1796. Item #77018
AIKIN, J. LETTERS FROM A FATHER TO HIS SON, on Various Topics, Relative to Literature and the Conduct of Life. Philadelphia: Printed for Mathew Carey by James Carey, 1796. 12mo., marbled calf, gilt title to red leather spine label. Owner's label to front pastedown. Mild worming to upper rear joint. Crown is chipped and the front joint is weakening. A few ink drips on the lower fore-edge of bookblock. 1.5" horizontal closed tear to p. 119-120, else clean and bright within. Very good. Scarce thus. [This imprint is not in Evans. See note in S & M for entry 29958 (misspelling of "Mathew" on the title page corrected)].