The complete phonographic class-book, containing a strictly inductive exposition of Pitman's phonography. S. P. Andrews, Augustus F. Boyle.
The complete phonographic class-book, containing a strictly inductive exposition of Pitman's phonography...

The complete phonographic class-book, containing a strictly inductive exposition of Pitman's phonography...

Boston: Phonographic institution, 1845. First edition, 12mo, pp. 132; printed paper boards backed in reverse calf, spine chipped, hinges starting, some offsetting on endpapers; a good, sound copy. "Especially intended as a school book, and to afford the fullest instruction to those who have not the assistance of the living teacher." This popular textbook saw 16 editions between 1945 and 52. Westly-Gibson p. 7. Andrews was an American individualist anarchist, linguist, political philosopher, outspoken abolitionist and author of several books on the labor movement and individualist anarchism. It was while in England for abolition work that Andrews came upon Pitman's shorthand and decided to introduce the United States to the system. His Phonographic class book was the first American book on Pitman published. Item #53991

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