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SELF INSTRUCTOR.. The Self Instructor, or, Young Man's Best Companion; being an Introduction to all the various branches of useful Learning and Knowledge. Containing Writing, Grammar, Arithmetic, Astronomy, Geography, Chronology, and Miscellaneous Articles. To which is added, The Artist's Assistant; comprising the Arts of Drawing, Perspective, Etching, Engraving, Mezzotinto, Scraping, Painting, Drying, Colouring of Maps, etc. A brief account of Naval and Military Affairs. Also, various useful Medicinal Receipts.1815

Liverpool: Printed by Henry Fisher, Caxton, 8vo (218 x 135 mm), [4], 593, [3] pp., 3pp. of contents at end, folding engraved map of the world before the engraved and printed titles, 7 engraved plates, contemporary tree calf, spine gilt, morocco label, a nice copy. The map and the engraved frontispiece are "Published by Nuttall, Fisher, & Co., Liverpool, Sept. 1814, and Aug. 1815", respectively.

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