Titolo: 400 OUTSTANDING WOMEN OF THE WORLD AND ...
Casa editrice: MINNA MOSCHEROSCH SCHMIDT, CHICAO, IL
Data di pubblicazione: 1933
Legatura: Hard Cover
Condizione libro: FINE CONDITION
Condizione sovraccoperta: NO DUST JACKET
Edizione: First Edition.
Tipologia articolo: BIOGRAPHY
XVIII + (1) + 583 PAGES. BLACK PEBBLED CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH A STAMPED DESIGN AND GOLD STAMPED TITLES ON THE SPINE. MINIMAL SHELF WEAR OF THE CORNERS. OTHERWISE, THIS HEAVY BOOK THAT IS PRINTED ON GLOSSY PAPER WOULD BE IN VERY FINE, TIGHT AND CLEAN CONDITION BUT WITHOUT THE DUST JACKET. THE BOOK WAS PUBLISHED TO ACCOMPANY THE AUTHOR'S EXHIBIT AT THE 1933 WORLD'S CENTURY OF PROGRESS FAIR IN CHICAGO AND IT CONTAINS BRIEF BIOGRAPHYS OF 400 OUTSTANDING WOMEN AND THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS FROM THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. EXAMPLES FROM THE UNITED STATES INCLUDE POCAHONTAS, PRISCILLA ALDEN, MARY BALL WASHINGTON, PATIENCE WRIGHT, ABIGAIL ADAMS, SACAGAWEA, SUSAN B. ANTHONY, MARY TODD LINCOLN, DEBORAH SAMPSON WHO BRAVELY FOUGHT IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR DISGUISED AS A MAN, FRANCES WILLARD, MARY CASATT, BERTHA POTTER PALMER AND SOJOURNER TRUTH AMONG MANY OTHERS. EACH OF THE 400 WOMEN ARE PORTRAYED IN A PHOTO OR WITH AN ENGRAVED LIKENESS. PART TWO OF THE BOOK, PAGES 421 - 583 IS DEVOTED TO COSTUMOLOGY AND LECTURES ON COSTUMES BY THE AUTHOR WHO WAS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO. ALSO INCLUDED IS A SECTION ON THE CHICAGO PAGEANT OF PROGRESS WHERE THE AUTHOR HAD AN EXHIBIT ON COSTUMES AND COSTUMED FIGURINES. A GENEOLOGY OF THE AUTHOR IS PRESENTED WITH ILLUSTRATIONS OF INDIVIDUALS IN COSTUMES OF THEIR TIMES DATING BACK TO 1535. A FASCINATING BIOGRAPHICAL PORTRAYAL OF ACCOMPLISHED WOMEN AND THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS OVER THE CENTURIES. A SMALL INSERT FLYER IS INCLUDED AS A SOUVENIR OF THE 1933 CENTURY OF PROGESS AND THE AUTHOR'S EXHIIBIT. A FASCINATING TRIBUTE TO WOMEN AND THEIR ROLES IN HISTORY. Size: 6 1.8" X 9 1/4". Codice inventario libreria 002676
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