Modern Flirtations

Catharine SINCLAIR

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MODERN FLIRTATIONS, 1855

SINCLAIR, Catharine. Modern Flirtations; Or, A Month at Harrowgate. London: Clarke and Beeton, 1855. BOUND WITH: [Anonymous]. She Would Be a Governess. A Domestic Tale. London: Routledge, Warne, & Routledge, 1861. Thick 12mo, contemporary three-quarter green calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, raised bands, red morocco spine label, marbled boards and edges. $300.

Later editions, with engraved frontispiece and vignette title page for the first work.

The daughter of Sir John Sinclair, Catherine was his secretary from the age of 14 until his death in 1835, at which point she began writing and publishing, “Miss Sinclair wrote brightly and wittily, and displayed much skill in characterization and description” (DNB). Owner signatures.

A very attractive volume.

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