Place and Imprint: London: Published by B. J. Holdsworth, 1824.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL III, 1087.
Condition: Front blanks excised (probably to remove an inscription); edges a little rubbed; prelims slightly foxed; very good copy.
Book ID: 27698
Physical Description2 vols, 12mo, contemporary maroon diced calf, new leather spine labels, gilt decorations and lettering.
CommentsA posthumous collection of over 75 essays and sketches "shrewdly designed to appeal to the intellectual and ethical interests of teenagers" (DNB) by Jane Taylor (1783-1824), author of several popular works for children, which were often written with her sister Ann. They began collaborating on literary projects as children when they formed their own literary circle called the "Umbelliferous Society." See the DNB.