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Wollstonecraft, Mary.

Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.

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Wollstonecraft, Mary. Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. Wilmington (Del): Printed for and sold by J. Wilson and J. Jonson, 1796.
12mo., first 2 blanks excised; tipped to the front paste-down is a biographical notice of the author apparently clipped from a biographical dictionary; contemporary full sheep, red morocco label; a very bright attractive copy with the 12-page booksellers catalog at the end signed by J[ames]. Wilson.
First American edition. The publisher of this book was also a bookbinder and the book is more than likely in his original binding, which would make it one of the earliest examples of a signed American binding as well as a very attractive copy of a scarce book. Windle A7b.
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