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Mentoria, or the Young Lady's Friend: In Two Volumes

By Mrs. Rowson, of the New-Theatre, Philadelphia ; author of The inquisitor, Fille de chambre, Victoria, Charlotte, &c. &c.
Format
Book; Online
Published
Philadelphia : Printed for Robert Campbell, by Samuel Harrison Smith, 1794.
Language
English
Variant Title
Mentoria
Young lady's friend
Related Title
Proposals for printing by subscription, an original novel ... entitled, Trials of the human heart.
Description
2 v. in 1. ; 17 cm.
Notes
  • Letters of advice to young ladies, interspersed with moral tales, the longest being: Marian and Lydia (including the story of Dorcas) Includes also: Essay on female education; Urganda and Fatima; The incendiary.
  • Advertisements on p. [1]-[3] at end of vol. 2: "Books printed for, and sold by Robert Campbell, Bookseller, No. 54, South Second-Street.": p. [1]-[2]; "Proposals for printing by subscription, an original novel, in two volumes duodecimo, dedicated, by permission, to Mrs. Bingham, entitled, Trials of the human heart. By Mrs. Rowson. ... ": p. [3]
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS2736.R3 M4 1794: Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Susanna Rowson Collection. Bookplate of Sally Tucker, 1807; with inscr. "Sally Tucker's Book, March 21st, 1798." Gift of C.W. Barrett.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Taylor 1794 .R69 M4: Taylor Collection of American Best-sellers. Gift of Mrs. R.C. Taylor. Imperfect: last page of advertisements wanting. Signature of Abr. G. Siverly. Bookplate of Frank J. Hogan.
Cited in
Vail, 197.
BAL 16999.
Evans 27654.
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