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Applications-graphics.svg This is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Modifications: Library of Congress imprint removed, bleed through partially addressed, spots corrected, stains partially corrected, and ink staining around text reduced. Histogram adjusted and saturation reduced. One of several possible ways to restore this text file, and (unlike most of my work) the goal here was not absolute fidelity, but to preserve the feel of an open book ready for perusal while improving legibility. Actual eighteenth century typography was not as clean as this restoration and text bleedthrough was actually a normal occurrence. The original can be viewed here: Vindication.jpg. Modifications made by Durova.


English: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman title page from the first American edition.
Français : Page titre de la première édition américaine de Défense des droits de la femme par Mary Wollstonecraft.
Date 1792
  • Restored version of Image:Vindication.jpg
  • Originally from: Library of Congress
Author Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)
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