Author:[Early American Imprint]; [Women's Studies]; [Rush, Benjamin]; Fraser, Donald

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THE MENTAL FLOWER GARDEN: OR, AN INSTRUCTIVE AND ENTERTAINING COMPANION FOR THE FAIR SEX 1. A VARIETY OF ENTERTAINING AND MORAL DIALOGUES, PARTLY ORIGINAL: CALCULATED FOR MISSES FROM EIGHT TO TWELVE YEARS. A COLLECTION OF USEFUL RULES RELATIVE TO GENTEEL BEHAVIOUR, AND A POLITE ADDRESS. POETIC PIECES, DEVOTIONAL POEMS, WRITING PIECES, &C. -- 2. MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS, WORTHY OF THE PERUSAL OF WOMEN, AT ANY PERIOD OF LIFE.

By: [Early American Imprint]; [Women's Studies]; [Rush, Benjamin]; Fraser, Donald.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Southwick & Hardcastle: 1807

Seller ID: 1035

Condition: Very good


12mo (4¼" x 7"). pp. [xii]; [13]- 286 + Subscribers' names": p. [287]-299. New Edition. Mottled calf; spine with red morocco title label, 5 gilt fleurons and 5 dividers of a single rule with pointillé work on either side. Includes frontis. illustration signed by "Scoles" (John Scoles; American, active New York, 1793–1844) and the plate "Happy Family" (opposite p.145) signed by Alexander Anderson (1775-1870; considered the first American wood engraver) among other early engravings. Also includes a recommendation by Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration o... View more info