Discipline, A Novel. By the Author of ‘Self-Control.’

Discipline, A Novel. By the Author of ‘Self-Control.’
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Boston: Wells & Lilly, 1815. 2 vols., 8vo, viii, 314; (2), 260, (1, ad) pp. Library brown buckram, an ex-library copy with perforated titles, stamped, pockets etc. Withal, a decent reading copy of a scarce book. First American edition. The author’s second novel, published the year after the English edition. Brunton’s fiction was mentioned by Jane Austen in her letters, and her two novels of manners both show a similar turn of phrase and keen wit. OCLC records 14 copies of the British edition; just 3 of this edition. Shaw & Shoemaker 34239. NCBEL II:712. (Item Id: 6651)

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