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A Vindication of the Rights of Women

by Mary Wollstonecraft

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Easton Press, 1992-01-01. Leather Bound. Very Good. Easton Press, 1992; no additional printings indicated; Easton Press Collector's Edition, bound in red bonded leather, raised bands, gilt titling/decoration and page edges, silk page marker. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text also very good; gilt titling/decoration and page block edges in VG+ condition. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Mary Wollstonecraft (1759 - 1797), born near London, supported herself in her early years as a governess and as a school teacher. The political upheaval in France fired her interest, and she watched closely the events of the Revolution. Her first pamphlet, A Vindication of the Rights of Men (meaning all humanity), published in 1790, served as a spirited rebuttal to Edmund Burke's argument, in his newly published Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790). In that work Burke defended the hereditary principle of succession, the alliance between church and state, and rule by men "of permanent property." In 1792, Wollstonecraft published the highly influential A Vindication of the Rights of Women, advocating equality of the sexes. Her other published works include the novel Mary (1788) and Historical and Moral View of the Origin and Progress of the French Revolution (1794). In 1796, she married the English philosopher and dissenting minister William Godwin. Tragically, she died the next year after giving birth to her daughter, Mary Godwin (who would later become the wife of poet Percy Bysshe Shelley).

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Bookseller
The Book House in Dinkytown US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
277898
Title
A Vindication of the Rights of Women
Author
Mary Wollstonecraft
Format/binding
Leather Bound
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Easton Press
Date published
1992-01-01

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