London: Printed for C. Corbett, 1755. First edition. First edition. 12mo. (iii)-viii,208pp. Finely bound by T. G. Lomax Lichfield in blind & gilt stamped straight-grained green morocco, spine darkened, hinges scuffed. A.e.g. Occasional foxing. Old ownership signature on title. An autograph leaf of explanation on the verso of the front free endpaper records that this work was founded on a real occurrence and identifies the unnamed woman as Ann Northey. It goes on to say that her son attempted to suppress the scandal against his mother's character by buying up and destroying all the copies he could find. (Inventory #: 2964)
Early Printing, Travel, History of Printing, Science & Technology, Incunabula, Religion and Philosophy
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