1805 · Newburyport, [Mass.]
Newburyport, [Mass.]: entered according to Act of Congress by Thomas & Whipple, booksellers, 1805. First edition, narrow oblong 8vo, pp. , 16 unnumbered engraved plates; contemporary blue wrappers, worn and chipped; scattered ink stains; various calligraphic inscriptions on both wrappers; pages toned and bent; rear pages loosening. Plates with calligraphic inscriptions designed to show the breadth and range of the letterforms. Wrappers lined with a 1827 newspaper, additional clippings for reinforcement. Ownership inscription of William Cummings, 1808 on p.  and front and back wrappers. OCLC records 3 editions: 1803 (1 copy), 1805 (6 copies), 1809 (1 copy). American Imprints 8653; Nash 16.
(Inventory #: 57873)