The Pleasing Library, Containing a Selection of Humorous, Entertaining, Elegant and Instructive Pieces, in Prose and Poetry; From the Most Celebrated Writers. AMERICAN LITERARY ANTHOLOGY, Nathaniel Heaton, Compiler.

The Pleasing Library, Containing a Selection of Humorous, Entertaining, Elegant and Instructive Pieces, in Prose and Poetry; From the Most Celebrated Writers.

Publisher: Wrentham (Mass.): Printed and sold by the Author, 1801.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: American Bibliography 641.
Condition: First signature sprung; edges worn; very good copy.
Book ID: 26107

Description

12mo, contemporary sheep, black leather label, gilt rules and lettering.

Comments

An anthology of English and American verse and prose, which includes Phillip Freneau's "The Indian Student; or the Force of Nature" and John Maxcy's "Charge Delivered by the President to the Graduates of Rhode-Island College." From the library of Levi Bartlett (1763-1828) of Kingston, New Hampshire, with his signature on the verso of the front blank. Several contemporary four-leaf clovers laid in.

Price: $225.00