London: R. Hunter (Vols. 1-3), J. Johnson (Vols. 4-6), 1815,1814. Mixed edition. Six vols, 8vos; viii, 416, 390, 368,460, 392, 452pp, all half-titles present; contemporary calf and marbled boards. Neat ownership signatures on each half title; bookplates on each front pastedown; some minor wrinkles and creases; covers rubbed, but sound; wear to backstrips, with a small portion on Vol. 2 pulled free and a larger portion of Vol. 4 reglued. Item #205842
Uniformly bound set of Edgeworth's popular stories, with the last three volumes being from the fourth edition and the first three from a subsequent edition. One of the most successful female novelists of her time, Edgeworth's enduring impact was as a champion of female education.