Carlisle, PA: A. Loudon for Matthew Carey, 1809. Second American Edition. Second American Edition. This popular imaginary journey is Madame Cottin's most famous children's book.
It is the story of a young girl's "difficult journey from Siberia to St. Petersburg with no equipment but a passionate longing to procure the Tsar's pardon for her exiled father." - Harvery and Heseltine (eds.), The Oxford Companion to French Literature, p. 242.
12mo. [vi], -166pp. Engraved frontispiece. Summers, M. Gothic bib., p. 306 (for English edition). Shaw & Shoemaker 17311. Scarce. Period full brown calf, red leather label. Good plus with heavy wear and drying to leather, foxing throughout. Prior ownership inscriptions. Item #140