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Leipziger Taschenbuch für Frauenzimmer zum Nutzen u Vergnügen für das Jahr 1799

$130
Leipzig: bei Adam Friedrich Böhme. 1799.

106x64mm. Additional engraved title page and engraved frontispiece, 16pp, title page, [2 contents], 282, two folding leaves of music, fourteen engraved plates including one coloured showing a hairy spider eating a bird. Green pictorial wrappers, worn and creased and split to upper joint. Internally very good with slight browning. The first sixteen pages contain information about seasons, lunar movements, star signs, Saint's days. The main part of the book is a collection of poems, stories and advice for ladies, for their "use and pleasure". An interesting and charming little book.

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