Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, by Mrs. Chapone, Author of Letters on the Improvement of the Mind.

London: Dilly, 1787.

Price: $250.00

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"New [Third?] Edition", preceded by editions of 1775 and 1777. 216 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Modern marbled boards, uncut. Fine.

Item #244332

Hester Chapone was member of Lady Montagu's "bluestocking" circle and the author of a book of advice to young ladies (LETTERS ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MIND), singled out by Mary Wollstonecraft as one of the few examples of the genre worthy of praise.