XENOPHONTOS KYROU PAIDEIAS BIBLIA OKTO. XENOPHONTIS DE CYRI INSTITUTIONE LIBRI OCTO...

Philadelphia: Ex Officina Classica. Impensis Wm. Poyntell, 1806. Original sheep [inner hinges cracked] and morocco spine label. [3], [1 blank], 547, [1 blank] pp. Clean text, Very Good. This is apparently the first book printed in America on Greek type that was made in this country. The Greek fonts were cast by Binny and Ronaldson under the direction of John Watts, who was brought from England to supervise the type production. In 1809 Watts opened his own printing shop in New York, and became a leader in the new field of stereotyping. AI 11903. Item #23350

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