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Phelps, Almira H. Lincoln. Lectures to young ladies, comprising outlines and applications of the different branches of female education. For the use of female schools, and private libraries. Delivered to the pupils of Troy Female Seminary. Boston: Carter, Hendee & Co.; & Allen & Ticknor, 1833. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). Engr. frontis., 308 pp. $350.00
First edition of one of the earliest treatises by an American woman educator specifically designed for young women; a very influential work that was reprinted several times.
The engraved frontispiece is of the Troy Female Seminary, a.k.a. The Emma Willard School, the first school of higher education for women. The engraver is not known but the drawing upon which it is based was by "Miss Lee."
American Imprints 20661. Publisher's green cloth, printed paper spine label; cloth bubbling and label a bit rubbed. Frontispiece offset to title-page, text Irregularly foxed and browned; a Very Good copy. (37008) Please RESHELVE This.
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