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Four lives in science: women's education in the nineteenth century.

By: ARNOLD, Lois Barber.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York:, Schocken Books, (1984).: 1984

Seller ID: BL1337

ISBN: 0805238654


8vo. xii, 179 pp. Brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0805238654 Dust jacket present. View more info

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Letters on the Improvement of the Mind. Letters on the Improvement of the Mind, Addressed to a Lady.

By: CHAPONE, Mrs. Hester (1727-1801).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Benjamin Warner, 1818.: 1818

Seller ID: BL4639


16mo. [4 ½ inches]. iv, (5)-182, [2] pp. Original full calf; black gilt-stamped leather spine label; title has a band of cloth tape affixed to the gutter, upper cover off. As is. Rare issue. The first edition was issued in 1773 and became a very popular work, often reprinted. "Elizabeth Gaskell, the 19th-century novelist, refers to Chapone as an epistolatory model, bracketing her in Cranford with Elizabeth Carter, a much better educated Bluestocking. The book is also mentioned in Anne Brontë's novel Agnes Grey through one of the characters, and it had an influence on Samuel Richards... View more info

Women's science: learning and succeeding from the margins.

By: EISENHART, Margaret A., & Elizabeth FINKEL.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Chicago & London:, University of Chicago Press, (1998).: 1998

Seller ID: BL1364

ISBN: 0226195457


8vo. xvii, 272 pp. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0226195457 View more info

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The Miscellaneous Writings of Ruby Foster who died in Andover, Mass., August 5th, 1812, in the 21st year of her age: selected from her diary, other private papers, and letters to her friends.

By: FOSTER, Ruby (1791-1812).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Boston:, Printed by Samuel T. Armstrong and sold by him, 1813.: 1813

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL4646


12mo. 72 pp. Original full plain calf, gilt spine bands, black leather gilt-stamped title label; upper joint cracked (reinforced with kozo), title stained. The present copy is inscribed "Isaac Foster's Book." [A relative of Ruby?]. Generally very good. Scarce. First edition. Includes: "A brief memoir of Ruby Foster by Sally Foster." (pp. [5]-12). Peter Eaton supplied a preface. First Edition. View more info

Women of science: righting the record.

By: KASS-SIMON, G. & Patricia FARNES (eds.).

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Bloomington:, Indiana University Press, (1993).: 1993

Seller ID: BL1391


8vo. xvi, 398 pp. Black cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Burndy bookplate. Fine. View more info

Uneasy careers and intimate lives: women in science, 1789-1979.

By: OUTRAM, Dorinda; ABIR-AM, Pnina G. (eds.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Brunswick:, Rutgers University Press, (1987).: 1987

Seller ID: BL1408

ISBN: 0813512557


8vo. xii, 365 pp. Brick cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0813512557 Dust jacket present. View more info

Das weib in der natur- un Volkerkunde. Anthroplogische studien . . ..

By: PLOSS, Hermann Heinrich, (1819-1885).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Th. Grieben, 1887.: 1887

Seller ID: S0482


Two volumes. 8vo. xx, 567; viii, 719 pp. Frontis. port. of Ploss, 7 lithographic plates, 107 text figs., ads; paper brittle, some margins affected. Modern quarter green cloth with spine labels taken from the original cloth spine, original dark green marbled paper over boards; extremities a bit worn, new endleaves. Ownership rubber stamps of Franklin P. Wall. Very good. SCARCE. SECOND EDITION. Ploss's most popular work, it was also one of the most read books in Germany - it went through six editions through 1899. "A vast amount of data concerning every aspect of woman is collected into the... View more info