Women in 19th century America 8 old books advice female authors cultureBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Women in American society & culture. Collection of eight (8) 19th century antiquarian books.
The Girl's Book, by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney.
1849, New York, Robert Carter & Brothers. Beautiful decorated cloth, gilt spine.
Tales in Verse, by Mary Howitt.
1839, Boston, Week, Jordan & Company. Early publishers patterned purple cloth, gilt title.
Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, Part Second, by Louisa M. Alcott.
1876, Boston, Roberts Brothers. Well worn condition.
The Mother at Home; or the Principles of Maternal Duty, by John S. C. Abbott.
1833, Boston, Crocker and Brewster. Beautiful period full morocco leather binding, spine gilt lettered & ornamented compartments, covers outline decorated, early owners name in gilt to front board.
Modern Women and What is Said of Them.
1868, New York, J. S. Redfield.
Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of Mrs. Hannah More, In Two Volumes, Vols. 1 & 2, by William Roberts, Esq. 1839, New York, Harper & Brothers. Early publishers plain cloth.
Woman: in All Ages and in All Countries, Volume Seven, Women of Modern France, by Hugo P. Thieme, Ph.D.
1907, Philadelphia, George Barrie & Sons. Well illustrated, nice decorative leather binding, marbled boards & endpapers, all edge gilt.
All appear complete and entirely acceptable examples, a nice lot.
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Smallest book measures: 6 1/4" H X 4 1/4" W.
Largest book measures: 8 5/8" H X 5 3/4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 8 1/2".