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The Well-Bred Scholar, or Practical Essays on the Best Methods of Improving the Taste, and Assisting the Exertions of Youth in Their Literary Pursuits by William Milns. 1797, New York, Literary Printing Office. pp. 284. Engraved half title with allegorical vignette scene.
In a period full leather binding, covers swirled tree calf patterns, smooth spine gilt ruled with contrasting red morocco title label.
Leather covers remain attractive and well preserved, joints dried and cracked but covers still well attached. Spine leather chipped at head and top compartments, spine label chipped but mostly readable.
Internally tight and sound, mostly clean. Nice antiquarian book.
Book measures: 6 5/8" H X 4 1/4" W.