The Beauties of Sincerity; Or, a Selection of Passages, prompted by heart-felt love, indited by sincere affection, and delivered from the pulpit by the Bishop of Chester; Archdeacon Pott... [et al.] in Various Sermons, upwards of one hundred and twenty, on the death of H.R.H. the Princess Charlotte of Wales & Saxe Cobourg.
London: Printed for the proprietor; and sold by Wetton and Jarvis, 1818. First edition. Scarce. Hardback mottled boards with paper title label. Part of the title page is printed in gilt letters. Boards are quite rubbed, and the front board is a little loose but holding well. Inside the book has some age toning but is otherwise good. viii, 136 pp. With illustrated frontis. 230 x 140 mm (9 x 5½ inches).
Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (1796 - 1817) was the only child of George, Prince of Wales, and his wife, Caroline of Brunswick. Charlotte was to ascend the British throne after the deaths of her grandfather, George III and her father, but died in childbirth - at the tender age of 21.