Social and Cultural History

Social and Cultural History

Social and Cultural History

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1 She Named It Canada Because That’s What It Was Called
Vancouver, BC The Corrective Collective 1971 First Edition, First Printing [?] Newsprint Near Fine Newspaper-Magazine-Comic Book 11" by 17" 
Interesting publication, in the form of a Comic or Graphic Novel, from 1971 in Vancouver, from a Women's group, the Corrective Collective. Left-wing Feminist interpreation of Canada's history. This copy is, we believ, the first printing - a half-tab newspaper format printed in blue with some red. For interesting information on this publication, see 'graphichistorycollective.com'. 40pp, comic strip format. One copy available in About Finer, another with some damage at half listed price. Weight, 136g. Lettermail rates. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 ACKROYD, Peter Albion : Origins of the English Imagination
UK Vintage 2004 0099438070 / 9780099438076 First Trade Paperback Edition Printed Card Wrappers As New Trade Paperback Thick Octavo 
The origins of the English Imagination - in literature, art, architecture, music and more, a journey into the roots of English cultural history. 516pp, color photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy - about 'as new'. Weight, 724g. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 ACTON, Janice et al - Editors Women at Work: Ontario, 1850-1930
Toronto Canadian Women's Educational Press 1974 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Good VG About VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
History of Women and Work in Canada, 1850-1930. 405pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Would be Fine but for corner clips to front endpapers. Dustjacket has a little edge wear and a tape repair to head of spine. Weight, 630g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 ADDISON, Paul Now the War is Over
London British Broadcasting Corporation 1985 0-224-02325-X / 9780224023252 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A Social History of Britain 1945-1951. 223pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding and a like dustjacket. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 605g. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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5 ADDISON, Paul Now the War is Over: A Social History of Britain 1945-51
London BBC/Cape 1985 022402325X / 9780224023252 First Edition Cloth VG+ VG+ Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Britain in the immediate post-WWII era. 223pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in blue cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Clean, unmarked copy showing only minor siggns of use. Weight, 610g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 ADELMAN, Joseph Famous Women: An Outline of Feminine Achievment Through the Ages with Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women
New York John L. Rogers 1928 Not Stated Cloth, Gilt Titles About VG No Dustjacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Mini biographies of famous women from history. 328pp, illustrated. Clean interior, sound binding, unmarked. Cloth has small amount of wear at extremities. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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7 Al-Hibri, Azizah (editor); Simons, Margaret A. (editor) Hypatia Reborn : Essays in Feminist Philosophy
Bloomington, IN, U.S.A. Indiana University Press 1990 025332744X / 9780253327444 First Edition, First Printing Cloth About Fine  Lacking Dustjacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Essays in Feminist Philosophy. 349pp. Very bright, fresh copy. Sound binding. No wear to purple cloth. Unmarked. Weight, 770g.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 ALCOTT, Louisa May Life, Letters and Journals
New York Grammercy Boooks 1995 0-517-12424-6 / 9780517124246 First Printing This Edition Cloth Fine About Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Compiled and edited by Ednah D. Cheney. New edition. 290pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding, unmarked. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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9 ALLEN, Harold Tuttle Forty Years Journey : The Temperature Movement in British Columbia To 1900
Victoria, BC Author Published 1981 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers About Fine Softcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
An account of the Temperance movement in the early days of British Columbia, from c1860 to 1900. 138pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no creaseso the spine. Weight, 232g. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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10 AMAN with BARNES, Virginia Lee and BODDY, Janice Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl
Toronto Knopf Canada 1994 0-394-28037-7 / 9780394280370 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Good VG  Good VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Story of a young Somali Woman growing up in a nomadic tribal society. 349pp, map. Very clean copy with sound binding. Ink name on ffep.  
Price: 14.00 USD
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11 AMITAI, Mordechai Together: Conversations About the Kibbutz
Israel Worl Hashomer Matzair 1966 First Edition Printed Wrappers Very Good or Better  Paperbound 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Shraga Weil 
History of the Kibbutz movement and Ideological Collectivism. 197pp, illustrated by Shraga Weil. Clean interior, unmarked. Pages browning. Tight, square binding, no creasing to spine. Colorful wrappers. Weight, 280g.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 ANDERSON, Doris Rebel Daughter: An Autobiography
Toronto Key Porter 1996 1-55013-875-8 / 9781550138757 1st Trade Paperback Printed Wraps Fine  8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Autobiography of a leading Canadian Feminist, Author and Journalist. Inscribed by the Author on the title page. 288pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, as new.  
Price: 11.50 USD
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13 ANDERSON, Patricia When Passion Reigned: Sex and the Victorians
New York, New York, U.S.A. Basic Books 1995 0465089917 / 9780465089918 First Edition, First Printing Cloth About 'As New'  About 'As New' Non-Fiction 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
An exploration of sex in Victorian Britain - 'A rollicking, subversive, and massively entertaining account of Victorian passions'. 209pp, illustrated. A mint copy, just about 'as new'. Unmarked, unclipped dustjacket, bright and fresh. Weight, 500g.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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14 ANDREW, Norman Homestead Hardships Saskatchewan
Maymont, SK Author Published 1974 First Printing Printed Card Wrappers As New Softcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
An account of pioneer life homesteading in Maymont, Saskatchewan. OCLC Number: 15967288. 72pp, photo illustrated, drawings. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. Tight, sound, stapled binding. Bright, unmarked wrappers. Weight, 90g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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God and Production in a Guatemalan Town, ANNIS, Sheldon
15 ANNIS, Sheldon God and Production in a Guatemalan Town
Austin, Texas, U.S.A. Univ of Texas Press 1994 0292727429 / 9780292727427 Third Paperback Printing Printed Card Wrappers About 'As New' Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Growth of Protestantism in Guatemala and its economic effects. 197 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. A bright, frtesh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 328g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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16 ANON Haight Ashbury Guide Book
[San Francisco, CA] Publisher Unknown Newsprint VG+ Tabloid Newspaper 11.5" by 15" 
Newsprint 'Guidebook' to San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury area. No date or publication data shown. However, it directly resembles a typical Undergraound Tabloid Newspaper of the period - late 1960s to early 1970s. Perhaps was published as an insert, or a givce-away. 8 pages, map of area on center-pages. Psychedelic front page illustration. Detailed guide to the area- history, background, present events, drugs, culture etc etc. Subtitled - 'A Necessary Guide to a 21st Century Culture. Home of the Flower Children and the Refuge of Youth'. Folded at centre. Weight, 23g. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 ANONYMOUS Twosome: Number One
New York Marquis Publishers First Edition Printed Wrappers Near Fine  Erotica 5.5" by 8.5" 
Subtitled - 'An Illustrated Report on the Strange World of Lesbianism'. Undated, circa 1970. 32pp, 2pp text the balance b&w ophotos. Photos of attractive partially clothed women posing as a serious 'report'. Still, part of the popular treatment of the subject some 35 years ago. Bright, clean and unmarked. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 60g.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 ANONYMOUS Twosome: Number Two
New York Marquis Publishers First Edition Printed Wrappers Near Fine  Erotica 5.5" by 8.5" 
Subtitled - 'An Illustrated Report on the Strange World of Lesbianism'. Undated, circa 1970. 32pp, 2pp text the balance b&w ophotos. Photos of attractive partially clothed women posing as a serious 'report'. Still, part of the popular treatment of the subject some 35 years ago. Bright, clean and unmarked. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 60g.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 ARTHUR, Dave A Sussex Life: The Memories of Gilbert Sargent Countryman
London Barrie & Jenkins 1989 0712620370 / 9780712620376 First Edition Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles About Fine  About Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Memories of a rural life in East Sussex, England. Foreword by Ronald Blythe. 125pp, illustrated with sketches and photographs, map. Very bright, clean copy. Ink name *& date to ffep, otherwise unmarked, and about 'as new'. Weight, 390g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 BACKHOUSE, Frances Women of the Klondike
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Whitecap 2000 1552850897 / 9781552850893 Revised Edition Printed Card Wrappers As New Softcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Foreword by Pierre Berton. Revised edition, wrappers, 6"x9", 212pp, photo illlustrated. 'As new' copy, no spine creases. no marks etc. Weight, 376g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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