West-Chester, PA: Printed by Derrick & Sharples, 1797. , [172-224] pp. 8vo. Removed. First edition. A very good- copy, removed from a large volume, front leaf detached and creased, with a few chips; rear two leaves creased; otherwise clean. Sabin 41494. Mott p. 790. Item #43045
Contains articles on science, useful arts, agriculture, & politics, as well as literary prose & verse. Includes "Description of the Mississippi River, by Thomas Hutchins. Only six issues were published, January through June 1797. One of a number of short lived early American periodicals. Uncommon in the market.