The Female Spectator: Being selections from Mrs. Eliza Heywood's periodical (1744-1746).
The first periodical written by a woman. Haywood (1693-1756) was deserted by her husband and had to support herself and her two children. She wrote novels, plays, pamphlets and published this periodical. Foxed. Colorful flowered cotton and black cloth covers. Untrimmed pages. Illustrated by Constance Rowlands. Edited by Mary Priestley. John Lane The Bodley Head. London. 1929. USED. $29.00