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1 Billington, Rachel A WOMAN'S AGE
New York: Summit Books, (1980). Second printing. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with a short crease on the front flap. 
This novel tells the story of four generations of women in an upper-class English family, which spans seventy years. Out-of-print. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Birmingham, Stephen THOSE HARPER WOMEN
London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., (1965). First U.K. edition. SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Page edges lightly soiled, previous owner's embossed seal to the endpaper and half-title page, corners and spine ends lightly bumped, else very good in a shelfworn and mildly chipped dust jacket with several edge tears. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author with an original drawing drawing to the front endpaper. Set in St. Thomas, where the original Harper fortune was made, this book tells the story of four different generations of Harper women. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Buchan, Elizabeth THE GOOD WIFE STRIKES BACK
(New York, New York): Viking, (2004). 0670032808 / 9780670032808 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The British publisher and author of the Romance of the Year Award-winning CONSIDER THE LILIES presents a humorous and complex tale of a woman coming to terms with feminine "duty" while looking for a new phase of life. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Calder, Jenni WOMEN AND MARRIAGE IN VICTORIAN FICTION
New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. 0195198565 / 9780195198560 First U.S. edition. Small octavo. Hardcover. Two faint water stains to the covers, two small stains to the fore-edge of the pages, creases to page 61, and a few dots to the upper page edges, else near fine; in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 223 pages, list of dates, further reading, and an index. 
Sixteen b&w illustrations. Introduction by David Daiches. A study of the role of women and the view of marriage in the works of William Thackeray, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, George Meredith, and many others. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Clark, Ronald THE VICTORIAN MOUNTAINEERS
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, (1953). First edition. Hardcover. Address stamped to the front pastedown, page edges slightly foxed, else near fine in plum cloth with gilt titles and rules to the spine; in a price-clipped, very good plus dust jacket with lightly faded spine, rear panel rubbing and mild edge-nicks. 
Forty-five illustrations, many from early candid photographs, add nostalgic appeal to this account of a wide assortment of Victorians participating in the adventuresome sport of mountaineering. 232 pages; with index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Dickson, Mora BAGHDAD AND BEYOND
Chicago, Illinois: Rand McNally & Company, (1961). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with one short closed edge tear. 
The author accompanied her husband on a mission in Iraq. Marvelous illustrations by the author. Memoirs of Iraq. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Duncan, Patrick Sheane A PRIVATE WAR
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). 039914885X / 9780399148859 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in wraps. 
The Hollywood director and screenwriter of MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS also wrote a screenplay for his first novel COURAGE UNDER FIRE. This second novel is a military thriller, set at Fort Hazelton, Indiana, featuring Provost Marshall Meredith Cleon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Earhart, Amelia THE FUN OF IT: Random Records of My Own Flying and of Women in Aviation
New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Paper residue from the vacated vinyl record holder, spine somewhat tanned, covers lightly soiled and foxed, else a very good copy in mauve cloth; lacking the dust jacket; and, as usual-- lacking the vinyl recording. 
Illustrated with thirty-one black-and-white photo-pictorial plates, this memoir is a splendid aviation history, cultural time capsule, and a cornerstone of women's biographies. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Holmes, Ivory H. THE ALLOCATION OF TIME BY WOMEN WITHOUT FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES
(Washington, D.C.): University Press of America, (1983). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy without dust jacket. Red cloth binding with gold spine lettering. 
Contains methodologies, tables, examples and a bibliography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Johnson, Susan A BETTER WOMAN: A Memoir
New York: Washington Square Press, (2002). 0743432967 / 9780743432962 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Memoir from the Australian-raised author chronicles Johnson's experiences with a complicated pregnancy and the unexpected feelings of dealing with a first child at age 38. By the author of HUNGRY GHOSTS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Layton, Clare CLUTCH OF PHANTOMS
(Scottsdale, Az.): Poisoned Pen Press, (2002). 1590580273 / 9781590580271 First U.S. edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in white printed wraps. 
Three women--a stockbroker, an ex-con, and an actress--are the main characters in this mystery set in a village remote from London. Layton also writes under the name of Natasha Cooper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Miller, John and Tim Smith, editors THE MOON GODDESS
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in boards. 
This anthology of historical and modern writers on the subject of women's mystical connection to the moon includes myths and musings by Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Joseph Campbell, and others. Small octavo. Illustrated. 154 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Sampson, Catherine FALLING OFF AIR
New York/Boston: Mysterious Press, (2004). 0892968133 / 9780892968138 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"A first novelist who writes with the sure confidence of a pro. She manages to juggle dead-on accurate details of mothering with terrifying suspense, a trick not many could master. A thriller in every sense of the word."--Ayelet Waldman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Sargent, Shirley PIONEERS IN PETTICOATS: Yosemite's Early Women 1856-1900
Los Angeles, California: Trans-Anglo Books, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Corner tips and spine ends lightly bumped, otherwise a very good plus copy in a rubbed and shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. 
Quarto. A well documented history of the gallant women who brightened the primitive area of Yosemite during the development of America's most famous national park. Includes a rare collection of early photographs and two comprehensive maps. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Sicherman, Barbara and Carol Hurd Green, editors NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN: The Modern Period; A Biographical Dictionary
Cambridge, Ma: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1980. Reprint. Hardcover. A very good plus copy in a shelf worn dust jacket. 
442 life stories of American women who have in some way affected American life. Tall octavo. 773 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 The American Biographical Institute AMERICAN WOMEN OF TODAY: FIRST EDITION
Raleigh, North Carolina: The American Biographical Institute: (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket, as issued. 
A signed and numbered collector's edition as evidenced by handsome inlaid certificate, this attractive volume is a tribute to inspirational women who are helping to improve American communities through their professional and organizational activities. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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