First Edition, First Printing 1871. -- Dedicated to: Walker's parents, and the Practical Dress Reformers, and "My Professional Sisters", and "that Great Sisterhood" with the hope that it will "increase your self-respect and self-reliance." -- Chapters include: tobacco, woman's franchise, divorce, labor, religion, etc. and reflect Walker's strong advocacy. In addition to working as a practicing physician and activist, she established [briefly] a women's colony called Adamless Eden [New Century Cyclopedia]. Her papers are at Syracuse University. -- Hardcover, with ownership dated June 71; nice frontispiece portrait of the author in a pants-suit (plate is damp-stained). Condition: good only (cover has fade, scuff, stain and short tear; endsheets and outer margins stained). The pages are generally bright and clean otherwise. Six pages of advertisements at rear. Bookseller Inventory #
Publisher: New York, American News Company.
Publication Date: 1871
Book Description Humanity Books, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1591020980