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A museum for young gentlemen and ladies [N35238]

DMI number:
804
Publication Date:
1778
ESTC number:
N35238
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB127552553
Shelfmark:
BL ch.780/113
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 ancient and pre-| sent State of Great-Bri- | tain; with a compendi- | ous History of England. | III. An Account of the | Solar 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.[/col. 1] [col. 2]V. Tables of Weights | and Measures. | VI. The seven Wonders of | the World. | VII. Prospect and Descrip- | tion of the burning | Mountain. | VIII. 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 NINTH EDITION. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for Messrs. NEWBERY and CARNAN, at the Bible | and Sun, No. 65. in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and | B. COLLINS, in Salisbury. 1776. [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]-186.
Bibliographic details:
Ninth edition. Bookplates of J. Cresswell and Mary Priscilla Smith
Comments:
Contents: collection mainly contains educational prose, pp. iii-vi, 1-182, 186, including 'Letters, Poems, Tales, and Fables, For Amusement and Instruction' pp. 171-186. Not a verse miscellany - only contains one poem (and a handful of two line fragments of verse, not indexed).
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Introduction, pp. iii-vi.
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Publisher:
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Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Publisher:
Thomas Carnan
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Publisher:
Francis Newbery
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Editor:
Oliver Goldsmith
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
ESTC says 'Sometimes attributed to John Newbery and to Oliver Goldsmith.'
Editor:
John Newbery
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
ESTC says 'Sometimes attributed to John Newbery and to Oliver Goldsmith.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
Friendship like love is but a name
Page No:
pp.183-185
Poem Title:
Fable of the Hare and many Friends.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay