Women as Writers, Editors, Translators, Illustrators, Printers, & Binders
Books By, For, & About Women
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Make USE of Those Powers of Reasoning & Observation
      Which a Bountiful Creator Has Bestowed upon You . . . ”
Hack, Maria.  Harry Beaufoy; or, the pupil of nature. London: Harvey & Darton, 1821. 24mo (14.3 cm, 5.6"). Frontis., vii, [1], 194, [2] pp.
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A Writer at a (Charming!) Loss for Words
Hall, Basil.  Autograph Letter Signed to Isabella Walsh. Philadelphia: 17 December 1827. Small 4to (24 x 19 cm; 9.5" x 7.5"). 1 p.
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A Visit from an Unnamed BUTPossibly Discoverable &
Probably Published WOMAN Writer
Hall, Capt. Basil.  Autograph Letter Signed to “Madam.” Putney Heath: no year. 12mo (7.125" x 4"). 2 pp., with integral blank leaf.
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BAL Woman Author
Hamilton, Gail [pseud. of Mary Abigail Dodge].  [drop-title] Tracts for the times: Courage. [New York: C.B. Richardson], 1862. 8vo (23 cm, 8.75"). 4 pp.
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Advantages of Poverty, & Blessings of Affliction, My Father!
Hanway, Jonas.  Virtue in humble life: containing reflections on relative duties, particularly those of masters and servants ... Various anecdotes of the living and the dead: in two hundred and nine conversations, between a father and his daughter, amidst rural scenes ... with a manual of devotion. London: Printed for Dodsley, in Pall-Mall; Sewel, near the Royal-Exchange; and Bew, in Pater-noster-Row, 1777. 4to (28.4 cm, 11.2"). 2 vols. in 1. I: Frontis., [2] ff., xvii, [1], vii, [1], 323, [1] p., [2] ff., pp. 325 (i.e., 327)–411, [1] p. II: Frontis., vii, [1], 523, [1] p.
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More than One Lifetime's Worth of Adventure & Interesting Ideas
Harriott, John.  Struggles through life, exemplified in the various travels and adventures in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, of John Harriott, Esq. London: Pr. for the author, 1815. 12mo (18 cm, 7.1"). 3 vols. I: Frontis., xvxv, [1], 443, [1] pp. II: xii, 428, [2] pp. III: vii, [1], 479, [1] pp. (lacking pp. 69–72); 1 fold. plt., 1 plt.
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My daddie looks sulky, my minnie looks sour,
      They frown upon Jamie because he is poor
Harry Bluff.  Logie O'Buchan.  Within a Mile of Edinburgh Town. / Oh! No, We Never Mention Her. / Oh, Say Not Womam's [sic] Love is Bought. / Dearest Maid, My Heart Is Thine. / Meet Me in the Moonlight. / Tell Me Why Men Will Deceive Us.  Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [ca. 1825?]. 12mo. 8 pp.
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O Lovely Mildness!
Hayley, William. The triumphs of temper; a poem. In six cantos...the second edition. London: J. Dodsley, 1781. 4to (28cm, 11"). xii (lacking half-title), 166, [2] pp.

“My Pen Has Been Taken up in the Cause, & for the Benefit, of My Own Sex”
A Biographical Dictionary of & for WOMEN
Hays, Mary.  Female biography; or, memoirs of illustrious and celebrated women, of all ages and countries. Philadelphia: Birch & Small (pr. by Fry & Kammerer), 1807. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.8"). 3 vols. I: vi, [2], 488 pp. II: [4], 510, [2 (adv.)] pp. III: [4], 512 pp.
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Not Perfect butEvocative on Many Fronts
Hazlemore, Maximilian.  Domestic economy: Or, a complete system of English housekeeping ... also, the completebrewer ... likewise the family physician. London: J. Creswick & Co., 1794. 8vo. xxxii, 392 pp. (lacking pp. 331/32, 341–44, 357–62, & 365–84 ).
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Popular Philosophical Dialogues
Helps, Arthur, Sir.  Friends in council: A series of readings and discourse thereon. Boston & Cambridge: James Munroe & Co. (pr. by Allen & Farnham), 1853. 8vo (18.5 cm, 7.25"2 vols. I: [2 (adv.)], viii, [2], 291, [1] pp. II: vi, [2], 271, [1] pp.
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19th-Century AmericanSigned Blind–Embossed Binding
This Copy Extra-Illustrated
Hemans, Felicia; Reginald Heber; & Robert Pollok.  The poetical works of Hemans, Heber and Pollok. Complete in one volume. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliott, 1838. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). Frontis., engr. t.-p., [10], vii, [ii]–xvi, 479, [1], [ii]–xvii, [1], 43, [1], 79, [1] pp.; 2 add. engr. plts.
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The Mining Revival & The Father of
Mexican Independence
Hidalgo, Miguel de,  Father of Mexican Independence.   Document Signed (Br. Hidalgo), on paper, in Spanish. No place [mining region of Real de Bolaños or Aguas Calientes], no date [1780]. Folio, 1 p., bound in a dossier of documents relating to the execution of the provisions of the will of
Augustina Velázquez.
[with] A number of other collateral documents relating to the Condes de Vivanco. On paper, in Spanish. Mexico City, Real de Bolaños, Aguas Clientes, Valladolid (now Morelia), and elsewhere in Mexico. Folio (31 cm, 12.25") and smaller. Approximately 350 ff.
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A Well-Meaning but Not Very High-Rising MUSE
Hill, Elizabeth Chase.  Gleanings: Girlhood and womanhood. Concord, NH: Republican Press Association, 1887. 4to (19.2 cm, 7.5"). Frontis., [2], 76, [2] pp.

From a Caney, Kansas NYAL
Hill, Janet McKenzie.  Nyal cook book. Practical recipes that have been tested in actual use. Detroit: Nyal Company, (copyright 1916). 12mo (19.4 cm, 7.625"). Frontis., [20], 228 pp.; 7 double-sided plts.
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Washington, D.C.Life & Society, 1895
Hinman, Ida.  The Washington sketch book. A society souvenir. Containing over one hundred portraits of prominent people, and fifty views of public buildings and statues. Washington, DC: Hartman & Cadick, 1895. 4to (28.5 cm; 11.25"). 112 pp., [2 (ads) ff.
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On the Marriage of Minors
Hoffmann, Conrad Philipp.   Schediasma de aetate juvenili, contrahendis sponsalibus ac matrimoniis idonea, sive, Von junger leute heyrathen. Ut & de annis, qvibvs qvis sub poena matrimonivm inire tenetvr, sive Von bestranfung unterlassenen heyrathen. Regiomonti et Lipsiae: Impensis Francisci Bortoletti, 1743. 4to. 96 pp.
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Services Rendered” 1835, '36
(Hofmaster, Mary).  Dakal, G.M.  Two Autograph Notes Signed. No places, 19 September 1835 and 29 June 1836. One sheet 8vo, one 4to with integral address leaf.

Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory of the Coming of the Lord”
Howe, Julia Ward.  A birth day anniversary, May xxvii MDCCCXIX–MDCCCLXXXIX. [Boston: L. Prang & Co., 1889]. 4to (30.5 cm, 12"). [4] pp.
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Including“A Fight for the Breeches”
Hudson, Thomas.  Betsey Baker. Glasgow: J. Neil, 1829. 12mo. 8 pp.
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Royal Household Affairs
Partial Payment for Her Majesty'sTapestry
Isabel I, Queen of Spain.   Document on paper, in Spanish, signed "Yo la Reyna." Granada, 8 May 1501. Folio (31.2 cm, 12.25"). [1] p.

LEC: A Southern Californian Landmark
Jackson, Helen Hunt.  Ramona. Los Angeles: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at The Plantin Press, 1959. 8vo. xiv, [6], 428, [2] pp.; illus.
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Jenkins Company, booksellers, AustinWOMEN.   Austin: The Jenkins Company, 1985. Folio.
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“A Loving Touch May Taste of Cold”
Jennings, Elizabeth.  Winter wind. Newark, VT: Janus Press, 1979. 12mo (23.7 cm, 9.4"). [12] pp.
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A “Golden-Mouthed” Aldine
John Chrysostom, Saint; Giulio Poggiani, trans.  Sancti Joannis Chrysostomi De virginitate liber, a Julio Pogiano conversus. Romae: Apud Paulum Manutium, Aldi F., 1562. 4to (21.8 cm, 8.625"). [8], 64 ff.
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With Four Hand-Colored Engraved Plates
The juvenile Plutarch:  Comtaining [sic] accounts of the lives of children and of the infancy of illustrious men, who have been remarkable for their early progress in knowledge. London: R. Phillips; sold by B. Tabart, at the Juvenile Library; T. Gillet, Printer, 1801. 24mo (14 cm, 5.5"). [iv], 212 pp.; 4 plts.
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Bookselling Reminiscences
Kaye, Barbara.  The company we kept. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, ©1995. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). 10, 224 pp.
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MORE Bookselling Reminiscences . . .
Kaye, Barbara.  Second impression, rural life with a rare bookman. [New Castle, DE]: Oak Knoll Press & Werner Shaw, ©1995. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). x, 350 pp.
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For the Amateur Botanist
Keeler, Harriet L.  Our native trees and how to identify them: A popular study of their habits and their peculiarities. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.875"). xxiii, 533, [5 (4 adv.)] pp.; illus.
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A Gift Book forWomen ofElevated Character”
Keese, John, ed.  The opal: A pure gift for the holy days. New York: J.C. Riker, [1846]. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). 304 pp.; 8 engr. plts., without the added engr. title-page.
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Mr. Holmes Played Old Men & Character Parts — Same as I Did
Kellogg, Eugenia.  The Awakening of Poccalito. A Tale of Telegraph Hill, and Other Tales. San Francisco: The Unknown Publisher, 1903. 12mo (17.5 cm; 7"). 130 pp.
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Janus Press EditionSigned by Poet & Photographer
Kinnell, Galway.  The Seekonk woods. Concord, NH: Pr. at the Janus Press for William B. Ewert, 1985. 8vo (26.7 cm, 10.5"). [12] pp.; 3 plts.
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The Invigorating Effects of MIND in a Life of Labor”Voices of American Working Women
Knight, Charles, ed.  Mind amongst the spindles. A miscellany, wholly composed by the factory girls. Selected from the Lowell Offering . . . with an introduction by the English editor, and a letter from Harriet Martineau. Boston: Jordan, Swift & Wiley, 1845. 16mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). 214 pp.
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Janus Press Livre d'Artiste Leporello
Kronfeld, Susan.  Spaghettiana. West Burke, VT: The Janus Press, 1976. 8vo (26 cm, 10.2"). [1] f.
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