Women as Writers, Editors, Translators, Illustrators, Printers, & Binders
Books By, For, & About Women
•   A-B   •   C-D   •   E-G   •   H-K   •  
  •   L-M   •   N-Q   •   R-Sh   •   Si-T   •   U-Z   •  

[ ]

He Was a Member ofSor JUANA's Circle
Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos de.  Parayso occidental plantado y cultivado por la liberal benefica mano de los muy catholicos y poderosos reyes de España, nuestros señores, en su magnifico Real Convento de Jesus Maria de Mexico. Mexico: Juan Ribera, 1684. Small 4to. [12], 206 ff., coat of arms.
Click the images for enlargements.
MEXICO is one of our great specialties.
      For our MEXICANA,  click here.

For ART REFERENCE,  click here.
For ARCHITECTURE,  click here.
For Books with SPECIAL
           PROVENANCE,  click here.

This appears in the HISPANIC
            MISCELLANY — click here.

*&* it appears in the GENERAL
            MISCELLANY —  click here.

Daily Communication withGifted & Delicate Women, Will Soon
Convert theGreatest Booby into a Gentleman”
A Society of Gentlemen.  The art of conversing. Written for the instruction of youth in the polite manners and language of the drawing-room. Boston: James French (stereotyped by S.N. Dickinson & Co.), 1847. 16mo (11.8 cm, 4.7"). Frontis., 94, [2 (adv.)] pp.
Click the images for enlargements.

RADICAL Reformation DocumentsSOCINIANISM
Socinus, Faustus.  Opera omnia in duos tomos distincta. Irenopoli [Amsterdam]: no publisher/printer [Frans Kuyper & Daniel Bakkamude], 1656 [i.e., 1668]. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.375"). 2 vols. I: [14] ff., 814 pp. (i.e., 848), incl. [16] ff. sectional titles. II: [2] ff., 812 pp. (i.e., 840), incl. [10] ff. sectional titles), [5] ff.
Click the images for enlargements.

A Pastoral Letter toNUNS ONLY
Soledad, Antonio de la.  Carta pastoral que el general de carmelitas descalzos dirige a sus religiosas. Valencia: Impr. de D. Francisco Brusola, 1815. 8vo (21.2 cm; 8.375"). 40 pp.
Click the images for enlargements.

“A Glorious Period of the Past”
Sor, Charlotte de.  Napoleon and his times. Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1838. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 2 vols. I: viii, [13]–253, [1 (blank)] pp. II: viii, [13]–230 pp.
Click the images for enlargements.
If interested in such (embossed) bindings, click here
for a database including
  not in PRB&M's illustrated catalogues . . .
     keyword = KRUPP.

For books in handsome
            generallyclick here.

Mid-19th-Century Diary of a Christian American Woman
Soule, E.P.  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Common place-book.” [U.S.: 1855–56]. 16mo (15.1 cm, 5.9"). [76 (59 filled)] pp.
Click the images for enlargements.

Bound forPresentation by Queen Isabella
Spain.  Ministerio de Hacienda. Presupuestos generales de gastos é ingresos para el año de 1850, segun la ley sancionada en 20 de Febrero del mismo año. Madrid: La Viuda de Burgos, 1850 [i.e., 1849]. 8vo signed in 4s (22.1 cm, 8.65"). 761, [1 (blank)] pp.

A Bespoke Cedulario forUse in New Spain & Guatemala
(Spanish Royal Decrees).  An assemblage of 43 manuscript and printed royal and viceroyal decrees and some 25 related documents. Barcelona, Madrid, Valldolid (Spain), Aranjuez, Mexico City, & elsewhere: 1701–79. Small 4to, folio, & larger. Approximately 135 ff.
Click the images for enlargements.
For EUROPEAN (Heritage!) LAW,  click here.
        FINANCE / ECONOMICS,  click here.

For more of NATIVE AMERICAN interest,  click here.
For more of MILITARY/NAVAL interest,  click here.
MEXICO is one of our great specialties.
      For our MEXICANA,  click here.

For CARIBBEANA,  click here.
For CENTRAL AMERICANA,  click here.
This appears in the HISPANIC
    MISCELLANY — click here.

Noted Christian Nativist Fans the Flames
Sparry, C.  The illustrated Christian martyrology; being an authentic and genuine historical account of the principal persecutions against the church of Christ, in different parts of the world by pagans and papists. Philadelphia: Leary & Getz, 1854. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.5"). Color frontis., 254 pp., [16] ff. (of publisher's ads), 23 color plts.
Click the images for enlargements.

Silesian Historical Anthology
Stenzel, Gustav Adolf Harald.  Scriptores rerum Silesiacarum oder Sammlung schlesischer Geschichtschreiber, namens der schlesischen gesellschaft für vaterländische cultur. Breslau: Josef Max & Komp., 1835–47. 4to (25.7 cm, 9.9"). 3 vols. I: xx, (iii)–xvi, 538 pp. II: xv, [1], 505, [1] pp. III: xii, 435, [1] pp.
Click the interior images for enlargements.

Printed by W. Thomas Taylor / Signed by Stern
Stern, Madeleine B.  Nicholas Gouin Dufief of Philadelphia: Franco-American bookseller, 1776-1834. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1988. 8vo. (22 cm; 8.75"). 81 pp., illus., portrait, facsimiles.
Click the images for enlargements.
For “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
      & UNDER,  click here.

After the (Premature?) Capture of MontereyA Personal & Significant
Steuart, William.  Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Commodore [Thomas ap Catesby] Jones. George Town [Maryland, later incorporated into Washington, D.C.]: 1843. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). [2] ff.
Click the images for enlargements.

Stories for the Sunday-School withSuggestions for Using Them
Stewart, Mary.  “Tell me a true story”; tales of Bible heroes for the children of to-day. New York: Fleming H. Revell & Co., 1909. 8vo (21 cm; 8.25"). 253 pp. [16] leaves of plates.
Click the images for enlargements.

Establishing Quality, Affordable, Modern Education forWOMEN
Stow, Sarah D. Locke.  History of Mount Holyoke Seminary, South Hadley, Mass. during its first half century, 1837–1887. [South Hadley, MA]: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1887. 8vo (23.8 cm, 9.375"). xi, [1], 372 pp.; illus., 17 plates.
Click the images for enlargements.

So INTERESTING, What HeChose Here!
Strodtmann, Adolf (trans.).  Amerikanische Anthologie.  Erster Theil: Dichtungen. Zweiter Theil: Novellen. Leipzig: Bibliogaphisches Institut, [1875]. 12mo. 2 vols. in 1. I: 236 pp. II: 297 pp.
Click the images for enlargements.

Wharton as Translator
Sudermann, Hermann; Edith Wharton, trans. The joy of living (Es Lebe das Leben) a play in five acts. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1902. 8vo (19 cm, 7.7"). vii, [1], 185, [1 (blank)] pp.

Social Satire at Brighton: Illustrated by Leech
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Plain or ringlets?  London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). x, [4], 398 pp.; 12 col. plts., 8 plts.
Click the images for enlargements.
For more SURTEES,  click here
& Scroll to the S's.

The House of the Walderings
Tautphoeus, Jemima Montgomery, Baroness.  At odds. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1897. 8vo (18.4 cm; 7.5"). 473, [6 (ads)] pp.
Click the images for enlargements.

Can I Ever Cease to Be Affectionate & Kind toTHEE,
Who Was So Very Kind to Me?
Taylor, Ann.  My mother, a poem.  New York: Mahlon Day, 1833. 16mo (10.9 cm, 4.25"). 17 [i.e., 16] pp.; illus.
Click the images for enlargement.

The Adventure Starts atHarvard
  . . . Then Boards a Train & Heads West
Thanet, Octave [pseud. of Alice French].  The lion's share. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., © 1907. 8vo. [8], 376 pp.; 6 plts.
Click the images for enlargements.

Humor, Pathos, Redemption & Local MID-WEST Color
Thanet, Octave (i.e., Alice French).  The missionary sheriff; being incidents in the life of a plain man who tried to do his duty. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1897. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). [3] ff., 248 pp., frontis., 14 plates.
Click the images for enlargements.
CLOTH BINDINGS,  click here.

Is it Best to be Laughing-Mad, or Crying-Mad, in the World?
Titmarsh, M.A. [pseud. of William Thackeray].  Mrs. Perkins's ball. [London]: Chapman & Hall (pr. by Vizetelly Brothers & Co.), [1847]. 4to (21.6 cm, 8.5"). [2], engr. t.-p., 46, [2] pp.; 1 fold. col. plt., 20 col. plts.
Click the images for enlargement.

Seeing aRenaissance Man's MIND through His Letters
Tolomei, Claudio.   Delle lettere di M. Clavdio Tolomei libri VII. Vinegia: Presso Altobello Salicato, 1572. 8vo (16 cm, 6.25"). 296, [8] ff.
Click the images for enlargements.

Twain, PYLE, & La Pucelle
Twain, Mark, & Howard Pyle, illus.  Saint Joan of Arc. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1919. 8vo (24 cm, 9.45"). xiii, [3], 32 pp.; 4 col. plts.
Click the images for enlargements.

TO Part IX . . .