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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, Or Republic of America: Exhibited in Connexion With Its Chronology and Progressive Geography by Means of a Series of Maps... Designed for Schools and Private Libraries [With] THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE [and] THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION [and] THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES [and] WASHINGTON'S FAREWELL ADDRESS

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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, Or Republic of America: Exhibited in Connexion With Its Chronology and Progressive Geography by Means of a Series of Maps... Designed for Schools and Private Libraries [With] THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE [and] THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION [and] THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES [and] WASHINGTON'S FAREWELL ADDRESS

by Willard Emma

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New York: White, Gallaher, & White, 1829. Second edition, revised and corrected. Tall 8vo, bound in full contemporary calf, the spine with double-ruled gilt lines separating the compartments and a single red morocco label gilt lettered and trimmed in gilt. xi, 424, xliv pp. Lacking front blanks and one leaf [iii,iv] of the Appendix. A well preserved copy of a scarce early American history, the binding with some age evidence and light rubbing, but still strong, the textblock with some very minor occasional spotting, some mild toning or mellowing all as is typical of American books of the period. A SCARCE EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY BY A PIONEER OF WOMEN'S EDUCATION. Emma Willard founded the first school for women's higher education in America--the Troy Female Seminary in Troy, New York which was renamed the Emma Willard School in 1895 and is still operating as an independent university-preparatory day and boarding school for young women. With the success of her school, and with income from the textbooks she authored, Willard was able to travel across the country promoting education for women. She specifically promoted the teaching of subjects that had long been excluded in women's education: mathematics, philosophy, geography, history, and science. Willard's history and geography texts included women as well as men and emphasized the status of women as the primary determinant in whether a society could be described as civilized.

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calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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