The Stories of Aunt Alice.
Dibbin, Louisa F.

London: Harvey and Darton, 1825. First edition of the author's only book. The longest story here is "True History of a Little Black Cat," most of it is "supposed to be related by herself." Engraved frontispiece (upper margin slightly dampstained). Ink ownership inscription of a girl "Aged 11 years & a half…", dated 1840, on front free endpaper. A couple of old pencil drawings on blank pages. A very good, bright copy. Original green blindstamped cloth, gilt spine. Twelvemo. xii, 143, [1] pp. (Item ID: 15597)

$350.00

The author states that these are true stories, presented to her nieces and nephews.

The Dartons G253(1). OCLC notes copies in four institutions (British Library, Cambridge, New York Public, and the University of Chicago.

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