In Her Own Words – Works by Exceptional Women – rare books and papers

In Her Own Words – Works by Exceptional Women – rare books and papers

The UK’s largest rare bookseller, this year celebrates its 50th anniversary, and is pleased to present In Her Own Words: Works by Exceptional Women, an exhibition of its first catalogue focused solely on women. The catalogue contains some 180 remarkable rare books, manuscripts and ephemera and has been created in recognition of the growth of interest in works by women. It includes items by pivotal figures such as Mary Wollstonecraft, Jane Austen, Marie Curie and Millicent Fawcett as well as seeking to highlight the work of lesser-known women who were instrumental in pushing legal, intellectual and physical boundaries: trail-blazing activists, mathematicians, economists, classicists, travellers, mountaineers and suffragettes. Josephine meets the catalogues producers Theodora Robinson and Emma Walshe of Peter Harrington rare books. 

https://www.peterharrington.co.uk/blog/recent-catalogues/

#RadioGorgeous #Books #IWD2019


 
 

Tagged in:

Published on 12th March 2019

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

====
Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function 'googleanalytics' not found or invalid function name in /home/radiogor/public_html/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php on line 286