New-York: Printed and published by J. & J. Harper, 1832-4. Harper’s Stereotype Edition, possibly the second American edition. Slade lists American editions published in 1822-5 and 1835-6. With engraved titles and frontispieces. Fore-edge of back cover of the first volume rather worn, minor wear to boards otherwise. Light foxing throughout, as usual. A good, attractive set. Contemporary half black calf over marbled boards, gilt spines. Twenty volumes, bound in ten, twelvemo. Item #13554
Maria Edgeworth’s tales for children and education theories were very popular in America as well as Britain and Ireland.
See Slade 29c.