Article number: 2241
Upsala, R. Almqvist & J. Wiksell’s boktryckeri, 1883. 8vo. [iv] + 104 pp.
Later dark red cloth, printed wrappers preserved. Fine. Inscription by the author on front wrapper (cropped with loss of 3 letters): “Till Fil. kandidaten E. Österberg med utmärkt högaktn[ing] af förf.”
With this dissertation about the diplomatic relations between Sweden and the Netherlands during the reign of King Karl X Gustaf (r. 1654–60), Ellen Fries (1855–1900) became the first woman in Sweden to gain a doctoral degree.
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