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The Woman's Doctor

By: Anonymous [Sol Allen, aka Barney Allen]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: 1933

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 16207


[ex-rental library book (Vierstahler Bros., on Walnut St., city unknown), marked by only a single stamp on the ffep, some soiling to fore-edge and bottom page edges, binding a little weak (but no cracks or splits), light shelfwear; jacket is edgeworn, with small tears and a teensy bit of paper loss at several corners, a bit of smudging/creasing in front panel, moderate soiling to rear panel]. According to the jacket blurb of this book -- "so startling, so new, that ... View more info

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Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, 1890-1930

By: Holt, Marilyn Irvin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: (c.1995)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11897


[book is tight/clean, with no discernible wear; jacket shows the tiniest bit of surface rubbing]. (B&W photographs) View more info

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Portrait of a Con Man: A Game Some People Play

By: Mendoza, Fay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: (c.1975)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8148


[nice tight clean book; jacket shows a little rubbing/scuffing along bottom edge of front panel, one small tear there as well, spine a bit faded]. "Portrait of a Conned Woman" might be a better title for this "chronicle of one woman's experience--of an unsuspecting woman who was 'taken,' heart and pocketbook, by a con man working, albeit just barely, within the law--and how her programming in a rigidly defined sex role made her the perfect victim, a pushover ... View more info

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When Love Comes to Woman

By: Morton, Leah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, J.H. Sears & Company: 1929

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 20816


(no dust jacket) [solid copy, light dust-soiling to top edge, bumping and slight exposure of board at bottom front corner, spine cloth a little darkened]. Per a contemporary ad for this "new and somewhat disturbing" book, it deals with "the problem of the unmarried mother as seen through the eyes of a social worker," and poses the following questions: "What shall the present day woman have for her standards, since the old standards have been swept aw... View more info

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Women Over Forty

By: Trent, Sarah

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: (c.1934)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9513


(no dust jacket) [solid square copy, minor shelfwear, spine cloth sunned, one tiny dark stain on spine, small bookseller's label (McClelland & Co., Columbus, Ohio) on front pastedown; minor pencil lining in text, a couple of turned-down page corners]. From the Foreword by Dr. Charles Francis Potter, founder of The First Humanist Society of New York: "If ever a book was sorely needed, this one is. My experience as a preacher has revealed to me the appalling number o... View more info

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Diary of a Divorced Mother [*SIGNED*]

By: Willison, Marilyn Murray

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (n.p.), Wyden Books: (c.1980)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18003


[minor wear to spine ends, otherwise a tight clean book; jacket very slightly faded at spine, with a trace of soiling to the rear panel, some insignificant wrinkling along top edge]. INSCRIBED "To ________ - / who has been my / mentor, friend, confidant and / safe port in my many storms. This book / is for you with affection and admiration," and SIGNED by the author on the reverse of the ffep (facing the half-title page). The author at age 27 "had two bounc... View more info

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Reading Between the Lines: The Diaries of Women

By: Wylie, Betty Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: (c.1995)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12886


[nice clean copy, faint shelfwear, NO remainder or other marks; light rubbing and minor abrasions to jacket, short diagonal crease at top corner of front flap]. The author "traces the evolution of women's diaries over the centuries, looking at them in a wise and wonderful new light. It is a fascinating a journey through the private lives of unknown and famous women as revealed in the pages of their journals." View more info