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Tuesday, December 21, 2010


One percent standard: 4,000 copies

(Authors color-coded by nation of origin/publication: British Colonies, England, Ireland)

The Spectator, Joseph Addison and Sir Richard Steele
(Mott & Hart. First American compilation: 1803)

Cato: A Tragedy, Joseph Addison
(Mott, "better" seller. First American edition: 1750)

The Guardian, Joseph Addison and Sir Richard Steele
(Mott, "better" seller. First American compilation: 1774)

The Last Day, Edward Young
(Mott, "better" seller. First American edition: 1753)

Divine Songs for Children, Isaac Watts
(Mott & Hart. First American edition: 1719)

Iliad, Alexander Pope
(Mott, "better" seller, & Hart. First American edition: 1774)

Mother Goose's Melodies for Children, Thomas Fleet

Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe
(Mott & Hart. First American edition: 1775)

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