York: Printed by W. Alexander and Son, Castlegate, [et al.], 1828. First English edition. 8vo, early dark plum-brown straight grained morocco, red leather label, gilt decorations to the boards and spine, iv, 372 pages, all edges marbled. Evidence of a damp-stain at the foot of the spine and a portion of the boards; small, closed tear to the spine label; some light rubbing to the board edges; a very good copy. Item #18816
The memoirs of a well-read, thoughtful, and pious American woman, Susan Mansfield Huntington (1791-1823), widow of the minister of the Old South Church in Boston, her memoir first published in Boston in 1826. The memoir includes a section of five of Huntington’s poems. Small later mounted label on the front paste-down.