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Fisher, George

The Instructor: Or, Young Man's Best Companion. Containing Spelling, Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic....Instructions to wrote Variety of Hands, with Copies both in Prose and Verse How to write Letters on Business or Friendship, Forms of Indentures, Bonds, Bills of Sale, Receipts, Wills, Leases, Releases, etc. Also Merchants Accompts, and a short and easy Method of Shop and Book-keeping; with a Description of the Product, Counties and Market-Towns of England and Wales...Together with the Method of measuring Carpenters, Joiners, Sawyers, Bricklayers, Plasterers, Masons, Glassiers, and Painters Work, How to undertake each Work, and at what Price, the Rates of each Community, and the common Wages...Likewise the Practical Gauger made Easy, the Art of Dialling, and how to erect and fix Dials, with Instructions on Dying, Coloring, and making Colors...To which is added The Family's Best Companion: With Instructions for Marking on Linen, how to Pickle and Preserve; to make divers Sorts of Wine; and many ex

      London, , (1799). . Orig. tooled calf, hubbed spine. . Covers reatt., a few pieces msg. from spine, text fxg., browning, creasing, & dog-earing, some old watersts., old ms.owner notes to eps, piece msg. from bottom margin of frontis & bottom of tp affecting part of imprint. A fairly worn copy but complete. Fair . 16mo. On spelling, writing, arithmetic, penmanship, how to write business & personal letters, keep accounts, how to measure, practical guaging, dialling, use a compass, mark points for the trades, mark linen, dying, pickling, preserving, cooking recipes, wine making, gardening, medicinal household emedies, coloring, treatise on farriery, list of town fairs, a 10pp. dictionary of commonly used words, 2 plates showing penmanship styles, geogrsphy, astronomy & the zodiac, interest tables, much more. Frontis plate. Tables,.

      [Bookseller: David Hecht, Bookseller]
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