New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1938. First American edition, with inserted signature leaf preceding the half title. Signed. The... Read More about Rebecca
[New York: The Colony Club: Privately Printed, 1984]. First edition. Read More about The History of the Colony Club 1903-1984
Little Rock, Arkansas: printed by M.G. Pugh and Company, . Women of the Ku Klux Klan. Two items from the second iteration of the Ku Klux Klan, which began in 1915 and took shape as a national organization perpetuated by a well-established beauracracy with codified recruiting techniques and forms. The... Read More about Constitution and Laws of the Women of the Ku Klux Klan. Adopted by First Imperial Klonvocation at...
New Haven: 3 July 1975. Responding to Hartley's letter enquiring about the influence of her formal education on her writing. She responds “As to my education: it was, if not exactly exiguous, certainly it was random. Some courses and teachers were wonderful; some useless. I think the answers to your... Read More about Typed letter signed “Louise Field Cooper”
London: Printed by B. Crosby and Co. Stationers' Court, Ludgate Street; and sold by All Booksellers, 1811. First edition. Scarce Regency-era woman's manual addressing proper female dress, deportment, and cosmetics. " ... Let me hasten to recommend to you, a publication at this time in much request, and which possesses... Read More about The Mirror of the Graces; or, The English Lady's Costume: Combining and harmonizing taste and...
London: Printed for Mathew and Leigh, 18 Strand, 1810. Third edition. UNCUT. Read More about Original Poems, on Various occasions. By a Lady. Revised by William Cowper, Esq. of the Inner Temple
Steephill Castle, Ventnor, Isle of Wight: n.d. The Anglo-American novelist and dramatist known as "John Oliver Hobbes" writes to her uncle under her real name. "I decided to open the enclosed as I thought it might be wise to write to you at once if you were not too late..... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("Pearl"), to her "Dear Uncle Jim"
London: Richard Bentley, 1891. First Edition. Read More about Patience Holt
Adelaide: 1893. A lovely set of pictures: the first being a portrait of the team showing thirteen women in uniform and hats with bats and ball front and centre. The second image is a shot of a ladies match in progress, the umpire seemingly signalling a no ball.On the verso... Read More about Two photographs of Women Cricketers
Omaha, NE: The Cummington Press, 1991. First edition, One of 220 numbered copies on Arches Ingres paper. Read More about A Final Antidote from the Journals of Louise Bogan. Edited by William Maxwell and Charles McGrath
Mexico, 1851. Text by: Félix María Escalante, Francisco Zarco, F. Gonzales Bocaanrgra, Marcos Arroniz, Francisco Granados Maldonado, Emilio Rey, Fernando Orozco y Berra, José T. de Cuéllar, Guillermo Prieto, Francisco González Bocanegra (Autor de los versos del himno nacional mexicano), and others. Read More about Presente Amistoso Dedicado a las Señoritas Mexicanas
Greenwich, Connecticut: The New York Graphic Society Ltd, (1972). First American edition. Read More about Sonia Delaunay. Rhythms and Colours. Preface by Michael Hoog
April 9, 1934. In 1933, Andrew Dasburg married for the second time, this time to poet Mary Channing "Marina" Wister (1882-1967), the daughter of famous author Owen Wister. She spent much time in Taos with Georgia O'Keefe and Mabel Dodge Luhan. Read More about Portrait Photograph of Andrew Dasburg's Wife, (Marina Wister
Washington, D.C: April 28, 1930. 'Home and Country and Faith in God'. Reading in part: "In answering your question … may I say it is to my love of Home and Country and Faith in God. Also to the teachings of my grandmother, who never failed to have a "a... Read More about Typed letter signed "Edith Irwin Hobart" to "Master Halpern" (Seymour...
Limonto, Italy and Carmel Highlands, California: 15 August 1959 and 19 July 1981. Responding to Hartley's letter enquiring about the influence of her formal education on her writing. She responds “I do not feel that high school and university studies are essential as means of producing creative writing; that comes... Read More about Two typed letters signed “Marcia Davenport”
New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1829. First edition. The Icon of the Romantic Poetess. Above and beyond any question as to the merits of her poetry, the death of the American prodigy / poetess at "sixteen years and eleven months", the posthumous publication of her poems in... Read More about Amir Khan, and Other Poems: the remains of Lucretia Maria Davidson, who died at Plattsburgh, N.Y....
New York: March 18, 1941. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Fine portrait of the young choreographer in her first major successful work. Read More about Portrait photograph of Agnes de Mille in "Three Virgins and a Devil"
New York: Foreign Policy Association, 19 July 1960. Hartley had written to Dean concerning the importance of her secondary education upon her writing. She writes that she was home-schooled in Russia following the curriculum of an excellent secondary school and later attended Radcliffe College. “I would say that the more... Read More about Typed letter signed “Vera Micheles Dean”
New York: September 25, 1962. Read More about Portrait photograph of Ruby Dee
San Francisco: 22 March 1960. Hartley had written to DeFord concerning the importance of secondary education upon creative writing. She writes “One is either or is not born a writer, and short of technical training there is little a school or college can do, unless to encourage one (by publication... Read More about Typed letter signed “Miriam Allen de Ford”
Bückeburg [Germany]: 26 May 1930. FOUNDER OF GEDOK. Reading: “I see with horror that I have not responded to your letter of April 25th; the time in Mannheim was terrible because of the many illnesses around me and, most importantly, the death of our dear Mrs. Hartlaub, which I still..... Read More about Autograph Typed Letter, Signed "Ida Dehmel" to Dr. Kuhn
Buffalo, New York: Intrepid Press / Pulpartforms, 1975. First edtion (?), no. 9 from “The Beau Fleuve Series”. “This is an unauthorized printing …”. Signed in ink on the front wrapper, and with a note from Di Prima attached. to collector Robert Wilson: “This is an unauthorized printing of this..... Read More about Brass Furnace Going Out. Song, After an Abortion
New York: The Sarabande Press, October, 1982. Number 18 of 20 copies. The paper designed by Karen Miles, and made, with the assistance of Beverly Van Ness, at the Russell-Fleming Papermill. Read More about A Poem by Emily Dickinson ("Under the Light, yet under"
London: Putnam, . First edition. Read More about Last Tales
New York: Random House, . First American edition. Read More about Last Tales
Trenton, NJ: November 28, 1853. Dix writes about her travel plans between New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, as well about her most recent philanthropic cause–– the procurement of rescue boats and life-saving equipment for Sable Island, in Nova Scotia, a notorious site of shipwrecks on the east coast to which... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("D.L. Dix") to Eben Merriam