1797 ISAAC WATTS. Beauties of Isaac Watts. Mathew Carey - American Imprint
1797 ISAAC WATTS. Beauties of Isaac Watts. Mathew Carey - American Imprint
1797 ISAAC WATTS. Beauties of Isaac Watts. Mathew Carey - American Imprint

1797 ISAAC WATTS. Beauties of Isaac Watts. Mathew Carey - American Imprint

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Watts, Isaac. The Beauties of the Late Reverend Dr. Isaac Watts: Containing the most Striking and Admired Passages in the Works of that Justly Celebrated Divine, Philosopher, Moralist, and Poet: Equally Calculated for the Communication of Polite and Useful Knowledge, and the Increase of Wisdom and Happiness. To which is Added the Life of the Author. Printed at Newburyport, by Edmund M. Blunt, for Mathew Carey, Philadlephia. 1797. 239pp.

Signed Phillips, '97 on the title. Probably Samuel Phillips Jr [1752-1802]; founder of Phillips Academy, active supporter of the American Revolution, etc. purchased simultaneously with material from Phillips' estate and signature similar to examples in the other material, but without the "Samuel." 

Original leather, hinges through, but intact and stable with a bit of care. Textualy very good.