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Catalogue of Children's Books before 1900)

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber J69470

Author Frank,Elizabeth (according to British Library but no author given)
Title LESSONS FOR YOUNG PERSONS IN HUMBLE LIFE: calculated to promote their improvement in the art of reading; in virtue and piety; and, particularly, in the knowledge of the duties peculiar to their stations.
PlacePub London
Publisher Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans. Fifteenth edition
Date 1856
Illustrations
Description 260x103mm brown blindstamped cloth (edges worn/2" split to lower hinge/tisp worn but still sound) 304pp Name and a few pencil marks on endpapers a few signs of use but neat and tight. *Very Victorian with the aim of making the poor contented with their station in life. Dedicated "to the Poor, and to their enlightened friends.." Teach them to read (but not with the express aim of bettering themselves) Chapters such as the Good Servant, the Religious tradesman, advice to servants, behaviour to Masters and Mistresses, on dress, company and amusements, on Sobriety, Industry and Frugality. Part II has several fables, poems such as Christian resignation, Trust in Providence, Shortness of Life, etc gathered from many authors and includes a large part of Poor Richard's Almanac's sayings on Industry and thrift as published by Benjamin Franklin.
Booknumber J69470
Price Price: GBP 22.00 or USD 31.00
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