The Beauties of Genlis;

Genlis (Stéphanie Félicité Ducrest de St-Aubin, comtesse de)

The Beauties of Genlis;

being a select collection, of the most beautiful tales and other striking extracts, from Adela and Theodore; The tales of the castle; ... written by the Countess of Genlis. With copperplates.

Description: with a portrait frontispiece and one engraved plate, a bit browned, top outer corner of last leaf torn away with loss of page numeral, pp. [ii], [387], 8vo, modern calf, gilt, ownership inscription at head of title, name erased, leaving Fort St. George [by Inverness] and the date 1789, sound

Publication Details: [Perth]: Printed for the Booksellers [by R. Morison & Son, MDLXXXVII [sic, for] 1787

Notes: First edition of this scarce translation [?by James Morison]. Both plates are engraved by D. Lizars, Edin., and the frontispiece bears the imprint of R. Morison & Son. It seems likely therefore that the book was printed in Perth. The Brazier is in Thomas Holcroft's translation.

Bibliography: (ESTC N15715, BL, G, NLS; Northwestern, UCLA, U Penn, W. Ontario)

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Price: £500

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1787

Stock Number: 48347

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