An Abridgment of the Arts and Sciences: Being a short, but comprehensive system, of Useful and Polite Learning.


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Description: Divided into Lessons. Adapted to the Use of Schools and Academies. 167pp. + ad page. 24mo, contemporary 1/2 calf; (head of spine lightly worn, boards worn, foxing). New-London: James Springer, 1796. First American Edition.

Comments: Richard Turner was the author of several schoolbooks published in his native England. This work was popular and went through many English editions. Evans 31322.

Binding: hardcover
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 177230

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