London: Fisher, Son and Co., no date . [Literature] ILLUSTRATED Three volumes, octavo (21 x 14 x 8cm). Brown half calf over brown cloth sides, gilt titles on darker brown calf squares to spine. Each volume with an engraved frontispiece and half title page plus another twenty-five plates spread between the three volumes. Repaired tears to pp. 119-122 in volume I. Textblocks tone d and spitted, more so to the plates and facing pages. Binding rubbed, worn and marked with some loss to tiles squares on the spines. A solid set. Good. Ellis was a religious author who wrote mainly about women's role in society. She is well known for her works: The Women of England, The Mothers of England, and The Daughters of England, and established Rawdon House, a school for young ladies. Item #51840
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