New York: The Macmillan Company, 1923. 21 x 14.5 cm. 378 pages. Signed by author on front free end paper. A comprehensive look at the education of women in America at the turn of the 20th century, arguing that women with higher education could be beneficial to the country as a whole. Examines arguments that are made to keep women out of higher education including women's possible predisposition to or against education, the social relations and birth rates of women who are educated versus uneducated, the effects of coeducation, and more. Some pages still unopened. Includes the bookplate of Ruth A. Phillipson. Inscribed copy, inscription reads "With the affectionate greetings of the author and the hope that this little book may contain a few suggestions helpful in the education of your own dear "woman. child". Willystine Goodsell. May, 1923" Item #3048
Need some help evaluating the condition. Is it fine? Maybe near fine?