Read About Great Women

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’ve chosen a few interesting books our stores have recently acquired by and about great women.

Dust Tracks on A Road: An Autobiography

by Zora Neale Hurston

First Edition, First State. J.P. Lippincott Company, 1942.

Our Lynnwood, WA store offers a first edition copy of this important book by and about one of America’s great storytellers. The binding is tight, but the book is lacking the dust jacket, and there is fading and yellowing. $90

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The Optimist’s Daughter

by Eudora Welty

Signed First edition. Random House, 1972.

This Near Fine-condition copy is signed on the title page by revered Southern author Eudora Welty. $300

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Princess Diana Paper Doll book

Western Publishing Co., 1985

The doll has never been used and the outfits are still in their perforated pages. The book, in excellent condition, comes from our Appleton, WI store. $30

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Ann Richards on the Campaign Trail

by Ave Bonar

Signed Limited Edition. 1991

Presented by our South Lamar store in Austin, TX, this wonderful portrayal of one of the Lone Star State's most memorable leaders is signed by Ann Richards. The collection of twelve postcards was limited to 1000 copies, of which this is #649, and issued as a part of Governor Richards' inaugural celebration in 1991. The edges of the box are slightly rubbed. $250

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My Beloved World

by Sonia Sotomayor

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Signed First Edition. Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.

The first woman of Hispanic heritage elected to the U.S. Supreme Court has signed this edition of her biography on the title page. In Very Good Condition. $50

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Barbara Bush: A Memoir

by Barbara Bush

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Signed First Edition. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1994.

Very Good condition. First Lady Barbara Bush signed this copy in blue ink on a publisher's bookplate attached at the front endpaper. $40

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My Life on the Road

by Gloria Steinem

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Signed First Edition. Random House, 2015

The iconic women’s movement spokesperson tells stories from her long career as a journalist and activist. Our North Lamar store in Austin, TX offers this signed copy. Clipped dust jacket; otherwise, it’s perfect. $40

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Betsy Ross and the Flag

by Jane Mayer

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Random House Landmark Books, 1952

Our Flagship store in Dallas, TX presents this Landmark Book, published for children, featuring illustrations by Grace Paull. The pictorial dust jacket has some chipping and tears. $10

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