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First Edition. A well-known example of the popular 18th century British genre of collective biographies of women, with more than a hundred short entries on women dating back to ancient times. The subjects include Cleopatra; Sappho; the poet Anne Killigrew, described as "a great genius"; the painter and calligrapher Esther.....
First Edition. 328 pages. Contributions to the Study of Mass Media and Communications, Number 13. Global Perspectives in History and Politics. First edition (first printing). A fine hardcover copy; no jacket, as issued. Inscribed to a fellow historian, "For Pete Stansky, with appreciation for your help. Joel Wiener."
First American Edition. 144 pages. A collection of sonnets first published in 1609 by a woman who may have been Shakespeare's mistress. Introduction by A. L. Rowse. The American edition, using English sheets. First American edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket that is slightly faded.....