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Women / Women's History & Studies   

Catalog Last Updated: 10/21/17 24 items.

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Balmain, Melissa.   JUST US: ADVENTURES AND TRAVELS OF A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER  
Boston: Faber & Faber, 1998. 1st ed. 207 pages. Hardcover. 0571199488 0-571-19948-8. Inscribed and signed by the author and by Gina Ingoglia, mother of the author, who did the drawings at the beginning of each chapter.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight. # B8040. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beeckman, Mrs. Cornelius.   ETIQUETTE UP-TO-DATE  
New York: Southern Publishers, Inc., 1938. 1st ed. 312 pages. Hardcover. Etiquette is the social conventions which allow us to get along with one another, even though we don't have time to observe some of the niceties in this book. Blue moire covered boards with gilt titles on front and spine. Indexed.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no name or marks. Edges tanned and spine darkened. Corners sharp. # E1124. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Belhaven Memorial Museum, .   WHAT'S COOKING¨: A COOK BOOK IN MEMORY OF MRS. EVA BLOUNT WAY 1869-1962  
Belhaven, NC: Belhaven Memorial Mus., 1964. 118 pages. Spiral Bound. Not dated, but probably mid 1960s as Mrs. Blount passed in 1963. In orange card covers with black comb binding. Local history and recipes from Belhaven, NorthCarolina. B/w photos and illustrations.
Good+/Wraps. Covers a bit worn. # B2488. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bernikow, Louise.   AMERICAN WOMEN'S ALMANAC: AN INSPIRING AND IRREVERENT WOMEN'S HISTORY  
New York: Berkley Books, 1997. 1st ed. 388 pages. Hardcover. 0425156869 0-425-15686-9. A fun and lively photo history of women in America. Hundreds of b/w photos.
Fine/Fine. # A9254. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Carrington (editor), Evelyn M.   WOMEN IN EARLY TEXAS  
Austin: Jenkins, 1975. 1st ed. 308 pages. Hardcover. Biographies of fifty notable women from Texas' past, most written by their descendants. Publication sponsored by the Austin Branch of American Association of University Women in celebration of the American Bicentennial.
New/Fine. New old stock from our archives. The white cloth covered boards have foxing. # B9093. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Glasrud, Bruce A., & Merline Petre, (edi.   BLACK WOMEN IN TEXAS HISTORY  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2008. 1st ed. 248 pages. Paperback. 1603440313 1-60344-031-3. Essays by ten authors provide a survey of the role women in the African-American community have filled from slavery to modern times, and how they have enfluenced the heritage of Texas and the United States.
Near Fine/Wraps. Has publisher's 'design/production copy' stamped on page edge, else Fine. # E0716. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Herself, .   LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF CALAMITY JANE  
No Place: No Publisher Stated, No Date. 7 pages. Paperback. Facsimile of circa 1896 original. Tan cover, stapled booklet manufactured to look old. See Adams Sixguns 329. There is no date and no place of publication. 16.5 cm tall. 7 page edition.
VG/Wraps. Bottom edge of fron cover soot-darkened. # B9072. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
JesuMarie, .   JUST ADD WATER: A MEMOIR (SIGNED)  
Bloomington, IN: iUniverse, 2015. 106 pages. Paperback. 1491775033 1491775033. Memoir of growing up in Italian Philadephia with lively personas, food, extended families, the Catholic Church and school nuns, rough and tumble street life, crime and abuse.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author. # 34869. $12.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Martinello, Marian L.   THE SEARCH FOR A CHILI QUEEN ON THE FRINGES OF A REBOZO  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2009. Reprint. 145 pages. Paperback. 0875653863 0-87565-386-3. Story of the women who served food at Military Plaza in San Antonio in the late nineteenth-century. Much historical research and period photos to place the subject in cultural perspective. Lots of San Antonio history.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0653. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McDonald, Cornelia Peake, & Minrose C. G.   A WOMAN'S CIVIL WAR: A DIARY, WITH REMINISCENCES OF THE WAR FROM MARCH 1862  
Madison: Univ. Wisconsin, 1992. 303 pages. Paperback. 0299132641 0-299-13264-1. Edited, with an introduction by Minrose C. Gwin. Compelling and disturbing journal of events in the lives of women and children during the Civil War.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks. # E1093. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrow, Kathryn Black.   DEFENDER OF AMERICA'S GULF COAST: A HISTORY OF ELLINGTON FIELD, TEXAS 1917-2007  
Houston: Morrow House Publishing, 2007. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0979687004 0-9796870-0-4. Excellent history of Houston's Army Air Base, Ellington Field, from its beginnings in World War I to the present day. Much on women pilots, as Ellington trained the first female pilots for the WFTD, WASPS and WACS, as well as the NASA astronauts. B/w photos throughout, notes, bibliography and indices. The author is a friend of our store, and her father was Commander of the Airforce Reserve 158th Aircraft Control & Warning Group at Ellington in the 1950s.
New/New. New copies. # E0101. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrow, Kathryn Black.   DEFENDER OF AMERICA'S GULF COAST: A HISTORY OF ELLINGTON FIELD, TEXAS 1917-2007  
Houston: Morrow House Publishing, 2007. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0979687004 0-9796870-0-4. Excellent history of Houston's Army Air Base, Ellington Field, from its beginnings in World War I to the present day. Much on women pilots, as Ellington trained the first female pilots for the WFTD, WASPS and WACS, as well as the NASA astronauts. B/w photos throughout, notes, bibliography and indices. The author is a friend of our store, and her father was Commander of the Airforce Reserve 158th Aircraft Control & Warning Group at Ellington in the 1950s.
New/New. New copies. # E0102. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrow, Kathryn Black.   DEFENDER OF AMERICA'S GULF COAST: A HISTORY OF ELLINGTON FIELD, TEXAS 1917-2007 (SIGNED)  
Houston: Morrow House Publishing, 2007. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0979687004 0-9796870-0-4. Excellent history of Houston's Army Air Base, Ellington Field, from its beginnings in World War I to the present day. Much on women pilots, as Ellington trained the first female pilots for the WFTD, WASPS and WACS as well as NASA's astronauts. B/w photos throughout, notes, bibliography and indices. The author's father was Commander of the 158th Air Force Reserve Aircraft Control & Warning Group at Ellington in the 1950s.
New/New. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 28355. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Noggle, Anne.   FOR GOD, COUNTRY, AND THE THRILL OF IT: WOMEN AIRFORCE SERVICE PILOTS IN WORLD WAR II  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1990. 1st ed. 161 pages. Hardcover. 0890964017 0-89096-401-7. History of the WASPs written for this book by Dora Dougherty Strother. Forty-nine portraits of former WASPs made at reunion in 1986. There are also thirty-nine historical photos.
VG/Near Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, top corners lightly bumped. # E0671. $17.05   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Noggle, Anne.   FOR GOD, COUNTRY, AND THE THRILL OF IT: WOMEN AIRFORCE SERVICE PILOTS IN WORLD WAR II  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1990. 1st ed. 161 pages. Hardcover. 0890964017 0-89096-401-7. History of the WASPs written for this book by Dora Dougherty Strother. Forty-nine portraits of former WASPs made at reunion in 1986. There are also thirty-nine historical photos.
Fine/Fine. A new book from our archives. # E0670. $38.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nunn, Curtis.   MARGUERITE CLARK: AMERICA'S DARLING OF BROADWAY AND THE SILENT SCREEN  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1981. 1st ed. 189 pages. Paperback. 0912646691 0-912646-69-1. Biography of early stage and screen actress. Endnotes, bibliography, and filmography. Sepia-tone photos throughout.
Good+/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, slight fading to covers, some edgewear. # E1329. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Plummer, Rachael.   RACHAEL PLUMMER'S NARRATIVE OF TWENTY-ONE MONTHS SERVITUDE AS A PRISONER AMONG THE COMMANCHEE INDIANS (SP COMANCHE)  
Austin: Jenkins, 1977. Limited ed. 14 pages. Hardcover. SIGNED by William Reese, author of the introduction, and by Archibald Hanna, author of the preface. Number 400 of 400 copies. Photographic reproduction of 1838 original, only one known to exist. Plummer was captured at age 17 along with her 2-year old son and her cousins, Cynthia Ann Parker and John Richard Parker by raiding Comanches in 1836. Her narrative provides insight into Comanche life before persecution and expansionary pressures by Americans drove them further westward.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B9592. $375.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rickman, Sarah Byrn.   NANCY LOVE AND THE WASP FERRY PILOTS OF WORLD WAR II  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2008. 1st ed. 332 pages. Hardcover. 1574412418 1-57441-241-8. Love recruited and lead the first group of twenty-eight women to fly military aircraft for the U.S. Army. B/w photos, glossaries, endnotes, index. Out of print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, and top edge, else Fine. # E0717. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rickman, Sarah Byrn.   WASP OF THE FERRY COMMAND: WOMEN PILOTS, UNCOMMON DEEDS  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2016. 1st ed. 416 pages. Hardcover. 1574416375 1-57441-637-5. Stories of women pilots who ferried airplanes for the war effort during World War II. B/w photos, notes, bibliography & index. Now out-of-print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper. Light bump top of spine. # E0744. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Riegel, Robert E.   A HIGH POINT OF AMERICAN FEMINISM: COTTON MEMORIAL PAPERS NUMBER 1  
El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1965. 1st ed. 17 pages. Paperback. Stapled pamphlet.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # B9074. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rogers, Mary Beth.   WE CAN FLY: STORIES OF KATHERINE STINSON/OTHER GUTSY TEXAS WOMEN  
Austin: Ellen C. Temple, 1983. 1st ed. 184 pages. Hardcover. 0936650028 0-936650-02-8. Biographical sketches of some tough Texas women. B/w photos and drawings by Charles Shaw.
Fine/Near Fine. Light foxing top edge and white dj. # B1410. $20.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Seale, William.   SAM HOUSTON'S WIFE: A BIOGRAPHY OF MARGARET LEA HOUSTON  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1992. Reprint. 287 pages. Paperback. 0806124369 0-8061-2436-9. Fine portrait of Margaret Lea Houston. B/w photos. Index, notes.
Fine/Wraps. # A8197. $8.75     Inquire Now  
Stockham, Alice B.   KAREZZA: ETHICS OF MARRIAGE  
Chicago: Stockham Publishing, 1896. 144 pages. Hardcover. Green cloth with dark green titles. New edition stated on title page, but only date is copyright date. The author aims to persuade married couples of the joys of coitus reservatus in the most delicate turn-of-the-century language.
Good/No Jacket. Pages, hinges and binding firm. Owner name inside front board. Corners and spine tips bumped, with some wear spots. # B8716. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Townsend, Virginia.   JANET STRONG  
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1865. 1st ed. 314 pages. Hardcover. In blind-stamped brown covers with gilt spine lettering. A moral tale for young women. 'In her inmost soul she never regretted the decision of that night. Courage and strength and the deeper insight that comes of evil resisted, were given her.'
Good/No Jacket. Some wear to covers, moderate foxing throughout. A little cocked. # B0697. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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