September 21, 2012

1847 Towns Fourth Reader

Towns Fourth Reader
Item #35 For Sale: 1847 Towns Fourth Reader

Revised Edition the Fourth Reader: Exercises in Reading and Speaking
For the Higher Classes

by Salem Town, LLD

 Buffalo: Phinney & Co.

Portland: Sanborn & Carter

This reader was owned by Michael E. Joyce of Brockport New York.

Brockport was a tiny village in the town of Sweden, Monroe County New York.

 Salem Town was born in Massachusetts in 1779. He was a well-known educator and textbook author. Salem Towne (Town) was the son of Israel  Towne and Naomi Stebbins. Salem became a Reverend and was well educated. He received an M.A. and later LL.D. degrees. He married Abigail King in 1807. They lived in Granville New York until 1829, then moved to Aurora, New York.

This book is 4 1/2 inches by 7 1/2 inches. The pages are stained but legible and there are no significant rips or tears and no missing pages. The corners of the covers are slightly bent.

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