The Lady's Adviser, Physician and Moralist: or Half an Hour's Entertainment at the Expense of Nobody: London, Publish'd by Ashton and Co No 28 Little Britain; and Enter'd at Stationer's Hall Jan'y 7, 1797, the engraved and uncoloured leaf presents a series of "How to" questions which are contained within a fan shape supported by a winged cherub, No1 reads "How to catch the Spleen", No2: "How to avoid it", No3: "How to fall violently in Love" and continues up to No 6, advice is provided under each one of the six drawings, and in minute print next to the fan shape, the leaf is marked "G. Wilson invent. et del", double paper leaf. See Schreiber, unmounted fan leaves, No.121.

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