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.

Author
Halifax, George Savile, Marquis of, 1633-1695 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
The seventh edition, exactly corrected.
Published/​Created
London : Printed for D. Midwinter, and T. Leigh, at the Rose and Crown in St Pauls Church-Yard, 1701.
Description
[2], 164 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustration (engraving) ; 14 cm (12mo)

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Attributed name
Rare books genre
Notes
  • 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.
Binding note
Cotsen copy: Rebound in quarter brown roan, spine gilt-stamped with title and date.
Place name(s)
England London.
Other title(s)
Advice to a daughter
OCLC
990013860
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