Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education. With a View of the Principles and Conduct Prevalent Among Women of Rank and Fortune.
Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education. With a View of the Principles and Conduct Prevalent Among Women of Rank and Fortune. Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education. With a View of the Principles and Conduct Prevalent Among Women of Rank and Fortune.
£135.00
London: Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies. 1799.

2 vols. 8vo. 195 by 125mm. pp. xix, [1], 302; vii, [1] bl, 338 + one page publisher's adverts. Contemporary full mottled calf, gilt ruled bands and lettering on spine of both vols. Spines repaired on joints. Rubbing to the extremities with some loss to the lower cover of volume one. The contents are fine with very little foxing or spotting. Book-plate of Carew Collipriest to both volumes. A very good copy. FIFTH EDITION. This most popular work was first published in the same year. The DNB says that Hannah More was 'One of the last of the group of learned ladies who had known Jefferson. Her services to education at a time of general indifference deserve the highest praise.'