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THE ENGLISH READER, OR PIECES IN PROSE AND POETRY; Selected From The Best Writers.

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THE ENGLISH READER, OR PIECES IN PROSE AND POETRY; Selected From The Best Writers.

by Murray, Lindley (1745-1826)

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Edwin T.Scott, Philadelphia: ., 1821 263 p. Age stain. Early manuscript ownership of Miss Eliza Eckert Jan. 5th, 1824. Mildly XLib. XLib stamp of Lebanon County Historical Society on front paste down. 12mo. 180 mm. Original full leather binding, worn and scuffed. Original leather spine label. Small loss at head and tail of spine. Boards fragile. Hardbound. Good. Title continues: 'Designed To Assist Young Persons To Read With Propriety And Effect; To Improve Their Language And Sentiments; And To Inculcate Some Of The Most Important Principles Of Piety And Virtue.' From The Last English Edition. Born near Harrisburg, PA, Murray moved to a Quaker community in York, England, after the American Revolution. He wrote and published textbooks that came to be standard in dominate British and American schools during the first half of the 19th century. S&S/AI 6163. PAIMP 23. Hardcover.

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Title
THE ENGLISH READER, OR PIECES IN PROSE AND POETRY; Selected From The Best Writers.
Author
Murray, Lindley (1745-1826)
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Hardcover
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Edwin T.Scott, Philadelphia: .
Date published
1821
Keywords
PENNSYLVANIA IMPRINTS EARLY AMERICAN EDUCATION ENGLISH READER PROSE POETRY LANGUAGE SPEECHES JUVENILE PHILADELPHIA IMPRINT 1821
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EDUCATION; EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS;

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Ron Lieberman, has been an antiquarian bookseller, rare book appraiser, and library consultant for Fifty years. His firm, The Family Album, has issued a series of exceptional catalogs and bibliographic references in a variety of fields, including: Incunabula; Pennsylvania-Americana; German-Americana; Fine Book Bindings; Early Photographica; Printing History & Typography; Classics from the Great Scholar / Printers; Etc. He was the instructor for a series of valuable workshops and courses in the history, taste, and technique of book collecting. He frequently lectures before professional groups of librarians and archivists on: the book trade; collection and building security; disaster preparedness; appraisals; and preservation, conservation, and binding. He has also often appeared on radio and television popularizing the pleasant hobby of antique book collecting. His expert opinion on the book collecting market; values of archives and manuscripts; collection preservation & security; historic photographs; and the value of rare books has been sought by sources as diverse as: the Historical & Museum Commission of PA; the PA State Library; the Library of Congress; the Smithsonian Institution; the FBI; American Bible Society; Money Magazine; Kipplinger Magazine; Conservation Centers; Warman\\\'s Antique Price Guides; U.S.A. Today; as well as Universities, Colleges, and Historical Societies throughout the United States. As one of the organizers of the World Library Fund, Mr. Lieberman provides professional analyses of library collections, and helps plan library development for public and private institutions in the United States and abroad. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (A.B.A.A.), and Chairman of the A.B.A.A. Security Committee. He was a long-time regular member of the Security Committee of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS) of the American Library Association (ALA); and was the Past President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter, A.B.A.A. Mr. Lieberman was also, for many years, a consulting editor and contributor to the Haworth Press journal: \\\"College & Undergraduate Libraries.\\\" He is also a member of the: International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) // American Library Association (ALA); + ACRL/RBMS [For 25 Continuous Years] // PA Library Association (PLA) // Bibliographical Society of America // Middle Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) // Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing (SHARP) // Library Company of Philadelphia // Philobiblon Club // Etc. Etc.

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