Salem, Massachusetts; 1805; original paper covered boards but spine has been repaired with a plain piece of leather, which is quite rubbed; paste on title label on front board; boards worn, rubbed, soiled; edges and corners worn to boards; ownership label on front pastedown; interior includes: front end paper with wriitng and heavy edge wear; 6 panel foldout of Flourishing Alphabet, w hich has light foxing, soiling and some tears at some of the corners/creases; title page; copyright page; Contents page; 16 leaves of calligraphic samples; 2 page Preface; 3 page Introduction; text "Of the Origin and Progress of Writing", pages 9 - 56; "An Address Delivered to the Pupils of Henry Dean's Writing School" pages 3 - 8; Another Preface dated 1805 which appears to be the same as the first Preface, followed by a 3 page Introduction; Interior pages unmarked but have light foxing throughout, although all legible; 4to - over 9 3/4" - 12" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1060102
Title: Dean's Analytical Guide to the Art of ...
Publisher: Printed by Joshua Cushing for the Author
Publication Date: 1805
Book Condition: Fair
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