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[AIKIN (John) & BARBAULD (Anna Laetitia, Aikin)]. Evenings at Home; or, the Juvenile Budget Opened. Consisting of a Variety of Miscellaneous Pieces, for the Intruction and Amusement of Young Persons.1794

London: Printed for J. Johnson, 6 Vols., in two, vols., 1-3 are second editions, vol. 4-6 are presumed first editions, 12mo (140 x 85 mm), iv, 152; iv, 152; iv, 161, [1]; [2], 156; iv, 151, [1]; iv, 152pp., upper margin closely shaved touching several page numbers and running titles, near cont. half calf, rubbed, spine of vol. II peeling, leather spine labels a little chipped. "Maria Edgeworth praised this collection of stories, poems, and dialogues designed to provide entertainment for thirty evenings."—Osborne. Vols. 1-4 are dated 1794, vol. 5 & 6 dated 1796. Osborne Collection I, p.230.

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