MEMOIRS OF CELEBRATED FEMALE CHARACTERS, who have distinguished themselves by their talents and virtues in every age and nation; containing the most extensive collection of illustrious examples of Feminine Excellence ever published; in the the virtuous and the vicious are painted in their true colours. By Mrs. Pilkington. Embellished with portraits.
Albion Press: and sold by J. Harris…, 1804. , 346 pages. Illustrated with 12 full-page copperplate portraits. Contemporary full calf gilt. 128 x 92 mm. First edition. Front inner hinge cracked but firm; endpapers spotted; else a very good copy of a scarce title. Moon 647. Includes biographies of Hannah More; Charlotte Smith; and Mrs Sarah Trimmer. .