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Lives of celebrated women.

by Goodrich, S. G. [ Samuel Griswold ]

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Boston: Higgins and Bradley, 1857. Hardcover. G+. Later printing (20th thousand), 16mo, red blind-stamped publisher's cloth / gilt titles and decoration on spine, 352 pp, b&w engravings. Condition is GOOD+ / no jacket (as issued): rubbing to board edges and sm. tears to spine head and tail, front hinge exposed but still tight, internally pages are very white and clean, excepting very lt.scattered foxing, owner name on 3rd blank page. Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1793-1860) was the author of the Peter Parley books. This book is a collection of biographies about the following women: Lucretia and Margaret Davidson; Mrs. Adams; Mrs. Washington; Madame de Stael; Lady hester Stanhope; Hannah More; Mrs. Barbauld; Madame de Genlis; Josephine; Marie Antoinette; Madame Roland; Madame de Sevigne; Mary Queen of Scots; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Isabella of Spain; and Joan of Arc.

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Title
Lives of celebrated women.
Author
Goodrich, S. G. [ Samuel Griswold ]
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - G+
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
Boston: Higgins and Bradley
Date Published
1857
Keywords
BIOGRAPHY, HISTORY, WOMEN'S STUDIES
Bookseller catalogs
Biography / Autobiography; Women's Studies;

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Jacket
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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Tail
The heel of the spine.
Edges
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G+
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Gilt
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Good+
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