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The Resource The amusing instructor, or, Tales and fables in prose and verse, for the improvement of youth : with useful and pleasing remarks on different branches of science ... : adorned with cuts

The amusing instructor, or, Tales and fables in prose and verse, for the improvement of youth : with useful and pleasing remarks on different branches of science ... : adorned with cuts

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The amusing instructor, or, Tales and fables in prose and verse, for the improvement of youth : with useful and pleasing remarks on different branches of science ... : adorned with cuts
Title
The amusing instructor, or, Tales and fables in prose and verse, for the improvement of youth
Title remainder
with useful and pleasing remarks on different branches of science ... : adorned with cuts
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
FUG
Citation location within source
J12(1)
Citation source
Roscoe, S. Newbery
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The amusing instructor, or, Tales and fables in prose and verse, for the improvement of youth : with useful and pleasing remarks on different branches of science ... : adorned with cuts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First edition published by Newbery; cf. Roscoe, cited below. An earlier edition was published in 1769 by W. Harris
  • "In this work learning and morality appear with a smiling countenance, the thorns are eradicated from the paths of instruction, and nothing but the flowers appear"--preface
  • Engravings: frontispiece; illustrated plates. Engraved by Simpson
  • Caption title: The amusing instructor
Dimensions
14 cm.
Extent
[4], 198 p., [8] leaves of plates
Note
  • Brown sheep over boards; boards detached. In blue and yellow marbled case.
  • Inscription dated June 1st, 1784 on upper free endpaper.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)21883418
  • ucoclc21883418
Label
The amusing instructor, or, Tales and fables in prose and verse, for the improvement of youth : with useful and pleasing remarks on different branches of science ... : adorned with cuts
Publication
Note
  • First edition published by Newbery; cf. Roscoe, cited below. An earlier edition was published in 1769 by W. Harris
  • "In this work learning and morality appear with a smiling countenance, the thorns are eradicated from the paths of instruction, and nothing but the flowers appear"--preface
  • Engravings: frontispiece; illustrated plates. Engraved by Simpson
  • Caption title: The amusing instructor
Dimensions
14 cm.
Extent
[4], 198 p., [8] leaves of plates
Note
  • Brown sheep over boards; boards detached. In blue and yellow marbled case.
  • Inscription dated June 1st, 1784 on upper free endpaper.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)21883418
  • ucoclc21883418

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