London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1796. First Edition. 8vo, title page, advertisement leaf, 262pp, appendix, notes, list of author's other works; later 3/4 calf and marbled boards. Small ink notation and short tear to title page; two blindstamps indicating the book was deaccessioned from a library; occasional creases to corners and marks to pages, still a sound, attractive copy. Item #205738
Wollstonecraft undertook the journey described in this book following her first suicide attempt over her unhappy liaison with the American Gilbert Imlay, and at his behest.