The Art of Reading

Unusual binding, paper over oak sheets with leather spine. Early grammar and reading reference. Spine leather heavily worn, chipped at bottom and rough along the edges. Rear paper cover almost entirely gone, exposing wood. Corners heavily bumped and worn. Pages have browned, a bit of foxing and soil, but textblock is generally tight and clean. Sold as-is. 4.25 x 7 inches with 240 pages. Tenth edition.


  • The Art of Reading; Containing a Number of Useful Rules, Exemplified by a Variety of Selected & Original Pieces
  • Daniel Staniford
  • West & Richardson, 1814