THE YOUNG GENTLEMAN AND LADY'S MONITOR, AND ENGLISH TEACHER'S ASSISTANT: being a collection of select pieces from our best modern writers: calculated to eradicate vulgar prejudices and rusticity of manners, improve the understanding; rectify the will, purify the passions, direct the minds of youth to the pursuit of proper objects, and to facilitate their reading, writing, and speaking the English language, with elegance and propriety ... divided into small portions, for the use of reading in classes

Hudson, NY: Printed by Ashbel Stoddard. No. 137, Corner of Warren and Third Streets, 1809. 12mo. 17 cm. 367pp., (4). Four illustrations. Contemporary brown calf with leather label. Boards bowed, front flyleaf lacking, persistent browning to text, an amateurish attempt to color illustrations at some point has left slightly darkened stain on images. ROSENBACH 398: "a section on the Elements of Gesture, illus." AMERICAN IMPRINTS 18113. Item #63868

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