THE LOOKING-GLASS FOR THE MIND; or, Intellectual Mirror: being an elegant collection of the most delightful little stories & interesting tales: chiefly translated from L'ami Des Enfans. With seventy-four cuts, designed and engraved on wood, by I. Bewick. The Twelfth edition.
London: John Harris, 1812. , 271 pages. Half calf gilt, over marbled boards, with a green gilt title label. The last leaf, which is blank on the verso has been laid down, when the book was rebound in 1856. Stamp-paper repair to the blank margin of one leaf; last page laid down; else a very good copy. A note on the front endpaper reads, 'This Book was rebound by George Thomas Bulkeley, March 1856. London. The writing (at the beginning, and at the end) is that of my late Dear Mother.' At the head of the title-page is written, 'Sarah Bulkeley 1819.' |At the foot of the last page is written, 'A Gift from her Mother, Sarah Bulkeley 1840 found at Stanton House – formerly belonged to her brother Charles.' George Thomas Bulkeley was born in Philadelphia in 1805.