MODERN PUBLICATIONS, AND NEW EDITIONS OF VALUABLE STANDARD WORKS, PRINTED FOR M. CAREY, No. 121, CHESNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA [caption title].

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.

Price: $100.00