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445pp.Brown embossed cloth with gilt decoration.Some marking to boards. Hinges a little weak.
The Co-operative Wholesale Society Limited, 1909, Decorative Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28831
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Hufton, Olwen
This book brings together a mass of detailed and dispersed material on women in early modern Europe, as well as giving readers a new interpretation of the considerable study of women which has emerged over the list two decades. The author's range is ambitious and, unlike previous works in the field which isolate particular aspects of the lives of women or of the versions of woman, she considers the situation of all kinds of women, all aspects of their lives, across the whole of Western Europe, particularly England and France, and over three centuries. The book's approach is thematic with chapters on female rites of passage - girlhood marriage, married life as well as norms, sexuality, witches and saints. 654pp. N.B. Reading crease to spine. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
HarperCollins, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0002551209
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Inventory #27155
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Cook, Judith
This biography tells the story of a woman who lived totally outside the conventions of her time, Mary Bryant, a Cornish fisherman's daughter turned highway robber. Sentenced to hang in 1786, she was instead transported to Australia, from where she made a daring escape, only to be recaptured and brought back to London chained to the ship's deck in an open cage. Imprisoned in Newgate, and again threatened with death, her cause was championed by James Boswell, who was so taken by her that he defended her at her trial, winning her first a reprieve and then a full pardon. May Bryant's life reads like romantic fiction, yet this quietly spoken woman from a respectable home, who was not considered conventionally attractive, lived more dangerously than any fictitious heroine. Judith Cook has pieced together her life from various sources, including Boswell's diaries and archive material in Australia, Holland and the United States.256pp.
Macmillan, 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0333574389
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Inventory #26831
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Battiscombe,Georgina
320pp.
Constable, 1978, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Fine/Price Clipped. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0094612005
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Inventory #8785
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Reilly, Kevin
VOLUME 2 ONLY. 444pp.
Harper & Row, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0060453478
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Inventory #27758
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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