Patrick Pollak

Antiquarian and Rare Books, Manuscripts, Images and
Related Items

Back

VENTUM, Mrs. [Harriet], Author Of The Amiable Tutoress, &c. &c.
Interesting Traits of Character, In Youth, Of Both Sexes.

Description:
pp. (iv), 168. Engraved frontispiece, 'The Fair', by DADLEY, June 1, 1804, wood-engraved title- vignette of bee-hive with I.HARRIS in a cartouche. Contemporary sheep, newly rebacked, signature of ROBERT DEMSTER, FELSHAM, December 7, 1844, frontispiece damp-marked in the top inner corner and slightly off-set to title, else a good copy.

*COPAC records a single location - V&A Library, with the frontispiece seemingly dated to 1805. This could be an error. COPAC records one other title, 'The Holiday Reward', with a New York imprint, 1819, but VIA LIBRI adds 'Tales for Domestic Instruction' 1806, 'Charles Leeson, or The Soldier' 1810, and 'Surveys of Nature; a sequal to Mrs. Trimmer's Introduction...' 1802. The only copy of the above, in the USA, at Notre Dame University, is also recorded as having the frontispiece dated June 1st. 1805. Neither COPAC nor VIA LIBRI records the work listed on the title-page above, 'The Amiable Tutoress'.

Printed for J. Harris, Successor to E. Newbery, the Corner of St. Paul's Church-Yard.

Date Published: 1804. 12mo.

Stock No. 58478

Price: 200.00

Enquire