Jun 02, 2022 - Sale 2607

Sale 2607 - Lot 82

Price Realized: $ 188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Irish & British Imprints Related to Women.
Three Titles in Four Volumes, 1773-1800.


1) Hester Chapone's (1727-1801) Letters on the Improvement of the Mind Addressed to a Young Lady, Dublin for Exshaw et al., 1773, 12mo, two volumes in one, contemporary half leather with marbled paper boards, ESTC T05971 (no U.S. copies);

2) Hannah More's (1745-1833) Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education, Dublin: by William Porter for Pat. Wogan, 12mo, 1800, stipple-engraved author portrait frontispiece, half-title present, later half buckram, ESTC T155773; and

3) William Alexander's (d. 1783) The History of Women, London: Printed for Strahan & Cadell, 1779, first edition, two large quarto volumes, untrimmed, both copies with deckle edges throughout; bound in uniform half cloth, ESTC T36567. (4)