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Central Africa and the Franchise: An Examination of the Federal Electoral Bill: 1958
London: Africa Bureau, 1958. First Edition. Octavo (20cm.); original blue staplebound self-wrappers; 11pp.; printed entirely on blue stock. Extremities a bit toned, else Very Good. Price cancel inside upper wrapper. Regarding suffrage in Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
[Item #26710]
Price: $35.00
 
Central Africa and the Franchise: An Examination of the Federal Electoral Bill: 1958. AFRICA BUREAU.
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Woman From Bondage To Freedom
New York: The Critic & Guide Company, 1921. First Edition. A survey of the evolution of women's roles from prehistory to the end of the suffrage era. Includes a chapter on Birth Control A fresh copy. Ads at rear promote the publisher's ample list of publications on sexuality, birth control...
[Item #16967]
Price: $30.00
 
Woman From Bondage To Freedom. Ralcy Husted BELL.
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The Far-Away Bride
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1930. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in cream decorative price-clipped dust jacket printed in black and fuscia, top edge stained red; xiii,[5],445pp. Jacket spine toned with narrow 2-inch dampstain, spine ends a bit rubbed, else a Fine copy in Very Good jacket. Historical...
[Item #26547]
Price: $75.00
 
The Far-Away Bride. Stella BENSON.
4.

Mrs. Catt's International Address
[Warren, O. National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1908]. First Edition. Address delivered by the President of the International Women's Suffrage Alliance at the Congress in Amsterdam, June 15, 1908. Catt also founded the League of Women Voters and the International Alliance of Women. Octavo (23.5cm.); printed staplebound self-wrappers; 8pp.; text...
[Item #23141]
Price: $125.00
 
Mrs. Catt's International Address. Carrie Chapman CATT.
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Easy Lessons in Civil Government: Arranged for Individual, Club, or Social Study [&c...]
Columbus, OH: by the Author, 1901. Second Edition. A series of questions and answers on government and parliamentary procedure, clearly intended as a primer for women attempting to enter the political arena for the first time. The dedication is to "...the progressive women whom the author has met in her...
[Item #16968]
Price: $125.00
 
Easy Lessons in Civil Government: Arranged for Individual, Club, or Social Study [&c...]. Lilian COLE-BETHEL.
6.

Anna Howard Shaw: A Memorial [Cover title: In Memory of Anna Howard Shaw]
[New York: National Woman Suffrage Publishing Co.], ca. 1919. First Edition. Memorial of the British-born leader of the United States women's suffrage movement Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919). Text opens with an excerpt from Carrie Chapman Catt's address at Shaw's funeral. The remaining text is divided into six sections, on Shaw...
[Item #26136]
Price: $350.00
 
Anna Howard Shaw: A Memorial [Cover title: In Memory of Anna Howard Shaw]. COMMITTEE APPOINTED FROM THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION.
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Woman - Comrade and Equal
Chicago: National Office of the Socialist Party, N.d. [ca 1910]. Leaflet, 4pp (bifolium); 9"x6". Mild discoloration to margins, else a Very Good or better copy. Includes Debs's statement on women, adopted by the Woman's National Committee of the Socialist Party; an extract from his "Life, Writings, and Speeches" (1908); quotes...
[Item #26133]
Price: $150.00
 
Woman - Comrade and Equal. Eugene V. DEBS.
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Mr. Dooley on Woman Suffrage
[New York: National Woman Suffrage Publishing Company, 1910]. Offprint. Square 12mo bifolium (17.5cm.); previous horizontal fold, else About Fine. Reprinted from Mr. Dooley Says, one of the author's numerous collections of humorous pieces attributed to the fictional Mr. Dooley. Here Dooley argues that he doesn't mind giving women the right...
[Item #27087]
Price: $125.00
 
Mr. Dooley on Woman Suffrage. Finley Peter DUNNE.
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The New Citizenship: A Study of American Politics [Signed & Inscribed]
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, [1929]. First Edition. Outline of deliberative politics, "more in line with ancient republican models than with the era of mass suffrage" (Andrew Jewett, Science, Democracy, and the American University, 2012). Octavo (19.5cm.); original black cloth, gilt-lettered spine; vii,[1],357pp. Fine, presumably lacking jacket. Front free...
[Item #25971]
Price: $75.00
 
The New Citizenship: A Study of American Politics [Signed & Inscribed]. Seba ELDRIDGE.
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Rules For Governing the Membership of Democratic Clubs, The Qualification of Voters and the Conduct of Primary Elections of the Democratic Party of South Carolina. Adopted May 15, 1912
N.p. [Columbia?]: Democratic Party of South Carolina, 1912. Membership rules for the South Carolina Democratic Party, at this time a notoriously racist political institution. Includes a section regulating the membership of Black voters, viz, "Rule Two: Every negro applying for membership in a Democratic club, or offering to vote in...
[Item #20550]
Price: $200.00
 
Rules For Governing the Membership of Democratic Clubs, The Qualification of Voters and the Conduct of Primary Elections of the Democratic Party of South Carolina. Adopted May 15, 1912. John Gary EVANS.
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Three Visits to America
New York: Fowler & Wells Co. [1883]. First American Edition. Travelogue and social commentary based on three visits made to the United States between 1872 and 1883 by the author, the British women's rights activist Emily Faithfull (1835-1895). An active member of the Society for Promoting the Employment of Women...
[Item #31521]
Price: $200.00
 
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A Wondrous Moment Then
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial cloth boards; dustjacket; orange top-stain; 343pp. Small eraser smudge and monogram stamp on front endpaper, else a fine, tight copy with unfaded top-stain, in the pictorial dustwrapper which is crisp and unclipped, very Near Fine. Novel of the women's...
[Item #25956]
Price: $25.00
 
A Wondrous Moment Then. Rowena Rutherford FARRAR.
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Women of Springfield's Past
Springfield, MA: U.S.A. Bicentennial Committee of Springfield, 1976. First Edition. Octavo; staple-bound, pictorial wrappers; 44pp; illus. Fine and unmarked in the original wrappers. Tinted halftone illustrations throughout.
[Item #25653]
Price: $25.00
 
Women of Springfield's Past. Robert M. GRAHAME, Catherine S. Blakeslee.
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The Truth About Woman
London: Eveleigh Nash, 1913. First Edition. Sociological and historical study of woman through the lens of "difference feminism," in which the author argues that the Women's Movement is too concerned in having the freedom of living and working in the same capacity as men, believing that "this was a wastage...
[Item #25524]
Price: $60.00
 
The Truth About Woman. C. Gasquoine HARTLEY, Mrs. Walter M. Gallichan.
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How Women Can Best Serve the State. An Address before the State Federation of Women's Clubs, Troy, October 30th, 1907. Fourth Edition, Eighth Thousand
New York: The New York State Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage, 1907. Anti-suffrage tract, utilizing all the familiar establishment arguments of the day: that women already possessed sufficient influence through volunteer and charitable work; that women would lose their unique "power of indepence" once beholden to public interests; that the...
[Item #20534]
Price: $75.00
 
How Women Can Best Serve the State. An Address before the State Federation of Women's Clubs, Troy, October 30th, 1907. Fourth Edition, Eighth Thousand. Mrs. Barclay HAZARD, Alida Blake.
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Lives of Some Famous Women of All Ages, Including the Empress Josephine, Lady Jane Grey, Beatrice Cenci, Joan of Arc, Ann Boleyn, Charlotte Corday, Semiramis, Zenobia, Boadicea, Isabella of Castile, Berengaria, etc.
New York: Birdsey-Somers Company, 1912. First Edition. Small octavo (19cm.); original blue-purple cloth, decorative spine embossed in gilt; 336p; frontispiece, 3 plates and illustrated advertisements throughout. Spine faded, ends a bit rubbed, else Very Good or better. Dedicated to the Suffragettes of America and published by corset-manufacturers Birdsey-Somers; embellished with...
[Item #24777]
Price: $50.00
 
Lives of Some Famous Women of All Ages, Including the Empress Josephine, Lady Jane Grey, Beatrice Cenci, Joan of Arc, Ann Boleyn, Charlotte Corday, Semiramis, Zenobia, Boadicea, Isabella of Castile, Berengaria, etc. Mary E. HEWITT, ed.
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The Present Dilemma of the Negro. An Address Before the Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Council November 2, 1967
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1967. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Corner-stapled wrappers; 17pp. Fine. Major statement, in the wake of the riots of the summer of 1967, by the influential African-American psychiatrist and civil rights leader, later first African-American president of the American Psychological Association. "...During the past few...
[Item #25058]
Price: $75.00
 
The Present Dilemma of the Negro. An Address Before the Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Council November 2, 1967. Kenneth B. Clark.
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Massenstreik: Partei und Gewerkischaften. Mit einem Nachtrag: Der Preussische Wahlrechtskampf und leine Lehren. Vortrag gehalten am 17. April 1910 im Zirkus Schumann zu Frankfurt a.M. Stenographischer Bericht
Leipzig: Vulkan-Verlag, 1919. Slim octavo (21.5cm.); original grey pictorial wrappers printed in red and black; 94pp. Light wear, textblock uniformly toned due to poor paper stock, else Very Good. Includes the text of Luxemburg's 1906 work (translated in English in 1920 as Mass Strike, the Political Party, and the Trade...
[Item #28831]
Price: $50.00
 
Massenstreik: Partei und Gewerkischaften. Mit einem Nachtrag: Der Preussische Wahlrechtskampf und leine Lehren. Vortrag gehalten am 17. April 1910 im Zirkus Schumann zu Frankfurt a.M. Stenographischer Bericht. Rosa LUXEMBURG.
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The Unrest of Women
New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1913. First Edition. Octavo (19cm). Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; 146pp. Spine gilt a little dull (still legible), else a tight, Near Fine copy. "...One sees ladies with a pathetic ineffectuality of the wits campaigning and even 'soap-boxing'...
[Item #27408]
Price: $60.00
 
The Unrest of Women. Edward Sandford MARTIN.
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Progress of Equal Suffrage
New York: National Woman Suffrage Publishing Company, 1915. First Edition. 12mo (17cm.); original illustrated staplebound self-wrappers; 7pp. Wrappers a bit worn from handling, upper cover soiled. Still, About Very Good. Brief account of the progress of the women's suffrage movement state-by-state since the summer of 1914. Nathan, born to a....
[Item #27101]
Price: $200.00
 
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Women Awake!
Columbus, OH: ca. 1921. A plea to suffragists written by the first female licensed architect in the state of Ohio and a member of the National Advisory Council of the Woman's Party, which was founded in 1913 by Lucy Burns and Alice Paul, a central figure and friend of the...
[Item #21687]
Price: $500.00
 
Women Awake! Kenyon Harden RECTOR, Mrs. James Rector.
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In Our Convent Days [Olive Percival's Copy]
Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1905. First Edition. Octavo (18.25cm.); original grey gilt-lettered cloth, top edge gilt; viii,[4],256pp. Light shelf-wear else Very Good to Near Fine. Ownership bookplate to front pastedown of suffragist Olive Percival.
[Item #30975]
Price: $50.00
 
In Our Convent Days [Olive Percival's Copy]. Agnes REPPLIER.
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Women at the World's Crossroads
New York: Womans Press, 1922. First American Edition. British suffragist preacher and author who would later found the Society for the Ministry of Women (1929) in her campaign for the ordination of women. Small octavo (19.5cm.); original blue gilt-lettered buckram, 139pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece. Light shelf wear, front free endpaper...
[Item #27667]
Price: $30.00
 
Women at the World's Crossroads. A. Maude ROYDEN.
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Fame [Limited Edition, Signed]
London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, 1929. First Edition. Limited to 530 copies of which this is no. 144. 8vo (20.5cm.); original boards in grey pictorial dust jacket printed in fuscia; 40pp. Short closed tear to top edge of upper jacket panel, spine a bit toned, else Very Good or better...
[Item #21613]
Price: $50.00
 
Fame [Limited Edition, Signed]. May SINCLAIR.
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The Convert
New York: Macmillan, 1907. First edition. Octavo. Publisher's decorated cloth; 304pp; 3 leaves of publisher's ads. Endpapers and text block foredge foxed, wear to lower board corners, resulting in some minimal board exposure, else a neat, unrestored copy with gilt bright on spine and cover; text fresh and unmarked. Very...
[Item #10264]
Price: $300.00
 
The Convert. SOCIAL FICTION, SUFFRAGE, Elizabeth ROBINS.


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