Boston: William J. Reynolds & Co., circa 1850. Engraved frontispiece, extra-engraved title, 323 pages + publisher's promotional pages. 8vo, gilt-pictorial cloth. Fine. Item #705
Eleventh edition. Originally published in 1843 as advice for the author's sister. Newcomb was a Boston Clergyman who obviously enjoyed writing. He wrote 178 books, of which all but 14 were advice for Children.