The Philadelphia Vocabulary, English and Latin” Put into a New Method proper to acquaint the Learner with Things as well as pure Latin Words. Adorned with twenty-six pictures. For the Use of Schools. James Greenwood.
The Philadelphia Vocabulary, English and Latin” Put into a New Method proper to acquaint the Learner with Things as well as pure Latin Words. Adorned with twenty-six pictures. For the Use of Schools.
The Philadelphia Vocabulary, English and Latin” Put into a New Method proper to acquaint the Learner with Things as well as pure Latin Words. Adorned with twenty-six pictures. For the Use of Schools.
The Philadelphia Vocabulary, English and Latin” Put into a New Method proper to acquaint the Learner with Things as well as pure Latin Words. Adorned with twenty-six pictures. For the Use of Schools.
EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATED WITH WOODCUTS

The Philadelphia Vocabulary, English and Latin” Put into a New Method proper to acquaint the Learner with Things as well as pure Latin Words. Adorned with twenty-six pictures. For the Use of Schools.

Philadelphia: Carey and Co, 1787. Item #570

12mo.  165 x 100 mm., [ 6 ½ x 4 inches].  viii, 123 pp.  Contemporary brown calf, joints cracked and reinforced with expert tissue repair; paper stock brown with age, three leaves with expert repair to tears, edges a bit fragile, yet a sound and attractive copy.  Ownership inscription of Joseph Mathew Liber.


`“First American edition of this popular textbook. . . The present edition is copied from the English version, first published in London about 1710, with the title The London Vocabulary.


“The woodcuts on the title-page depicts Philadelphia on the left-hand side and London on the right.  In the text there are 25 very crude woodcuts.  First American edition of this popular textbook.”


Evans, American Bibliography 20398.  Sabin , Dictionary of Books Relating to America, 28690 “school book with poor woodcuts”.  Rosenbach, Early American Children’s Books, 177.  Hamilton, Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers, 116.  (570)

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Price: $650.00

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