Albany NY: Eagle Pub, (1893). Thick 8vo pp. 528, xxviii. VG, hinge tender (reinforced) and cover little worn. A good copy. Item #59172
One of the earliest books for women seeking "positions of usefulness" in newer and "more responsible" areas of woman's work. This explores the careers open to women in all professions from journalism to music to medicine to bee keeping, dressmaking, gardening, etc. It includes a list of wages paid in NY and elsewhere. With a section of poetry and prose written by women.