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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber J73784

Author Campbell, Rev. John (1766-1840) editor
Title THE TEACHER'S OFFERING: or, the Sunday School Monthly Visitor. Edited by the Rev. John Campbell. Vol. II [ie for the 2nd year of issue - Nos. XIII-XXIV Jan.-Dec. 1824]
PlacePub London
Publisher Francis Westley
Date 1824
Illustrations Plates (2) + 26 woodcuts + 12 headpieces to the poetry section being repeated. Frontispiece portrait of Robert Raikes Founder of Sunday Schools.
Description 16mo red roan spined marbled boards (repair to head of spine/split to hinge but cover secure). Frontis mounted +titlepage +[2]pp Preface +[4]pp Contents +184pp. Some foxing/browning mainly to beginning & end and signs of use but a neat tight copy of this chapbook-sized Sunday School monthly reader. *Starting with January and ending in December it contains many stories and articles of a moral nature. William Wilberforce the leading anti-slavery campaigner and member of Parliament supported this little magazine and it also contains a short biography of Robert Raikes of Gloucester telling how he devised the formation of Sundays Schools after being told that on Sundays the poor parts of town were crowded with ragged aimless children.
Booknumber J73784
Price Price: GBP 18.00 or USD 25.00
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