Hartford, CT: L. Stebbins, 1869. First edition. Hardcover. An early anti woman suffrage work, warning America of the dangers to the nation posed by female voting and female employment.
Containing a Sketch of Her Condition in All Ages and Countries, From Her Creation and Fall in Eden To The Present Time: Her Present Legal Status in England, France, and the United States: Her Relations to Man, Physiological, Social, Moral, and Intellectual: Her Ability to Fill the Enlarged Sphere of Duties and Privileges Claimed for Her: Her True Position in Education, Professional Life, Employments, and Wages, Considered. WOMAN SUFFRAGE, Its Folly and Inexpediency, and the Injury and Deterioration Which It Could Cause in Her Character, Shown and the Best Means for Her Real Advancement and Elevation Demonstrated... Illustrated.-- Sold By Agents Only."
8vo, 447 pp, frontispiece, b&w illus throughout. Gilt stamped cloth. Spine is slightly faded as is common with purple cloth; text clean and bright. OCLC: 228771310 locates only 2 copies, at the Huntington Library and Queens Ontario University Library. Good + condition. Item #11268