history of women

from the earlies antiquity, to the present time : giving some account of almost every interesting particular concerning the sex, among all nations, ancient and modern. by Alexander, William

Publisher: Printed for C. Dilly ...; and R. Christopher, Stockton in London

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ContributionsMoseley, W. M. (autograph), Russell, B. H. (autograph)
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