WORLDS DISPLAYED, FOR THE BENEFIT OF YOUNG PEOPLE, BY A FAMILIAR HISTORY OF SOME OF THEIR INHABITANTS.

Boston: Printed and sold at No.53, Cornhill, by Lincoln & Edmands, 1807. iv,[5]-123,5pp. 24mo. Contemporary wastepaper wrappers printed with text from another work. Spine perished, wrappers rubbed, corners worn. Minor scattered foxing, most corners creased. Very good. Item #WRCAM55787

A scarce early American children's book presented as a series of allegorical texts. The author, John Campbell, enumerates the purpose of the work in the first sentence of the Preface: "The design of this little book is to impress the minds of young people with the importance of time and eternity, and to exhibit the close connexion that there is betwixt them." Not in Rosenbach. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 12263. WELCH 154.5. MIDLAND NOTES 93:269.

Price: $300.00

In Original Condition, with Contemporary Wastepaper Wrappers