Category: Women's Movement

Sort

Showing 1-28 of 28

Image for Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters

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 Women Politicians and the Media

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

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

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's hospitals in America, the New England Hospital for Women and Children. From its founding, the hospital provided women doct... View more info

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

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 in 1882. View more info

Image for Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life

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 positions were not always on the side of the broadest possible conception of justice and social change. Elitism runs through... View more info

Image for The Wheel of Life

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 Wilde attempts to navigate the treacherous waters of romance.Keywords: ELLEN GLASGOW WHEEL OF LIFE AMERICAN LITERATURE SUFFRAGE... View more info

Image for Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony

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

Image for Woman's Life in Colonial Days

Woman's Life in Colonial Days

By: Holliday, Carl

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Corner House Publishers: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289102

ISBN: 0879280034

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine previously reinforced with tape, sticker on rear jacket panel, front jacket panel rubbed, front jacket flap price-clipped. Top page ridge faintly foxed. 1982 Hard Cover. xvi, 319 pp. 1982 reissue of 1922 original. What was life like for women in the American colonies? This classic study suggests that, in spite of hardships, many colonial women led rich, fulfilling lives. Drawing on letters, diaries and contemporary accounts, the author thoroughly depicts the lives of women in the New England and Southern colonies. View more info

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

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

Image for Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902)

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

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 sent from Ottawa to Connecticut, and a photocopy of an October 29, 1988 review of the book in The Globe and Mail. Street's nam... View more info

Image for Abortion

Abortion

By: Lader, Lawrence

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. / Howard W. Sams & Co., Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290442

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Boards faintly soiled, jacket lightly rubbed and foxed, front jacket flap corners trimmed. 1966 Hard Cover. viii, [2], 212 pp. 8vo. The controversial and pioneering work credited with reframing the discussion, and changing the public perception, of abortion in the United States. Betty Friedan called Lader, who helped found the National Abortion Rights Action League and advocated on women's behalf in numerous ways, the father of the reproductive rights movement. The first authoritative and documented report on the laws and practices governing abortion in the U.S. and around the w... View more info

Image for 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)

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

Image for Bloomers and Bugles

Bloomers and Bugles

By: Merrill, Arch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Book--Stratford Press, Inc.: 1958

Seller ID: 2286953

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly foxed. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 214 pp. 8vo. Regional history during the period between the passing of the frontier and the close of the Civil War. In Bloomers and Bugles you meet the original Bloomer Girls, the suffragists, among them Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, who defied convention by wearing trousers in public. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Arch Merrill (August 5, 1894 - July 15, 1974) was a newspaper reporter for the Rochester, New York Democrat and Chronicle from 1923 to the late 1960s. He was a prolific writer, best known for his ... View more info

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

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 Family Herald and the London Journal, which reached a different and far wider audience than either serious or popular novels. View more info

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

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 effort has been spared to make this history of our local the most thorough one of this kind that has been published in this co... View more info

Image for Liberation Des Femmes : Annee Zero

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

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

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

By: Plitt, Jane R.

Price: $8.00

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

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

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 commonly referred to as 'Casti connubii', which translates as 'of chaste wedlock'. Its main themes were the sanctity of marriage, ... View more info

Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910

By: Richards, Laura E.; Elliott, Maud Howe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2293323

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. 1925 Hard Cover. x, 457, [1] pp. 8vo. A biography of the poet, abolitionist and suffragette who wrote The Battle Hymn of the Republic. 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 questions ask why the women's movement has stalled worldwide, and what early suffragists would think of contemporary women. The... View more info

Image for Ograniczenie... Liczby Dzieci [Family Limitation]

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' -- decades during which obscenity laws in the United States prohibited the provision of information on sex education or contracep... View more info

Image for Women of Achievement: Biographies and Portraits of Outstanding American Women

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; Tallulah Bankhead; Emily Post; Ida Tarbell; Carrie Chapman Catt; etc.; etc. Includes photographic portraits by G. Maillard Ke... View more info

Image for Tell It All: The Story of a Life's Experience in Mormonism. An Autobiography

Tell It All: The Story of a Life's Experience in Mormonism. An Autobiography

By: Stenhouse, T.B.H.; Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $125.00

Publisher: A.D. Worthington & Co.: 1875

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283766

Condition: Very Good


1875 printing. Front and end matter and a few other pages foxed, corners a bit rubbed. xxx, 623, [1] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece steel engraved portrait of the author and full-page engravings. A memoir by a wife and mother who was oppressed by the Mormon sect. Introductory preface by Harriet Beecher Stowe (abolitionist and author of Uncle Tom's Cabin), in which she argues that the new task of civilization now that slavery has been abolished, is to reverse the degradation of womanhood and motherhood, and to raise women up so they are no longer viewed as subservient or inferior. View more info

Image for The Woman Who Ran for President: The Many Lives of Victoria Woodhull

The Woman Who Ran for President: The Many Lives of Victoria Woodhull

By: Underhill, Lois Beachy; Steinem, Gloria

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201645

ISBN: 0140256385

Condition: Good


1st printing. Wrappers rubbed, pages toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. xvii, 347 pp. This remarkable biography captures the strength and spirit of Victoria Woodhull, the controversial feminist who rose up from poverty to become the first woman Wall Street broker, the first woman to testify before Congress (for suffrage), and, in 1872, the first woman to run for U.S. President. An utterly fascinating, overdue tribute to an extraordinary feminst maverick.--BooklistKeywords: LOIS BEACHY UNDERHILL GLORIA STEINAM WOMAN WHO RAN FOR PRESIDENT MANY LIVES OF VICTORIA WOODHULL BIOGRAPHY WOMEN'S STUDIES FEMIN... View more info

Image for The Twenty-Seventh Wife [The Story of Ann Eliza Young, Last Wife of the Mormon Prophet Brigham Young]

The Twenty-Seventh Wife [The Story of Ann Eliza Young, Last Wife of the Mormon Prophet Brigham Young]

By: Wallace, Irving

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2100515

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss, stain along crease of front jacket flap, ink underlining on jacket flaps and dedication page. 1961 Hard Cover. 443 pp. 8vo. 'The story of Ann Eliza Young, last wife of the Mormon Prophet, Brigham Young, who divorced her husband to lead in the fight against the American harem.' View more info

Image for Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

By: Young, Ann Eliza; Gough, John B.; Livermore, Mary A.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Dustin, Gilman & Co.: 1876

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2283767

Condition: Good


Second edition. 1 inch tear to spine head, front joint beginning to split, corners a bit rubbed, frontispiece a bit foxed, a few pages lightly soiled. 1876 Full-Leather. 605, [1] pp. 8vo. A memoir by the wife of Mormon leader Brigham Young, condemning the religion in general, and the practice of polygamy in particular. View more info

Image for Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

By: Young, Ann Eliza; Gough, John B.; Livermore, Mary A.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Dustin, Gilman & Co.: 1876

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2286940

Condition: Good


Second edition. Rebacked with new endpapers, original backstrip laid down, a couple pages lightly smudged. 1876 Hard Cover. 605, [1] pp. 8vo. A memoir by the wife of Mormon leader Brigham Young, condemning the religion in general, and the practice of polygamy in particular. View more info