18. Item #63790
(NEW ENGLAND TRACT SOCIETY). THE COTTAGER'S WIFE. A narrtive written by a clergyman of the Church of England. Taken, with some omissions, from the Christian Observer. (Andover: Printed for the New England Tract Society by Flagg and Gould, 1815). Tract No. 63. First edition. 24 pp. Bound with: THE HAPPY NEGRO. (Andover: Printed for the New England Tract Society by Flagg and Gould, 1814). Tract No. 7. First edition. 8 pp. Bound with: A SERIOUS ADDRESS TO CHILDREN & YOUTH, relating to the great and necessary Duty of Prayer. By I. Watts, D.D. Tract No. 29. 4 pp. Contemporary binding; the three tracts are side sewn in a plain paper wrapper. 36 pp. total. Early ink ownership of Octavia Parks. Wrappers and pamphlets are lightly foxed and heavily edgeworn, with creasing to bottom fore-corner of text leaves in the first two tracts (nos. 63 & 7). Insect damage to wrappers and the leaves which immediately follow or precede them. The final tract (no. 29) has been trimmed to a smaller size and lacks the colophon. Three tracts bound as one; condition is very good overall.