Pity's Gift; A Collection of Interesting Tales, to Excite the Compassion of Youth for the Animal Creation, from the Writings of Mr. Pratt. Selected by a Lady, 1798.
Pity's Gift; A Collection of Interesting Tales, to Excite the Compassion of Youth for the Animal Creation. Ornamented with Vignettes. From the Writings of Mr. Pratt (Samuel Jackson Pratt, 1749-1814). Selected by a Lady (anon), 1798.
Published by T.N. Longman and E. Newberry, London, 1798. First edition. A scarce 18th century volume as a first edition.
A good full leather hardback with wear, bumping and scuffing. Endpapers with some cracking at inner joints. Previous owner's inscription to first free endpaper.
Some offsetting to endpapers. Text is clean with occasional finger mark or minor spot. Pages 14 and 15 with minor nibbles on vertical page edge not affecting text. One small ink blot to text block edge.
Text in English.
viii + 147pp + 1pp advertisements.
Weight approximately 160g (unpacked).
Approximately 176mm high x 109mm wide x 10mm deep.