Eminent Women of the Age 1868 illustrated biographies powerful & important womenBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Famous Women, European & American History).
Eminent Women of the Age; Being Narratives of the Lives and Deeds of the Most Prominent Women of the Present Generation, by James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, James M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, etc.
Published 1868, Hartford, S. M. Betts & Co.
628 pages. Text in English. With 14 steel engraved portraits protected by original tissue guards. Portraits of: Rosa Bonheur, Florence Nightingale, Lydia H. Sigourney, Eugenie, Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Mrs. Emma Willard, Mrs. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Victoria, Queen of England, Adelaide Ristori, Anna E. Dickinson, C. S. Lozier, MD. and Harriet G. Hosmer.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt spine decorations & lettering, embossed ruled covers. Text block clean, tight, sound, frontis portrait loose. Interior contents mostly clean and bright, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9" H x 6 1/4" W.