The History of Women, from the Earliest Antiquity, to the Present Time; Giving Some Account of almost every interesting Particular concerning that Sex, among all Nations, ancient and modern. William Alexander.
The History of Women, from the Earliest Antiquity, to the Present Time; Giving Some Account of almost every interesting Particular concerning that Sex, among all Nations, ancient and modern

The History of Women, from the Earliest Antiquity, to the Present Time; Giving Some Account of almost every interesting Particular concerning that Sex, among all Nations, ancient and modern

London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1779. First Edition. Hardcover. 2 volumes in 1: [8], 368, [14] p.; [4], 344, [16] p.; 29 cm. Signatures: A-3C4 (-3C4) pi2 B-2Y4 (4to). Dark brown cloth spine and corners (20th-century?) with printed paper spine label; marbled paper (19th-century?) over boards. Matching marbled endpapers. Errata on terminal page of each volume, following index. Occasional notations in a 19th-century? hand in the margins, sometimes with corrections in the text; an extensive commentary written in the margin of the section on marriage ceremonies among the Romans. In Very Good Condition: boards are moderately rubbed with loss of marbled paper at edges; old archival repair of tear along gutter of final 3 leaves of vol. 1 and first leaf of vol. 2 (not touching text), and of tear from fore-edge of v. 2 pp. 51-52, without loss of text; upper margin of v. 2 pp. 119-142 darkened; similar at head of gutter on v. 2 pp. 221-243; old stain on v. 2 p. 317 (text remains legible); old dampstain along upper edge and fore-edge of v. 2 pp. 337-344; tear from upper edge of last leaf of v. 2 index and following blank leaf, with old tape repair (no loss of text); otherwise only very occasional soiling in margins and minimal foxing. Very Good. Item #002209

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