A Bibliographic Curiosity (1820 - 1830)

Maria Edgeworth

Fatherless Fanny; or, A young lady’s first entrance into life, being the memoirs of a little mendicant and her benefactors. By the author of The old English baron, &c &c.

Published: Sheffield: printed and sold by C. and W. Thompson, nd.

Date: 1820 - 1830

iv, 355p.

Copac dates this edition to the 1820s. Garside, The English novel 1770-1829 records the first appearance of this work as being 1811 and attributes authorship to Maria Edgeworth but notes that authorship has been attributed to both Clara Reeve and Thomas Peckett Prest.

Original quarter calf, worn at corners and along spine margins. Boards holding on cords. Ownership leather label to front pastedown: E Broughton. A very good copy.


Offered by Westfield Books