Nature and Culture.
Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1875. 8vo. 202 pp. Cloth rubbed, sl. soiled, spine and corners bumped. Hinges sl. cracked. Bottom edge sl. dampstained throughout. Essays on various topics of 19th century interst and debate; natural law and recent scientific discovery; the antiquity of man; geological and biological history; "Woman and Her Sphere," contrasting the achievements of such women as Semiramis, Joan of Arc, Elizabeth I, Empress Catherine and others with the idea that marriage, not suffrage, is the proper state for the "true woman"; education and its "errors"; America and her future; life and aspiration; and a description of the Mission Monument at Williams College, commemorating the founding of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Good Cloth (Item ID: 10223)