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Book Id: 20sws0618

Price: $12.65

Title: WOMEN in Australian Parliments and Local Governments - PAST AND PRESENT - FIRST EDITION

Author: A Survey by A. Viola Smith, LL.B.

Publisher: The Australian Local Govt Women's Association, Sydney, 1975, First Edition, hardcover 8vo without Dj, 148 pages, 11 Chapters, Addendum, illustrated with b/w photos

Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt blindstamped title to frcov. & to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, without dustjacket. The first and only edition of this quite scarce reference...

Description: From Mrs Susan Benny J.P., who was Councillor in South Australia in 1919, to Dame Edith Lyons, the first woman in the Commonwealth House of Representatives in 1943 & all women elected representatives until 1975, this is a comprehensive listing of names.

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Book Id: 20sws0458

Price: $49.60

Title: WOMEN & LABOUR CONFERENCE PAPERS - 2nd - 3rd - 4th & 5th - 1980 to 1995

Author: Women & Labour Conference Papers - Various Contributors

Publisher: The Conveners of the Women & Labour Conference - Victoria 1980 - Adelaide 1982 - Brisbane 1984 - Sydney 1995

Condition:Softcover Quartos with slight rubbing to edges, 2nd Conference 2 Vol - 3rd Conference 2 Vol - 4th & 5th Conference 1 Vol each. All in GOOD CONDITION, some are ex-library copies from Jesse Street Women's Library with some library stamps etc.

Description: The 2nd, 3rd and 4th are all Papers from the Conferences - the 5th is Conference Abstracts - good topical information on women in the Labour Party during these times.

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Book Id: 20sws0454

Price: $13.60

Title: "Y" WOMEN of PERTH - YWCA - 1920-1984


Publisher: YWCA of Perth, not dated, 1985 (see below), illustrated softcover 8vo, 219 Pages, B/W Photographs, 6 Chapters, Conclusion, Appendixes A-H, Bibliography & Index.

Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr and with fold-ins, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: This book was published in the International Year of Youth 1985, and is a wonderful history of the Young Women's Christian Association in Perth from 1920-1984. The author had a life-long interest & was President of Perth Assoc. in 1981 for 2 years.

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Book Id: 20sws0453

Price: $12.80

Title: IN HER OWN RIGHT - Women of Australia

Author: Edited by Julie Rigg

Publisher: Nelson, Melbourne, 1969, reprint, hardcover Quarto with dj, 183 Pages, B/W Photographs, Mustard eprs, 12 Chapters, Biographical Details & Index

Condition:Olive green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, face to frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, inscription to title page, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight foxing to inside, a few tiny tears & edgewear

Description: All the contributors bring to their articles their own experiences of being (or observing) women in Australia. The text is illuminated by Russell Richard's superb photographs.

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Book Id: 20sws0291

Price: $24.40

Title: Woman Under Socialism - Translated From the Original German of the 33rd Edition

Author: August Bebel, with Daniel De Leon (translator)

Publisher: New York Labor News, New York, 1917. Decorative Cloth. 379pp, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pictorial cloth covers, inscription to prelim dated 1919.

Condition:Beautifully illustrated cloth-bound hardcover, title to spine and inscription to prelim., STRAIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with mild fox spots to prelims, very lightly shook & bumped at corners.

Description: Written by an early socialist concerned with the 'woman question' and translated by Daniel De Leon from the German of the 33d Edition, 371 pages plus unpaginated Conclusion.

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Book Id: 20sws0279

Price: $14.60

Title: Lady JESSIE STREET - Truth or Repose - WOMENS RIGHTS


Publisher: Australasian Book Society, Sydney, 1966, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 338 pages, Chapters.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, ex-library copy with stamps (+ Cancelled) & J.S.W.L. sticker to fr.paste-down, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with tears & rubbing.

Description: In this, her absorbingly interesting life story, she relates the many significant events and experiences which helped mould her character and shape her public career; She was a forthright protagonist of women's rights and a crusader for social reform.

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Book Id: 20sws0273

Price: $SOLD

Title: Sexual Politics (ISBN: 0008314993 / 0-00-831499-3)

Author: Kate Millett

Publisher: Equinox Books; Avon Books, 1971. Soft Cover

Condition:Softcover with age-toning to page edges and prelims, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION. Marks & chip to spine.

Description: Remarkable book that analyzes the need and nature of sexual liberation.

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Book Id: 20sws0272

Price: $11.00

Title: Fountain of Age, The: Revolutionises Our Ideas About Age and How We Live Our Lives (ISBN: 0099164817 / 0-09-916481-7)

Author: Betty Friedan

Publisher: Vintage Books, London, England, 1994. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback, Second Edition, 654 pages.

Condition:Crisp softcover 8vo in GOOD CONDITION with a name to the front endpaper.

Description: In THE FOUNTAIN OF AGE, Betty Friedan breaks through the mystique of age-as-problem, and proposes a new Movement of women with men, old and young, that will transform our society

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