The Well-bred Scholar, or Practical Essays on the Best Methods of Improving the Taste, and Assisting the Exertions of Youth in Their Literary Pursuits. William Milns.
The Well-bred Scholar, or Practical Essays on the Best Methods of Improving the Taste, and Assisting the Exertions of Youth in Their Literary Pursuits
The Well-bred Scholar, or Practical Essays on the Best Methods of Improving the Taste, and Assisting the Exertions of Youth in Their Literary Pursuits
The Well-bred Scholar, or Practical Essays on the Best Methods of Improving the Taste, and Assisting the Exertions of Youth in Their Literary Pursuits

The Well-bred Scholar, or Practical Essays on the Best Methods of Improving the Taste, and Assisting the Exertions of Youth in Their Literary Pursuits

New York: Printed at the Literary Printing Office, 1797. Engraved Title. Second Edition. Full Calf. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Very Good. Item #005522068

This Second edition is also the first American edition, issued the same year that author Milns moved to New York. Bound in period brown calf, spine expertly rebacked in matching calf with red morocco label, preserving original endpapers (some wear to boards, 1/2 inch of the upper blank margin of title torn away no loss of text, scattered light foxing). viii. 284 pages SUPERB PROVENANCE: With the pictorial bookplate of noted antiquarian Charles E. Goodspeed (featuring Paul Revere's depiction of the Boston Massace). Goodspeed was the author of "Yankee Bookseller" among other works.

Price: $250.00

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