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Infamous Woman: The Life Of George Sand , Barry, Joseph
1 Barry, Joseph Infamous Woman: The Life Of George Sand
Garden City Doubleday 1977 0385068301 / 9780385068307 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG/VG-; DJ with light wear to edges, tight and clean  
Detailed biography of Amantine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin (George Sand, 1804-1876) ; includes detailed Notes, Bibliography and extensive index ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pp  
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Roosevelt Women , Caroli, Betty Boyd
2 Caroli, Betty Boyd The Roosevelt Women
Basic Books 1998 0465071333 / 9780465071333 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/NF; Small remainder mark on bottom edge  
Biographies of Martha Bulloch Roosevelt (1835-1884) , Anna Roosevelt Cowles (18855-1931) , Cornne Roosevelt Robinson (1861-1933) , Edith Carow Roosevelt (1861-1948) , Sara Delano Roosevelt (1854-1941) , Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) , Corinne Robinson Alsop (1886-1971) Ethel Carow Roosevelt Derby (1891-1980) , and Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980); 8vo; 551 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Russia through Women's Eyes:   Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia , Clyman, Toby & Judith Vowles
3 Clyman, Toby & Judith Vowles Russia through Women's Eyes: Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia
Yale University Press 1999 0300067542 / 9780300067545 Softcover NF; Trade paperback; like new  

This remarkable collection presents, for the first time in English, the lives of eleven nineteenth-century Russian women as told in their own words. Writing vividly of their families, their education, their careers, and their country, these women represent a wide range of classes and professions.
; Russian Literature and Thought Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pp  
Price: 8.50 USD

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Mrs. Ike:  Memories and Reflections on the Life of Mamie Eisenhower , Eisenhower, Susan
4 Eisenhower, Susan Mrs. Ike: Memories and Reflections on the Life of Mamie Eisenhower
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1996 0374215146 / 9780374215149 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/VG+; DJ price-clipped  
Compelling biography of an army captain's wife who becomes First Lady; the author is her grand-daughter and she paints a compelling portrait of an independent, headstrong woman who was passionately engaged in a lifelong relationship with a man who was her utter opposite ; 8vo; 392 pp  
Price: 6.50 USD
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To Light a Candle , Fisher, Welthy Honsinger
5 Fisher, Welthy Honsinger To Light a Candle
McGraw-Hill 1962 B0006AXSSK 2nd Printing Hardcover VG/VG-; Light wear to edges; DJ slightly sunburnt on spine  
The autobiography of the American missionary in India and China who founded Literacy Village; 279 pp  
Price: 6.00 USD
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My Darling Clementine: the Story of Lady Churchill , Fishman, Jack
6 Fishman, Jack My Darling Clementine: the Story of Lady Churchill
David McKay 1963 B000BWYUJE Later Printing Hardcover G/G; Wear to edges: DJ rubbed with tiny tears and chips along edges  
Introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pp  
Price: 3.50 USD
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Personal History. , Graham, Katharine
7 Graham, Katharine Personal History.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1997 0394585852 / 9780394585857 2nd printing before publication Hardcover VG+/VG+; Light shelf wear to book & DJ  
A great autobiography; winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography.; 8vo; 642 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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A Degree of Prudery:  A Biography of Fanny Burney , Hahn, Emily
8 Hahn, Emily A Degree of Prudery: A Biography of Fanny Burney
Doubleday 1950 B0006D6UYG 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG/G+; DJ with light edge wear, somewhat sun-faded on spine  
Fanny Burney (1752-1840) , was an English novelist and diarist. Her three major novels, Evelina (1778) , Cecila (1782) and Camilla (1796) , are about the entry into the world of a young, beautiful, intelligent but inexperienced girl. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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A Star Of The Salons: Julie De Lespinasse , Jebb, Camilla
9 Jebb, Camilla A Star Of The Salons: Julie De Lespinasse
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1908 B000869M32 1st Edition Hardcover G/NONE; Bound in dark blue cloth with title in gilt, wear to edges and corners, scattered spotting on cloth, tight and clean copy  
Biography of Jule de Lespinasse (1732-1776) , French socialite and hostess of one of the most lively and emanicipated of the 18th c Parisian salons. She was also the author of several volumes of passionate letters, published in 1809. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 343 pp  
Price: 18.00 USD
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They Led the Way: 14 American Women , Johnston, Johanna
10 Johnston, Johanna They Led the Way: 14 American Women
Scholastic Inc 1973 0590119087 / 9780590119085 Softcover VG; Light toning  
Biographical sketches of inspirational women from Anne Hutchinson (1591-1643) to Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947)  
Price: 3.00 USD
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A View of the Spree , Smith, Alson J.
11 Smith, Alson J. A View of the Spree
New York John Day 1962 B0007DNWGO 1st Edition Hardcover VG/VG; Light wear to edges of book and DJ; tight and clean  
Story of the life of Mary Esther Lee of New York, daughter of a grocer, who became a 'sanctified Pompadour' to Germany's Kaiser Wilhem II; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 305 pp  
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Grand Mademoiselle , Steegmuller, Francis
12 Steegmuller, Francis The Grand Mademoiselle
New York Farrar, Straus & Cudahy 1956 B0007DUVLI 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG/G+; Bound in blue cloth, endpapers genealogical charts; DJ worn on edges, now in a protective mylar cover  
Biography of Anne-Marie Louise d'Orleans (1627-1693) , Duchesse de Montpensier, 'she was the richest and most eligible princess at Louis XIV's court yet fate, and loyalty to her father (the king's brither) kept her unmarried. Then, at 40, she met the great love of her life...'; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pp  
Price: 7.50 USD
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Selected Letters of Rebecca West , West, Rebecca; Scott, Bonnie Kime
13 West, Rebecca; Scott, Bonnie Kime Selected Letters of Rebecca West
Yale University Press 2000 0300079044 / 9780300079043 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover NF/NF  
Dame Rebecca West was a prolific correspondent, in the course of which she set down her frequently scathing assessments of the literary movements, political events and prominent figures of her day. The range of topics addressed in the letters is astounding: literary figures (including Shaw, Wells, Ford Madox Ford, Ezra Pound, James Joyce, T. S. Eliot, Woolf, D. H. Lawrence - as well as lesser known women writers, including Emma Goldman and Dorothy Thompson) , historical events (both world wars, America in the Roaring Twenties, cold war espionage and lynching trials) and political movements (Fabian socialism, woman suffrage, communism, fascism and apartheid). West emerges from all of this as an extremely witty and brilliant commentator - but also infuriatingly arrogant, distrustful and, on occasions, racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic. Fascinating reading.

; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 546 pp  
Price: 16.00 USD

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