Chit-chat, or short tales in short words. With engravings. By the author of "Always Happy," &c. Third edition, enlarged
by [Budden, Maria Elizabeth.]
Philadelphia: Thomas T. Ash, Adam Waldie, printer, 1831. Square 16mo, pp. 170; 8 wood-engraved plates; original blue cloth, printed pink label on upper cover; 3 signatures extended and the whole slightly shaken, otherwise very good. A mother's presentation to her daughter at the top of the title page reads: "Eliza S. Trumbull - from her Mama." Eliza has also written her name in pencil on the cover label. The recipient, Eliza, was likely the daughter of Eliza and Joseph Trumbull, the latter having represented Connecticut in the U.S. Congress, and served as the state's 35th Governor.
(Inventory #: 49451)
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