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A museum for young gentlemen and ladies [N22004]

DMI number:
1397
Publication Date:
1751
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N22004
EEBO/ECCO link:
ecco
Shelfmark:
Bod Vet. A5 g.201
Full Title:
A [i]MUSEUM[/i] | FOR | Young GENTLEMEN and LADIES. | OR, A | Private TUTOR for little [i]Masters[/i] and [i]Misses[/i]. | Containing a Variety of [i]useful Subjects[/i], and in particular, | [2 columns] [col1] 1. Directions for Reading | with Elegance and Pro- | priety. | 2. The ancient and present | State of [i]Great Britain[/i]; | with a compendious Hi- | story of [i]England[/i]. | 3. An Account of the Solar | System. | 4. Historical and Geographi- | cal Description of the se- | veral Countries in the | World: With the Man- | ners, Customs, and Habits | of the People. | 5. An Account of the Arts | and Sciences. | 6. Rules for Behaviour. | 7. Advice to young Persons [/col 1] | [col2] on their entering upon the | World; with short Rules | of Religion and Morality. | 8. Tables of Weights and | Measures. | 9. Explanation of Abrevia- | tions used in Words and Dates. | 10. The Seven Wonders of | the World. | 11. Prospect and Description | of the Burning Mountains. | 12. Dying Words and Beha- | viour 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. [/col 2] | Interspersed with LETTERS, TALES, and FABLES for | Amusement and Instruction, and illustrated with CUTTS. | ( Being a Second Volume to the [i]Pretty Book[/i] for [i]Children[/i]. ) | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for J. HODGES, on the [i]Bridge[/i]; J. NEWBERY, in | St. [i]Paul's Church-Yard[/i]; and B. COLLINS, in [i]Salisbury[/i]. | [Price One Shilling, neatly bound.]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection including prose and Collection aimed at children/young people
Format:
16mo
Price:
1 s
Pagination:
[2], iii-vi, 1-222 pp.
Bibliographic details:
ESTC notes that 'A fifth edition of ’The pretty book for children’ was issued by Newbery, Hodges and Collins in 1751.' Bod copy is missing pp. 113-4, 127-8, 165-6. Pp. 209-10 is partially missing.
Comments:
Date: suggested in ESTC. Contents: Collection is dominated by prose.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: 'From the Guardian, No. 111. By Way of Introduction' pp. iii-vi.
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Related People
Publisher:
Benjamin Collins
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
James Hodges
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
John Newbery
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Also editor? ESTC notes 'Sometimes attributed to John Newbery and to Oliver Goldsmith.'
Editor:
Oliver Goldsmith
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
ESTC notes 'Sometimes attributed to John Newbery and to Oliver Goldsmith.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
Could we which we never can
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thirty days hath September
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A man of wisdom may disguise
Page No:
pp.199-203
Poem Title:
The Country Squire and his Man John. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My noble lovely little Peggy
Page No:
pp.[209-210]
Poem Title:
A Letter to the Honorable Lady Cavendish Holles Harley
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Once on a time in sunshine weather
Page No:
pp.[210]-212
Poem Title:
[missing] Falshood. [missing] Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Friendship like love is but a name
Page No:
pp.212-215
Poem Title:
Fable of the Hare and many Friends.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay