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Australian Women's Complete Household Guide - Illustrated

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Sun News-Pictorial:

Seller ID: 020111

Condition: Very Good


D/W with sl. edgewear and small tear to upper back spine fold. No date but presumably eary 1950s. Blue cloth boards, illustrated eps., 272 pps, 150 drawings, photographs and designs. Inc. chapters on entertaining, gardening, heath, cookery, etiquette, letter writing - everything the modern woman needs to know. An absolute gem of a book guaranteed to give many hours of reading pleasure. View more info

Art & Australia Summer 2005 : Carol Jerrems

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Art & Australia: 2005

Seller ID: 030572

Condition: Very Good


Volume 43, No. 2 Summer 2005. An unmarked copy of this quarterly art magazine with minimal shelfwear to wraps. Includes feature story by Gael Newton writing about Carol Jerrems and A Book About Australian Women published in 1974. View more info

Geisha : a Living Tradition

By: Aihara, Kyoko

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers Pty, Limited: 2000

Seller ID: 028024

ISBN: 1864366575

Condition: As New


An unmarked, beautifully produced "gift quality" book with patterned endpapers, 128 pages, unclipped dust jacket. "Describes every aspect of the often harsh lives of these remarkable women: their elaborate dress, hair and make up; the ceremonies and rituals in which they are involved; their accomplishment in traditional artistic skills and their relationships with men and the outside world." View more info

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Forbidden Journeys : Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Victorian Women Writers

By: Auerbach, Nina; Knoepflmacher, U. C. (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Chicago Press: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027344

ISBN: 0226032043

Condition: Very Good


PO name and PO gift inscription verso front panel, minimal pencilled PO notes, diagonal creases to top corner a few pages, also crease to lower right corner front panel. View more info

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The Beecher Sisters

By: Barbara A. White

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2003

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 029986

ISBN: 0300099274

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "This monumental book significantly expands our knowledge and understanding of the social history of women, and it does so in an engaging manner that will appeal to both the scholar and the general reader." View more info

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Magdalena : International Women's Experimental Theatre

By: Bassnett, Susan (compiled and Introduced by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom, Berg Pub Ltd: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020438

ISBN: 0854960163

Condition: Very Good


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Love, Loss, and What I Wore: My Life in Fashion

By: Beckerman, Ilene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A., Algonquin Books: 1995

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 020097

ISBN: 1565121112

Condition: Very Good


"Ilene Beckman has found a way to articulate something all women know: that our memories are often tied to our favorite clothes. In this original and eloquent book, Gingy, as Ilene is called, tells the story of her life through the clothes she wore." In a word: gorgeous. View more info

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The Voyage of the Shuckenoor

By: Bell, Erica

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Australia, Interactive Publications: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020551

ISBN: 1921479043

Condition: New


"The Voyage of the Shuckenoor emerges from the 'mary's cabin' - where women were secluded abord 'blackbirding' tall ships of the 19th century. Sailing from Queensland to Melanesia in 1903, 17-year-old Hilda Kofke accompanies her beloved father, Gustave, a governrment officer on his final 'labour recruiting' voyage through the South Seas. Far from the pacifist and champion of Pacific islanders' rights she believed him to be, Hilda learns that her father was once 'the butcher of New Guinea' who believed in the 'perfect logic' of the pre-emptive strike." View more info

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Women from the Ankle Down : The story of Shoes and how they Define Us

By: Bergstein, Rachelle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2012

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 026909

Condition: Brand New


An unmarked brand new book. "At last someone has dared to probe one of the most mystifying phenomena in our culture: what's the deal with women and shoes?" (Joe Rosenbaum, back cover). View more info

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Recreating Japanese Women, 1600-1945

By: Bernstein, Gail Lee (edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Univ of California Pr: 1991

Seller ID: 020934

ISBN: 0520070178

Condition: Very Good


"In thirteen wide-ranging essays, scholars and students of Asian and women's studies will find a vivid exploration of how female roles and feminine identify have evolved over 350 years, from the Sokugawa era to the end of World War II." View more info

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Unframed: Practices and Politics of Women's Contemporary Painting

By: Betterton, Rosemary (edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London & New York, I B Tauris & Co Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: 013506

ISBN: 1860647723

Condition: Very Good


Minimal shelfwear, no creasing to spine, diagonal creases to top pps. 121-124. A very good copy. View more info

The Australian Women's Weekly: The Book of Preserves

By: Blacker, Maryanne (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australian Women's Weekly: 1990

Seller ID: 026741

ISBN: 094989270X

Condition: Very Good


Includes, james, jellies, marmaldes, chutneys, pickles, relishes and more. View more info

Not Paradise: Four Women's Journeys beyond Survival

By: Blay, Anna Rosner

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hybrid Publishers: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 018827

ISBN: 1876462272

Condition: New


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Wombs and Alien Spirits: Women, Men, and the Zar Cult in Northern Sudan

By: Boddy, Janice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Wisconsin Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 014017

ISBN: 0299123146

Condition: Very Good


A gently-read copy with sl. edgewear to wraps, fore-edges a little grubby, internally pristine, binding tight. View more info

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Reading Women

By: Bollmann, Stefan; Fowler, Karen Joy (foreword by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London & New York, Merrell Pub Ltd: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030007

ISBN: 1858943329

Condition: Nr. Fine


Internally unmarked "gift quality" book marred only by a small chip to front panel which is covered by the dust jacket. "Brings together a compelling selection of paintings, drawings, prints and photographs of women reading by a diverse group of artists from the Middle Ages until today." View more info

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Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us

By: Bornstein, Kate

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Vintage Books: 1995

Seller ID: 022033

ISBN: 0679757015

Condition: Very Good


PO name first page. View more info

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You Can't Catch Death: A Daughter's Memoir

By: Brautigan, Ianthe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Pr: 2000

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 024839

ISBN: 031225296X

Condition: New


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Designing Women : The Art, Techniques, and Cost of Being Beautiful

By: Byers, Margaretta; Kamholz, Consuela

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1938

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 030071

Condition: Very Good


"Packed with concrete and practical information, this gay little handbook deals with the simple rules to follow when buying or making clothes in order to remake the figure with optical illusions....tells how to do a better job that nature did on feminine faces..." Tan boards are clear and unmarked, silver title bright, pale blue endpapers and fore-edges age tanned. D/W has not fared to well, tanned and edgeworn with tearing along flap folds (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

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The Liver-Cleansing Diet

By: Cabot, Sandra

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Women's Health Advisory Service: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011864

ISBN: 0646277898

Condition: Very Good


Sl. edgewear to wraps, pages lightly tanned. View more info