1803.044: A New Introduction to Reading.

Published: 1803

Full Title: A New introduction to reading: or, A collection of easy lessons arranged on an approved plan; : calculated to acquire , with ease, a fluency of speech, and to facilitate the improvement of youth. : Designed as an introduction to the Speaker, English reader, Columbian orator, &c.

Author: Sael, George (fl. 1790-1810), et al.

Place Issued: Alexandria

Issuing Press: Samuel Snowden, for Robert & John Gray

Description: 184 pgs.; 16 cm. (12mo).


First American reprinting of the London-issued sixth edition of 1801 with additional material of American origin; Sael was a London bookseller who compiled the first edition circa 1791 The brothers Robert & John Gray conducted a successful bookstore in Alexandria from 1800 to 1808, when John retired from the business; Robert continued alone until 1814.

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