Image Not Available

Sex In Education; or, A Fair Chance for the Girls

Clarke, Edward H.

Published by James R. Osgood, Boston, 1873
Condition: Very Good Plus Hardcover
From Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABAA, ILAB) (Bordentown, NJ, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since December 12, 2003

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 350.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

First edition. Green cloth with spine lettering gilt; 181 pps. The scarce first edition of this controversial work concerning the effects of higher education on women. The sub-title is somewhat misleading as the author argues that an advanced education is a detriment to women, adversely affecting their societal role and status as well as their reproductive abilities. One of the pieces of Victorian reasoning put forth is that young girls' systems are unable to handle the simultaneous growth of thier ovaries and their brains. He states in one example, "They (the women in question) graduated from school or college excellent scholars, but with undeveloped ovaries. Later they were married, and were sterile." A tight copy with gilt spine lettering still bright; very slight rubbing to the extremities and a bit of minor spotting to the front cloth. Bookseller Inventory # D8572

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Sex In Education; or, A Fair Chance for the ...

Publisher: James R. Osgood, Boston

Publication Date: 1873

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good Plus

Edition: First

Store Description

Over 25,000 books in all areas. When in the cental New Jersey area, please visit our shop. Hours Wed.-Sun. 11-5. Easily accessible from New York City and Philadelphia, just off NJ Turnpike Exit 7. Visit historic Bordentown City, founded in 1682 and an important location during the American Revolution. (Visit

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Payment methods: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover by phone or email; checks,
money orders (U.S. only; no international checks or money orders accepted). DUE TO THEIR BUSINESS PRACTICES, WE DO NOT ACCEPT PAY PAL UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
Books shipped world wide. Domestic U.S. shipping $3.99 for the first book, $1.50
each additional. Fellow booksellers may inquire about reciprocal discount policy
but MUST have a valid re-seller ID #. ***PLEASE NOTE WELL***On all uninsured
parcels, our ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express