Hartford: Hudson and Goodwin, 1791. First. hardcover. 2 text engravings. 94pp. 16mo, contemporary 1/4 calf with original boards, calf and boards worn, page 57 torn with the loss of several letters in a few words of the text, wormhole in lower right corner margin of first ten pages, moderate foxing throughout, front flyleaf pasted to front endpaper. Hartford: Hudson and Goodwin, 1791. First Edition. good.
"A popular volume of informal essays..." Dictionary of American Biography XIX, p. 596. Contains the ownership signature of Candace Hale that is dated 1791. Evans 23969.