THE RATIONAL DAME; or, Hints Towards Supplying Prattle for Children.
London: Printed and Sold by John Marshall and Co. at No. 4 Aldermary Church Yard,I n Bow-Lane, No date [circa 1784-86].  xviii, 19 -115, [1 Errata] pages. Engraved frontispiece and nine full-page engraved plates comprising ninety illustrations throughout the text, featuring images of animals, insects, and reptiles. Original plain and untitled sheep-backed marbled boards. 12mo. First edition. Ownership name of Mary Ann Oats to front endpaper; short closed tear in one engraved plate; boards knocked at corners and worn at edges; but a very good, clean copy of a rare and important book designed by Fenn for mothers to teach natural history to their children.