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1903 Woman - Biography, History, Garden of Eden to 20th Century - Vintage, Illustrated

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This antique book has a beautiful, striking, green cloth hardcover with a paste-down illustration of a beautiful woman. Title:

"Woman, Her Position, Influence, and Achievement Throughout the Civilized World - Her Biography, Her History - From the Garden of Eden to the Twentieth Century."

Prepared by carefully selected writers. Designed and arranged by William C. King. Published in 1903 by The King-Richardson Co.

Contains dozens and dozens of mini-biographies of prominent women of pre-Christian fame, women during the first four Christian centuries, women during the Dark Ages, women of medieval times, women of the awakening period, and women of the 19th century.

Some of the women represented: Eve, Miriam, Helen of Troy, Cleopatra, Mary Magdalene, Hypatia, Fatima, Catharine of Sienna, Queen Isabella, Lucrezia Borgia, Anne Boleyn, Pocahontas, Catharine II, Abigail Adams, Marie Antoinette, Sarah Siddons, Jane Austen, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, Jenny Lind, Madame Blavatsky, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Queen Victoria, Florence Nightingale, etc.

Hefty book has a decorated cover and spine with gilt printing, frontispiece, black & white illustrations and plates, index, 668 pages, and measures 6.5 x 9.25 in. Very good condition with light edge wear, ink inscription on front endpaper, and light foxing to some pages. Weighs 3.25 lbs.

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1903 Woman - Biography, History, Garden of Eden to 20th Century - Vintage, Illustrated


  • Vintage item from 1900 - 1909
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