The Ornaments Discovered: A Story, In Two Parts. Mrs. Mary Hughs or Hughes.

The Ornaments Discovered: A Story, In Two Parts

New York: W.B. Gilley, 1817.

First American Edition. Hardcover. Good. 13 cm, 180 pp. Contemporary marbled boards; spine recovered in black cloth tape. Some peeling to marbled paper, one crack at center of binding, where signature is partly sprung, otherwise sound and clean. On oft-reprinted moral tale for children (the "ornaments" are good manners and a well-regulated mind), first published in London in 1815 by William Darnton, Jr. This edition is scarce. Shaw & Shoemaker; 41095.

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Price: $75.00

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