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La Gallerie Des Femmes Fortes
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La Gallerie Des Femmes Fortes

By Le Moyne Pierre

Leiden: Elsevier, 1660. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Fair Condition. First Elsevier edition, full vellum, inner hinge cracked and text block pulled away from binding, old notes to title and a few spots elsewhere; lacking the frontis and portraits but textually complete. 452pp plus index. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Women & Feminism. Inventory No: 045342.

$200.00

Le Newtonianism Pour les Dames ou Entretiens sur la Lumiere, sur les Couleurs, et sur L'Attraction
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Le Newtonianism Pour les Dames ou Entretiens sur la Lumiere, sur les Couleurs, et sur L'Attraction

By Algarotti, M.; Duperron de Castera, M. (trans.)

Paris: Montalant, 1738. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Volume 1 of 2 in full contemporary calf, worn and dry, hinges cracked but held by cords. Scattered foxing. The first French edition of a very popular and widely translated Italian work on Newton first published in 1737. xlii (i.e. lii), 279pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). One volume of the 2-volume set. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Women & Feminism. Inventory No: 044933.

$200.00

The Female's Encyclopaedia of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge; Comprising Every Branch of Domestic Economy
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The Female's Encyclopaedia of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge; Comprising Every Branch of Domestic Economy

By anon

London: Sears & Co, 1830. First Edition. Hardcover (rebound in cloth). Very Good Condition. M.U. Sears. Rebound in salmon cloth with the chipped lettering piece laid back down. A singularly paternalistic and shotgun approach to the genre - includes recommendations on apparel, the duties of married life, female biography ("or, records of feminine talent, worth, and virtue"), courtship and marriage among the Tartars of the Crimea, arithmetic, contentment, and cookery. 440pp. Scarce. Size: Octavo (8vo). Illustrator: M.U. Sears. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Women & Feminism. Inventory No: 045140.

$300.00