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Female Biography; or, Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women, of All Ages and countries, Alphabetically Arranged, Volumes I-III

by Mary Hays

Condition: Collectible - Good


Birch and Small. Collectible - Good. Octavo. Hardcover. First American Edition. 1807. Ex-Library with the usual treatments. All three volumes are uniformly rebound in brown cloth with faux-leather patterning and gilt lettering. Hinges and textblocks are sturdy. Pages are toned with age, show mild foxing. Dampstaining on the preliminary pages of Vol. 3. All title pages bear a perforated library stamp; title page of Vol. 3 has a closed tear. Follows the 1803 First English edition[Sabin 31061] Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
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