Chambersburg [Penna.]: Printed by Dover & Harper, for Mathew Carey, Philadelphia, 1796. Second American edition. Original marbled boards rebacked with white paper (with typewritten titling), 6.5 x 4 inches, 84 pages. Front hinge starting; some occasional damp-staining, corners and edges of the boards a bit rubbed; some soiling; a good copy. Item #19928
An example of Carey’s practice of partnerships with far-flung printers, this uncommon revival of the essays of Hannah More one of the several Dover & Harper imprints issuing from this Cumberland Valley press for Carey in 1796-1797. First published in London in 1777, with a Philadelphia edition first appearing in 1786. Evans 30814; ESTC W32061.