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The lady's New-Year's gift, or, Advice to a daughter : under these following heads, viz. religion, husband, house, family and children, behaviour and conversation, friendships, censure, vanity and affectation, pride, diversions.
Halifax, George Savile, Marquis of, 1633-1695
The seventh edition, exactly corrected.
London : Printed for D. Midwinter, and T. Leigh, at the Rose and Crown in St Pauls Church-Yard, 1701.
, 164 pages,  leaf of plates : illustration (engraving) ; 14 cm (12mo)
Conduct of life
Early works to 1800
Conduct of life
Midwinter, Daniel, active 1698-1725
Leigh, Thomas, active 1698-1704
Midgley, Robert, 1655?-1723
Rare books genre
Various other editions specify Halifax as author on title page.
"Licensed, Jan 9. 1689, Rob. Midgley" --Title page verso.
A "courtesy" book for young persons, written by a prominent statesman; first published 1688.
Signatures: [A]² B-G¹² H⁸ I².
Illustration: Engraved frontispiece depicting a young woman reading while seated in a chair with an armorial back.
Cotsen copy: Inscribed on front free endpaper recto: "James Clark Major, the gift of Julia Mancel."
Cotsen copy: Inscribed: on second free endpaper: "Elizabeth Jenkin, her book, given by her father January y. [the] 14th 1701/2."
Cotsen copy: Inscribed: on third free endpaper: "J. Mancel" with a decorative flourish below.
Cotsen copy: Rebound in quarter brown roan, spine gilt-stamped with title and date.
Advice to a daughter
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