WOMEN OF IRON AND VELVET, and the books they wrote in France

By: Crosland, Margaret

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255pp. Grey tinted endpapers. Unpaginated b/white halftone plates throughout (including frontispiece). All called-for plates extant and attached. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain blue boards mildly bumped on foredge corners, else lightly sunned on head. Textblock miminally flecked on edges, else unmarked. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, else good. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, women writers in France faced many obstacles in order to publish - abandon their marriages, no voting rights - having to adopt men's names . . . Today these brilliant writers are (mostly) household names . . . This is the story of some of them. Contents include: Prelims., Preface. Acks. 15 chapters. Bibliography. Index. Book weight approx. 450g.

Title: WOMEN OF IRON AND VELVET, and the books they wrote in France

Author Name: Crosland, Margaret

Categories: Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Constable & Company: 1976

ISBN Number: 0094615004

ISBN Number 13: 9780094615007

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Good+

Jacket Condition: Good+

Size: 8vo - (approx. 22cm x 14.5cm)

Seller ID: 013857

Keywords: Biography, Women Writers, French Female Authors, History (France), Crosland, Margaret (1920- ), Non-Fiction