Letters to a Young Lady, on a Variety of Useful and Interesting Subjects: Calculated to improve the heart, to form the manners and enlighten the understanding. John Bennett.
Letters to a Young Lady, on a Variety of Useful and Interesting Subjects: Calculated to improve the heart, to form the manners and enlighten the understanding

Letters to a Young Lady, on a Variety of Useful and Interesting Subjects: Calculated to improve the heart, to form the manners and enlighten the understanding

Philadelphia: John Grigg, 1829. Hardcover. Tenth American edition. Stereotyped by L. Johnson. 334 p., 1 engraved leaf; 13 cm. Contemporary red morocco spine with gilt-tooled spine title "Bennett's Letters" and decoration. Marbled paper over boards. Added engraved title page dated 1830. Shoemaker, 37761. Bennett's Letters to a Young Lady were popular in the first half of the 19th century as a guide to girls on becoming virtuous women, advising them to read the Bible, history, and biography but not novels or poetry, except those by Shakespeare and certain other approved poets. Faint pencilled name at head of title page. In Very Good Condition: rubbed, with corners of front board heavily rubbed; minor damage at lower corner of a few leaves, not impacting text; occasional light foxing; light pencil in a few margins; otherwise, clean and tight. Very Good. Item #004274

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