Item #22407 The Life of Mary Mordant. An American Lady.
The Life of Mary Mordant

The Life of Mary Mordant

Utica: Merrell & Hastings, 1824.

Softcover. Good. Second imprint on title page (but not wrapper) Ithaca, Mark & Morgan, Printers. 13 cm, 36 pp, in original sewn wrappers. Vignette of a house on title page. Some chipping, loss to spine, good or better. Written in ink on the front cover "Eliza King no 16," and in pencil on the verso of the front wrapper: "This is a book your Grand Ma Leah had when a little girl" with a signature that is difficult to decipher. Publisher's list of Books suitable for Sabbath Schools on back cover. First published in 1819, attributed to "Mrs. Marshall" in the 1821 Boston edition. Shoemaker, Checklist of American Imprints for 1820-1829, 16904. Tale of a pious little girl who dies young and serves as an inspiration to her siblings and others.

Item #22407

Price: $40.00

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