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RECOLLECTIONS OF A SOUTHERN MATRON

By: Packard, Mrs. Clarissa ; [Caroline Howard Gilman]

Price: $74.95

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42300

Condition: Very Good


viii, 9-272, 16 (ads) pages; Contents clean and tight in modern black cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Former owner's name on title page (after new endpapers) -- "Catharine ?? from Cousin Joe". Scattered foxing. Sixteen page publisher's catalogue at rear. Caroline Howard Gilman (pen name, Mrs. Clarissa Packard; 1794–1888) was a nineteenth century American author. Her writing career spanned 70 years and include poems, novels, and essays. Cindy A. Stiles asserts that Gilman is best understood as a “gentle reformer” and “early feminist” rather than a “sentiment... View more info

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RECOLLECTIONS OF A SOUTHERN MATRON

By: Packard, Mrs. Clarissa ; [Caroline Howard Gilman]

Price: $74.95

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42299

Condition: Very Good


viii, 9-272 pages; Contents clean and tight in modern burgundy cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Former owner's name on first blank (after new endpapers) -- "A Huidekoper 1884". Scattered foxing. Caroline Howard Gilman (pen name, Mrs. Clarissa Packard; 1794–1888) was a nineteenth century American author. Her writing career spanned 70 years and include poems, novels, and essays. Cindy A. Stiles asserts that Gilman is best understood as a “gentle reformer” and “early feminist” rather than a “sentimental moralist” (Stiles, The History of Southern Women’s Lite... View more info

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RECOLLECTIONS OF A HOUSEKEEPER

By: Packard, Mrs. Clarissa ; [Caroline Howard Gilman]

Price: $394.95

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1834

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 42276

Condition: Very Good


(5), 6-155, (1), 26 (ads) pages; Contents clean and tight in original tan cloth binding with gilt lettering in a decorative border on front cover. Original owner's name on first blank (after pale yellow endpapers) -- "Lydia Smith / Feb 26, 1834"; small indentation and stain (1/4") at top edge of rear board. The scarce first book edition. OCLC 2849465 Caroline Howard Gilman (pen name, Mrs. Clarissa Packard; 1794–1888) was a nineteenth century American author. Her writing career spanned 70 years and include poems, novels, and essays. Cindy A. Stiles asserts that Gilman is best ... View more info