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1) The Battle of the Villa Fiorita
Godden, Rumer
 
New York: The Viking Press, 1963. Stated: "Second printing before publication. Third printing October 1963." Rumer Godden deals with a universal issue: has a woman the right to pursue her own fulfillment in love, or must she sacrifice it to her children? Basis for the film, "The Affair at Villa Fiorita" 1965 starring Maureen O'Hara, Rossano Brazzi, Richard Todd, Phyllis Calvert, Olivia Hussey, Martin Stephens, directed by Delmar Daves. 312 pp. Half-blue cloth with hardcover insert in ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
2) The Curb of Honor
Betham-Edwards, Matilda
 
New York: Anglo-American Publishing Company, 1893. First edition. Olive brown silk binding with attractive decorative design and lettering in gilt. 320 pp., 8 pp. advertising. Matilda Betham-Edwards 1836-1919 wrote dozens of novels, children's books and books about France. After her father's death in 1864 she moved to London and became a prominent member of the London literary world; her friends included George Eliot, Coventry Patmore, and Sarah Grand. She received honors and awards from both the British... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
3) Dance to the Piper
De Mille, Agnes
 
Boston: Little, Brown, 1952. Dustjacket has wear at dorners, top /bottom of spine. Nice book club edition in mylar cover.. Book Club BCE/BOMC. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
4) The Dinner Project
Chicago, Judy
 
New York: Viking/Penguin, 1996. For five years, artist Judy Chicago transformed the idea of a dinner party into a work of unprecedented beauty and scope. A monumental sculpture, "The Dinner Party" is a symbolic history of women's achievements an struggles told through 39 china painted plates and elaborately embroidered runners which cover a triangular table. Mint condition, signed by the artist.. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Chicago, Judy. 4to - over 9¾... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$200.00
5) Donovan
Lyall, Edna
 
New York: Burt. No edition, no publication date. c. 1882. Red cloth binding textured in style of three-quarter leather, fancy gold decoration on spine, gold titles, decorated endpapers, 465 pp. Novelist. Born Ada Ellen Bayly in Brighton, the youngest of four children of a London barrister. Her father died when she was eleven and her mother three years later. She was educated at home, with her uncle in Caterham, Surrey and at private schools in Brighton. She resided for the rest of her life separately with e... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
6) East Justice
Braverman, Melanie
 
Sag Harbor, NY, U.S.A.: Permanent Press, The, 1996. Author's first book. "...the jagged, passionate story of an Iowa adolescent and of one extraordinary girl's search for her mother...." and from Michael Cunningham The Hours: "She has a poet's eye and a surgeon's skills, and is a major new talent." Protected with mylar dustjacket. . First Edition. Cloth. As New/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$35.00
7) Elinor Wylie: The Portrait of An Unknown Lady
Hoyt, Nancy
 
Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1935. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1935. First edition. 8vo. Maroon cloth, rough-cut pages, laid paper, 203 pp. Frontispiece of Elinor Wylie with additional photographs. Previous owner name inside. Very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
8) Elizabeth Fry: Life and Labors of the Eminent Philanthropist, Preacher, and Prison Reformer
Ryder, Edward
 
New York: E. Walker's Son, 1883. First Edition. Antique ex-library. Brown cloth with decorative gold decoration with crown, cross, Bible, grapes, gold titles. Antique library bookplate, hand-numbered and hand-dated. Frontispiece portrait, protective tissue. 389 pp. Light shelfwear. No book pocket, minimal markings. Appears little-read. Very good condition.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$145.00
9) The Fallen Angel: Chastity, Class and Women's Reading 1835-1880
Mitchell, Sally
 
Bowling Green, Ohio, U.S.A.: Bowling Green State Univ Popular pr, 1981. Bowling Green: Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1981. Ex-library. 8vo. 223 pp. Red cloth with red paper wraps. Very clean. Good in very good dust jacket, protected with library-issued plastic cover.. Cloth. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
10) Feminine and Opposition Journalism in Old Regime France: Le Journal Des Dames
Gelbart, Nina Rattner
 
Berkeley, CA: Univ of California Pr, 1987. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 354 pp. Focusing on the vicissitudes of one periodical, the Journal des Dames, Professor Gelbart recreates the journalistic milieu of pre-Revolutionary France. Old price to front endpaper, one corner accidentally folded. Light shelfwear to dustjacket. Very good in very good dustjacket.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$36.00
11) Fundamental Danish Gymnastics for Women
Sumption, Dorothy
 
New York: A. S. Barnes and Company, 1927. First Edition. Decorative blue cloth binding with black illustration of exercising girl. Black titles. 189 pp. including index, illustrated throughout with period photographs of young women exercising in various positions. Some spotting to front board, light foxing to endpapers, front hinge cracked. Good condition.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
12) God Save the Queen
Cannell, Dorothy
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Bantam Books, 1997. New York: Bantam, 1997. Book club edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 197 pp. British aristocrat leaves his estate to his butler ... who is found dead in the family privy. Murder, mayhem, comedy. Tenderness to dust jacket top and bottom of spine. Near fine in near fine dust jacket, protected with mylar cover.. Book Club BCE/BOMC. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
13) The Holocaust Project : From Darkness into Light
Chicago, Judy
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Viking Penguin, 1993. The Holocaust Project is an art exhibit which casts the Holocaust as a reference point for an exploration of profound issues that relate to the human condition - past, present and future. The Holocaust Project is the vision of the world-renowned artist Judy Chicago, who with Donald Woodman, distinguished photographer, created a collection of art which engages viewers to think about their relationships with other people and to our planet as a whole. The Holocaust i... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$80.00
14) A Journal Kept During A Summer tour for the Children of a Village School
Sewell, Elizabeth M
 
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1859. Early reprint 1852. Brown cloth, blindstamped ruling, gold titles. Three parts bound into one book. 1859, 1865, 1859, 128, 194 and 207 pp., respectively. Journal kept during a tour in Switzerland. Purchased from the historical collection of one of the oldest libraries in the USA and bearing an antique hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. This was book #319 in the library's collection. Front hinge open, spine faded. Good condition. . Early Reprint. Cloth. Good. 12... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$100.00
15) Judy Chicago: Trials and Tributes
Lippard, Lucy R. and Viki Thompson Wylder
 
Florida State Museum of Fine Arts, 1999. Judy Chicago: Trials and Tributes. Essays by Lucy R. Lippard and Viki Thompson Wylder, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, 1999. Catalogue of Judy Chicago's retrospective works on paper exhibition, 79 pages, Softcover.SIGNED by Judy Chicago. New condition. . Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Trade Paperback. New. Illus. by Chicago, Judy. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
16) The Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Montagu, Mary Wortley
 
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1869. Revised edition. 8vo. Cloth. 407 p. Edited by Mrs. Hale. Index. Montague was an English aristocrat and writer, chiefly remembered today for her letters. This is a fascinating collection, including such topics as dwarfs at court, the Armenians, the Turkish burying-fields, breastfeeding, elopement, death by lightning, Vienna, madness, gardening, how to preserve youth, and much more. Moderate shelfwear. Hinges cracked. Gilt lettering and ornamentation on spine. Several... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
17) Life in the mission, the camp, and the zenáná, or, Six years in India, 2 vols
Mackenzie, Mrs. Colin
 
New York: Redfield, 1853. First American Edition. Brown cloth binding, blindstamped, gold plant decoration and gold titles to spine. In 2 volumes, complete. 342, 319 pp., 8 pp. advertising at end of v2. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplates. Chipping top and bottom of spine with loss of material, minimal library markings, occasional foxing. Some pages were not cut neatly no loss of text. Hinges tender, lacking rear free endpapers. Good minus condition. Scarce. . First American ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$1,100.00
18) Madame Curie
Curie, Eve
 
Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing, 1940. New York: Doubleday Doran, 1937. First American edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 412 pp. Translated by Vincent Sheean. Frontispiece of Mme. Curie with additional photographs in text. Very good in good dust jacket protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
19) Madame Geoffrin: Her Salon and Her Times, 1750-1777
Aldis, Janet
 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1905. First American edition published simultaneously with first British edition. Cloth binding, rough-cut pages. 372 pp. 16 illustrations including frontispiece. Front hinge cracked, boards scuffed. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. Good condition.. First American Edition. Cloth. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
20) Memories of a Catholic Girlhood
McCarthy, Mary
 
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1957. First edition, stated. Black cloth binding, paste-on label with facsimile handwriting titles. 245 pp. illustrated with photographs. Advance copy with publisher's notice laid in before front free endpaper. Boards skewed, crack at first signature. Good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Copy. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
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