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, in 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. Recent full sheep with a black title label to the spine. 12mo. Text block uncut. First edition. Ownership name on title; small worn hole running through blank margin of fore-edge; a very good, clean copy of a rare and important book designed by Fenn for mothers to teach natural history to their children.
Book ID: 15664
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