Good. Item #8709
Hannover, PA: Wilhelm Daniel Lepper, 1802. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original calf-backed paper-covered boards; ,256pp. Boards quite rubbed and worn with some loss at corners and chipping and loss of paper, leather cracked at joints but otherwise holding, rather dark damp staining along fore-edge of first three gatherings; contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper and slightly later ex libris of a Frederick McIntire to front pastedown ("Keep Clean. Return Soon").
A Good copy only of quite an uncommon early Pennsylvania German imprint and one of just a very small catalog of works printed by Lepper, all published in 1801 and 1802.
[BÖTTE & TANNHOF 1301; SHAW & SHOEMAKER 1790].