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[BUDDEN (Maria Elizabeth)]. True Stories from Ancient History chronologically arranged, from the Creation of the World to the Death of Charlemagne. By the Author of "Always Happy," &c.1819

London: Printed for Harris and Son, Corner of St. Paul's Church-Yard, Printed by Cox and Baylis, First edition, 3 vols., 12mo, engraved frontispieces all dated 1 May 1819 (slightly off-set on to titles), 4pp. of publisher's advertisements at end of vol.1, xii, 187, [5]; [4], 224; [4], 224 pp., original red roan-backed marbled boards, slightly worn, spines gilt, some hinges partly cracked, generally a nice copy. Vol.1 dedicated to her son, "To Richard M. B., by M. E. B." Vol. 11 "To Henry W. B. her second child, this second volume of her little historical sketch is dedicated by his tenderly attached Mother, The Author." Vol. 111 "To the endeared and sanctified memory of John Halsey B. who, though no longer of this World, lives in this World, lives in the Heart of his doting Mother, her third ever dear and lamented Child, she dedicates, with tender reverence, this third volume of her little historical sketch. The Author." Moon, 84; Not in Osborne.

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