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An Abridgment of Universal Geography, Together with Sketches of History.  Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States by  Susanna (1762-1824) Rowson - First Edition - 1806 - from Resource Books, LLC (SKU: 017866)

An Abridgment of Universal Geography, Together with Sketches of History. Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States

An Abridgment of Universal Geography, Together with Sketches of History.  Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States by  Susanna (1762-1824) Rowson - First Edition - 1806 - from Resource Books, LLC (SKU: 017866)

An Abridgment of Universal Geography, Together with Sketches of History. Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States

by Rowson, Susanna (1762-1824)

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Boston: John West; David Carlisle, Printer, 1806. First edition [1806]. Scarce non-fiction title by the British-American novelist and stage actress best known for her book, Charlotte Temple. Well-kept copy in full calf with gilt-lettered red spine label, gilt spine ruling, iv, [1], 14-302 plus one page entitled Advertisement by the Author which also includes errata. Unusual pagination at the beginning of the book, no contents missing. Some overall rubbing and shelfwear, firm joints and text block, front free endpaper excised, short closed tear to one leaf with no loss of text, tiny margin note to another, pages uniformly age-toned with fairly light foxing, name in pencil on front pastedown.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Bookseller Inventory #
017866
Title
An Abridgment of Universal Geography, Together with Sketches of History. Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States
Author
Rowson, Susanna (1762-1824)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John West; David Carlisle, Printer
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1806
Keywords
WOMEN AUTHORS FEMALE EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS GEOGRAPHY HISTORY
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Education, Schools, Colleges, Text & Lesson-Books; Fine Bindings, Distinctive Press, Early Printing;
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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