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cover of My Early Life. A Roving Commission.

My Early Life. A Roving Commission.

by Churchill, Winston S

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Published
1965
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London: Odhams Press Limited, 1965. Early printing of this classic work. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece, illustrated throughout with maps and portraits. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Packed with adventure and incidents, Winston Churchill's first 25 years were spent working as a soldier and a war correspondent in India, South Africa and Cuba. Churchill evokes the golden… Read more
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cover of Memoirs: Year of Decisions and Memoirs: Years of Trial and Hope 1946-1952.

Memoirs: Year of Decisions and Memoirs: Years of Trial and Hope 1946-1952.

by Truman, Harry S

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Published
1955-56
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New York: Doubleday & Company, 1955-56. First edition, early printings of President Truman's presidential memoirs. Octavo, two volumes, original black cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page of Volume I, "To Hon. J. Jim Exon From Harry Truman." The recipient, J. James Exon was a businessman and politician, who served as the 33rd Governor of… Read more
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cover of The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas.

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas.

by Stein, Gertrude

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Published
1933
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New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1933. First edition of Gertrude Stein's most famous work; one of the richest biographies ever written. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated from photographs. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in good condition.
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cover of “The Cause” A Short History of The Women’s Movement in Great Britain.

“The Cause” A Short History of The Women’s Movement in Great Britain.

by Strachey, Ray

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Published
1928
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London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd, 1928. First edition of Strachey's history of women's suffrage in Great Britain. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece portrait of Millicent Fawcett. In good condition. Ownership name.
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cover of The Englishwoman. Volume XIV. April-June 1912.

The Englishwoman. Volume XIV. April-June 1912.

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Published
1912
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London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd, 1912. First edition of of Volume XIV of the Englishwoman's Review, one of the first feminist journals published. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition.
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cover of The Review of Reviews. Vol IV. July-December. 1891.

The Review of Reviews. Vol IV. July-December. 1891.

by Stead, William Thomas [Editor]

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Published
1891
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London: The "Review of Reviews", 1891. The July-December 1891 issue of of Stead's The Review of Reviews. Octavo, original publisher's binding, illustrated, advertisements, index. In very good condition.
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cover of The Center: People and Power in Political Washington.

The Center: People and Power in Political Washington.

by Alsop, Stewart

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Published
1968
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NZ$362.57

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New York, Evanston, and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1968. This vivid portrait of political Washington is a distillation of Stewart Alsop's twenty years as a Washington columnist and top-flight political journalist. It is a revealing picture of the Washington inhabited by political reporters and the people they write about, at the center of political power in the United… Read more
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cover of Lullaby of Birdland.

Lullaby of Birdland.

by Shearing, George with Alyn Shipton [William Safire]

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Published
2004
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New York: Continuum, 2004.
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cover of Speech In The House of Commons on Women’s Suffrage.

Speech In The House of Commons on Women’s Suffrage.

by Balfour, Arthur James

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Published
[c.1892]
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London: Published by The Central Society For Women's Suffrage, [c.1892]. Rare printing of Lord Balfour's speech supporting the Women's Franchise Bill, which proposed extending the parliamentary vote to women. Octavo, original wrappers. In near fine condition.
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cover of Opinions of Women on Women’s Suffrage.

Opinions of Women on Women’s Suffrage.

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Published
1879
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London: Central Committee of the National Society For Women's Suffrage, 1879. First edition of this collection of Opinions on Women's Suffrage, compiled by the Central Committee of the National Society For Women's Suffrage and containing the opinions of English women in official positions, scientific and political careers, and principals of colleges and high schools among others. Octavo, disbound. In… Read more
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cover of Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts For Reading and Listening.

Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts For Reading and Listening.

by Bernstein, Leonard

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Published
1962
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962. Bernstein's television teaching took a quantum leap when, as the new music director of the New York Philharmonic, he put the orchestra's traditional Saturday afternoon Young People's Concerts on the CBS Television Network. Millions of viewers of all ages and around the world enthusiastically embraced Bernstein and his engaging presentations about classical music.… Read more
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cover of A Very Human President.

A Very Human President.

by Valenti, Jack. [William Safire]

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Published
1975
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New York: W.W. Norton & Compan Inc, 1975. "[Jack Valenti] brings some new and fascinating illuminations on the President and how and why he made some of the vital decisions of the 1960s. Some of the inside glimpses come closer to the truth, I suspect, than anything yet written" (Hugh Sidey, Time Magazine).
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cover of Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts.

Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts.

by Bernstein, Leonard. [Jack Gottlieb]

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Published
1970
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1970. Bernstein's television teaching took a quantum leap when, as the new music director of the New York Philharmonic, he put the orchestra's traditional Saturday afternoon Young People's Concerts on the CBS Television Network. Millions of viewers of all ages and around the world enthusiastically embraced Bernstein and his engaging presentations about classical music.… Read more
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cover of Women’s Fight For The Vote.

Women’s Fight For The Vote.

by Pethick Lawrence, Frederick W

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Published
[1910]
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London: The Woman's Press, [1910]. First edition of the definitive collection Pethick Lawrence's articles promoting Women's Suffrage. Octavo, original wrappers. In good condition. Rare.
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cover of Women’s Suffrage.

Women’s Suffrage.

by Dilke, Margaret

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Published
n.d.
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London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., n.d.. Stereotyped edition of English suffragette Margaret Dilke's treatise on women's suffrage. Octavo, bound in full cloth, original wrappers bound in. In good condition. Stamps.
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cover of A Life with the Printed Word.

A Life with the Printed Word.

by Chamberlain, John

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Published
1982
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Chicago: Regnery Gateway, 1982. First edition of this work by the legendary journalist. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Ed Mulligan, a "PR man for all seasons, Best wishes, John Chamberlain April 1983." Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Introduction by William F. Buckley. A veteran reporter and columnist… Read more
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cover of Madame Roland.

Madame Roland.

by Blind, Mathilde. [Emily Duval]

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Published
1886
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London: W. H. Allen & Co, 1886.
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cover of The Subjection of Women.

The Subjection of Women.

by Mill, John Stuart

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Published
1869
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London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869. Second edition of Mill's classic work defending the rights of women, published the same year as the first. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition. Ownership inscriptions.
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cover of Prisons & Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences by Constance Lytton and Jane Walton, Spinster.

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London: William Heinemann, 1914. First edition of the remarkable autobiography of the aristocratic suffragette Constance Lytton, recounting her remarkable masquerade and imprisonment as the working-class seamstress "Jane Warton." Octavo, original publisher's purple cloth with WSPU motif by Sylvia Pankhurst to the front panel, illustrated with two portraits including tissue-guarded frontispiece of Lytton. In very good condition. Ownership inscription. Rare.… Read more
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cover of My Own Story.

My Own Story.

by Pankhurst, Emmeline

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Published
1914
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London: Eveleigh Nash, 1914. First edition of the autobiography of the organizer of the UK suffragette movement, Emmeline Pankhurst. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated with plates including tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Pankhurst. In near fine condition. Uncommon in this condition.
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