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Cruelty and Companionship: Conflict in Nineteenth-Century Married Life by  A. James Hammerton - Signed First Edition - 1992 - from Black Sheep Books and Biblio.com

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Cruelty and Companionship: Conflict in Nineteenth-Century Married Life

by Hammerton, A. James

Condition: Very Good-/Very Good-


London: Routledge, 1992 "This original, imaginative and important book brings together concerns about gender, the family, and wider currents in British social, cultural and even political experience in the second half of the nineteenth century." Black cloth with silver titling on spine, decorated grey end papers, inscribed by author on title page, 236 pages. A letter from the author to the previous owner, as well as a personal invitation to the book launch, are tucked into book as well. There is a very pale, small mark on leading text block edge. Dust jacket has minor edge and shelf wear. This is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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