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Tales of Pioneer Women; Collected By the Women's Institutes of New Zealand

By: Woodhouse, A.E. (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Christchurch, N.Z., Whitcombe & Tombs, Limited: 1940

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 007058

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Rear hinge cracked. Maps of North and South Islands on front endpapers. Although some of the Institutes did not submit information, this book is nevertheless an interesting introduction to the settlement history of New Zealand. 337 pp. including index. View more info

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Secrets of the Convent and Confessional; An Exhibition of the Influence and Workings of Papacy Upon Society and Republican Institutions

By: Wright, Julia M'Nair

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, National Publishing Company: 1874

Seller ID: 003912

Condition: Good Minus


Original brown blindstamped cloth decorated in black and gold on boards. Corner and spine end wear. One illustration re-inserted. A vigourous anti-Catholic polemic. 622 pp. with appendix. View more info

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A Journey Through Ruins; The Last Days of London

By: Wright, Patrick

Price: $42.00 USD

Publisher: London, Radius: 1991

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004713

ISBN: 0091731909

Condition: Near Fine


Original blue cloth on boards. Colour pictorial DJ unclipped. "In this book I took East London as a prism through which to view the Thatcher years and their transformation of British life." - From Patrick Wright website. 294 pp. including index. View more info

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Patterns on the Wall

By: Yates, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1946

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 000756

Condition: Very Good


Original grey cloth decorated in faux stencilled red and green on boards, no DJ. A charming historical excursion through Southern New Hampshire, prompted by the discovery of ancient stencilling in a house reconstruction project. "Eighteen hundred and froze-to-death", a term not to be forgotten. 241 pp. Ex school library with card pocket and stamps, mylar, Inscription, still very good. View more info

Privilege of Sex; A Century of Canadian Women

By: Zaremba. Eve (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Anansi: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012521

ISBN: 0-88784-617-3

Condition: Good to Very Good


White softcover. No writing or damage. Women begin transforming their doubts about assigned roles into political and social action. 173 pp. View more info

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Woman of Labrador; Elizabeth Goudie

By: Zimmerly, David (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Peer Martin Associates, Limited: 1975

Edition: Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 009692

Condition: Good Plus


Photo cover paperback. Life story of Elizabeth Goudie during the period 1920-1970, largely in her own words. David Zimmerly has added some historical introduction and detail. Recommended as a guidebook for semi-subsistence living. Set in the Northwest River-Mud Lake area. 166 pp. Nicks to corners and spots to cover. View more info