How Women Can Make Money, Married or Single, in all branches of the arts and sciences, professions,... How Women Can Make Money, Married or Single, in all branches of the arts and sciences, professions,... How Women Can Make Money, Married or Single, in all branches of the arts and sciences, professions,... How Women Can Make Money, Married or Single, in all branches of the arts and sciences, professions,...

How Women Can Make Money, Married or Single, in all branches of the arts and sciences, professions, trades, agricultural and mechanical pursuits.

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Published by John E. Potter and Company [c1884], Philadelphia, 1884
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Title: How Women Can Make Money, Married or Single,...

Publisher: John E. Potter and Company [c1884], Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1884

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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No signatures. Rubbing to lower edges of boards, with 3/8" loss of cloth from edge of board at tips of corners. Small 1/8" splits to cloth at head of spine. Joints and hinges intact. A couple of leaves opened roughly, with 3/8" chip to blank margin of one leaf. Minor foxing. ; No date [c1884]. An 1880s reprint of a title that was originally published in 1863 with the title "The employments of women : a cyclopaedia of woman's work". [4] (xi)-xiv (xv-xvi) (1)-500 (xvii)-xxxiii [1] pages + 12 pages publisher's advertisements + 15 full page b&w plates. Maroon cloth boards. Gilt lettering on spine, front board stamped in black, blind-stamping to rear board. Page dimensions: 7 1/4" x 5 7/8" (186 x 124mm). 19th century American feminist writer. The book has a printed dedication "To Worthy and Industrious Women in the United States, striving to earn a livelihood". The book is divided into 533 sections or chapers, mostly describing an individual occupation or type of work. Occupations include: Lawyers; Bank Note Engravers; Bible Readers; Sellers of Snuff, Tobacco, and Cigars; Edge Tools; Ivory Workers; Rope and Twine Makers. Illustrations include The Actress; The Teacher; The Music Teacher; The Bark and Seed Gatherers; The Colporter; Women at Work in the Package Room of the Medical Laboratory of Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co. Bookseller Inventory # 17112

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