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Ladies’ Companion: containing first, politeness of…
Lyman Gale, compiler
Worcester: printed at the Spy Office, 1824
First edition
BJ1681 L15 1824

Sections include lessons on manners, education, religion, marriage and “Fables for the Female Sex.” From the preface, “In offering this work to the public, the compiler was actuated by a desire to place before the female sex, some rules of conduct, and traits of character, which she deemed essential, in order to render their lives useful and pleasant, and make them amiable and agreeable, to those with whom they associate here; and to point out to them, the inestimable value of religion and virtue…” Bound in contemporary mottled sheep with gild burgundy morocco label.