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Pink floral ribbon-embossed book cloth is the obvious choice for binding Godwin’s Lives of the Necromancers. Obviously. Lives of the necromancers. : Or, An account of the most eminent persons in successive ages, who have claimed for themselves, or to whom has been imputed by others, the exercise of magical power / By William Godwin. New York : Harper & Brothers, 1835. BF1597 .G7 ⠀
William Godwin was a famous political philosopher, journalist and novelist. He is also one of the proponents of anarchism. Explore this biography to learn more about his profile, childhood, life and timeline.
Page from William Godwin's journal recording "Birth of Mary, 20 minutes after 11 at night" (left column, four rows down)... Mary Shelley was born as Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin in Somers Town, London. She was the second child of the feminist philosopher, educator, and writer Mary Wollstonecraft, and the first child of the philosopher, novelist, and journalist William Godwin. Wollstonecraft died of puerperal fever ten days after Mary was born.
Writer Mary Wollstonecraft was famous for defending women's rights, as well as for her unconventional personal life. A frank biography published by her husband William Godwin after her death, which revealed, among other things, that she had borne a child out of wedlock, provoked outrage.