The Mirror of the Graces; or, The English Lady's Costume...
A LADY OF DISTINCTION (1811.)
£750.00 [First Edition]
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First edition. Coloured frontispiece & 3 coloured plates. 12mo. Contemporary tree calf, gilt, paper label to spine, red patterned edges, inscriptions to front free endpaper & half-title, somewhat rubbed & worn, headcap chipped. vii, , 12-241, , [6 ads.]pp. London, B. Crosby & Co.,
Published during the Regency, this book contains advice for a lady on her deportment, dress, manners etc. Ackermann's Repository, volume 5, of the same year mentioned the book, saying, "Let me hasten to recommend to you, a publication at this time in much request, and which possesses much unique merit...Read this work, with attention, it is really excellent of its order."
Stock Code: 206105