SANDERS' YOUNG LADIES' READER: EMBRACING A COMPREHENSIVE COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN THE PRINCIPLES OF RHETORICAL READING... FOR THE USE OF THE HIGHER FEMALE SEMINARIES.
Price: 120.00 USD
New York: Ivison & Phinney, 1856. 500 pages. 8vo, leather backed black cloth; head and foot of spine chipped; light foxing throughout. First edition. Charles Walton Sanders (1805-1889) was a successful educator and extremely successful writer of educational texts. Between 1838 and 1860 Sanders sold 13,000,000 readers and at one time received about $30,000 yearly in royalties. The above is interesting for its specific reference to women's seminaries.