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Portraits of celebrated women

SAINTE-BEUVE, C[harles] A[ugustin]; PRESTON, H[arriet]W[aters], trans

Published by Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1895
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Original green publisher's cloth, light soiling and wear to covers; fly-leaf and title browned, library stamps to front paste-down and free end-paper, library pocket and stamp-sheet to rear end-papers. From the library of Forestville High School, with its bookplate. Third edition in English. A collection of nine essays which look at early letters and achievements of women. "The quiet fairness with which M. Sainte-Beuve estimates feminine effort and achievement in letters, as contrasted alike with the indulgent praise and the considerate blame, which are the best they ordinarily receive, is, to a woman at least, absolutely affecting." Subjects include Madame de Sévigné, Madame de Lafayette, Madame de Stael and Madame de Duras. Bookseller Inventory # 11660

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Title: Portraits of celebrated women

Publisher: Roberts Brothers, Boston

Publication Date: 1895

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