Maria Edgeworth (1 January 1768 – 22 May 1849) was a prolific Anglo-Irish novelist of adults’ and children’s literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children’s literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. She held views on estate management, politics and education, and corresponded with some of the leading literary and economic writers, including Sir Walter Scott and David Ricardo.

  • Essay on Irish Bulls. 1802.

    EDGEWORTH, Maria; Richard Lovell Edgeworth. Essay on Irish Bulls. FIRST EDITION. [4], 316 pp. Interior: No half title, sporadic staining in places, worn hole puncture mark to bottom blank margin, piercing same place on pages throughout, worming to lower blank margins on last ten pages, pages age toned, occasional spotting/foxing. Otherwise good. Exterior: full contemporary calf (worn, rubbed corners bumped), spine re-backed (a while ago). 8vo. London: J. Johnson, 1802.