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Woman's superior excellence over man: or, a reply to the author of a late treatise, entitled, Man superior to woman. In which, the excessive weakness of that gentleman's answer to Woman not inferior to man is exposed; with a plain demonstration of women's natural right even to superiority over the men in head and heart; proving their minds as much more beautiful than the men's as their bodies are, and that, had they the same advantages of education, they would excel them as much in sense as they do in virtue. The whole interspersed with a variety of mannish characters, which some of the most noted heroes of the present age had the goodness to sit for. By Sophia, a person of quality, author of Woman not inferior to man.



London: printed for John Hawkins, 1740.
[4], 111, [1] p. ; 18.6 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. The anonymous treatise Man superior to woman was published in 1739 (q.v.) in response to Woman not inferior to man, the original pamphlet by 'Sophia' in the same year (q.v.). The final page contains a list of 'Pamphlets printed for John Hawkins'. ESTC t2976.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the half-title. Bound (3) after the first two pamphlets in the exchange (see above).

Binding C18th quarter sheep, marbled-paper boards, gilt-lettered spine.

Reference Number 4711


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