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Everett, David:

COMMON SENSE IN DISHABILLE: OR, THE FARMER'S MONITOR. CONTAINING A VARIETY OF FAMILIAR ESSAYS, ON SUBJECTS MORAL & ECONOMICAL. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A PERPETUAL CALENDAR, OR ECONOMICAL ALMANACK.

By Isaiah Thomas, Jun. for Isaiah Thomas. Sold at the Worcester Bookstore. March, Worcester: 1799 12mo, contemporary quarter leather and plain paper over wooden boards [boards quite worn, with paper partly worn away]. 120pp, scattered spotting, Good+. The essays include one on Liberty and Equality, and a parody of African-Americans, one of whom is called 'Sambo.' They were contributed originally to the Farmer's Museum. Everett was a lawyer, journalist, and author who "first gained some prominence" with these pieces, "a series of articles on economic and ethical subjects somewhat in the Poor Richard style." DAB. FIRST EDITION. Evans 35454. Goldsmiths' Catalogue 17819.


Book Id: 17527

Price: $250.00

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