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WASTE NOT, WANT NOT or, Two Strings To Your Bow with Illustrations from Original Designs

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Geo. S. Appleton: 1850

Seller ID: 38696

Condition: Very Good


62, 18 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding with gilt titles at front cover and decorative stamping in blind to both boards. Two charming full page illustrated plates, hand-coloured. 18 pages of ads at rear with many wood engravings. Maria Edgeworth (1768 – 1849) was an Irish writer of adult and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. For her times, she held advanced views on estate management, politics and education, and she corresponded with some of the lea... View more info