CHOICE TALES; CONSISTING OF AN ELEGANT COLLECTION OF DELIGHTFUL LITTLE PIECES FOR THE INSTRUCTION & AMUSEMENT OF YOUNG PERSONS.

Philadelphia: Printed by Joseph Charless, for Mathew Carey. 1800. 24mo. 2.5" x 5.25". 170, [2-contents] pp. Marbled boards, rebacked in calf, gilt-lettered red morocco spine label. Fore-edges trimmed closely [final letter on some lines of several pages shaved]. Bottom right corner of Contents page torn with loss of a few words. Good+.

Includes: The Discontented Squirrel, The Plum Cake, Remarkable Account of a Lion and a Dog, Flora and her Little Lamb, The Fool's Cap, Migration of Birds, Half-a-Crown's Worth, William and Amelia, The Force of Custom, Indefatigable Labours of the Bee, Phaeton Junior; or the Gig demolished, The Great White Bear, The Fortunate Escape or the Gratitude of Brutes, The Generous Pedlar or Benevolence better than Revenge, The Persian Prince and the Mouse [an Eastern Tale], Maria or the Ever-blooming Flower.
Evans 37180. Welch 202. Rosenbach 253. Item #25748

Price: $600.00