The Columbian preceptor. Containing a variety of new pieces in prose, poetry, and dialogues; with rules for reading. Selected from the most approved authors. For the use of schools in the United States ... Second edition. Nathaniel Heaton, Jun.
The Columbian preceptor. Containing a variety of new pieces in prose, poetry, and dialogues; with rules for reading. Selected from the most approved authors. For the use of schools in the United States ... Second edition

The Columbian preceptor. Containing a variety of new pieces in prose, poetry, and dialogues; with rules for reading. Selected from the most approved authors. For the use of schools in the United States ... Second edition

Wrentham, (Mass.): printed and sold by the author; sold also by D. Heaton, Providence..., Jan. 1801. 12mo, pp. iv, [5]-156; orig. sheep-backed paper-covered boards; some light staining, else good or better. Among the "approved authors" are Addison, the Revs. Blair and Tillotson, Franklin, Johnson, Dwight, and Chastellux who contributes the history of Pocahontas. No mention of any Heaton in Nietz or Carpenter. A Benjamin Heaton published in Wrentham A Columbian Spelling Book, 1799; and another of the same, Wrentham, for Larkin, 1800 (only known copy imperfect). Modelled on Caleb Bingham's The American Preceptor, 1794 etc. Nathaniel Heaton published two other text books out of Wrentham 1801-02. American Imprints 640. Item #56043

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