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, I. Directions for Reading with Elegance and Propriety. II. The antient and present State of Great-Britain; with a compendious History of England. III. An Account of the Solar System. IV. Historical and Geographical Description of the several Countries in the World; with the Manners, Customs, and Habits of the People. V. An Account of the Arts and Sciences. VI. Rules for Behaviour. Vii. Advice to young Persons on their entering upon the World; with short Rules of Religion and Morality. Viii. Tables of Weights and Measures. IX. Explanation of Abreviations used in Words and Dates. X. The Seven Wonders of the World. XI. Prospect and Description of the burning Mountains. XII. Dying Words and Behaviour 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. With Letters, Tales, and Fables, for Amusement and Instruction; illustrated with Cuts

Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for J. Newbery, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and B. Collins, in Salisbury 1760, 1760
Edition:The third edition
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Braces in title. - English Short Title Catalog, N35223. - Price from imprint: price 1s. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Roscoe, J253 (4). - Sometimes attributed to John Newbery and to Oliver Goldsmith
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (vi,209,[1]p) ill 18°