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Woman in Sacred History: A Series of Sketches, by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1874)

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$75 USD
$100 USD to SJH315
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16  -  Bid History

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Woman in Sacred History: A Series of Sketches drawn from scriptural, historical, and legendary sources, by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Illustrated with Sixteen Chromo-Lithographs, after paintings by Raphael, Batoni, Horace Vernet, Goodall, Landelle, Koehler, Portaels, Vernet-Lecomte, Baader, Merle and Boulanger: printed by Monroc Co. from stones executed by Jehenne, Paris. New York: J. B. Ford and Company, 1874. Hardcover, pages unnumbered. Harriet Beecher Stowe presents the biographies of 19 religious women. See the photo of the table of contents. The chromo-lithographs are quite colorful. Brown cloth with gilt letters and decoration on front cover and spine. Cover and spine edges have average wear and use marks. Regular pages are tanning lightly along the edges. Tissues covering the lithographs have tanning from the images. Overall, a book in good condition for its age.

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Donated By:

Helen M. Bowdoin