Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1794.
Bound in publisher's contemporary full polished brown cloth, red morocco label on spine. 335pp. plus one page "Contents" at end. First Carey Edition, published four years after the First British Edition and two years after the First American Edition. Complete with the dedication, introduction, and contents leaf. Consistent with the Carey Edition, P. 265 is labeled 256. In an early treatise for women's right, Wollstonecraft argues for the right to equal educational opportunities for women. Wear and scuffing to leather, rubbing at extremities; occasional moderate foxing, missing the front free endpaper, with "R. Jarvis 1828" inked to the front paste down page and a name crossed out in ink at the top of the title page and the page after, small tear to bottom of page 21 with no loss; very good. Scarce thus.
Price: $1,500.00 Item #3327