New York: Published by W. Borradaile. . . 130 Fulton-Street, 1823. , 36pp, as issued. Disbound and lightly foxed. Frontis hand-colored sketch, "Etched by Prudhomme," with elegantly typescript caption: The Twin Sisters determining on their Journey to London. Good+.
The twin sisters' adventures end at page 31. Page 32 begins a story entitled 'Thomas Topham,' "a man whose feats of strength might have figured beside those of Homer's heroes."
King's 1821 New York printing, with only twelve pages, is the apparent first American edition. Our 1823 copy was followed by a number of other printings. "The attribution to Charlotte Melford is spurious," says OCLC 1108335527.
AI 13296 [2- AAS, PU]. OCLC 83170976 [3- U KY, U ME, Free Lib. Phila.], 191257831 [1- AAS] as of October 2023. Item #39602