Philadelphia. 1785. 12pp. Titlepage vignette. Loose leaves. Minor soiling. About very good. Item #WRCAM34052
The Anson Phelps Stokes copy, with his bookplate on a pastedown of the chemise. One of the first publications of the American Episcopal Church. A charming children's instructional, providing guidance on living a Christian life, and including standard prayers. On the verso the titlepage are an alphabet and syllabary. Blank spaces were left for the words "King" and "Him" on page 6, "and the teacher instructed to fill them with forms of expression suitable to a republican government" (Evans). EVANS 19208. ROSENBACH CHILDREN'S 99.