Philadelphia. June, 1816. 24pp. Lacks pp.3-4, 21-22. (a single conjugate leaf) Dbd. Very minor foxing. Very good. Item #WRCAM45872
Bookseller's advertisements for Mathew Carey. Carey was the leading Philadelphia bookseller and publisher of his day and an important figure in the history of the American book trade. Offerings include atlases and other works on travel, histories, poetry, divinity, and works on science. Henry Fielding's TOM JONES is listed among the novels. An interesting look at what reading material the Philadelphia public was purchasing.