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No More Fun & Games! A Journal of Female Liberation. Issue 5 (July 1971): The First Revolution
Cambridge, MA: Cell 16, 1971. First Edition. Single issue of this short-lived, sporadically-published journal of separatist feminist theory & politics. Contributions by Valerie Solanas, Betsy Warrior, Dana Densmore, others. Octavo. Staple-bound, printed card wrappers; 127pp. Light external wear; text clean, tight and unmarked; Very Good or better.
[Item #18429]
Price: $25.00
 
No More Fun & Games! A Journal of Female Liberation. Issue 5 (July 1971): The First Revolution
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War On Saturday Week
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1937. First American Edition. Adam's first novel, dealing with the rise of British political extremism on the left and right in the years leading up to the Second World War. Largely forgotten, Adam was the author of six books between 1937 and 1970, including her highly-regarded semi-autobipographical novel...
[Item #18897]
Price: $85.00
 
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Women Professional Workers: A Study Made for the Women's Educational and Industrial Union
Chautauqua: The Chautauqua Press, 1921. First Edition. Octavo. Tan cloth boards, lettered in black on spine and front cover; 392, (2)pp. Mild cover soil, else a tight, VG copy, with text free of markings or wear; lacking the dustwrapper. In the "Chautauqua Home Reading" series.
[Item #24761]
Price: $25.00
 
Women Professional Workers: A Study Made for the Women's Educational and Industrial Union
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To the Women Voters of the United States from the Women in Political Bondage: Vote the Progressive Ticket and Make Us Free
[New York: Progressive Party]: 1912. Folded leaflet of 4pp (bifolium), 9"x6". Paper slightly toned; a few tiny chips to extremities; Very Good. Campaign leaflet for Roosevelt's 1912 Presidential campaign, on the Progressive Party ticket. Includes the full text of Jane Addams's speech seconding Roosevelt's nomination at the national convention, together...
[Item #26191]
Price: $250.00
 
To the Women Voters of the United States from the Women in Political Bondage: Vote the Progressive Ticket and Make Us Free
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Let's Go Some Where. Introduction by Gwendolyn Brooks
Chicago: Third World Press, 1970. Chicago poet's fourth published collection. With an introduction by Gwendolyn Brooks; cover blurbs by Brooks and Sonia Sanchez. Second (1973) printing. Octavo (21cm). Stapled, illustrated wrappers; 32pp. Mild rubbing to covers; Very Good.
[Item #14682]
Price: $20.00
 
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Voo Doo / Love Magic
Chicago: Third World Press, 1974. First Edition. The Mississippi poet's first published collection. Octavo (22cm). Staple-bound, illustrated wrappers; 23pp. Fine.
[Item #14681]
Price: $20.00
 
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Black Boy of Atlanta
Boston: House of Edinboro, 1952. First Edition. Biography of Major Richard Robert Wright, highest-ranking African-American military officer during the Spanish-American War and first President of Georgia State Industrial College for Colored Youth (now Savannah State University). The author was herself a major figure among African-American feminists, and was the first...
[Item #15090]
Price: $200.00
 
Black Boy of Atlanta
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From Memphis & Peking
New York: Random House, 1974. First Edition. The author's first poetry collection. She would go on to later fame as the author of the international best-selling novel Sally Hemings, and for her high-profile lawsuit against Steven Spielberg for copyright infringement after his misappropriation of her novel Echo of Lions, based...
[Item #14692]
Price: $15.00
 
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Women Builders. Revised and Enlarged by Charles H. Wesley and Thelma D. Perry
Washington, D.C. The Associated Publishers, 1970. Reprint. A popular history of influential African-American women, illustrated with halftone portraits throughout. First published in 1931; this is a substantially revised edition prepared under the direction of Charles H. Wesley. There was also a cloth issue. Small octavo (18.5cm). Original illustrated wrappers (softcover);...
[Item #14360]
Price: $25.00
 
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Angela Davis: An Autobiography
New York: Random House, 1974. First Edition. Quite nice copy of Davis's somewhat hard-to-find autobiography, written shortly after her imprisonment and trial in the Soledad brothers murder case (she was found not guilty). This copy without the ubiquitous remainder stamp (but with a "Withdrawn" stamp from an institutional library on...
[Item #14309]
Price: $35.00
 
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The Vale of Cedars & Other Tales...With an Introduction by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson
London: J.M. Dent & Co. 1902. First Thus. Octavo (21cm.); original tan pictorial cloth (very minor soiling) stamped in brown, green, gilt, and black, top edge gilt, others uncut, green decorative endpapers with "Grace Aguilar, Born 1816, Died 1847"; color frontispiece, illus., lithographed title page printed in colors. Spine a....
[Item #23012]
Price: $45.00
 
The Vale of Cedars & Other Tales...With an Introduction by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson
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Women Must Work: A Novel
London: Chatto & Windus, 1934. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket (some small (ink?) soil spots), top edge dyed black; [8],382,[1]pp. Jacket spine rather faded, head chipped in several places, dust soiling, extremities shelf worn; spine a bit cocked, textblock fine. Very Good in Good or...
[Item #21748]
Price: $35.00
 
Women Must Work: A Novel
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Women Must Work: A Novel
London: Chatto & Windus, 1934. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine; [8],382,[1]pp. Corners a bit bumped, else Near Fine; lacking dust jacket. Fictional account of an English woman who leaves her comfortable middle class life to join the work force, starting as a private secretary.
[Item #24575]
Price: $25.00
 
Women Must Work: A Novel
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The Woman Who Did...With an Introduction by Ernest Boyd
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1926. First Thus. Canadian evolutionary scientist and novelist Grant Allen's scandalous novel recounting the story of Herminia Barton, a woman "who does not believe marriage necessary when two people love each other, and who has the courage of her convictions." This edition with a new...
[Item #24720]
Price: $45.00
 
The Woman Who Did...With an Introduction by Ernest Boyd
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Free Space: A Perspective on the Small Group in Women's Liberation
New York: Times Change Press, 1970. Second Edition (Revised). "When the small group functions as free space it becomes the place where each individual, through the group dynamic, becomes more the person she wants to be; better able to control her own private life as well as to better fulfill...
[Item #26389]
Price: $25.00
 
Free Space: A Perspective on the Small Group in Women's Liberation
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The China Governess: A Mystery
London: Chatto and Windus, 1963. First U.K. Edition. First Impression. Octavo; olive green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt and purple on spine; dustjacket; 254pp. Foxing to text edges, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 18s), lightly edgeworn, spine-sunned, with a tiny chip at crown; Very Good+. HUBIN...
[Item #20918]
Price: $50.00
 
The China Governess: A Mystery
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Friends with Life
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1924]. First Edition. Essays and papers by the first female Dean of the Women's College at Brown University. Addressed primarily to freshmen and sophomore college students including essays "Freedom and Family Life," "Mothers and Daughters," "The Open Door to Marriage," and "Men, Women, and...
[Item #26234]
Price: $50.00
 
Friends with Life
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Frossia
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1944]. First American Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket by Kurt Werth; [6],358pp. Minor rubbing to jacket extremities, top textblock edge a bit dust-soiled, else Very Near Fine. "A Novel of Russia" (upper jacket panel), by a British author of...
[Item #26560]
Price: $30.00
 
Frossia
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Let's Go Some Where
Chicago: Third World Press, 1970. First Edition. Pan-African Nationalist Separatist author's fourth publication, printed by the Third World Press, whose ethos is described as "a liberating concept for people of color, non-europeans--for Black people" (upper wrapper verso). BAILEY, pp. 19-20. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); illustrated matte wrappers, stapled (the second...
[Item #25536]
Price: $40.00
 
Let's Go Some Where
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A Folk Fabel [sic] (For My People) [cover title]
[Chicago: Third World Press, 1969]. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (28cm.); bifolium, upper panel illustrated by Jeff Donaldson. Fine. Long poem, partly set on the moon, by a member of the Black Arts Movement.
[Item #25071]
Price: $35.00
 
A Folk Fabel [sic] (For My People) [cover title]
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Mother Earth - Vol.V, No.5 (July, 1910)
New York: Emma Goldman, 1910. Original issue of Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman's famous anarchist monthly. This issue with contributions by Goldman ("The End of the Odyssey"), Berkman ("The Failure of Compromise"), and William M. van der Weyde ("Thomas Paine's Anarchism"), with observations and comments on a variety of contemporary...
[Item #26956]
Price: $150.00
 
Mother Earth - Vol.V, No.5 (July, 1910)
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Marriage and Race Death. The Foundations of an Intelligent System of Marriage
New York: Morrison I. Swift Press, 1906. First edition. A headlong and somewhat disjointed attack on capitalism, particularly on its baneful influence on women and moral institutions, especially marriage. Swift uses "race" in the most generic sense, and generally argues that all modern races have been equally degraded. He advocates...
[Item #10285]
Price: $200.00
 
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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie: The Poetry of Maya Angelou
New York: Random House, [1971]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in black pictorial dust jacket; [2],viii,48,[1]pp. Slight lean, with a hint of foxing along top edge; Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, with a faint crease to front panel. Angelou's second book.
[Item #25024]
Price: $75.00
 
Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie: The Poetry of Maya Angelou
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Spectre: Paper of Revolutionary Lesbians. No 1 (Mar-Apr 1971) - No. 6 (Jan-Feb 1972; all issued).
Ann Arbor: Ann Arbor Revolutionary Lesbians, 1971-72. Six tabloid bi-monthly issues, the complete run; together with undated mimeographed broadsheet announcing the end of publication after six issues. Horizontal folds (as issued); toning to newsprint; still fresh and clean, VG or better. Short-lived organ of the Spectre Collective, self-described as "a...
[Item #26828]
Price: $350.00
 
Spectre: Paper of Revolutionary Lesbians. No 1 (Mar-Apr 1971) - No. 6 (Jan-Feb 1972; all issued).
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The Confession of a Rebellious Wife
Boston: Small, Maynard & Co. 1910. First edition. A scarce American feminist novel, originally published (also anonymously) in the American Magazine for July, 1909. A contemporary reviewer noted of this work: "the writer passes from idealizing a lover whom she fancies she understands, to a state of mind in which...
[Item #11695]
Price: $450.00
 
The Confession of a Rebellious Wife


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