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The sphere and duties of woman. A course of lectures.

Burnap, George Washington.

Published by J. Murphy; Pittsburgh: G. Quigley, Baltimore, 1848
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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Second edition, corrected and enlarged of this group of ten lectures on various subjects of interest to women, usually with a Christian sentiment overlay: marriage, development of intellect, literature, rights, health, education, and more. Binding: Blue publisher's cloth, spine richly and ornately gilt with lettering and foliate design of a woman on a pedestal, covers with blind decorative panels, gilt woman on front. Provenance: Ex?social club library (i.e., German Society in Philadelphia): 19th-century bookplate, call number on endpaper, embossed stamp on title-page, other ownership signature covered by black paper. 12mo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). Engr. frontis., 326, [10] pp. Bound as above, worn at corners and spine with some loss of cloth. Text block slightly skewed with moderate age-toning and frequent spotting; four leaves stained. Two gatherings loosely attached, others okay. A well-used copy of a fascinating take on 19th-century womanhood in America. Bookseller Inventory # 35946

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Title: The sphere and duties of woman. A course of ...

Publisher: J. Murphy; Pittsburgh: G. Quigley, Baltimore

Publication Date: 1848

Binding: Hardcover

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