THE DEATH OF NATURE: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Harper & Row, (1980) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - As an historian, Merchant looks at the lives of those in the 16th and 17th century in Europe, and how the scientific revolution of that changed our view of the earth; she argues that paradoxically the advance of science set back the cause of women. Illustrated with reproductions of old woodcuts. SIGNED on the half title page, and uncommon thus. Timeline. Notes, index. xx, 348 pp. ISBN: 0-062505718.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.