Hartford: Published by L. Stebbins, 1869. First edition. 8vo, original blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt lettering, 447 pages. Frontis, 20 plates. Spine and board edges a little faded, some slight chipping at the head of the spine, corners just a trifle bumped; a very good copy. Item #17493
An extensive medical, social, and scientific argument against extending the franchise or social equality to American women. Includes satirical plates of such scenes as women in the U.S. Senate Chamber, or waiting in line at a polling place with Negro men, or engineers on trains. Krichmar 1489.