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Infamous Woman: The Life Of George Sand

By: Barry, Joseph

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7092


Detailed biography of Amantine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin (George Sand, 1804-1876) ; includes detailed Notes, Bibliography and extensive index ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pp View more info

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The Roosevelt Women

By: Caroli, Betty Boyd

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7009


Biographies of Martha Bulloch Roosevelt (1835-1884) , Anna Roosevelt Cowles (18855-1931) , Cornne Roosevelt Robinson (1861-1933) , Edith Carow Roosevelt (1861-1948) , Sara Delano Roosevelt (1854-1941) , Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) , Corinne Robinson Alsop (1886-1971) Ethel Carow Roosevelt Derby (1891-1980) , and Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980); 8vo; 551 pp View more info

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Russia through Women's Eyes: Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia

By: Clyman, Toby & Judith Vowles

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 7802


This remarkable collection presents, for the first time in English, the lives of eleven nineteenth-century Russian women as told in their own words. Writing vividly of their families, their education, their careers, and their country, these women represent a wide range of classes and professions. ; Russian Literature and Thought Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pp View more info

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Mrs. Ike: Memories and Reflections on the Life of Mamie Eisenhower

By: Eisenhower, Susan

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7025


Compelling biography of an army captain's wife who becomes First Lady; the author is her grand-daughter and she paints a compelling portrait of an independent, headstrong woman who was passionately engaged in a lifelong relationship with a man who was her utter opposite ; 8vo; 392 pp View more info

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To Light a Candle

By: Fisher, Welthy Honsinger

Price: $6.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1962

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 8002


The autobiography of the American missionary in India and China who founded Literacy Village; 279 pp View more info

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My Darling Clementine: the Story of Lady Churchill

By: Fishman, Jack

Price: $3.50

Publisher: David McKay: 1963

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 7732


Introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pp View more info

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A Degree of Prudery: A Biography of Fanny Burney

By: Hahn, Emily

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7731


Fanny Burney (1752-1840) , was an English novelist and diarist. Her three major novels, Evelina (1778) , Cecila (1782) and Camilla (1796) , are about the entry into the world of a young, beautiful, intelligent but inexperienced girl. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pp View more info

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A Star Of The Salons: Julie De Lespinasse

By: Jebb, Camilla

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7331


Biography of Jule de Lespinasse (1732-1776) , French socialite and hostess of one of the most lively and emanicipated of the 18th c Parisian salons. She was also the author of several volumes of passionate letters, published in 1809. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 343 pp View more info

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They Led the Way: 14 American Women

By: Johnston, Johanna

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Scholastic Inc: 1973

Seller ID: 7657


Biographical sketches of inspirational women from Anne Hutchinson (1591-1643) to Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947) View more info

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A View of the Spree

By: Smith, Alson J.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, John Day: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7540


Story of the life of Mary Esther Lee of New York, daughter of a grocer, who became a 'sanctified Pompadour' to Germany's Kaiser Wilhem II; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 305 pp View more info

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The Grand Mademoiselle

By: Steegmuller, Francis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7426


Biography of Anne-Marie Louise d'Orleans (1627-1693) , Duchesse de Montpensier, 'she was the richest and most eligible princess at Louis XIV's court yet fate, and loyalty to her father (the king's brither) kept her unmarried. Then, at 40, she met the great love of her life...'; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pp View more info

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Selected Letters of Rebecca West

By: West, Rebecca; Scott, Bonnie Kime

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7805


Dame Rebecca West was a prolific correspondent, in the course of which she set down her frequently scathing assessments of the literary movements, political events and prominent figures of her day. The range of topics addressed in the letters is astounding: literary figures (including Shaw, Wells, Ford Madox Ford, Ezra Pound, James Joyce, T. S. Eliot, Woolf, D. H. Lawrence - as well as lesser known women writers, including Emma Goldman and Dorothy Thompson) , historical ... View more info