New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1917. First edition, deluxe issue, printed on Japan vellum, no. 3 of 15 signed... Read More
London: Printed for Longman. Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1822. First edition.
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...
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. IN DUSTJACKET. Preface:"For two women to start upon a camping trip in the desert, with only an Arab retinue to protect them seems to some of our friends to show a high sense of adventure..." The two women are our author and her co-author.....
Paris: Chez Aubert, Place de la Bourse, No. 25, c 1842.
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”.
N. P: n.d. Inscribed “To Wes Hartley-a bright and dignified Sport-With Adminration… Gloria I. Alley.
Boston: Published at 60-1/2 Cornhill, 1850.
Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc, (1934). First edition. Inscribed to Colonel Donald Shumway Rockwell by the author.
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......
[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...
[Southbury, CT: Gretchen E. Engel], 1971. First Edition. Very unusual in hardcover.Inscribed to Bill Wigton by the author.
Paris: Charles Carrington, 1898. One of 500 copies.
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.....
Pasadena, California: The Ampersand Press, 1948. Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press.
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."
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1906. First edition. Novel about Shepherds in the San Joaquin Valley.
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...
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...
Boston: Published by David Reed, 1826. First American editions. First published in London in 1825 and 1826. Wendell Copy.
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.....
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...
New York: Harper & Brothers, . First edition, Number 221 of 265 copies, Signed by the Author, on special paper. Signed Limited.
1931. Inscribed Picture of Bernard Baruch. Isabel Leighton (Mrs. Frederick A., later Mrs. Arthur Hugh Bunker), actress, writer, translator, playwright, radio personality, foreign correspondent, and editor of the best-selling The Aspirin Age, was a very close friend of Baruch over many decades until his death.
New York: Robert M. De Witt, Publisher, 13 Frankfort Street, nd . First edition. This case was quite juicy. There was adultery on both sides.
Paris: Chez J.-B. Garnery, Librairie, rue de Pot-de-Fer, No. 14, [c. 1823]. Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont (1711-1780) was a Royal Governess, Teacher, Popular Novelist, Educational Writer for Women and Children. She settled in London and started a Monthly Magazine for Women: "Nouveau Magasin" and the first woman editor of...