Watts, Isaac. The Improvement of the Mind: or a Supplement to the Art of Logic. In Two Parts. To which is added, A Discourse on the Education of Children and Youth. (Exeter, New Hampshire, 1793.)
Watts, Isaac. The Improvement of the Mind: or a Supplement to the Art of Logic. In Two Parts. To which is added, A Discourse on the Education of Children and Youth.
J. Lamson and T. Odiorne, Exeter, New Hampshire, 1793.
Binding: Hardcover (Full Leather). Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Size: Around 7" or slightly taller - Duodecimo (12mo). 330 pages. Item Type: Book.
Evans 26440. pp. ix, 200, (2), 130. Three works printed as two and bound together in a single volume. Improvement of the Mind, Part I (pp. -200), Part II (pp. 1-55), Discourse (pp. -130).
Text block is tight. The paper is toned from age and there is foxing and other stains in the first 130 and last 30 pages. The six leaves of the first signature (including the front free end paper, title page, Introduction and Tables of Contents) have a half-inch tear at the bottom of the gutter. One leaf (pp. 117-118) has an old repair of a closed tear that does not affect any text.
Hardcover in full polished calf with a contemporary red leather panel on the spine with the title "Watts on The Mind." Corners turned in. Hinges in good shape and intact; the leather is not worn through at the hinges as is the case with many 18th century leather-bound books.
There is a paste-down label from the Belgrade Social Library (No. 69) on the inside front cover.
Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 0 lbs 13 oz. Category: Education; United States; 18th century; Religion & Theology. ISBN: No ISBN. Inventory No: 1151.
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