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Man superior to woman; or, a vindication of man's natural right of sovereign authority over the woman. Containing a plain confutation of the fallacious arguments of Sophia, in her late treatise intitled, Woman not inferior to man. Interspersed with a variety of characters, of different kinds of women, drawn from the life. To which is prefix'd, a dedication to the ladies. By a gentleman.


London: printed for T. Cooper, 1739.
viii, 74, [2] p. ; 18.6 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. The treatise Woman not inferior to man, whose pseudonymous author 'Sophia' has not been identified but which is sometimes attributed to Lady Mary Wortley Motagu, was first published in 1739 (q.v.). The final leaf [L2] is blank. ESTC t38921.

Copy Notes Notes in pencil and ink in different hands, the latter cropped by the binder. Inscribed in ink on final page E: Libris / Thos. Mogg / 1747/8. Jany.. Bound (2) with Woman not inferior to man, 1739 (q.v.) and Woman's superior excellence over man, 1740 (q.v.), the response by 'Sophia' to the present work.

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

Reference Number 4710


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