Amsterdam, J.D. Sybrandi, 1854, 5th edition after the English 20th edition, viii, 251pp. original tooled linen binding. Gilt lettering on front and spine. Treatise on women and girls. Written by Mrs. Sarah Stickney Ellis and translated by K. Sybrandi. Sarah Stickney Ellis, born Sarah Stickney (1799 – 16 June 1872), also known as Sarah Ellis, was an English author. She was a Quaker turned Congregationalist. Her numerous books are mostly about women's roles in society. She argued that women had a religious duty as daughters, wives and mothers to provide an influence for good that would improve society.