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A museum for young gentlemen and ladies [T85791]

DMI number:
801
Publication Date:
1763
ESTC number:
T85791
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW105550156
Shelfmark:
BL 12201.a.17
Full Title:
A | MUSEUM. | FOR | Young GENTLEMEN and LADIES: | OR, | A PRIVATE TUTOR | For Little MASTERS and MISSES. | CONTAINING. | A Variety of useful Subjects, and in particular, | [two columns] [col. 1]I. Directions for Reading | with Elegance and Pro- | priety. | II. The antient and present | State of Great - Britain; | with a compendious His- | tory of England. | III. An Account of the So- | lar System. | IV. Historical and Geogra- | phical Description of the | several Countries in the | World; with the Man- | ners, Customs, and Ha- | bits of the People. | V. An Account of the Arts | and Sciences. | VI. Rules for Behaviour. | VII. Advice to young Per- | sons on their entering up-[/col. 1] | [col. 2]on the World; with short | Rules of Religion and | Morality. | VIII. Tables of Weights and | Measures. | IX. Explanation of Abbrevi- | ations used in Words and | Dates. | X. The seven Wonders of | the World. | XI. Prospect and Descrip- | tion of the burning Moun- | tain. | XII. Dying Words and Be- | haviour of Great Men, | when just quitting the | Stage of Life; with many | other useful Particulars, | all in a plain familiar Way | for Youth of both Sexes.[/col2] | WITH | LETTERS, TALES, and FABLES, for Amusement and | Instruction; illustrated with CUTS. | [rule] | THE FOURTH EDITION. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for J. NEWBERY, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and | B. COLLINS, in Salisbury. 1763. [Price 1s.]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of educational texts, Collection including prose, Collection aimed at children/young people, and Probably not a miscellany
Format:
Octodecimo (18mo)
Price:
1 s.
Pagination:
[2], [iii]-vi, [1]-209, [1]
Bibliographic details:
Fourth edition. FORMAT: 18mo in sixes.
Comments:
Contents: collection mainly contains educational prose, pp. iii-vi, 1-186, 190-198, 204-209, including 'Letters, Poems, Tales, and Fables, For Amusement and Instruction' pp. 179-209.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Advertisement [1p.] 'From The Guardian, No. 111. By way of Introduction' pp. iii-vi. End matter: Advertisement [1p.]
References:
Roscoe, J253 (5)
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Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Publisher:
John Newbery
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
ESTC notes that this is 'sometimes attributed to John Newbery and to Oliver Goldsmith'.
Editor:
Oliver Goldsmith
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
ESTC notes that this is 'sometimes attributed to John Newbery and to Oliver Goldsmith'.
Content/Publication
First Line:
A man of wisdom may disguise
Page No:
pp.186-190
Poem Title:
The Country Squire and his Man John. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
My noble lovely little Peggy
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
A Letter to the Hon. Lady Miss Cavendish Holles Harley
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Once on a time in sunshine weather
Page No:
pp.199-200
Poem Title:
Truth and Falshood. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Friendship like love is but a name
Page No:
pp.201-203
Poem Title:
Fable of the Hare and many Friends.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay