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What Can a Woman Do; or, Her Position in the Business and Literary World., Rayne, Mrs. M. L.

Author Name    Rayne, Mrs. M. L.

Title   What Can a Woman Do; or, Her Position in the Business and Literary World.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Type   Hardcover

Size   8vo - over 7 - 9

Publisher   Petersburgh, NY Eagle Publishing Co 1893

Seller ID   000866

viii, 528, [24] pages, numerous illustrated plates along with in-text illustrations throughout, title page vignette, with exception of title page all text and illustrations are in blue, 24 page illustrated poem at the end of the book: Curfew Must Not Ring To Night, by Rosa Hartwick Thorpe; Full Morocco with banded spine and gilt titles and spine decoration, all edges gilt, floral end papers, boards rubbed with scuffing along extremities, about 1 inch length of leather nibbled away along lower rear fore edge exposing board, cracking along rear joint, tide mark along fore edge of frontis and title pages, binding a little tender at center. Lays out a wide array of ever-expanding opportunities of self-support for women in the late nineteenth century. Only a few decades previous, the opportunities were considered to number at only about seven and related mostly to domestic activities such as keeping boarders, stitching in a bindery, teaching needlework, etc. Martha Louise Rayne (1836-1911) was an early woman journalist, and in 1886 she founded what may have been the first women's journalism school in the United States. Four years later, she became a founding member and first vice president of the Michigan Woman's Press Association.

WORKING WOMEN BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL VICTORIAN JOBS FOR LADIES FEMINISM STUDIES BEEKEEPING LITERATERY OCCUPATIONS

Price = 65.00 USD



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