The Religious Tract Society
Although frequently lacking depth and sophistication, the books could provide steady, if modest, income for female authors.
In the 1860s, the RTS began making a conscious effort to brighten and secularize its output so as to appeal to wider audiences. These two childrens books, both by women authors, are typical of the eye-catching formats of later RTS publications.
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