The American Instructor: or, Young Man's Best Companion.

Boston: John Boyle and J. D. M'Dougall, 1779. hardcover. Containing, Spelling, Reading, Writing, and Arithmetick ... folding plate of geometric diagrams, a few text diagrams. vi, 378, (1)pp. 16mo, contemporary calf, rubbed, some light foxing, some pages dampstained. Boston: John Boyle and J. D. M'Dougall, 1779. good.

From the English edition of 1731; The first American edition was printed in 1748. Karpinski, pp. 59-62; Evans 16524. In this copy there is a tear in the first page of the preface with a partial loss of some words. Contains the contemporary inscription of Joseph Brocklebank and that he paid $80.00 for the book in Newburyport, Massachusetts.

Price: $450.00

Item #210210