New York: 30 July, 1934. Variant of the portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten... Read More about Portrait photograph of Muriel Draper
New York: Robert M. McBride, 1925. First Edition, one of 10 signed copies on Ingres paper not for sale. The Author's First Book -- One of 10 Copies. The rare signed issue of the author's first book -- unrecorded by our only bibliographical resource: Bruccoli - Clark's First Printings of American Authors. Read More about Those Not Elect
London: Printed for Longman. Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1822. First edition. Read More about Memoirs of the Court of James the First
Pattenburg, New Jersey: 20 November 1957. Responding to Hartley's letter asking about some biographical details and also about the importance of her education to her writing. “I do want to state quite emphatically that I believe in as good an education as anybody can get. Personally I find knowledge acquired... Read More about Typed letter signed “Martha Albrand”
Paris: Chez Aubert, Place de la Bourse, No. 25, c 1842. Read More about Hand-Colored Lithograph: "Mauresque d'Alger. (Costume d'intérieur)" from "Galerie...
Oxford: Printed at the Theater, 1705; 1705; 1702. The eighth impression of “The Ladies Calling;”; early impression of “The Art of Contentment;” the sixth impression of “The Government of the Tongue”. Read More about The Ladies Calling In Two Parts [AND] The Art of Contentment [AND] The Government of the Tongue
N. P: n.d. Inscribed “To Wes Hartley-a bright and dignified Sport-With Adminration… Gloria I. Alley. Read More about Autograph note signed “Gloria I. Alley
Boston: Published at 60-1/2 Cornhill, 1850. Read More about The American Ladies' Memorial : an indispensable home book for the wife, mother, daughter : in...
Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc, (1934). First edition. Inscribed to Colonel Donald Shumway Rockwell by the author. Read More about In Eastern Seas. With a Visit to Insulinde and the Golden Chersonese
New York: 27 September 1958. Hartley had written to Anthony regarding the biographical information in ‘Twentieth Century Authors” and whether she had some additions which she responds that she does not and that “In a general way it covers the situation…It may interest you to know that I have a...... Read More about Typed letter signed “Katharine Anthony”
[Philadelphia]: Pennsylvania Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage, 1913. Mrs. A.J. George of Brookline, Massachusetts argues against woman suffrage on the grounds that the majority of women do not wish to vote and that enfranchise them will upset traditional gender roles. An amusing account in Woman's Journal of Mrs. George's testimony... Read More about Speech of Mrs. A.J. George before the Committee on Woman Suffrage, United States Senate 1913...
[Southbury, CT: Gretchen E. Engel], 1971. First Edition. Very unusual in hardcover.Inscribed to Bill Wigton by the author. Read More about Though Memory Plays Me False. A Story of Anticosti. The St. Lawrence River Isle of Enchantment,...
Paris: Charles Carrington, 1898. One of 500 copies. Read More about Sophie Arnould Actress and Wit
Troyes: Ve. André, imprim.-libraire et fabricant de papier, Grand'rue, “Imprimée cette annee” [between 1808 and 1832, according to the BN]. Scarce regional printing (CLC locates only the BN copy) of this ittle “conte de fée” from the pen of the author (1650-1705) who coined the very phrase which now describes..... Read More about La bonne petite souris , conte, par Madame D***; suivi des proverbes français
Pasadena, California: The Ampersand Press, 1948. Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press. Read More about Jane Austen
N.p. [American]: ca. 1780s? A somewhat bleak collection of four sacred poems, accomplished in a neat manuscript hand with a lovely calligraphic title, and signed by Mary S. Austin. The titles include "On the Death of Miss Hamilton By a Lady of Hudson," "A. Hymm," "Maria," and "Mortality." Read More about Four Manuscript Poems
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1906. First edition. Novel about Shepherds in the San Joaquin Valley. Read More about The Flock
London: Printed by Richard Olton for Ralph Mabb, 1637. First edition. Austin (1587-1634), a barrister of Lincoln's Inn was also author of Devotionis Avgvstininae Flamma, or, Certaine Devovt, Godly, and Learned Meditations, printed in the same year as this early work advocating legal and public liberties for women. His works... Read More about Haec Homo, Wherein the Excellency of the Creation of Woman is described, By way of an Essay
London: Printed for Longmans, Green, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1823. First edition. IN BOARDS, UNCUT. Subscriber's list (p. ix-xliv) includes The King, Duke of York. Alexander Boyd who took 10 copies (as marked in pen), Sir Walter Scott (10 copies), James Watt, et al This book was published to get... Read More about A Collection of Poems, Chiefly Manuscript, and from Living Authors
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and |Brown, 1823. First edition. Read More about A Collection of Poems, chiefly Manuscript, and from Living Authors
London: printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1826. First Edition. INSCRIBED. Inscribed on ffep: "To James Mylne Esq from the Author." Read More about The Martyr. A Drama in Three Acts
London: printed for Longmans, Hurst, Rees and Orme, ater-Noster Row, 1804. First Edition. Read More about Miscellaneous Plays
Duluth: March 11, 1948. Margaret Frances Culkin Banning. Best-selling author and early advocate of women's rights. Daughter of William E. Culkin who served two terms in the Minnesota State Senate (1895-99). Spent one year at Sacred Heart Academy in Rochester, New York. B.A., Vassar College, 1912; certificate, Chicago School of... Read More about ANS to Alfred Eisenstaedt
Boston: Published by David Reed, 1826. First American editions. First published in London in 1825 and 1826. Wendell Copy. Read More about The Works of Anna Ltitia Barbauld With a Memoir [and] A Legacy for Young Ladies [edited by Lucy...
Derry, New Hampshire: 25 May 1959. Replying to Hartley's enquiry about her writing and education. She describes how one teacher greatly affected her by introducing her to contemporary literature and having them keep “thought books.” She writes that college helps in exposing one to a wide range of ideas, “One..... Read More about Typed letter signed “Shirley Barker”
London: for Henry Colburn, Public Library, Conduit Street, Hanover Square, 1818. First edition thus. Barrett (1786-1820) first published a poem entitled ' Woman' in 1810; in this version of 1818 ' I determined to rewrite the poem ... I have found so much omission, alteration, and new matter necessary, that... Read More about Woman, A Poem