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Title: Cobb's New Sequel to The Juvenile Readers, or, Fourth Reading Book, Containing a Selection of Interesting, Historical, Moral, and Instructive Reading Lessons in Prose and Poetry, from Highly Esteemed American and English Writers; in Which All Words in the First Reading Lesson Not Contained in Any Reading Lesson in the Three Juvenile Readers, and All New Words in Each Subsequent Reading Lesson, Throughout the Book, Are Placed Before It, with the Division, Pronunciation, Accentuation, Both Primary and Secondary Accent, and Definition Noted, and the Part of Speech Designated. Designed for the Use of Higher Classes in Schools and Academies; and to Impress the Minds of Youth with Sentiments of Virtue and Religion. Also, An Appendix, Containing a Class of Words of Variable Orthography and Words of Variable Pronunciation, and Quotations from Other Languages. By Lyman Cobb, A.M., Author of The First Book, Juvenile Readers, Nos. 1, 2, and 3, Sequel to The Juvenile Readers, North American Reader, Expositor, School Dictionary, New Spelling Book, in Six Parts, Explanatory Arithmetic, Nos. 1 and 2, Ciphering Book, Nos. 1 and 2, &c. &c.
Imprint: Cincinnati: Published by B. Davenport, 1847.
Copyright: Copyright 1843 by Caleb Bartlett in New York..
Description: xiv, -249 p. incl. front., ill. ; 20 cm.
American Antiquarian Society notes: Series title transcribed from head of title page.
Cover transcription: Cobb's new sequel or Fourth reading book. Cincinnati edition. Cincinnati: published by B. Davenport. 1846.
Paragraphs numbered. Includes stories, poems, and nonfiction prose--particularly lessons on American history.
Preface, p. [v]-vii, signed by Lyman Cobb, and dated at New York, August, 1843.
"Stereotyped by T.B. Smith, 216 William Street, New York."--verso of title page.
In printed boards with leather spine.
"Valuable school books, published by B. Davenport, Cincinnati."--publisher's advertisement, lower cover.
Series: Cobb's new series of reading books, in five numbers.
American Antiquarian Society local notes: American Antiquarian Society copy p. 179-180 mutilated, with loss of text. The last page of the appendix in this copy is p. 240, and it is possible that this copy lacks additional pages. Some wood engravings are hand-colored, apparently by the reader. This copy is the gift of Ruth E. Adomeit (1996), and bears her bookplate. Bears reader's drawings and arithmetic. Inscribed: Carrie Heberline ; Ezekiel Duckwort.
Location notes: American Antiquarian Society, Cincinnati Historical Society, Ohio University and University of Virginia copies contain 240 pages.