Rights of Women ... Proposal of Thomas and Andrews [of Boston] for Printing by Subscription ...

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Rights of Women ... Proposal of Thomas and Andrews [of Boston] for Printing by Subscription ...

within p. [4] of The Salem Gazette, Volume VI, Number 315,

Description: pp. 4, a bifolium, a little bit browned, frayed at edges, &c, but perfectly handleable, unbound, signature to upper fore-margin of first page of Rev. John Cleaveland

Publication Details: Salesm, Mass: Thomas Cushing, October 23, 1792

Notes: An advertisement, 5½ column inches. 'Should a respectable list of Subscribers be speedily be obtained, the work will be ready for delivery in about six weeks.' Evidently it was, as the work duly appeared before the end of the year, which had scarcely six weeks to run (Windle A5d), pipped at the post by Philadelphia (Windle A5c): all this in the same year as the first and second English editions. 'This work has, from the novelty of the subject, the acuteness and honest freedom with which it is written, and the elegance of the style, had a rapid sale in England; and the publishers of this first...more

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Price: £400

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1792

Stock Number: 64434

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