PAMPHLET

[Female suffrage; printed handbill.] Untitled handbill by the Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights, regarding a subscription offer by 'Mr. P. A. Taylor' [Peter Alfred Taylor].

Author: 
Elizabeth C. Wolstenholme, Secretary, Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights [Peter Alfred Taylor (1819-1891)]
Publication details: 
Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights, London. Printer not stated. Dated at foot of page: '27, Great George Street, S.W., | June 1874.'
£90.00

1p., 12mo. Page headed 'Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights,' with text beginning: 'In order to assist the effective carrying out of the work of this Association, Mr. P. A. TAYLOR offers an Annual Subscription of £100 a-year for three years, on condition that £900 per annum for three years be granted by other Subscribers. | [...]'. After a list of 'promised' subscriptions, ends: 'An "Unknown Friend" offers a special Donation of One Hundred Pounds.' Signed in type at end: 'ELIZABETH C. WOLSTENHOLME, | SECRETARY.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] The Nine Hours Factory Bill. Letter from a Working Woman.

Author: 
Dinah Goodall [Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights, London; 'The Englishwoman's Review', London periodical; women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights, London, 1874.] ' 'Reprinted from the "Englishwoman's Review" for April 1874, for the Vigilance Association.'
£80.00

2pp., 12mo. Single leaf with drophead title, signed in type by Goodall on p.2. In fair condition, lightly-aged, disbound. No copy traced on either COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.

[Printed article extracted from the 'Proceedings of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science'.] 'The Married Women's Property Bill, 1881. By Charles B. B. McLaren, M.P.'

Author: 
Charles B. B. McLaren, M.P. [The Married Women's Property Bill, 1881.] [female suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
Extracted from the 'Proceedings of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science', vol.XIV, No.1, 31 January 1881. London: P. S. King.
£50.00

18pp. (paginated 1-18), 8vo. Printed cover of the magazine loosely inserted. Footnote on first page: 'Read at an Afternoon Meeting, Saturday, January 22nd, 1881.' In good condition, lightly-aged, disbound from collection, with chipped front cover.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] On the Forfeiture of Property by Married Women. [Reprinted, by kind permission, from the FORTNIGHTLY REVIEW, for the Committee in support of MR. RUSSELL GURNEY'S MARRIED WOMEN'S PROPERTY BILL.] With an Appendix.

Author: 
Arthur Hobhouse, Q.C. [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer; Rt Hon. Russell Gurney, QC, MP] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
Manchester: A. Ireland & Co., Printers, Pall Mall. 1870.
£80.00

16pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Several copies on COPAC, none of this edition on market currently.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] On the Laws relating to the Property of Married Women. A Paper read at the Social Science Congress, Birmingham, October, 1868.

Author: 
Arthur Hobhouse, Q.C. [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer.] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
Manchester: Alexander Ireland & Co. 1870.
£135.00

18pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Four copies on COPAC and two copies on OCLC WorldCat. No copy currently on market.

[Printed pamphlet in the form of a poetical dialogue regarding a parliamentary bill to legalise marriage to a deceased wife's sister.] Sisters-in-Law. A Conversation between two Peers.

Author: 
Anon. [Deceased Wife's Sister Marriage Bill, 1871] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
'London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor, Printers, Bread Street Hill'. Undated [London: Edward Stanford, 1871].
£60.00

15 + [1]pp., 8vo. Drophead title. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Poetic dialogue in Tennysonian blank verse, beginning: 'First Peer. - This measure, every session comes to pass | By large majorities the Lower House; | And every year, of course, we throw it out, | But only by a bare majority.

[Printed pamphlet by the Women's Protective & Provident League.] The Fourth Annual Report presented to the General Meeting. Held June 25th, 1878, in the Hall of the Society of Arts, John Street, Adelphi.

Author: 
[Women's Protective & Provident League, for the Formation of Protective and Benefit Societies Among Women earning their own Livelihood] [Society of Arts, London; female suffrage]
Publication details: 
[Women's Protective & Provident League, London.] To be obtained at the Office of the League, 31, Little Queen Street, Holborn. ['London | Printed by the Women's Printing Society, Limited, | 21b, Great College Street, S.W'.] [1878.]
£200.00

16pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Includes sections on 'Progress of the London Women's Unions', 'Trades Union Congress and Important Conference held in Leicester', 'Women's Halfpenny Bank', 'Trade Information and Registration', 'Seaside House', 'Seats for Shop Assistants', 'Factory and Workshops' Acts Consolidation Bill' and 'Social Meetings. Piano Fund', as well as accounts and a page and a half of 'Subscriptions and Donations For 1877-8.' The only copy traced part of a run at the BL. No other copy currently on the market.

[Printed pamphlet by the Women's Protective & Provident League.] The Third Annual Report presented to the General Meeting. Held June 19th, 1877, in the Hall of the Society of Arts, John Street Adelphi.

Author: 
[Women's Protective & Provident League, for the Formation of Protective and Benefit Societies Among Women earning their own Livelihood]
Publication details: 
[Women's Protective & Provident League, London.] To be obtained at the Office of the League, 31, Little Queen Street, Holborn. ['London | Printed by the Women's Printing Society, Limited | 38, Castle Street, E.C.'] [1877.]
£200.00

15 + [1]pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Includes sections on: 'Society of Women employed in Bookbinding and the Society of Upholsteresses', 'New Unions', 'Brighton Laundresses', 'Leicestershire Seamers and Stitchers Unions', as well as accounts and a page of 'Subscriptions and Donations For 1876-7'. The only copy traced part of a run at the BL.

[Female suffrage; printed item.] Untitled pamphlet by the Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights, regarding a circular issued by the 'Royal Commissioners for inquiring into the operation of the Factory and Workshops Acts'.

Author: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights] [Royal Commission into the operation of the Factory and Workshop Acts, 1875-1876]
Publication details: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights.] No printer. [1874 or 1875.]
£120.00

[3]pp., 8vo. Bifolium with heading: 'Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights.' In fair condition, lightly aged and worn, with evidence of side stitching. Text begins: 'The Royal Commissioners for inquiring into the operation of the Factory and Workshops Acts have issued the following circular:- [...]'. The third page is headed 'LIST OF PUBLICATIONS relating to the Subject of this Paper, to be obtained at the Office of the Vigilance Association, 27, Great George Street, Westminster.' No copy traced.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Report of the Conference held after the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights; and for the Amendment of the Law in Points wherein it is injurious to Women.

Author: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights] [Lucy Wilson (Leeds), S. J. Capper, Dr Ewing Whittle, Thomas Snape (Liverpool), Dr John Birkbeck Nevins, Josephine Butler] [women's suffrage]
Publication details: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights] London: Office of the Association: 27 Great George Street, Westminster. [1875.] ['Held at the Young Men's Temperance Hall, Hardman Street, Liverpool. November 25th, 1875.']
£180.00

15pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Among the speeches reported are ones by Lucy Wilson (Leeds), S. J. Capper, Dr Ewing Whittle, Thomas Snape (Liverpool), Dr Nevins, Josephine Butler. No copy traced, either on COPAC or on OCLC WorldCat.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] The Factory (Health of Women) Bill. Reprinted (by kind permission) from THE SCOTSMAN, of Saturday, June 13th, 1874.

Author: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights; 'The Scotsman', Edinburgh newspaper; women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights. ['Frederick Bell & Co., Steam Printers, King's Road, Chelsea.'] [1874.]
£100.00

4pp., 8vo. Bifolium with drophead title. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn, disbound, with evidence of side stitching. No copy (other than surrogates) traced, either on COPAC or on OCLC WorldCat. No other copy currently on the market.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] The Factory Bill. Reprinted, by kind permission, from the "Examiner," of Saturday, June 27th, 1874.

Author: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights] [female and child labour in Victorian factories; Anthony John Mundella's Factory Bill, 1874]
Publication details: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights.] Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights. ['Frederick Bell & Co., Steam Printers, King's Road, Chelsea.'] [1874.]
£80.00

4pp., 8vo. Bifolium with drophead title. In fair condition, lightly-aged and worn, disbound with evidence of side stitching. No copy traced, either on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.

[Female suffrage, printed pamphlet.] The Right of Women to Labour. Reprinted from the Manchester Examiner and Times, of March 4th, 1874.

Author: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights, London] [Manchester Examiner and Times; women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights, London.] 'Frederick Bell & Co., Steam Printers, King's Road, Chelsea.' 1874.
£80.00

4pp., 12mo. Bifolium with drophead title. In fair condition, lightly-aged, disbound, with the two leaves separating. With purple oval stamp 'From the Secretary of the Vigilance Association, 2, Westminster Chambers, Victoria Street, S.W.' One copy on open market.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Proposed Legislative Restrictions upon the Labour of Women. Reprinted from the Third Annual Report of the Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights.

Author: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights, London] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights. 'Secretary, MISS WOLSTENHOLME, 27, Great George Street, Westminster, S.W.'] London: Frederick Bell & Co., Printers, King's Road, Chelsea, S.W. Dated at end 'March, 1874.'
£100.00

4pp., 8vo. Bifolium with drophead title. In fair condition, lightly-aged, disbound. Six copies on COPAC.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights. Constitution.

Author: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights, founded 1871] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Vigilance Association for the Defence of Personal Rights.] No printer or date. [Circa 1871.]
£80.00

3pp., 8vo. Bifolium. In good condition, lightly-aged, disbound. Beneath the Association's name at the head of the first page is a list of the names of the eight members of the 'Executive Committee', followed by the names and addresses of the treasurer and 'Hon. Secretary (pro tem.)'. The first page carries a four-point 'Constitution', the second page carries eight 'Rules', and the third page a membership form. It would appear reasonable to date the pamphlet from the time of the Association's foundation. Only one copy found on either COPAC or OCLC WorldCat, at the London School of Economics.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Fourth Annual Report of the Executive Committee for promoting the Married Women's Property Bill. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the General Committee, September 22nd, 1871.

Author: 
[The Executive Committee for promoting the Married Women's Property Bill.] [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[The Executive Committee for promoting the Married Women's Property Bill.] Manchester: Alexander Ireland & Co., Printers. 1871.
£150.00

8pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. No copy on COPAC, and the only copy on OCLC WorldCat at the National Library of Australia. No other copy currently on the market.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Third Annual Report of the Executive Committee for promoting the Married Women's Property Bill. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the General Committee, September 23rd, 1870.

Author: 
[The Executive Committee for promoting the Married Women's Property Bill] [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer]
Publication details: 
[The Executive Committee for promoting the Married Women's Property Bill.] Manchester: Alexander Ireland & Co., Printers. 1870.
£120.00

34pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. No copy on COPAC, and the only copy on OCLC WorldCat at the National Library of Australia. No other copy currently on the market.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] The Case of Susannah Palmer.

Author: 
[The Committee in favour of Amending the Law relating to the Property of Married Women] [Susannah Palmer; Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
['Printed for the Committee in favour of Amending the Law relating to the Property of Married Women.'] 'A. Ireland & Co., Printers, Manchester.' [1869.]
£120.00

8pp., 12mo. Drophead title, beneath heading: 'Printed for the Committee in favour of Amending the Law relating to the Property of Married Women.' In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. The last three paragraphs, relating to Palmer's incarceration at Newgate, have been crossed through (but are still entirely legible), indicating that the present copy was distributed after her release. Begins: 'THE following case was reported in the Times, of the 15th January, 1869:- | CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, JAN. 14. | OLD COURT. | (Before Mr.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Mrs. Ince's Case.

Author: 
[The Birmingham Committee in favour of Amending the Law relating to the Property of Married Women] [Mrs. Ince, wife of William Frederick Ince, journeyman tailor]
Publication details: 
['Printed for the Birmingham Committee in favour of Amending the Law relating to the Property of Married Women.'] ['Printed by JOSIAH ALLEN, jun., 9 & 10, Livery Street, Birmingham.'] Undated [1862 or later].
£90.00

4pp., 12mo. Bifolium with drophead title. In good condition, lightly-aged, disbound. No copy traced.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Nineteenth Annual Report of the Society for Promoting the Employment of Women, in connexion with the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science, April, 1878.

Author: 
[Society for Promoting the Employment of Women, London] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Society for Promoting the Employment of Women, London.] Office: 22, Berners Street, Oxford Street. [1878.]
£200.00

29pp., 8vo. Containing: list of officers (pp.3-4) 'Rules' (p.5), 'Annual Report' (pp.6-18), 'Donations and Subscriptions' (pp.19-22, headed by 'Her Majesty the Queen' with a £50 donation and ten guinea subscription), list of 'Life Members or Donors of £5 and upwards' (pp.23-28), and 'Cash Account, March 25th, 1878' by the auditor Joseph Biggs (p.29). Topics in the report include 'Plan Tracing Office, | 42, Queen Anne's Gate', 'China Painting', 'Engraving on Wood', 'Clerks and Book-Keepers' and 'Commercial School for Girls, | 41, Regent Square'.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Speeches of The Right Hon. Russell Gurney, [...] George Jessel, [...] G. Shaw Lefevre, Esq., [...] Sir Francis Goldsmid, [...] and the Solicitor-General, in the Debate on [...] the Married Women's Property Bill.

Author: 
[Russell Gurney; George Jessel; G. Shaw Lefevre; Sir Francis Goldsmid; Sir John Duke Coleridge] [Married Women's Property Bill, 1869; Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer; women's suffrage]
Publication details: 
[The Committee in support of the Married Women's Property Bill.] Manchester: A. Ireland and Co., Pall Mall. 1869.
£180.00

The full title reads: 'Speeches of The Right Hon. Russell Gurney, M.P., George Jessel, Esq., M.P., G. Shaw Lefevre, Esq., M.P., Sir Francis Goldsmid, Bart., M.P., and the Solicitor-General, in the Debate on the Second Reading of the Married Women's Property Bill, in the House of Commons, Wednesday, April 14th, 1869. Printed, by permission, for the Committee in support of the Married Women's Property Bill.' 24pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Three copies on COPAC.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] The Debate in the House of Commons on the Women's Disabilities Bill, on May 3rd, 1871.

Author: 
[National Society for Women's Suffrage; Jacob Bright; Beresford Hope; Lyon Playfair; Lord John Manners; Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer; Female emancipation; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
Printed for the National Society for Women's Suffrage, and published by Messrs. Trübner and Co., Paternoster Row, London. 1871. [A. Ireland & Co., Printers, Pall Mall, Manchester.]
£180.00

43pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Includes speeches by Jacob Bright, Eastwick, Bouverie, Scourfield, Lord John Manners, Beresford Hope, Lyon Playfair, James, W. Hunt, The only copy traced (other than surrogates) at the University of London. No other copy currently on the market.

Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Proof Copy of Tenth Annual Report of the Married Women's Property Committee, presented at the Annual Meeting, February 4th, 1880.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Committee] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Married Women's Property Committee.] ['A. Ireland & Co., Printers, Pall Mall, Manchester.'] [1880.]
£250.00

[1] + 16pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. No copy of this proof on either COPAC or OCLC WorldCat. Three copies of the report on OCLC WorldCat, and none on COPAC or at the British Library.

[Female suffrage; printed handill.] Married Women's Property Act (1870) Amendment Bill. Explanatory Statement.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Committee] [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer] [Elizabeth Clarke Wolstenholme Elmy (1833-1918)] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Married Women's Property Committee.] 'A. Ireland and Co., Printers, Pall Mall, Manchester.' Undated [1874 or later].
£100.00

2pp., 8vo. Handbill with drophead title, and the first page headed: 'Copies of this Leaflet, price 8d. per 100 post free, and of all other papers issued by the Committee, may be had from the Secretary, Mrs. WOLSTENHOLME ELMY, Congleton, Cheshire.' In good condition, lightly-aged, disbound. No copy on COPAC or at the British Library. One copy on OCLC Worldcat.

[Female suffrage; printed handbill.] Married Women's Property. Mr. Hibbert and the Married Women's Property Acts. (From the OLDHAM CHRONICLE, July 26th, 1879.)

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Committee] [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer?] [Sir John Tomlinson Hibbert (1824-1908); Oldham Chronicle; women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Married Women's Property Committee.] No printer [but probably Alexander Ireland & Co., Manchester.] Undated [1879].
£90.00

2pp., 8vo. Handbill with drophead title. In good condition, lightly-aged, disbound. No copy found on either COPAC or OCLC Worldcat.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Session of 1881. Married Women's Property Committee.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Committee] [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer?] [Elizabeth Clarke Wolstenholme Elmy (1833-1918)] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Married Women's Property Committee.] No printer [but probably by A. Ireland & Co., Manchester]. [1881.]
£120.00

3pp., 8vo. Drophead title, followed by a list in two columns of names of 28 members of the Committee, including 'DR. PANKHURST' and 'MRS. PANKHURST', below which are names and addresses of treasurer and secretary. Text begins: 'Mr. J. HINDE PALMER, M.P., Q.C., will, immediately upon the meeting of Parliament on the 6th of January, re-introduce the Married Women's Property Acts Consolidation Bill, [...]'. The third page is headed 'WANTED, THREE HUNDRED POUNDS' and dated 'January, 1881.' Regarding an offer of £50 by 'Mr. R. B.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Married Women's Property Bill. Members Who Voted in support of Mr. HINDE PALMER, Wednesday, 19th February, 1873.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Bill, 1873; John Hinde Palmer] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
'Frederick Bell and Co., Steam Printers, King's Road, Chelsea.' Dated on p.4: 'January, 1874.'
£100.00

4pp., 8vo. Bifolium with drophead title. In good condition, lightly-aged, disbound. No copy traced on either COPAC or WorldCat. No copy currently on market.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Married Women's Property Committee. Report of the Proceedings at the General Meeting, held at the Rooms of the Social Science Association, 1, Adam Street, Adelphi, London, On the 28th July, 1876.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Committee; the Social Science Association; Jacob Bright; Peter A. Taylor; John Hinde Palmer; H. N. Mozley; Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer; women's suffrage]
Publication details: 
[Married Women's Property Committee.] Manchester: Alex. Ireland and Co., Printers, Pall Mall. 1876.
£180.00

15 + [1]pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Includes speeches by Jacob Bright, Peter A. Taylor, Mr Arnold, John Hinde Palmer, H. N. Mozley, Miss Downing, Mrs A. Arnold, Mrs Venturi. No copy found on either COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] The Lords and the Married Women's Property Bill. Four Articles from "The Times," "Economist," "Spectator," and "Manchester Examiner & Times." June, 1870.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Bill, 1870] [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer] [female suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
Manchester: A. Ireland & Co., Printers, Pall Mall. [1870.]
£120.00

16pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. The only copy traced, either on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat, at the London School of Economics.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Debate in the House of Commons on the Second Reading of the Married Women's Property Act (1870) Amendment Bill. Introduced by Mr. HINDE PALMER, on Wednesday, February 19th, 1873.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Act, 1873; Elizabeth C. Wolstenholme; J. G. Shaw Lefevre; John Hinde Palmer; Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer]
Publication details: 
Manchester: Alexander Ireland & Co., Printers. 1873. [At foot of last page: 'Copies of this pamphlet may be had from Miss WOLSTENHOLME, 63, Finborough Road, London, S.W.']
£120.00

22pp., 8vo. Disbound, and with title-leaf loose, otherwise in good condition, lightly-aged. J. G. Shaw Lefevre, as well as Gregory, Lopez, O. Morgan, Staveley Hill, W. Fowler, W. S. J. Wheelhouse, P. H. Muntz, H. C. Raikes, and the Attorney General. Three copies on COPAC, and three on OCLC WorldCat. No copy currently on the market.

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