Items of the Day: By Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin

Written by Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797):

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects

Contains dedication, advertisement, table of contents, and introduction. The end of the book reads: “End of first volume.” No more was published. Printed in London for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul’s Church Yard, 1792.

Read Wollstonecraft’s Vindication online

An Historical and Moral View of the Origin and Progress of the French Revolution; and the Effect It Has Produced in Europe. By Mary Wollstonecraft. Volume the First.

Contains advertisement, preface, contents, and a list of works lately published for J. Johnson. Volume 2 was never published. Printed in London for J. Johnson, in St. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1795.

Read Wollstonecraft’s French Revolution online

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Written by William Godwin (1756-1836):

Enquiry Concerning Political Justice, and Its Influence on Morals and Happiness. First American from the Second London Edition Corrected. In Two Volumes.

Contains preface, preface to the second edition, and table of contents. Two volumes. First American from the second London, corrected. Printed in Philadelphia by Bioren and Manda, 1796.

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Memoirs of M. Wollstonecraft Godwin, Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Contains the Akerman’s trade card printed on the last leaf. A biography of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin from her birth to her death in 1797, written by her husband William Godwin. Printed in Philadelphia by Samuel Akerman, 1804.


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