Burlington, NJ: D. Allinson & co., 1811. vii, , 11-292 pp. Sm. 8vo. Full tree calf with red morocco label. First edition. Extremities worn, chips to head and heel of spine, a few tiny holes to rear board, nick to lettering piece, superficial crack to spine, preliminaries toned at the edges, overall a good or better copy with unmarked, clean leaves. Shaw & Shoemaker 23429. Item #21030
Also published by Munroe & Francis in Boston and in London by T. Cadell and W. Davies in two volumes this same year, "Practical Piety," printed twelve years after her immensely popular "Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education" represents one of the often "unread" works of Hannah More (1745-1833), the 18-19th century writer, educator, and reformer.