with photographs throughout. View more info

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Women Politicians and the Media

By: Braden, Maria

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1780764

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Price sticker on rear wrapper. 1996 Trade Paperback. 235 pp. Braden discusses the harsh media criticism of American women politicians. View more info

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Hospital with a Heart: Woman Doctors and the Paradox of Separatism at the New England Hospital, 1862-1969

By: Drachman, Virginia G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197334

Condition: Near Fine


First edition.Red stain along length of rear jacket. 1984 Hard Cover. 258 pp. ...examines the dilemma that confronted nineteenth- and twentieth-century women doctors as they sought to preserve their all-women's institutions and to succeed in the male-dominated medical profession. It is at once women's history, medical history, institutional history, and a study of the impact of professionalization on women. This book tells the story of one of the most important all-women... View more info

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The German Women's Movement: The Social Role of Women in the 19th Century and the Emancipation Movement in Germany

By: Drewitz, Ingeborg (Editor); Brinker-Gabler, Gisela; Gerhard, Ute, et al

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hohwacht: 1983

Seller ID: 1521102

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1983 Trade Paperback. 152 pp. This book illustrates the winning of women's emancipation in Germany since the nineteenth century. Living writers - women - discuss the women who were the protagonists of the German Women's Movement, beginning with the period preceding the March Revolution of 1848, and moving on to the Empire, the Weimar Republic, and finally to the women who have fought and are fighting in the Federal Republic of Germany this very day for th... View more info

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The Women of Mormonism; or The Story of Polygamy as Told by the Victims Themselves

By: Froiseth, Jennie Andersen; Willard, Frances E.; Bacon, Leonard; Van Zile, P.T.; et al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: C.G.G. Paine: 1887

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2208474

Condition: Fair


Boards heavily stained, binding cocked, one plate loose, light moisture stain on fore-edge margin of just a few pages. Related article laid in. A good candidate for rebinding. 1887 Hard Cover. xviii, 416 pp. An indictment of Mormonism by various individuals. Includes general historical information about Mormons and Mormonism, critiques of polygamy, discussions of legal issues, and a brief account of Mormonism as it relates to women's suffrage. Originally published... View more info

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life

By: Ginzberg, Lori D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang: 2010

Seller ID: 2261567

ISBN: 0374532397

Condition: Good


Highlighting, dog-eared pages. 2010 Trade Paperback. In this subtly crafted biography, the historian Lori D. Ginzberg narrates the life of a woman of great charm, enormous appetite, and extraordinary intellectual gifts who turned the limitations placed on women like herself into a universal philosophy of equal rights. Few could match Stanton's self-confidence; loving an argument, she rarely wavered in her assumption that she had won. But she was no secular saint, and her... View more info

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The Wheel of Life

By: Glasgow, Ellen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201608

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, ink name on front endpaper. 1906 Hard Cover. 474 pp. A novel by the American suffragette known for her portrayals of the changing world of the South. Born, raised and educated in Richmond, Virginia, novelist Ellen Glasgow began to receive literary acclaim for her realistic portraits of life in the region. However, with the novel The Wheel of Life, Glasgow shifts the scene to bustling New York City, where poet Laura Wi... View more info

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Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony

By: Harper, Ida Husted

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ayer Company Publishers, Inc.: 1998

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2273997

ISBN: 0405001029

Condition: Good


Reissue. Ink underlining and marginalia, Susan B. Anthony house bookmark laid in, faint stain to base of last few pages of third volume. 1998 Hard Cover. Complete three volume set. xxiv, 513, [1]; xi, [2], 515-1070; xvii, [1], 1111-1633, [1] pp. 8vo. A biography of the important advocate for women's suffrage, reprinted from a copy in the Columbia University Libraries. View more info

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Medical History of Contraception

By: Himes, Norman E.; Dickinson, Robert Latou; Guttmacher, Alan F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gamut Press, Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2199730

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Jacket price clipped, a few small tears and two small internal chips from rear jacket panel. 1963 Hard Cover. liii, 521 pp. 8vo. 1963 reissue of the 1936 original, which was the first study of its kind. Includes a new preface by Alan F. Guttmacher discussing various social and medical developments since the release of the original edition. Extensive bibliography and two indices follow text. View more info

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Mother, Aunt Susan and Me: The First Fight for Women's Rights

By: Jacobs, William Jay

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 2276282

ISBN: 0698204808

Condition: Very Good


Very good in good jacket. Jacket rubbed with a few tears repaired on reverse, ink name on front endpaper, related correspondence laid in. 1979 Hard Cover. 61, [3] pp. 8vo. Illustrated with black-and-white prints and photographs. Sixteen-year-old Harriot Stanton highlights the activities of her mother and her mother's friend Susan B. Anthony in their effort to win equal rights for women. View more info

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902)

By: Kendall, Martha E.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Heart of the Lakes Publishing:

Seller ID: 2201256

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers gently rubbed. 72 pp. A biography of the nineteenth-century pioneer in the struggle for women's rights. View more info

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The Women's Rights Movement and the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State

By: Klees, Emerson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Emerson C. Klees: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268597

ISBN: 0963599097

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Minor chip to spine base. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 352 pp. This book provides a history of the Women's Rights Movement and provides a guide to the area around Seneca Falls, the site of the first Women's Rights Convention, July 19-20,1848. The book highlights the lives of the leaders of the Movement in addition to stories about the struggle, including the Pankhurst family in England. View more info

Image for First Person: Canada's First Woman Senator - A Biography of Cairine Wilson [with] Three Signed Letters from the Author to a Contributor of Source Material

First Person: Canada's First Woman Senator - A Biography of Cairine Wilson [with] Three Signed Letters from the Author to a Contributor of Source Material

By: Knowles, Valerie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275902

ISBN: 1550020293

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Laid in are three letters (two TLSs, one ALS) from the author to Hella Street, asking for and thanking Mrs. Street for her assistance in providing letters that were used as a source for this work. Mrs. Street is cited in the 'unpublished sources' section of Knowles's bibliography. Hella Street was the wife of Julian Street, Jr., and this volume was acquired along with a collection of other books from Street's personal library. Also laid in is an envelope s... View more info

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The First English Actresses, from the Initial Appearance of Women on the Stage in 1660 till 1700 (The Players' Series: Monographs of the Stage and Its People - Volume 1)

By: Lanier, Henry Wysham

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: The Players: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2174277

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, one of 750 copies (colophon unnumbered). Spine faded. 1930 Hard Cover. 104 pp. Frontispiece, portraits and reproductions of illustrations and documents in text, 18 plates altogether. Cloth spine & corners, paper over boards, printed on watermarked Arcadian paper, gold leaf endpapers. A history of the earliest women dramatic performers, following a long tradition of men playing the roles of female characters. View more info

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The Fallen Angel: Chastity, Class and Women's Reading 1835-1880

By: Mitchell, Sally

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bowling Green University Popular Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275218

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Sticker remnant to lower jacket spine. 1981 Hard Cover. This book discusses the figure of the unchaste woman in a wide range of fiction written between 1835 and 1880; serious novels by Dickens, Mrs. Gaskell, Meredith, and George Eliot; popular novels that provided light reading for middle-class women (including books by Dinah Craik, Rhoda Broughton, and Ouida); sensational fiction; propaganda for social reform; and stories in cheap periodicals such as the ... View more info

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Susan Anthony: Girl Who Dared (The Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

By: Monsell, Helen Albee; Fiorentino, Al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1960

Seller ID: 2205837

Condition: Very Good


Stains to front and rear board.One inch surface tear to jacket front, jacket rubbed, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1960 Hard Cover. 200 pp. Focuses on the childhood of Susan B. Anthony, the civil rights activist who was prominent in the anti-slavery and 19th century women's right movements in the United States. KEYWORDS: SUSAN ANTHONY GIRL WHO DARED HELEN ALBEE MONSELL AL FIORENTINO BIOGRAPHY CHILDREN JUVENILE CHILDHOOD FAMOUS AMERICANS SERIES AMERICAN HISTORY ACTIVI... View more info

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A History of the Amalgamated Ladies' Garment Cutters' Union, Local 10

By: Oneal, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Amalgamated Ladies' Garment Cutters' Union, Local 10: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196592

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Spine lightly cocked, spine edges rubbed, light stain to front cover, pages toned, ink name on front endpaper, pencil notation on rear paste-down endpaper. 1927 Hard Cover. xii, 450 pp. It is with a profound sense of gratification that the Executive Board of Local 10 has been able to publish this history of the organization for the membership. To make the occasion of the celebration of its twenty-five years of existence a memorable one, neither money nor e... View more info

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Liberation Des Femmes : Annee Zero

By: Partisans

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Francois Maspero: 1970

Seller ID: 2263651

Condition: Good


Highlighting to final chapter, binding weak. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. A French-language collection of writings on the oppression of women and a critique of modern society. View more info

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Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream: How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business

By: Plitt, Jane R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267182

ISBN: 0815606389

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('To Sarah, Dare to dream! Jane R. Plitt'). Top edge lightly foxed. 2000 Hard Cover. xviii, 184 pp. The story of how entrepreneur Martha Matilda Harper created America's first retail franchise network, a radical new business model that encouraged other women to own businesses, to enrich themselves spiritually and financially, and even to marry - all on their own terms. View more info

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Pius XI on Christian Marriage, in the Original Latin with English Translation

By: Pope Pius XI; Treacy, Gerald Carr

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Barry Vail Corporation, New York / Printed by D.B. Updike at The Merrymount Press, Boston: 1931

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200612

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. Edges lightly rubbed, signed by translator on front endpaper ('Gerald Carr Treacy, S.J.'). 1931 Half-Leather. 133 pp. One of 1000 thousand copies, of which only 580 were offered for sale. Leather spine and corners, marbled cloth over boards, gilt titles, top edge gilt. An interesting early twentieth century Catholic commentary on the institution of marriage, with the original Latin presented opposite the English translation. The papal encyclical is commo... View more info

Image for Susan B & Me: An International Collection of Personal Writings and Photographs by Women of All Ages, Dedicated to the Spirit of Susan B. Anthony, Champion of Women's Rights

Susan B & Me: An International Collection of Personal Writings and Photographs by Women of All Ages, Dedicated to the Spirit of Susan B. Anthony, Champion of Women's Rights

By: Ronsvalle, Patricia; Burns, Ursula M. (Foreword)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Big Kids Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 1723456

ISBN: 0930249038

Condition: Fine


New. An exceptional copy. 2006 Large Softcover. xi, 140 pp. This beautifully profound four color publication includes photos and women's personal words and poetry from around the world. Printed in English, the collection gives the reader the understanding that all women, no matter what age, culture, race, or religion, share similar feelings about themselves and their lives. Susan B and Me is at the amusing, heart wrenching, and thought-provoking. The book's underlying qu... View more info

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Family Limitation

By: Sanger, Margaret

Price: $350.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1920

Seller ID: 2266082

Condition: Good


Wrappers foxed, minor loss from front wrapper corner, closed tears to spine head and foot. 1920 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 23, [1] pp. Self wrappers. 1920 tenth edition of the work originally published in 1914. From Hoolihan 3084, describing the first edition: Family limitation defends a woman's right to control her body, defends her right to have an abortion if she does not choose to be pregnant, and gives simple, explicit directions for a... View more info

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Ograniczenie... Liczby Dzieci [Family Limitation]

By: Sanger, Margaret

Price: $75.00

Publisher: S.N.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266084

Condition: Near Fine


First Polish edition. We have more books available by this author!. 14 pp. Self wrappers. Polish edition of the work originally published in 1914. Hoolihan 3090. From Hoolihan 3084, describing the first edition: Family limitation defends a woman's right to control her body, defends her right to have an abortion if she does not choose to be pregnant, and gives simple, explicit directions for a variety of ways to prevent conception. After forty years of 'Com-stockery' -- d... View more info

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The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830-1930

By: Scott, Anne Firor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1970

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2206371

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Spine lightly bumped, top page ridge lightly foxed. 1970 Trade Paperback. xv, 247 pp. The variety and fevor of comment that greeted Anne Scott's The Southern Lady in 1970 can now be seen as a foreshadowing for its lasting impact. In her wide-ranging new Afterword to this edition of a work not infrequently called a classic, the noted historian describes the way it came to be written, asks what she would do differently now, and suggests areas for further expl... View more info

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Women of Achievement: Biographies and Portraits of Outstanding American Women

By: Seton, Grace Thompson; Catt, Carrie Chapman; Rubinstein, Helena; Grew, Agnes Mengel; Ogilvie, Jessica; Bickum, Dorothy; Archer, Alma; Rockwell, Donald; Solomon, Sidney; Field, Laura; Tager, Marjorie N.; Stillman, Marilyn Peabody; Grace, Marjorie

Price: $45.00

Publisher: House of Field, Inc.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205810

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page opposite title states 'Press Numbered Edition' but with no number entered. Copyright page states 'first edition'. 3 inch closed tear to p. 33/34, 2 inch closed tear to p. 109/110, faint stain to rear endpapers. 1940 Large Hardcover. 213 pp. Embossed titles and decorations. A collection of biographical sketches of influential women, including: Eleanor Roosevelt; Margaret Sanger; Helena Rubinstein; Florence Guggenheim; Dorothy Canfield; Joan Crawford; T... View more info

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Jailed for Freedom

By: Stevens, Doris

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275025

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy - usual marks. No jacket, hinges starting, minor pencil marginalia. 1920 Hard Cover. xii, 388 pp. Militant suffragette's memoirs. A first hand account of the National Woman's Party, which organized and fought a fierce battle for passage of the 19th Amendment. The suffragists endured hunger strikes, forced feedings, and jail terms. View more info