Philadelphia: Crissy & Markley, 1854. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's tan wrappers printed within decorative border; 50pp. Ex-Massachusetts State Library with their small pressure stamp to title page and faint Withdrawn rubberstamp to upper cover, wrapers rather chipped along extremities; a Good copy, internally clean and sound. Report especially recommends that news reporters and printers learn phonography (Pitman shorthand).