Notes: The last novel by the father of Mary Shelley (Frankenstein) and the husband of Mary Wollstonecraft (A Vindication of the Rights of Woman) and one of the founders of modern anarchism and education. This American edition was issued in two volumes; the British edition was spread over three.
iv, –210, [2 publisher's ads]; 204, [12 publisher's ads].
Edition + Condition: First US editions (first printings). Very good copies in the publisher's original cloth spines with paper labels and plain boards. Previous owners' names on front cover and pastedowns. One endpaper missing a two square inch piece.
Publication: Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833.
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