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Kilham, Walter H.
Mexican Architecture of the Vice-Regal Period:
(Longmans, Green, 1927). Illustrated with 84 plates. Hardback. Ex library with minimal library stamps and markings, spine faded with some wear to spine ends & corners, otherwise very good, solid. 221pp. Order No. NSBK-A15128
Keywords: B0014NWU2S, Mexico, Mexican, Vice-Regal, Central American, Central America, Americas, buildings, Mexico City, churches, palaces, antiquarian
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Black, Clementina.
A New Way of Housekeeping:
(W. Collins, 1st edition, 1918). Rare first edition copy of this ground-breaking work. For the collector. Women employed in housekeeping; changes in domestic standards; why not be servantless?; the distaste for domestic service; labour-making houses; domestic federations; reconstructed domestic service; the motor as emancipator; waste of labour; women who do domestic work without aptitude or satisfaction; service of women needed by the country. Clementina Black urges a reorganisation of household duties, in order to free women from domestic drudgery. In her utopian vision of 'co-operative housekeeping', women would be released from the wasted effort of housework and made available for the labour market, which was now so very depleted of men after the Great War. She criticises the 'stupidity' of 'labour-making houses', and questions the continuing validity of the employment of domestic servants in the modern age. Her solution is to propose the formation of 'domestic federations'. These would represent committees of householders who would collectively manage their domestic arrangements in a centre 'fitted up with store places, kitchens, dining-rooms, offices, and lodgings for a nucleus of resident servants'. Hardback. Original cloth covered in small dark and white blotches, corners worn and spine split, text firm. A good working copy only. 132pp. Order No. NSBK-C4960
Keywords: Great War, First World War, World War I, social history, class, middle classes, middle class, domesticity, servants, domestic servants, maid, maids, housemaids, housekeeping, Clementina Black, labour-making houses, homes, houses, domestic service, twentieth century, interwar, inter-war, inter war, Homes for Heroes, housing, domestic standards, etiquette, women, domestic work, labour, working women, women's history, chores, co-operative housekeeping, domestic federations, cooperative housekeeping, co-operatives, co-operation, cooperation, Women's Industrial Council, labour-saving, labour market, labor, labour shortage, housework, utopianism, utopian, stored with antiquarian
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Hill, Octavia.
Thirty Years' Work:
(Privately Printed). Octavia Hill's Letters to Fellow Workers were printed for private circulation to her supporters. She preferred to write to supporters individually, but by the 1870s the scope and scale of her work made this impossible. The importance of the Letters is that they cover the whole range of her activities: housing (including her work for the Ecclesiastical Commissioners), open spaces (including the founding of the National Trust), cultural philanthropy, the Women's University Settlement, the Poor Law Commission and the founding of the Cadets. Octavia disliked publicising her work, except in so far as she had to appeal for funds. The Letters therefore contain detailed information about way in which she handled the various aspects of her work that are not available elsewhere. The volume Thirty Years' Work is a bound collection of all of Octavia Hill's Letters to her Fellow Workers between 1872 (the first letter) and 1900. There are twenty-eight letters as one letter covers 1884 and 1885. All letters contain the accounts for the year apart from that for 1877. Also included in the volume are the two accounts of the Walmer Street Industrial Experiment (1871 & 1872). Copies of the Letters are extremely rare and copies of the reports of the Walmer Street Industrial Experiment even rarer. The letters take the form of simple paper pamphlets of between eight and twenty pages. A number of the letters are inscribed in Octavia's hand to her sister Gertrude who in 1875 had married Charles Lewes, the son of George Henry Lewes and stepson of George Eliot. Page size: 185mm x 120mm. Volume bound in attractive blue boards 190mm x 120mm. Further details and images available on request. Hardback. A small number of sheets - three or four - have become detached from the stitching. Internally, the spine is pulling away / partially detached - otherwise good, in blue boards. pp. Order No. NSBK-C15626
Keywords: social history, housing, Octavia Hill, dwellings, philanthropy, the poor, poverty, Victorian, England, town planning, urban history, open spaces, Britain, England, British, English, history, Octavia Hill's letters, nineteenth century, papers, works, garden cities, period sources, pamphlets, booklets, Women's University Settlement, Cadets, Poor Law Commission, Walmer Street Industrial Experiment, Gertrude Hill, Gertrude Lewes, inscribed, inscriptions, association items, antiquarian
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Real Photographic Suffragette Postcard, Original. USA.
Suffragettes' Parade. March 3rd 1913. Washington DC: Starting of Suffragettes' Parade Coming Up Pennsylvania Avenue. March 3rd 1913. Washington DC
(I. & M. Ottenheimer, Baltimore, MD., 1913). An original real photographic postcard for collectors of original suffragette / Votes for Women memorabilia. On March 3, 1913, the National American Woman Suffrage Association - NAWSA - organised a woman suffrage parade and demonstration in Washington DC. (Pennsylvania Avenue). It was timed to coordinate with Woodrow Wilson's presidential inauguration, the following day. The marchers were jeered and attacked, and had to fight their way through the mob, and the resulting publicity focused the country's attention on the issue of Woman Suffrage. This is an original, contemporary postcard, issued at the time, showing suffragette women on horseback. On the back of the card, there's a handwritten contemporary message in ink: "This photo was taken one block from the Capitol. The street was clean at that point. This shows you how wide the avenue is. 120ft from curb to curb". The card has not been posted and there is no stamp or postmark. Rear is browned with a little smudging to ink. No creasing. Front of card slightly soiled, and lower right hand corner has suffered damage, the area of a thumb, with actual loss to the photo. Edges & corners worn. Good. pp. Order No. NSBK-C14974
Keywords: suffragette ephemera, suffragette postcards, history, original postcards, women's suffrage, suffragettes, woman suffrage, Votes for Women, women's movement, antiquarian, parade, procession, antiquarian, American, United States of America, USA, Washington, collectible, National American Woman Suffrage Association
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Spencer, Herbert.
Tumours Complicating Pregnancy, Labour and the Puerperium: Being The Lettsomian Lectures Delivered Before The Medical Society Of London, February and March 1920
(Harrison and Sons, 1920). Very scarce. Hardback. Ex-library (St Bartholomew's Hospital College Library). Edges worn, otherwise a good copy. 78pp. Order No. NSBK-A13637
Keywords: B00126A1M8, Lettsomian Lectures, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, medicine, medical, women, women's history, pregnancy, maternity, pregnant, having a baby, health, tumours, cysts, cancer, growth, babies, motherhood, mothers, labour, London, 1920s, twenties, twentieth century, puerperium, cervix, cervical cancer, Caesarean section, antiquarian
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Baines, Thomas.
History of the Town and Commerce of Liverpool: and of the Rise of Manufacturing Industry in the Adjoining Counties
(Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, London, Liverpool, 1852). Small library markings to spine and front endpaper. Frontispiece plan of Liverpool damaged and repaired with sellotape. Another plan, of Royalist Fortifications, torn in two but complete. A little rubbing / bumping to corners, but a very nice copy indeed, sound and tight. Hardback. Full leather nicely repaired. Gilt decoration front & back, raised gilt bands & titles to spine, all edges gilt. Ex library, but library markings minimal. Very good, attractive. xvi + 844 + 13pp. Order No. NSBK-A6861
Keywords: B000K40UBA, towns, cities, urban, city, commerce, commercial, manufacturing, manufacture, Liverpool, Merseyside, North West, England, Britain, British, English, counties, Lancashire, history, urbanisation, antiquarian, industry, industrial, Thomas Baines, Industrial Revolution, industrialisation, town, Mersey, Victorian, nineteenth century, Liverpool Docks, trade, exports, imports, economic, economy, ports, port
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Frances H. Wood of Woodbank, Southport:
(Gresham Press, Unwin Brothers, for private circulation only, 1929). Scarce. Hardback. Attractive red suede-like full leather, a little darkening to edges & wear to corners, gilt titles, front inner paste-down split from leather down one-side, otherwise a good copy. 48pp. Order No. NSBK-C6747
Keywords: B001DAWQC6, Frances H. Wood, Southport, Lancashire, Merseyside, history, religion, religious, Woodbank, women's history, Victorian, nineteenth century, antiquarian, Miss Wood, Wood family, Woods, Manchester, philanthropists, philanthropy, bible, prayer, Britain, British, England, English, biographies, biography, hymns, hymnwriters, women hymnwriters, Mornington Road Chapel
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Collet, Miss.
Report by Miss Collet on the Statistics of Employment of Women and Girls:
(HMSO, 1894). Rare original. Paperback. Tear to front cover, otherwise good+. vii + 152pp. Order No. NSBK-C15323
Keywords: B0013IULPC, Miss Collet, women, girls, work, women's history, Britain, British, history, antiquarian, employment
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Hastings, George W.
Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science: London Meeting, 1862
(John W. Parker, 1863). Hardback. Original cloth faded, with a little wear to extremities, otherwise very good and solid. 922pp. Order No. NSBK-A15307
Keywords: B00EBVYDJI, Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science, antiquarian, Victorian, social history, 19th, nineteenth century
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Stanning, J. H., ed.
The Royalist Composition Papers: Being the Proceedings of the Committee for Compounding, AD 1643 - 1660, So Far as They Relate to the County of Lancaster
(Lancashire and Cheshire Record Society, 1892). Extracted from the Records Preserved in the Public Record Office, London. Number 26 of the Lancashire and Cheshire Record Society Series. Volume II: C - F. Hardback. Ex library with usual library stamps and stickers. Original green and gilt cloth slightly rubbed, otherwise a good copy. Some pages uncut. xii + 370pp. Order No. NSBK-A11807
Keywords: B000HBZXQI, Lancashire and Cheshire Record Society, Lancashire & Cheshire Record Society, local history, records, archives, archival, documents, North West England, England, English, Britain, British, documents, sources, antiquarian, 17th century, seventeenth century, history, Royal Composition Papers, early modern, County of Lancaster, compounding, legal, law, James 7th Earl of Derby, Thomas Clifton
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