Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1882.
Hardcover. 7 7/8" X 5 3/8". xiii, 409pp, plus 16pp ads. Brown cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Heavy edgewear to binding, with corners bumped and rubbed to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine, and mild scattered rubbing. Dark brown topstain. Front hinge cracked and poorly reinforced with paper, with tears to front free endpaper also repaired with additional pasted paper. Bookplate of Lt. Colonel V. S. M. de Guinzbourg (Victor de Guinzbourg, author of Wit and Wisdom of the United Nations) to front pastedown. Tear to flyleaf. Pages are clean and unmarked. A collection of quotes on the subject of woman, from authors such as Dickens, Shakespeare, George Elliot, Mary Wollstonecraft, Balzac, Emerson, and many others. Fair. Item #1980