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The instructor: or, Young man's best companion. Containing, spelling, reading, writing, and arithmetick, in an easier way than any yet published; and how to qualify any person for business, without the help of a master. : Instructions to write variety of hands ... How to write letters ... Forms of indentures ... releases, &c. : Also merchants accounts, and a short and easy method of shop and book-keeping ... : Together with the method of measuring carpenters ... and painters work ... : Likewise the practical gauger made easy ... and some general observations for gardening every month in the year. : To which is added, the family's best companion ... and a compendium of the sciences of geography and astronomy ... also some useful interest-tables. /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Fisher, George, accomptant.
Other Authors: Fisher, A. 1719?-1778., Thackara, James, 1767-1848, (Engraver)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Burlington [N.J.]. : Printed and sold by Isaac Collins,, M,DCC.LXXV [i.e., 1787].
Edition:The twenty-first edition corrected and improved.
Series:Early American imprints. no. 14458.
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Online Access:Evans Digital Edition
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100 1 |a Fisher, George,  |c accomptant. 
245 1 4 |a The instructor: or, Young man's best companion.  |h [electronic resource] :  |b Containing, spelling, reading, writing, and arithmetick, in an easier way than any yet published; and how to qualify any person for business, without the help of a master. : Instructions to write variety of hands ... How to write letters ... Forms of indentures ... releases, &c. : Also merchants accounts, and a short and easy method of shop and book-keeping ... : Together with the method of measuring carpenters ... and painters work ... : Likewise the practical gauger made easy ... and some general observations for gardening every month in the year. : To which is added, the family's best companion ... and a compendium of the sciences of geography and astronomy ... also some useful interest-tables. /  |c By George Fisher, accountant. 
250 |a The twenty-first edition corrected and improved. 
260 |a Burlington [N.J.]. :  |b Printed and sold by Isaac Collins,,  |c M,DCC.LXXV [i.e., 1787]. 
300 |a xii, 372 p., [1] leaf of plates :  |b ill. ;  |c 17 cm. (12mo) 
506 |a Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons. 
500 |a Erroneously attributed to Ann Fisher Slack in Halkett & Laing. 
500 |a Typographically identical, except for the title page, with the issue with title: The American instructor: or, Young man's best companion ... Philadelphia: Printed and sold by Joseph Crukshank ... MDCCLXXXVII. The frequent use of the date 1787 in examples (e.g., p. 166) confirms that year as date of publication. 
500 |a Error in paging: p. 353-354 misnumbered 253-254. 
500 |a Frontispiece engraved by James Thackara. 
510 4 |a Evans  |c 14458 
510 4 |a Humphrey, C.H. New Jersey,  |c 143 
530 |a Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series. 
533 |a Electronic text and image data.  |b [Chester, Vt. :  |c Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc.,  |d 2002-2004.  |e Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text.  |f (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 14458). 
650 0 |a Business mathematics. 
650 0 |a Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc. 
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700 1 |a Fisher, A.  |q (Anne),  |d 1719?-1778. 
700 1 |a Thackara, James,  |d 1767-1848,  |e engraver. 
752 |a United States  |b New Jersey  |d Burlington. 
830 0 |a Early American imprints.  |n First series ;  |v no. 14458. 
856 4 0 |z Online version  |u http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?URL=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/14458  |y Evans Digital Edition 
852 |b WWW