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Woman In India by  Mary Frances BILLINGTON - Hardcover - 1895 - from Attic Books and Biblio.com

Woman In India

by BILLINGTON, Mary Frances

Condition: ex library-poor


London: Chapman and Hall, 1895. Cloth. ex library-poor. xxii, 342 p. 24 cm. Frontispiece portrait of the author by Reginald Cleaver. Other illustrations by Herbert Johnson and from original photographs. Blue cloth hardcover with swastika design. Ex library with call number on lower spine, library bookplate on front pastedown, ink notation and stamp on rear of title, labels and envelope on rear endpapers. Tears in spine, wear to edges and corners. Front free endpaper detached, much thumbing, ink marks margins of pp. 28-29. Complete, but not pretty.

Introduction by Marchioness of Dufferein and Ava. Discussion of birth cusoms, women's education, marriage, remarriage and divorce, working life, dress, amusements, criminal acts, death and funeral customs, Anglo-Indian society, etc.

  • Seller: Attic Books CA (CA)
  • Seller Inventory #: 120421
  • Title: Woman In India
  • Author: BILLINGTON, Mary Frances
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - ex library-poor
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Chapman and Hall
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1895
  • Keywords: Women, India, Reginald Cleaver, Herbert Johnson,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Women;


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