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Reel Women: Pioneers of the Cinema 1896 to the Present

By: ACKER. Ally

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Continuum Intl Pub Group: 1993

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 34892

ISBN: 0826405797

Condition: VG+


A look at the women directors, producers, technicians, editors, writers and stunt women who have helped shape the history of the movies, from 1896 to the present day. This book looks at the first wave of women in creative and influential positions, before 1920, and the second wave in force tody. foreword by Judith Crist ; afterword by Marc Wanamaker. A 'Frederick Ungar' book. xxvi, 374 p. : illustrations ; 26 cm. Clean, bright, interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine ctreasing. Sl;ight wear to corner tips of the wrappers. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United State... View more info

Albion : Origins of the English Imagination

By: ACKROYD, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Vintage: 2004

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 039312

ISBN: 0099438070

Condition: As New


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. View more info

Women at Work: Ontario, 1850-1930

By: ACTON, Janice et al - Editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Women's Educational Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16269

Condition: Good VG


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. View more info

Now the War is Over

By: ADDISON, Paul

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11458

ISBN: 0-224-02325-X

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Now the War is Over: A Social History of Britain 1945-51

By: ADDISON, Paul

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, BBC/Cape: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036549

ISBN: 022402325X

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

Famous Women: An Outline of Feminine Achievment Through the Ages with Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women

By: ADELMAN, Joseph

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, John L. Rogers: 1928

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 10438

Condition: About VG


Mini biographies of famous women from history. 328pp, illustrated. Clean interior, sound binding, unmarked. Cloth has small amount of wear at extremities. View more info

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Hypatia Reborn : Essays in Feminist Philosophy

By: Al-Hibri, Azizah (editor); Simons, Margaret A. (editor)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, U.S.A., Indiana University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 19464

ISBN: 025332744X

Condition: About Fine


Essays in Feminist Philosophy. 349pp. Very bright, fresh copy. Sound binding. No wear to purple cloth. Unmarked. Weight, 770g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly for Canadian a... View more info

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Life, Letters and Journals

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Grammercy Boooks: 1995

Edition: First Printing This Edition

Seller ID: 10543

ISBN: 0-517-12424-6

Condition: Fine


Compiled and edited by Ednah D. Cheney. New edition. 290pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding, unmarked. View more info

Forty Years Journey : The Temperature Movement in British Columbia To 1900

By: ALLEN, Harold Tuttle

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Author Published: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040071

Condition: About Fine


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. View more info

Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl

By: AMAN with BARNES, Virginia Lee and BODDY, Janice

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Knopf Canada: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08599

ISBN: 0-394-28037-7

Condition: Good VG


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. View more info

Together: Conversations About the Kibbutz

By: AMITAI, Mordechai

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Israel, Worl Hashomer Matzair: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28090

Condition: Very Good or Better


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. View more info

Rebel Daughter: An Autobiography

By: ANDERSON, Doris

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter: 1996

Edition: 1st Trade Paperback

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 09974

ISBN: 1-55013-875-8

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of a leading Canadian Feminist, Author and Journalist. Inscribed by the Author on the title page. 288pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, as new. View more info

When Passion Reigned: Sex and the Victorians

By: ANDERSON, Patricia

Price: $9.00

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

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 28189

ISBN: 0465089917

Condition: About 'As New'


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. View more info

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God and Production in a Guatemalan Town

By: ANNIS, Sheldon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., Univ of Texas Press: 1994

Edition: Third Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 041229

ISBN: 0292727429

Condition: About 'As New'


Growth of Protestantism in Guatemala and its economic effects. 197 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. A bright, frtesh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 328g. View more info

Twosome: Number One

By: ANONYMOUS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Marquis Publishers:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26898

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Twosome: Number Two

By: ANONYMOUS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Marquis Publishers:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26899

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

He outprayed them : the offering of a saloonkeeper before some female visitors.

By: ANONYMOUS

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, No Pubication Data Shown:

Edition: Unknown Edition

Seller ID: 054743

Condition: About Fine


"At Ottawa, Ont. Mich., the women crusaders visited a Liquor Saloon, and tried by praying to induce the proprietor of the place to close his saloon. The proprietor invited the ladies to seats and asked them to pray, and he himself offered the following prayer ...". No identification as to author, publisher or date. Circa 1880. See similar item - World Cat 64563208. An amusing, anti-temperance tract seemingly distributed in many cities with small changes to the text. This copy from Canada. More than one copy available. 37 lines of text, small print. Ships within North America, in card s... View more info

A Sussex Life: The Memories of Gilbert Sargent Countryman

By: ARTHUR, Dave

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22596

ISBN: 0712620370

Condition: About Fine


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. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

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Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)

By: ASHCROFT, Bill; GRIFFITHS, Gareth; TIFFIN, Helen

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2007

Edition: Second Edition, Paperback

Seller ID: 10745

ISBN: 0415428556

Condition: Fine


"This best-selling key guide, now in its second edition, provides an essential key to understanding the issues which characterize post-colonialism, explaining what it is, where it is encountered and why it is crucial in forging new cultural identities". A 'Routledge Key Guide'. xii, 292 pages ; 23 cm. An 'about as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 328g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. ... View more info

Women of the Klondike

By: BACKHOUSE, Frances

Price: $8.50

Publisher: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Whitecap: 2000

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 34995

ISBN: 1552850897

Condition: As New


Foreword by Pierre Berton. Revised edition, wrappers, 6"x9", 212pp, photo illlustrated. 'As new' copy, no spine creases. no marks etc. Weight, 376g. View more info