Philadelphia, March 17, 1795. Proposals by Mathew Carey
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Philadelphia, March 17, 1795. Proposals by Mathew Carey for publishing by subscription, The history of the earth and animated nature. By Oliver Goldsmith. by Mathew Carey

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Published by Printed by Mathew Carey in [Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Goldsmith, Oliver, -- 1728-1774,
  • Publishers and publishing -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

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Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 47371.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14566617M

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Philadelphia, Ma PROPOSALS By MATHEW CAREY, H I or T.h E Earth and Animated Nature. By Oliver Goldsmith. I. This work will be P 1 ty four weekly numbers. The firft num ber /hall appear about the beginning of next June. Each number (hall contain eighty oefkavo pages, or five (beets of letter press, and two hantlfome engravings. The Carey Bible was an edition of the English-language Douay-Rheims translation of the Bible published by Mathew Carey () beginning in It was the first Roman Catholic version of the Bible printed in the United States.. Carey was an expatriate Irish journalist who established himself as a printer and publisher in Philadelphia around The State of Maryland, from the best Authorities by Samuel Lewis. Mathew Carey, Philadelphia, c A first edition of the first Atlas map of Maryland printed in America. The map was engraved for Carey's American Edition of Guthrie's Geography Improved and also appeared in Carey's American Atlas. Counties are named, but there are no county. book trade, but it had precisely the opposite effect. The letter touched off a chain reaction of Bible proposals. Within days William Young and Mathew Carey, both of Philadelphia, and Isaac Collins of Trenton, New Jersey all announced Bibles, and a group of New Yorkers.

In fact, Mathew Carey was one of the earliest American publishers to rely on a book peddler to sell his books. His book agent, a clergyman and author named Mason Locke Weems (), traveled across the South trying to convince people to buy. James Carey, younger brother of Mathew and John Carey and himself a bookseller and printer of some experience, managed the Philadelphia Gazette briefly after the fire until Andrew Brown, Jr., took over his father’s business (Philadelphia Gazette, 30 Jan. ). Edward Carey Gardiner1 was born in Philadelphia, Novem , to William Howard Gardiner (), a military historian, and Helena Lawrence Baird ( ), the only child of Henry Carey Baird (), a noted Philadelphia publisher. The American Museum (also known as, The American Museum; or Repository of Ancient and Modern Fugitive Pieces &c. Prose and Poetical and The American Museum, or, Universal Magazine) was a monthly American literary magazine published by Mathew Carey in the lateth century. The American Museum "shares with the Columbian Magazine the honor of being the first successful American .

Philadelphia Jewish Exponent (Newspaper) - Ma , Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaIOO JEWISH EXPONENT Ma Special notices Acknowledgements Acknowledgements The family of the late MARLYN CHAKOW FEIN deeply respect the many charitable contributors & heartfelt expressions of sympathy by our relatives, many friends, neighbors & acquaintances. Matthew Carey; Born to a middle-class Irish family in Dublin in , Matthew Carey entered the bookselling and printing business in At 17 years old, he published a pamphlet criticizing the merits of dueling. He followed it shortly thereafter with a pamphlet criticizing the severity of the Irish penal code. This book is the second in a two part history of the Philadelphia Campaign of Like the first book the author allows the participants to do most of the speaking in their own voices. He also has chosen to use copies of their maps rather then updated accurate historian produced s: Full text of "Mathew Carey, editor, author and publisher; a study in American literary development" See other formats.