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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber J67106

Author
Title POLITE PRECEPTOR or a collection of entertaining and instructive Essays .. With a view to inspire into the minds of youth the love of Virtue and the Principles of true Taste and just Reasoning
PlacePub London
Publisher Johnson,Richardson .. Harris etc sixth edition corrected and improved
Date 1807
Illustrations
Description Duodecimo very worn roan leather binding (one cover off/needs rebind) (vi pp)+372pp Quite some foxing but book-block tight and neat. Inscription on Free EP. *Moral articles many from the Spectator, Rambler, Idler, Mirror, Lounger, Adventurer, Hume's Essays and Sterne's works. N.B. This is not the same as The Preceptor which is a multi-volume teaching aide covering sciences, natural history, writing, reading and other knowledge required for a gentleman's education. An early children's reading book to instil moral virtue & courtesy.
Booknumber J67106
Price Price: GBP 28.00 or USD 37.00
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