Author:PRENTISS, Charles (1774-1820)


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The American Bee: a collection of entertaining histories, Selected from different authors, and calculated for amusement and instruction.

By: PRENTISS, Charles (1774-1820).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leominster, Mass.:, Printed by and for Charles Prentiss, 1797.: 1797

Seller ID: LV2145

First edition. 12mo in sixes. 249 pp. Small decorative woodcuts at start and end; torn, pages 3-4 MISSING LOWER HALF OF PAGE, front leaves show considerable wear, 45-6 with tears, pp. 101-104, 241-2 in fragment (HALF OF EACH LEAF MISSING), other leaves torn, portions missing, browning, stained. Original full calf; heavily worn. Bookplate of Hartford Seminary Foundation. SOLD AS IS "WITH ALL FAULTS." Evans, 32707; Wright, L.H. American Fiction, 1774-1850 (2nd ed.), 25. This is an original edition, not a reprint. Locations: British Library; American Antiquarian Society [332232]. Not in ... View more info