World-famous women. Types of female heroism, beauty, and influence, from the earliest ages to the present time


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[Title continues:] "Illustrated with fourteen steel-plate engravings, by Edwards, Hall, McGoffin, Hollyer, Mote, Rogers, and Jackman, from original designs by Champagne, Wanderforde, and Staal." Philadelphia: P. W. Ziegler & Co., 1881. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4". xii, 15-458pp. Frontispiece portrait, 13 plates (all with tissue guards). Original gilt decorated cloth, a.e.g., backstrip faded. Very good copy. Collated and complete. Including Nell Gwynn, Mary Wortley Montague, Anne Hasseltine Judson (wife of Adoniram Judson and missionary in Burma), and Charlotte Bronte. Stamp of the Beth-el Academy and Home for Girls, Los Angeles, on two preliminary leaves. Dr. Joseph P. Widney's copy, with his pencilled signature on front paste-down and a pencilled gift inscription to him on preliminary blank. Widney was the first dean of the University of Southern California medical school and the second president of the university. Bookseller Inventory # 002236

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