Title Flowers of Instruction
Book Condition Fair
Publisher Philadelphia T. T. Ash 1840
Seller ID 034467
Philadelphia: T. T. Ash, 1840. Undated, ca. 1840. Short essays and poems, intended for instruction of older children and adults, illustrated with a handful of woodcuts or wood engravings. Brown cloth with decorative yellow label on the front cover, 5.5" tall, 128 pages. Covers heavily rubbed with some shelf soil, joints chipped, front cover attached but binder's cords, text block sound, pages foxed with occasional faint old unobtrusive dampstains, closed tear to one margin. Includes such topics as Instances of Sagacity in the Inferior Animals; Venetian Police; Wonderful Power of the Imagination; Laziness of Authors; First Coffee-house in England; The Amputated Leg; False Happiness; Geological Cookery; Remarks on Deserts, etc.. Hard Cover. Fair. 24mo - 5" - 5¾" Tall.
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