INCHBALD Mrs (Elizabeth) A Simple Story
William Walker 1845 (reprint)
original decorated cloth, spine bumped and chipped, corners rubbed, frontispiece, corner of one leaf torn with the loss of several words, pinhole to titlepage and first leaf of text, lightly spotted. a coquettish girl, whose foolishness is charged against the old boarding-schools and their obsolete methods of education, marries her guardian, a Catholic priest, after tormenting him with caprices. She is unfaithful and dies in misery, leaving a legacy of misfortune to her daughter; first published in four volumes 1791; 256 pages;
£26.00