An exceptional rarity, and a recently discovered female contributor to 19th century epistemology
Mental Perceptions Illustrated by the...
London: Printed for the Author, 1807. First edition. Contemporary paper spine over boards, with amateur rebacking and blank paper spine label. Measures 184 x 102mm and collates xxiv, 168: complete... (Item #2693)
One woman's three-decade accounting of her personal accomplishments in work and reading
Ledger of a Woman's Personal...
[San Francisco]: 1862-1898. Comprised of 114 handwritten ledger pages in a single hand. Black pebbled cloth ledger measuring 10.5 x 8.5 inches with all edges stained red. Small bookseller's ticket... (Item #2692)
The first "published" edition of Alice, after the impossibly scarce 1865 edition.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
London: Macmillan & Co., 1866. Second (first published) edition. The book that forever changed the face of children’s literature. In the original publisher's red, gilt-stamped cloth, gilt edges, light blue..... (Item #2689)
The autobiography of a conservative president who saw it as his duty to preserve the nation's traditional economic frugality
The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge...
New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corp. 1929. First edition. A Fine copy, lacking the publisher's slipcase. One of a thousand copies signed by Coolidge on the limitation page."As America's 30th president... (Item #2654)
Arguing that the education & employment of women benefits the entire population
[Phillips, Lydia F. M.] L.F.M....
English Matrons and their Profession...
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1873. First edition. Original publisher's cloth binding stamped in black and gilt. All edges stained red. Bookplate of the Fraser Institute on the... (Item #2685)
An education manual urging the use of free play, the avoidance of corporal punishment, and the encouragement of logic in elementary classrooms
[Miss M. A. Ryder...
Infant Class Management with Specimen...
London: Sunday School Union, . Original green publisher's cloth binding stamped in black and gilt. Gentle rubbing to spine and extremities; some soiling to rear board. Green coated endpapers. Faint... (Item #2684)
Documenting progress that results "when members of two races come together on an equal basis to discuss their problems in an unbiased and candid way"
Smith, Marjorie E. Wellborn.
The Negro -- Yesterday and...
New York: Board of National Missions, [c. 1932]. First edition. 10 page pamphlet in self wrappers, stapled. Measures 4 x 9 inches. Faint offsetting to front and rear wrappers; pencilled... (Item #2676)
A work increasingly recognized as one of Marcet's greatest social contributions
[Marcet, Jane] The author of...
John Hopkins' Notions on Political...
London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Greene & Longman, 1833. First edition. Contemporary cloth binding with paper label to front board. Some bumping and rubbing to extremities; spine a bit sunned... (Item #2671)
Encouraging women and their employers to view domestic labour as a specialized career path
Instructions in Household Matters, or...
London: John W. Parker, 1844. First edition. Original publisher's cloth blinding with blind stamped on front and rear boards, measuring 101 x 165mm. Gentle rubbing and shelfwear to boards; some... (Item #2670)
An important multi-lingual cookery that reveals women's kitchens as sites for cultural and political negotiation
[Multi-Lingual Cookery] Sollid, Faye
American Hindi Cook Book for...
New Delhi: Supreme Press, 1956. First edition. Original quarter red cloth over gray boards with title to front. Mild offsetting to front and rear boards; gentle shelfwear particularly to top... (Item #2662)
A research rich annotated bibliography, recommending good books in a wide variety of genres to encourage reading
Yonge, Charlotte M.
What Books to Lend and...
London: National Society's Depository, . First edition. Original publisher's cloth binding with gilt to spine and cover. Gentle rubbing to extremities. Mild cocking to spine. Small bookseller's ticket of Hall... (Item #2668)
A call for an end to slavery: "We appeal to you as sisters, as wives, as mothers, to raise your voices to your fellow citizens"
[Cobbe, Frances Power]
Rejoinder to Mrs. Stowe's Reply...
London: Emily Faithfull, 1863. First edition. Original printed wraps containing 11 pages. Measures 102 x 178 mm. Contemporary ownership signature of Mrs. Wisler to title page, with additional note "by... (Item #2660)