New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. Octavo. Original publisher's full green blindstamped cloth boards. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), -24 pp. (preface and contents), -354 pp., 355-369 (note and glossery), [xiii] (index) pp.
With wood-engraved illustrations.
Binding slightly worn and faded. Light foxing.
Beecher was an important educator and reformer. The present work discusses the duties and responsibilities of women in mid-19th century America, in addition to addressing the wider issue of women's place in society.
An interesting contemporary study. Item #25346
Price: $225.00 other currencies