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Whether you are a professor of Women's Studies or just passionate about Women's History, the rare women's history books page of the Rare Book Room will have what you are looking for. Biblio features a large collection of literature and ephemera concerning women's history and women's studies, including unique illustrations and bindings. Please feel free to browse the antique and rare women's history books in Biblio's Rare Book Room.


Bruges, ca. 1465. 181 x 127 mm. (7 1/8 x 5"). Single column, 19 lines in a careful, pleasing gothic book hand. In a very attractive new gilt wooden frame. Rubrics in pink (or faded red), one two-line initial in blue, magenta, and burnished gold, two line...

From Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Medieval Manuscripts


New Zealand Ferns. by Armstrong, C. C. [Mary Ann]

Dunedin, NZ, [late 1870s or 1880s]. Tall quarto (370 x 280mm). Original green cloth, upper board blocked in gilt and black. The contents comprise approximately 56 fern specimens mounted on the rectos of 16 card leaves with scientific names in manuscript,...

From Alembic Rare Books


NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Archive Compiled by a Female Control Room Mission Specialist. Comprising mission updates, photographs, employee newsletters, and souvenirs documenting JPL projects between 1965 and 1984, including Apollo, Mariner, Pioneer 10 & 11, Viking, Voyager, Skylab, SEASAT, and Galileo. by Beight, Mary Catherine Grady

Pasadena, CA & Washington D. C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965-1985. Archive composed of 135 printed photos with printed explanatory text (between 20.3 x 25.4 cm and 21.6 x 28 cm); 13 silver gelatine and colour photographs on glossy...

From Alembic Rare Books


Ravel/Unravel. by [Full Plate Press] Lynn Agnew, Robin Hruska, Susan Lange, Mary Jeanne Linford

Seattle, Washington:: Full Plate Press,, 2010.. Edition of 12. 16 x 13.75 x 1.75"; 28 pages. Textile Book. Sewing. Original collograph printing plates were created and then printed with oil-based ink on muslin. Images, text, and fabrics wer...

From Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC


Twenty Years At Hull-House, Limited And Autograph Edition by Addams, Jane

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Photographs, Illustrations By Norah Hamilton. Xvii, 462 Pp. #107 Of 210 Copies Of The Signed, Limited First Edition, Large Paper 9 5/8" Tall. V...

From Arroyo Seco Books


Ragionamento sopra il fatto avvenuto in Bergemoletto, in cui tre donne, sepolte fra le rovine della stalla per la caduta d'una gran mole di neve, sono state trovate vive dopo tretasette giorni. by Somis, Ignazio

Torino: Nella stamperia reale, 1758. First edition. Very Good/This work, which describes the experiences of two sisters, their brother's wife, and her five-year-old child trapped in a ruined stable by an avalanche for 37 days, is now considered a pio...

From Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio


[Embrace the Base] Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Invite Women to Take Part in an International Action to Stop the Siting of Cruise Missiles Anywhere in Europe. December 12th & 13th. Embrace the Base on Sunday. Close the Base on Monday. by Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp

[England, 1982]. Poster (420mm x 580mm). Professionally mounted, framed and glazed using archival materials. White text and graphic of a missile caught in a spider's web superimposed over a grey and red photograph of the mushroom cloud over Nagasaki. Mar...

From Alembic Rare Books


Women in the War—We Can't Win Without Them. by War Manpower Commission

Washington D.C.: US Govt. Printing Office, 1942. Colour poster (28 x 40 in). Professionally mounted, glazed, and framed using archival materials. Original creases from folding, bright and fresh. Excellent condition. An important Second World War poster...

From Alembic Rare Books


Vingt-Quatre Heures d'une Femme Sensible, ou Une Grande Leçon. by Salm, Constance de

Paris: Arthus Bertrand, 1824. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Octavo. Contemporary quarter black skiver, blue boards, spine gilt in compartments. Engraved frontispiece. 1 leaf of publisher's ads at rear. Spine rolled, binding rubbed, s...

From Alembic Rare Books


Ships in the Mist; and Other Stories by Larcom, Lucy

Henry Holt, 1860 Her second published book. Engraved frontis of "The Sower and the Child" 48 pgs. Extremely Rare OCLC list 4 copies. Her poetry was admired by Whittier, her influence felt in the mills of Lowell, Massachuseets. Spine is damaged w...

From Open Door Books


Fashioning. by [Small Craft Advisory Press] Denise Bookwalter and Lee Emma Running

Tallahassee, Florida:: Small Craft Advisory Press,, 2019.. Edition of 32. 15 x 9 x 4 inches with enclosure. Letterpress printing. Materials: dyed wax paper, leather. Unique concertina binding. Laid in lidded oblong box. Numbered. . Small Craft Advisory ...

From Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC


A New Orchard & Garden. Or, The best way for Planting, Grafting, and to make any Ground good for a Rich Orchard. With The Country House-wifes Garden for Herbs of Common use. As also The Husbandry of Bees, with their several Uses and Annoyances. by Lawson, William

London: George Sawbridge, 1668. 1668. Illustrated with six plates plus woodcut illustrations within the text, small octavo, pp (ii), 102, some browning and thumbing throughout with general signs of use, the occasional very early small manuscript note, th...

From Mike Park Ltd


Greenham Common — Peace. by [Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp] Suryaninov, Ruben

Moscow: Poster, October 1984. Poster (480mm x 670mm). Professionally mounted, framed, and glazed using archival materials. Illustration in blue, black and white depicting two female activists. Light rubbing and a little minor creasing at the extremities....

From Alembic Rare Books


Lady in Black The Strawberries. Rosamond

Baltimore: Fieliding Lucas, Jr., 1843 Translated from the French. No. 138. Black embossed boards, gilt lettering. Engraved frontispiece of young lady in small boat near a castle. Some foxing. Boards lightly rubbed. 164 pgs. Binding tight. Gift inscription...

From Open Door Books



Washington D. C.: National Capital Press. 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Signed by author. A little book of suitable work and social work for women including Junior Leagues, Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire G...

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