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Edgeworth, Maria.

THE PARENTíS ASSISTANT;

Or, Stories for Children. Containing Lady Lawrence, Tarlton, and the False Key; The Birth-Day Present and Simple Susan; The Bracelets and the Little Merchants; Old Poz, The Mimic and Mademoiselle Panache; The Basket-Woman, The White Pigeon, The Orphans, Waste Not Want Not, Forgive and Forget; Barring Out and Eton Montem. J. Johnson and Co. 1813.
6th Ed. 6 vols. 12mo. Foxed, inscriptions, several leaves protruding, contemporary leather backed marbled boards, chipped paper title labels to spines worn with some loss at heads and tails, some wear to boards. Osborne Volume 1 pp.249. ĎMaria Edgeworth disliked the title. Her father preferred the title Parentís Friend, but it was the publisher who Ďdegradedí it with the Parentís Assistant ...í
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