New York: John S. Taylor & Co., 1844.
Hard Cover. Early Edition. Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna’s Promising and Performing. Tonna was a popular Victorian writer, who often wrote of women’s rights and evangelical Protestantism. This novel focuses on Protestant ethics instead of women’s rights, of performing your duties to the best of your ability, and living according to scripture. Contemporary owner’s name in pencil on the front endpaper. Spot of staining to a few leaves. Faint dampstaining to the top edge of the text throughout. Minor shelfwear. Blue embossed cloth, with gilt lettering. Overall in Very Good condition. OCLC notes two holdings of the earlier 1842 edition, and none published in 1844.
Very Good binding.