New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1839.
Hardcover. Good. pp ix, -275. Publisher's brown cloth, somewhat puckered and stained; ownership signature of John Taylor Pratt, dated 1839, on front pastedown; half of front free endpaper torn out. Binding sound, text unmarked but heavily foxed. A solid reference copy. Ellis authored many books about the role of women in society, emphasizing their role as a stabilizing moral influence.