Boston: Bradbury Soden & Co., 1844. 1st edition thus (American Imprints 44-2697). 2 volumes (160; , 161 - 352 pp). Frontis & engraved title page to Part I. Wood engraving, p. 8. 7" x 4-5/8". Original salmon-colored printed wrappers. Series advert to rear wrapper. POS to top of front wrappers. Part I spine paper mostly perished, with lower 1" of Part II lacking. Tide-line stain to upper quadrant of last quarter of text, Part II. A Good set. Item #29742
Contents include: Lucretia and Margaret Davidson; Mrs. Adams; Mrs. Washington; Madame de Sael; Lady Hester Stanhope; Hannah More; Mrs. Barbauld; Madame de Genlis; Josephine; Marie Antoinette; Madame Roland; Madame de Sévigné; Mary, Queen of Scots; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Isabella of Spain; Joan of Arc.
Uncommon, especially in original wrappers.