Boston: Tickner and Fields, 1863. Third edition. Hardcover. Octavo, original brown cloth stamped in blind, titled and decorated gilt on spine panel. Page edges dyed red, brown coated endpapers, title page printed in black & red. 461 pp + 16 pp publisher's catalogue, dated October, 1862, bound in at rear. Lovely fresh copy, nearly fine, certainly bright and very pleasing. ¶ The author's first book, a collection of essays which argues that women should consider careers outside of the domestic realm, particularly writing. The last chapter, "Lights among the Shadows of Our Civil War" concerns the American Civil War (1861-1865) and is almost 100 pages long. Near Fine. Item #303236

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