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Women's Studies, Feminism

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21 Hillman, Anne The Dancing Animal Woman: A Celebration of Life
Norfolk, Connecticut Bramble Books 1994 1883647010 / 9781883647018 Second Printing Paperback Very Good Octavo Inscribed by Author
xxiv, 226 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Lower front corner bumped, carrying faint creases through first few pages. Spine square and uncreased, internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Dreaming Of East: Western Women And The Allure Of The Orient, Hodgson, Barbara
22 Hodgson, Barbara Dreaming Of East: Western Women And The Allure Of The Orient
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Greystone Books 2005 1553651189 / 9781553651185 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Octavo 
184 pp. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. "Fron the eighteenth to the early twentieth century, Western women visiting the Middle East discovered there a rane and precious commodity: freedom. From aristocrats to the working class, women of all backgrounds wrote of this astonishing paradox and of the region's enduring appeal." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Mother Nature: Natural Selection and the Female of the Species, Hrdy, Sara Blaffer
23 Hrdy, Sara Blaffer Mother Nature: Natural Selection and the Female of the Species
London Chatto & Windus Ltd 1999 0701166258 / 9780701166250 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 0ctavo 
697 pp. Extremely light wear to this copy of the groundbreaking study of the biology and anthropology of motherhood. "Mother Nature -- who by the bye is an old lady with some bad habits. . . " -- George Eliot, 1848. Illustrations, notes, 67 pages of bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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24 Innes, C.L. Woman and Nation in Irish Literature and Society, 1880-1935
Great Britain Harvester Wheatsheaf / Simon & Schuster 1993 0820315982 / 9780820315980 First British Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xii, 208 pp. Light edgewear to glossy illustrated wrappers. Internally as new. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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25 Jay, Karla The Amazon and the Page - Natalie Clifford Barney and Renee Vivien
USA Indiana University Press 1988 0253204763 / 9780253204769 First Paperback Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
152pp. "...a yeasty, wild, flamboyant story about two women who were determined to be original, special, and free." Bookshop stamp to half-title, otherwise excellent internally. Some wear to page edges. Wraps with a bit of edgewear, light creasing, some yellowing towards spine. Corners lightly bumped. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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26 Kappeler, Susanne The Will to Violence : The Politics of Personal Behavior
North Melbourne Spinifex Press 1995 1875559469 / 9781875559466 First Australian Paperback Good + Octavo 
vii, 288 pp. Light general and edgewear to covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block; small stain to fore edge and a little scuffing to lower edge. Bookseller's sticker to first page. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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27 Kenyan, Olga (ed) The Inmost Heart: 800 Years of Women's Letters
New York Konecky & Konecky 1992 1568522819 / 9781568522814 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xxii, 298 pp. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Artemisia: The Story of a Battle for Greatness, Lapierre, Alexandra. Translated by Liz Heron
28 Lapierre, Alexandra. Translated by Liz Heron Artemisia: The Story of a Battle for Greatness
London Chatto and Windus / The Phoenix Library 2000 0701168951 / 9780701168957 First British Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
496 pp. Very slight yellowing to edges of text block and outer margins. List of characters, notes, acknowledgements, bibliography. Illustrated with b/w and colour plates of Artemesia's paintings. In Near Fine condition; dustjacket in Near Fine condition (a few tiny creases to edges). 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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29 Leonard, Diana and Sheila Allen (eds.) Sexual Divisions Revisited
Hampshire & London Macmillan 1991 0333472543 / 9780333472545 First Paperback Paperback Good Remainder 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, 198 pp. Light general wear to wraps. Spine uncreased. Upper front corner (along with first 50 pages) a little bumped, creased and curled. Light remainder mark to lower edge of text block. Internally clean and tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Metamorphosis of Baubo: Myths of Woman's Sexual Energy, Lubell, Winifred Milius. Foreword by Marija Gimbutas
30 Lubell, Winifred Milius. Foreword by Marija Gimbutas The Metamorphosis of Baubo: Myths of Woman's Sexual Energy
Nashville and London Vanderbilt University Press 1994 0826512526 / 9780826512529 First Paperback Paperback Very Good Octavo 
219 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Spine lightly sunned. Faint stains to fore edge. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings and woodcuts by the author in the text. Notes, bibliography, index. "The symbol of Baubo, so splendidly brought to light in Lubell's work, is an ancient representation of the complex, unpredictable, delightful, and ironic nature of women. This is a moving, empowering book -- and also a great read." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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31 Lurie, Alison Clever Gretchen and Other Forgotten Folktales
London Mammoth 1991 0749705698 / 9780749705695 First Paperback Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Margot Tomes 
113 pp. Light general wear to wraps, Text block edges a little yellowed. Internally clean and solidly bound. "Heroines with energy, oomph and character." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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32 Magarey, Susan; Sue Rowley, and Susan Sheridan, editors Debutante Nation: Feminism Contests the 1890s
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1993 1863732969 / 9781863732963 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xxiv, 267 pp. A few small splotches to edges of text block. Internally as new. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Simone De Beauvior: The Making of an Intellectual Woman, Moi, Toril
33 Moi, Toril Simone De Beauvior: The Making of an Intellectual Woman
Cambridge, MA, and Oxford Blackwell 1994 063119181X / 9780631191810 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
324 pp. Spine lightly sunned. One or two small splotches to edges of text block. Corners a little curled. Previous owner's gift note to front free endpaper. Notes; Works Cited; Index. "Toril Moi's study cannot be confined to the traditional categories of biography or literary criticism. In forging a new alliance between socio-historical and psychoanalytical perspectives, it represents an important departure for feminist criticism and theory." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race, Nolen, Stephanie
34 Nolen, Stephanie Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race
New York Four Walls Eight Windows 2002 1568582757 / 9781568582757 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Octavo 
356 pages. Book and dustjacket as new. Black-and-white plates and b/w illustrations in the text. Bibliography, Index. "Answers the challenge of telling the story of the 13 American women pilots training to be astronauts in the 1960s with the same unflinching courage the women themselves showed in facing the challenges of the space program. A compelling tale of justice denied; masterfully told." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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35 Placksin, Sally Jazzwomen 1900 to the Present Their Words, Lives and Music
London, Sydney Pluto Press 1985 0745300898 / 9780745300894 Reprint Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
332 pp. Light general and edgewear to wraps. Edges of text block yellowed and a little foxed. Internally clean and solidly bound. 16 pages of b/w photos. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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36 Pribram, E. Deidre Female Spectators; Looking at Film and Television
London/New York Verso 1988 0860919226 / 9780860919223 First Paperback Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, 200 pp. B&W plates section. Essays by Linda Williams, Jeanne Allen, Michelle Citron, Christine Gledhill, Jacqueline Bobo, Jackie Byars, E. Ann Kaplan, Alile Sharon Larkin, Teresa de Lauretis. Very light foxing to page edges. Wraps with some edgewear, light creasing at corners and spine. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired, Prose, Francine
37 Prose, Francine The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired
New York Harper Perennial 2003 0060555254 / 9780060555252 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Small Octavo 
416 pp. Small bump/crease to upper corner of back cover and last few pages. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Endnotes; Bibliography; Index. Hester Thrale & Samuel Johnson; Alice Liddell & Lewis Carroll; Elizabeth Siddal & Dante Gabriel Rossetti; Lou Andreas-Salome & Friedrich Nietzsche, Rainer Maria Rilke, Sigmund Freud [oh, Lou!]; Lee Miller & Man Ray; Charis Weston & Edward Weston; Suzanne Farrell & George Balanchine; Yoko Ono & John Lennon. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Fanny Trollope, Ransom, Teresa. Foreword by Victoria Glendinning
38 Ransom, Teresa. Foreword by Victoria Glendinning Fanny Trollope
Stroud Alan Sutton Publishing 1995 0750909501 / 9780750909501 First British Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
236 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dj. Prev. owner's gift note to half title. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Thirty-one b/w illustrations in plates. Genealogical table; chronology, notes, bibliographies, index. "A vivid and engaging life story, it also importantly makes clear the formative influence that Fanny had on her son Anthony's work." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Binding Passions: Tales of Magic, Marriage, and Power at the End of the Renaissance, Ruggiero, Guido
39 Ruggiero, Guido Binding Passions: Tales of Magic, Marriage, and Power at the End of the Renaissance
New York and Oxford Oxford University Press 1993 0195079302 / 9780195079302 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Octavo 
286 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dj. Tiny creases to lower corners of six or so pages. All else as new. "This imaginative work in the history of marriage, magic, witchcraft, and sexuality in the Republic of Venice in the late 16th century offers a fascinating glimpse into the world of the 'illicit' through a series of carefully reconstructed 'dossiers' of the Inquisition." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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40 Ryan, M. J. (ed) The Fabric of the Future: Women Visionaries of Today Illuminate the Path to Tomorrow
Berkeley, Canada Conari Press 1998 157324129 First Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvi, 460 pp. Small b&w portraits throughout. Page edges with some very light wear. Wraps with light edgewear. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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