New York: James Miller, 1870. Full calf. 2 volumes in 1. 12mo (7.4 in, 18.8 cm).  [ii], [1-4] 5-139 ; [3-433   pp.; frontis, ports. N.d.; ©1870; circa 1870.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1801-61) authored works to challenge the female stereotype. "Political and didactic, these works emphasized the right of a woman to speak and to act, in world affairs as in her private existence." Her moving poem "The Cry of the Children" published in Blackwood's Magazine in 1843 generated public support for child labor reforms. Friends with women writers including M. R. Mitford, Matilda Hays, and Eliza Ogilvy, Browning's admirers included Emily Dickinson, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf.
OCLC 903006978. Blain, Feminist Companion. bl uk/collection-items. Full calf with covers framed in triple blind fillet, spine with gilt title in compartment. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins. Marbled endpapers. Extremities chafed, gilt spine title fading, 2 small plant fragments with offset, 2 flower clusters and 3 clovers with trace offset, title page with small chip, 3 corners lacking without affecting text p.339-344, pages faintly toned. Tight and clean collection with memoir. Very good. Item #1090
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