Female Conduct

MARRIOTT, Thomas. Female Conduct: Being an Essay on the Art of Pleasing. London: W. Owen, 1759.

A hardback first edition with leather boards in good condition. Contains an inscription from ‘Robert Woodward, 1858’ on a prelim page and a pencil illustration of a gentleman in period dress inside the back cover. Light scuffs on the top and bottom of the spine and corners slightly bumped, and the page edges tanned, otherwise in excellent condition for a book of this age.


Thomas Marriott


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Female Conduct Synopsis

A guide for females, published in 1759, concerning behaviour before and after marriage. Written in the form of a long poem, and dedicated to the Princess of Wales.

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Thomas Marriott