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…The Third Edition.
Bennett, John.

London: Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies... 1803. First published in 1789, this courtesy book in epistolary form went through a number of editions, both in England and America. The author, a clergyman who also wrote Strictures on Female Education (1780) aimed to “rouse young ladies from a vacant or Minor signs of insect damage on the back cover of Volume II, but a fine, bright copy. Early ink signature on title-page of each volume (“Maria Frances Montgomery”), engraved bookplate of the same owner (“M.F. Montgomery Convoy”). Contemporary tree calf, Gilt-decorated flat spines with red and black morocco labels. Two volumes, twelvemo. pp. [iii]-xx. 240; [2], (Item ID: 15550)


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