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FLAXMAN, Mary Ann (1768--1833)
May-Day eve; or, the royal chaplet: humbly inscribed to Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte of Wales.
London: printed for John Wallis jun., at the Universal Juvenile Library and original Dissected-Map Warehouse, 1808.
16 p., engr. frontis. (col.), [9] col. pl. ; 11.8 cm. (16º)

Anonymous. By Mary Ann Flaxman, John Flaxman's half-sister. Printer's imprint of Brettell & Co. on title-page verso and p. 16. Issued in publisher's printed green paper wrappers, the front wrapper repeating the title and the lower wrapper with publisher's advertisement 'At Wallis's Universal Juvenile Library; Will speedily be Published, The Butterfly's Funeral: By I.L.B. Being A Sequel To The Butterfly's Ball and Grasshopper's Feast. ...'.

Copy Notes Front wrapper inscribed in pencil on inside front wrapper To / J. Soane Esqre / from his three / sweet / [hearts] with an accomplished sketch of an ionic column beneath decorated with three hearts. Bound first, retaining the printed wrappers, with two other items of juvenile literature (q.v.; q.v.).

Binding Later C19th grey paper casing, ink-lettered brown paper spine giving the titles of the three items.

Reference Number 4690


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