Title: The Understanding Reader: or, Knowledge Before Oratory. Being a New Selection of Lessons ..... Eighth Edition.
Seller ID: 55127
Boston & Portland: Isaiah Thomas, Jun. / Dedham: H. Mann & Co. Printers, 1816. Eighth Edition. 12mo. 228pp. Original paper-covered wooden boards, calf spine. Several illustrations in the text. Boards are worn with paper chipped away at fore-edges, a sizeable piece is broken out of the center of the rear board; foxing and discoloration of leaves typical of American books of this period; very good otherwise. Upper corner torn from one leaf (109/110), affecting the running headline. An ownership inscription in the front is that of Abraham Winslow, Bought January 1st 1823.