Motherhood Women's Studies in America 1842-66 lot x 3 books Marriage sexualityBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Group of three mid 19th century American books relating to women's studies. Includes extensive commentary about topics such as marital advice (written by a man), parenting, sexuality, feminine qualities and virtues, domestic education of children, etc.
Book titles are:
Marriage and Parentage: or, The Reproductive Element in Man, as a Means to His Elevation and Happiness, by Henry C. Wright.
1866, Boston, Bela Marsh. Publishers cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered, engraved frontis, wood cut illustrations. Sound & tight, typical toning to paper.
Letters to Mothers, by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney.
1842, New York, Harper & Brothers. Early publishers plain cloth, spine uniformly sunned, gilt tile and ornaments. tight & sound, scattered foxing.
Characteristics of Women, Moral, Poetical, and Historical, by Mrs. Jameson.
1864, Boston, Ticknor and Fields. Civil War year imprint. Period full leather, gilt spine with ornaments and lettering, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, engraved frontis. Lovely book, clean & tight, light age wear.
Smallest book measures: 5 3/4" H X 3 7/8" W.
Largest book measures: 7 3/4" H X 5 1/4" W.
Set along shelf measures: 3".