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THE MARTHAS (THE LADY'S CLOSET LIBRARY); OR, THE VARIETIES OF FEMALE PIETY

By: PHILIP, ROBERT

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1836

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2547

Condition: Very Good


12mo (4 1/4” x 6 3/4”). pp. 251. Unsigned binding in smooth floral ribbon-embossed cloth; yellow eps. Part of a series of a series of religious manuals that were quite popular in both Britain and America. The Marthas was the second of four works by Philip on female virtue, that were collectively known as The Ladies' Closet Library. A very good copy with scattered foxing throughout that is heavier near the prelims. Slight fading to the spine cloth that does not affect the gilt stamped titles; a 3/8” line of offsetting to the top edge of the front board; contempor... View more info

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TRIUMPHS OF TEMPER A POEM

By: [Early American Imprints; Women's Studies; Anderson, Alexander (illustrations)]; Hayley, William

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, T. B. Jansen: 1806

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1283

Condition: good


12mo (4¼" x 6¾"). pp.162. First American editon with Alexander Anderson engravings. Early American tree calf binding with black morocco spine label and gilt decorations on spine. Includes full page wood engraved frontis. and 4 additional full page wood engraved illustrations by Alexander Anderson (1775–1870), considered the father of wood engraving in America, and often called "The American Bewick". Beautiful and evocative illustrations after wood engravings by Anderson, who was the first skilled relief engraver in America, and the first to engrave on end-grain boxwood, forging a path in ... View more info