The INSTRUCTOR; or Young Man's Best Companion. Containing Spelling, Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic, in an Easier Way than any Yet Published. George Fisher, Accountant.

The INSTRUCTOR; or Young Man's Best Companion. Containing Spelling, Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic, in an Easier Way than any Yet Published. ...

Glasgow: Printed for the Booksellers, 1786. "A New Edition", and the 1st Glasgow edition (Alston IV, 392). x, [10] - 375, [1 (blank)] pp. Frontispiece. Folding plate of geometric designs. Astrological diagram, p. 256 & 293. Signed in 8s; chainlines are horizontal. Modern speckled quarter calf binding with maroon title label to spine & marbled paper boards. Binding - Fine. Textblock - About Very Good, with early pos to ffep. Paper quite age toned. Folding plate split along a fold. Item #35663

A popular primer, issued in numerous editions, and wherein we find California still an enigma... "Northward, on the Pacific Ocean, is New Mexico, and the island of California; but of these we know but little."

ESTC records 5 holdings of this edition.

Price: $375.00

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