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The Morning Call

A Table Book of Literature and Art

By Sarah Stickney Ellis

c1850 - London and New York - John Tallis

9.5" by 6.5"; ii, 576pp; ii, 576pp; ii, 576pp; ii, 568pp

 
 


 

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Four volumes of Sarah Stickney Ellis' The Morning Call.

With an engraved frontispiece to volume I and additional engraved title pages to volumes I, II and IV.

With twelve engraved plates to volume I, twelve plates to volume II, Eleven plates to volume III and Ten plates to volume IV.

Collation unavailable. Volume III is lacking illustrated titlepage. Otherwise, appears complete.

Sarah Stickney Ellis was a Quaker turned Congregationalist who penned numerous books regarding the roles of women in society. Ellis argued that it was the religious duty of women to provide the indluence for good that would improve society.

The Morning Call: A Table Book of Literature and Art contains the serialisation and first publication of Ellis' novel 'Self Deception, or The History of a Human Heart.' Alongside the novel's serialisation there are poems and essays along with Ellis' musings.

CONDITION

In half calf bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with rubbing to spines. Loss to second spine labels of volumes I, II and III. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedowns of volumes II, III and IV. Evidence of its removal to volume I. Slight worm damage to the bottom of each volume running from the bottom of the front joint to the rear. Does not affect text. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are bright with scattered spots throughout. Overall: GOOD.


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