CITY OF WOMEN: Sex and Class in New York, 1789-1860
Edition: First printing.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - A highly praised history of New York City in the years between the Revolution and the Civil War. Katha Pollitt states that the author "brings 19th c NY's working women out of the shadows and reveals them as neither passive dependents of men nor pathetic objects of charity and reform but as bold and spirited individuals ..struggling.. A brilliant and original book."
Condition: NF/G (rem line, edges of dj very rubbed, sightly worn.)