1810 TWO SISTERS or THE CAVERN, Madame Herbster EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINT New Haven, Connecticut
THE TWO SISTERS; or, THE CAVERN. A Moral Tale. Translated from the French of Madame Herbeter [Herbster].
NEW HAVEN: From SIDNEY'S PRESS for I. COOKE & CO., Church-Street, N. Haven, 1810. First American Edition.
Hardcovers, modern marbled-paper covered boards, 12 mo., 3.5x5.5 inches (9x14 cm), 108 pages.
Condition: The modern covers have some edge, corner and spine end wear, but are sturdy and attractive. Internally, the pages are age browned, have some age spotting, some soiling, a bit of edgewear and a few margin tears here and there (not affecting text). Overall a complete copy with text that is legible throughout.
Rare early American imprint of this book for Children.
Welch 508.1 (Bibliography of American Children's Books Printed Prior to 1821); Shaw & Shoemaker 21543 (American Bibliography).