London: Richard Bentley, 1891. First Edition. Read More about Patience Holt
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, . First edition. A follow-up to the successful formula of You Have Seen Their Faces. Read More about Say, is this the U.S.A
[London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893]. One of 400. One of 25 photogravure portraits published in ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON AND HIS FRIENDS, a posthumous appreciation of Julia Margaret Cameron. Read More about Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1866
[London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893]. One of 400. One of 25 photogravure portraits published in ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON AND HIS FRIENDS, a posthumous appreciation of Julia Margaret Cameron with “Reminiscences” by Mrs. Thackeray. Read More about Mrs. Thackeray Ritchie
Hutchinson & Co. Number 72 of 100 copies of the Edition De Luxe, signed with her signed card laid in. Mrs Patrick Campbell (February 9, 1865 – April 9, 1940) was one of the most successful British stage actresses of her generation. Her first marriage, from which she took the... Read More about My Life and Some Letters
N. P: n.d. The British author of “See How They Run,” “The Wife,” “The Mayflower Men,” “Merry Merry Maidens,” and “Together Again.”¶ Seymour Halpern was a Representative from New York. From 1931 to 1933 he was a reporter and feature writer for the Long Island Daily Press and the Chicago..... Read More about Photograph signed “Helen Grace Carlisle”
New York: November 1, 1933. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Kitty Carlsle, 1933. Read More about Portrait photograph of Kitty Carlisle as the Prince in "Fledermaus"
Newark, N.J: Dodd, Starbuck & Anderson, Printers, 785 Broad Street, 1871. First edition. With Photo of School. Read More about Catalogue of the Miss Robinson's School Orange N.J. 1870-1871
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1983. No. 780 of 1500 copies, signed by the artist. Read More about A Lost Lady. With an Introduction by John Hollander
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First edition. Signed and Limited. No. 589 of 619 copies on Croxley hand-made paper. Read More about Shadows on The Rock
New York: McClure, Phillips & Co, 1905. First edition, second issue with Doubleday Page & Co at foot of spine. Inscribed. Inscribed "To Judge James S. Young. Willa Sibert Cather, Pittsburgh November 13, 1910" and signed Linda B. Young beneath on the front free-flyleaf - a rare inscription of this... Read More about The Troll Garden
Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press, 1872. First Edition. Spiritualist's Poems, Inscribed. Inscribed on flyleaf "Hiram B. Croisby With the Regards of the Author, June 17, 1872."Miss Chafa went on to become Mrs. H.S. Lake, speaker at the First Spiritual Temple. Her life was quite spirited. Her husband Mr. Lake... Read More about Napoleon Bonaparte and other Poems
Bagatelle: 1788; and Saint Lazare, Chez Donat Gourdin, n.d. First editions. The Ancient Love of Women for Fools. Attributed by Barbier to the marquis de Champcenetz, an unrepentant anti-revolutionary and acerbic wit, who was guillotined in 1790. Barbier cites Grimm with the following identifications: Mme de Valée ( i.e., de..... Read More about Petit traité de l'amour des femmes pour les sots. [with:] Petit commentaire sur le titre de la...
Philadelphia: The Centaur Press, 1938. First Edition. Poem written for music by Harl McDinald, intended “to be a major work for a woman’s chorus and orchestra, a poem that had vigor and passion, a poem that voice a deep emotion in the hearts of contemporary American women.” (Author’s note). First..... Read More about Lament for the Stolen. A poem for a Chorus
London: Dilly, 1787. "New [Third?] Edition", preceded by editions of 1775 and 1777. Hester Chapone was member of Lady Montagu's "bluestocking" circle and the author of a book of advice to young ladies (LETTERS ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MIND), singled out by Mary Wollstonecraft as one of the few... Read More about Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, by Mrs. Chapone, Author of Letters on the Improvement of the Mind
Denver: 22 November 1959. Replying to Hartley's enquiry about her writing and education. High school was of importance to her due to her English and Latin teachers. The Latin helping her understand English grammar and the Latin teacher reciting poetry and the English teacher introducing her to Shakespeare. Of college... Read More about Typed letter signed “Mary Chase”
Boston: Lee & Shephard, 1902. First edition. c. INSCRIBED on the flyleaf:“Miss Estelle M. H. Merrill“Pres. of the ___ (?) Association“from ED Cheny“January 13, 1903”A rare inscription from this Boston abolitionist (1824-1904), ardent women’s suffragist, secretary of the New England Freedmen's Aid Society, author of many books, friend of Ralph..... Read More about Reminiscences of Ednah Dow Cheney (born Littlehale
New York: 1921-23. Mary Graham Bonner was a children's book writer and for some years wrote the daily bedtime stories syndicated by the Associated Press, and collected in her book "365 Bedtime Stories". These are 5 of the daily stories collected there, from the author's series in newspapers called "Daddy's... Read More about Five Typescripts of short stories, each signed
Richmond [VA]: Everett Waddey Co, 1911. First edition. Read More about The Journal of Julia LeGrand. New Orleans 1862-1863
New York: The Sarabande Press, 1985. First Edition, one of 26 lettered copies, Signed by Clampitt, Laurens & Freeman on the colophon page. One of 26 Copies. First edition of Clampitt’s Homage, consisting of 8 meditative poems on Keats, each of which utilizes as a theme, a place central to... Read More about A Homage to John Keats
Cambridge, Mass: 1 April 1993. Responding to Hartley's letter asking about some biographical details and also about the importance of her education to her writing. She writes “of course there have been many fine writers from all sorts of backgrounds short of the usual high education. But I think it... Read More about Manuscript letter, signed “Eleanor Clark Warren,” with notation at top “Dictated-not my...
London: Printed for the Author, and Published by C. Chapple, 1810. First edition. Clarke published other works about this scandal under her initials, M.A.C. She was the mistress of the Duke of York and here she defends herself from charges that she used the liaison for her own advantage. Read More about The Rival Princes; or, a Faithful Narrative of Facts, relating to Mrs. M. A. Clarke's Political...
n.p: [1943-48]. A volume of signatures and occasional inscriptions by 83 noted female journalists of the 1940s. Laid in is an original ink drawing that is likely to be a caricature of Kirkland.Sally Kirkland, to whom the volume is dedicated, was a manager at Lord & Taylor, a fashion editor..... Read More about Collection of autographs from a group of noted female journalists congratulating Sally Kirkland...
London: Millar, 1753. First edition. How to Nag, and other Courtesies. A choice mid-eighteenth century courtesy book and a classic of black humor whose guiding principle is: “Remember always to do unto to every one, what you would least wish to have done unto yourself; for in this is contained... Read More about An Essay on the Art of ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Exercise of that...
London: Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly, 1875. First edition. Read More about The Law & The Lady. A Novel
London: Hurst & Blackett, 1859. First edition. A collection of ten short stories connected by a framing narrative. "Brother Owen's Story of Anne Rodway" features one of the earliest female detectives in fiction. Read More about The Queen of Hearts