WOMEN
Women as Writers, Editors, Translators, Illustrators, Printers, & Binders
Books By, For, & About Women
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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.
$125.00
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Governing the Ladies of the Chorus”
      (With Jennie's Membership Card)
Handel & Haydn Society.  Ladies of the Chorus.  [drop-title] Handel and Haydn Society. The following Rule, governing the Ladies of the Chorus, was adopted by the Board of Directors, October 1, 1873. [Boston: Handel and Haydn Society, 1873]. 8vo 20.5 cm, 8"). [2] ff.
$200.00
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A Fortuneteller, a Determined Mother, a Murder by Arsenic
Harden, Jacob S., defendant.  Life, confession, and letters of courtship of Rev. Jacob S. Harden of the M.E. Church, Mount Lebanon, Hunterdon Co., N.J. Executed for the murder of his wife on the 6th of July 1860, at Belvidere, Warren Co., N.J. Hackettstown, NJ: E. Winton, printer, 1860. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). 48 pp., frontis. port.
$375.00
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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.
$95.00
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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.
$350.00

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 ).
$350.00
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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.
[SOLD]
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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.
$7500.00
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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.
$280.00

Treachery! Deception!  BUT in the End — Conjugal Delights!
The history of Donna Eugenia; or, the innocent adulteress.  London: Pr. by Lewis and Ramblin for Langley and Belch, 1807. 16mo (17.6 cm, 6.9"). Col. frontis., [2], [7]–40 pp.
$250.00
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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.
$50.00
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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.
$20.00

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.
$175.00
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Including“A Fight for the Breeches”
Hudson, Thomas.  Betsey Baker. Glasgow: J. Neil, 1829. 12mo. 8 pp.
$85.00
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Visiting the Land of TigreenAn Illustrated Fantastical Travelogue
& Playful Ethnographic Study
Hand-Written & Extensive
[Imaginary Travel/Voyage/Country].  Manuscript on paper, in English. “The Tigeenish News Paper.” [U.K.: ca. 1940?]. Folio (31.7 cm, 12.51"). [160 (156 used)] pp.; 5 ff. of illus.
[SOLD]
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Daniel Webster Saves the Day The Kenniston “Sham-Robbery” Case
Jackman, Joseph.  The sham-robbery, committed by Elijah Putnam Goodridge, on his own person, in Newbury near Essex bridge, Dec. 19, 1816, with a history of his journey to the place where he robbed himself. And his trial with Mr. Ebenezer Pearson, whom he maliciously arrested for robbery. Also the trial of Levi & Laban Kenniston. Concord, NH: Printed for the author, 1819. 12mo (17 cm, 6.75"). 151, [1] pp.
$450.00
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Armelle Nicolas in PhiladelphiaAn Early American Catholicum
Jeanne de la Nativité.  Daily conversation with God, exemplified in the holy life of Armelle Nicolas, a poor ignorant country maid in France, commonly known by the name of the good Armelle, deceas’d in Bretaigne in the year 1671. Philadelphia: Reprinted by Henry Miller, 1767. 8vo (16.3 cm, 6.375"). 16, [2] pp.
$500.00
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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.
$150.00
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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.
$2250.00
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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.
$27.50
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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.
$15.00
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Our English Children's Ways to Show”Via Chromolithographs
[Keary, Eliza]; John George Sowerby & Thomas Crane, illus.   At home. London: Marcus Ward & Co., [ca. 1881]. 4to (22 cm, 8.66"). 56 pp.; col. illus.
$195.00
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Victorian Illustrated Verse:  A Beautiful Romp through
Late 19th-Century France
[Keary, Eliza?]; Ellen E. Houghton & Thomas Crane, illus.   Abroad. London: Marcus Ward & Co., [1882]. 4to (22 cm, 8.66"). 56 pp.; col. illus.
$150.00
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Fairies, Medieval Ladies, & Ancient Greeks
    24 Color-Printed Plates by Averil Burleigh
A Sangorski & Sutcliffe Binding
Keats, John; Averil Burleigh, illus.  The poems of John Keats. London: Chapman & Hall, [1912]. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.63"). viii, 360 pp.; 24 col. plts.
$200.00
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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.
$100.00
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The Last Romance Written by William Morris
Edited by May Morris
    
(Kelmscott Press).  Morris, William.  The sundering flood. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1897 [i.e., 1898]. 8vo (21 cm, 8.26"). [2], 507, [1] pp.
[SOLD]
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All Ends Well!
The king's daughter; together with Catherine Johnstone. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, [1840s]. 12mo. 8 pp.
$45.00
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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.
$125.00
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