Publisher: Edinburgh: W. Innes; London: Hamilton, Adams, 1841.
Edition: First and only edition.
Bibliographical References: OCLC records six copies (National Library of Scotland, NYPL, BL, Ox, Edinburgh Univ., National Library of Australia); COPAC adds one.
Condition: Cloth worn and and somewhat soiled; block of the book weakening; a good, sound copy.
Book ID: 22587
Description12mo, original blind-stamped green cloth, gilt lettering. Two pages of publisher's terminal advertisements.
CommentsA series of ten dialogues between a Dr. Truman and several ladies of Edinburgh, which introduce him to their work with charities and in duties of benevolence, followed by an index of Edinburgh's charitable organizations, their addresses and some contact information, etc., e. g.: the Society for Clothing the Industrious Poor, Senior Female Society, Stranger's Friend Society, Soup Kitchen, at House of Refuge, Society for the Blind, etc.