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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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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
 
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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
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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
 
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Tobit Transplanted [Inscribed & Signed]
London: Macmillan and Co. 1931. First U.K. Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original green cloth, gilt-lettered spine; xii,361pp. Mild discoloration to spine edge of upper cover, minor dampstain to front pastedown, else Fine, albeit lacking dust jacket. Inscribed to a Mr. Saunders by the author on front free endpaper. British feminist author's...
[Item #26544]
Price: $50.00
 
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Woman's Journal and Suffrage News. [Unbroken Run of 3 Issues, November 18-December 2, 1916]
[Boston: 1916]. First Edition. Three issues late in Blackwell's tenure as editor-in-chief of the Woman's Journal (1880-1931), a position she held from 1881 to 1917. Articles primarily focused on the effects of suffrage and the suffrage movement state-by-state. Includes coverage of the slogan contest for the movement, naming Dr. Eleanor...
[Item #25508]
Price: $200.00
 
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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...]
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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: $450.00
 
Anna Howard Shaw: A Memorial [Cover title: In Memory of Anna Howard Shaw]
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Pioneers of Women's Liberation
New York: Pathfinder Press, 1969. Third (1971) printing. Octavo (21.5cm.); original pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 15pp.; text in double columns. Light wear from handling, else Very Good and sound. A Merit Pamphlet. Article originally appeared in the quarterly of the Fourth International, Spring, 1955.
[Item #26825]
Price: $20.00
 
Pioneers of Women's Liberation
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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
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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]
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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
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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
 
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The Traffic in Women and Other Essays on Feminism
[New York: Times Change Press, 1970]. First Thus. First printing. 12mo (17.75cm.); original tan pictorial staplebound wrappers; 63pp.; illus. About Fine. Includes Goldman's essays "The Traffic of Women," "Marriage and Love," and "Woman Suffrage." Also includes Alix Shulman's paper "The Most Dangerous Woman in the World," which first appeared in...
[Item #26652]
Price: $15.00
 
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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"Votin' Is White Folks Business"
New York: Committee of 100, 1947. First Edition. Extract from Stetson Kennedy's book Southern Exposure (NY: Doubleday, 1946). Account of institutional and extra-legal methods used to suppress the Black vote in the South. Uncommon; OCLC gives 3 locations (Mich, USF, UWM). Octavo (20cm). Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed paper wrappers; 15pp. Rear...
[Item #20407]
Price: $45.00
 
"Votin' Is White Folks Business"
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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
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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!
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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
 
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A Number of Things [...] Arranged and with a biographical memoir by Preston W. Slosson [Signed by the editor and two other members of the Slosson family]
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1930]. First Edition. Posthumously compiled collection of essays by the popular chemistry author and journalist Edwin Emery Slosson, edited and introduced by his son Preston. Signed by Preston and his mother, the suffragist May Gorslin Preston Slosson. Also signed by a Lucy Slosson, whom...
[Item #26371]
Price: $75.00
 
A Number of Things [...] Arranged and with a biographical memoir by Preston W. Slosson [Signed by the editor and two other members of the Slosson family]
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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, else a neat, unrestored copy with gilt bright on spine and cover; text fresh and unmarked. Very attractive copy of the scarce first edition of this influential and...
[Item #10264]
Price: $300.00
 
The Convert
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Black Elected Officials in the Southern States
Atlanta: Voter Education Project of the Southern Regional Council, [1969]. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 36pp. Fine. A roster of Black elected officials in the south as of 1969. Alabama had the most; North Carolina had the least.
[Item #25051]
Price: $25.00
 
Black Elected Officials in the Southern States


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