Buy Used
Price: US$ 850.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Returns Policy

No. XXXIII, Prize Dissertation, which was honored with the Magellanic Gold Medal, by the Philosophical Society, January 1793: Cadmus, or a Treatise on the Elements of Written Language, illustrating, by a philosophical Division of Speech, the Power of each Character, thereby mutually fixing the Orthography and Orthoepy. With an Essay on the mode of teaching the Daf, or Surd and consequently Dumb, to Speak

Thornton, William

Published by n.p. [R. Aitken & Son] n.d. [1793], n.p. [Philadelphia], 1793
Used Condition Very Good+ Paperback
From Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A. (New York, NY, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
Available From More sellers View all  copies of this book

Extract, library records suggest from the Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Volume III. Unadorned wraps; 8vo; pp. 261-320, plus folding table. Presentation copy, inscribed on a slip of paper tipped to the top of pp. 261, obscuring the final paragraph of an entry on the Honey-Bee, "James Tomlinson's / Ex Dono Auctoris / Wm. Thornton M. D. / March 2, 1795." A little soiling on first page (pp. 261), not affecting text or inscription; some light foxing throughout. An excellent copy, and uncommon. Bookseller Inventory # JC14286


Bibliographic Details

Title: No. XXXIII, Prize Dissertation, which was ...

Publisher: n.p. [R. Aitken & Son] n.d. [1793], n.p. [Philadelphia]

Publication Date: 1793

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good+

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Payment Methods

Payment Methods Accepted by Seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order

Seller Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.
Address: New York, NY, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Seller Since July 15, 2002
Seller Rating 5-star rating


Terms of Sale:

Please reserve books by email or by phone. All items subject to prior
sale. NYS residents must include 8.875% sales tax. We accept checks,
money orders, online payment through paypal. Full refund within 15 days
provided book is returned in same condition as sent.



Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.