Front cover image for The larger catechism,

The larger catechism,

Westminster Assembly, Alexander M'Leod (Editor), J. Watts & Co (Printer, Stereotyper), Whiting and Watson (Publisher)
Print Book, English, 1813
Stereotyped and printed by J. Watts & Co. for Whiting & Watson, theological and classical booksellers., New-York:, 1813
[2], 142 pages ; 18 cm (12mo)
"The first book ever stereotyped in America."--Title page
The statement on the title page is correct, in that this is the first book printed from stereotype plates made in the United States, though the Philadelphia Bible Society had already published, in 1812, a stereotype Bible printed from imported plates. See Rollo Silver, Typefounding in America (1965), page 60
Collation: 12mo: A-M⁶ [$1,3 signed; signing $3 as '$2']; 72 leaves, pages [2 unnumbered] [1] 2-142