PROVERBS OF LITTLE SOLOMON. Containing Entertaining Stories, from the following Wise Sayings: “A faint heart never won a fair Lady.” “Safe bind, safe find.” “Brag is a good Dog, but Holdfast is a better.” “A burnt Child dreads the fire.” “A Bird in the Hand is worth two in the Bush.” “Naught is never in danger.”
Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, No date [circa 1825]. Price Threepence. 32 pages, the first and last being blanks pasted to the wrappers as issued. Illustrated with a wood-engraved pastedown frontispiece, a vignette on title, and six wood-engravings within the text. Original printed wrappers with a wood-engraved vignette to the upper panel. 103 x 65 mm. A very good copy.