[Leominster]: Printed by Charles Prentiss, Sept. 1797.
Second Leominster Edition. Pp. 91, [2 pages publisher's advertisements]. 1 vols. 12mo. Later half-sheep over marbled boards. Rubbed, spine torn, hole and tear in advertisement leaf affecting ads, some browning and foxing, notes on pastedown, with the very precise near-contemporary signature of John D. W. Williams on blank and first page of text, else very good. Sabin 102383 for first edition. Item #35147
An examination of such expressions as “When a man's name is up, he may lie abed till noon,” “She carries the Bell,” “It is just as the fit takes him,” “A Stitch in time saves nine,” and “He has come out at the little end of the horn”.
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