New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1867. First American Edition. Small 8vo. 340 pp. Publisher's green blindstamped cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Bookseller stamp for H. Wagner & Sons, Marysville & San Francisco to ffep; contemporary gift inscription; minor foxing; offset from laid in flower; else a near fine copy. Item #19156
An uncommon and early work on Prostitution in Glasgow, Scotland. "The following pages lay before their readers an account of the exertions made by a lady in Glasgow to bring back to the paths of virtue and purity those unhappy females whose sinful traffic is productive, to themselves and their associates, alike of misery in this world and of eternal destruction in the world to come." - Introductory Chapter.