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Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, 1890-1930

By: Holt, Marilyn Irvin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: (c.1995)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11897

ISBN: 0-8263-1635-2

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[book is tight/clean, with no discernible wear; jacket shows the tiniest bit of surface rubbing]. (B&W photographs) View more info

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Portrait of a Con Man: A Game Some People Play

By: Mendoza, Fay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: (c.1975)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8148

ISBN: 0-533-01869-2

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dj


[nice tight clean book; jacket shows a little rubbing/scuffing along bottom edge of front panel, one small tear there as well, spine a bit faded]. "Portrait of a Conned Woman" might be a better title for this "chronicle of one woman's experience--of an unsuspecting woman who was 'taken,' heart and pocketbook, by a con man working, albeit just barely, within the law--and how her programming in a rigidly defined sex role made her the perfect victim, a pushover ... View more info

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Women Over Forty

By: Trent, Sarah

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: (c.1934)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9513

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket) [solid square copy, minor shelfwear, spine cloth sunned, one tiny dark stain on spine, small bookseller's label (McClelland & Co., Columbus, Ohio) on front pastedown; minor pencil lining in text, a couple of turned-down page corners]. From the Foreword by Dr. Charles Francis Potter, founder of The First Humanist Society of New York: "If ever a book was sorely needed, this one is. My experience as a preacher has revealed to me the appalling number o... View more info

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Reading Between the Lines: The Diaries of Women

By: Wylie, Betty Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: (c.1995)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12886

ISBN: 1-55013-637-2

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean copy, faint shelfwear, NO remainder or other marks; light rubbing and minor abrasions to jacket, short diagonal crease at top corner of front flap]. The author "traces the evolution of women's diaries over the centuries, looking at them in a wise and wonderful new light. It is a fascinating a journey through the private lives of unknown and famous women as revealed in the pages of their journals." View more info