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374 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket Illustrated cloth boards with green lettering. Spine a bit sunned. Name/date to inside front board. Green tint to top text block partially faded. Tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. This Ladies of Literature is a wonderful history of women breaking into the predominant male literary field, beginning with Fanny Burney, who broke into English literature in the year 1778 in the person of Miss Frances Burney who had no idea that she was doing anything so important. Then Jane Austen, Charlotte and Emily Bronte, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Eliot.