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The Resource The young moralist : consisting of allegorical and entertaining essays, compiled from various authors : designed to implant the principles of virtue and morality in the minds of young people, by G. Wright, Esq. ; illustrated with fine copperplate engravings

The young moralist : consisting of allegorical and entertaining essays, compiled from various authors : designed to implant the principles of virtue and morality in the minds of young people, by G. Wright, Esq. ; illustrated with fine copperplate engravings

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The young moralist : consisting of allegorical and entertaining essays, compiled from various authors : designed to implant the principles of virtue and morality in the minds of young people
Title
The young moralist
Title remainder
consisting of allegorical and entertaining essays, compiled from various authors : designed to implant the principles of virtue and morality in the minds of young people
Statement of responsibility
by G. Wright, Esq. ; illustrated with fine copperplate engravings
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The young moralist : consisting of allegorical and entertaining essays, compiled from various authors : designed to implant the principles of virtue and morality in the minds of young people, by G. Wright, Esq. ; illustrated with fine copperplate engravings
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Copper-engraved plates
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 1049
Contents
Harry the peasant -- Rural probity -- Erroneous judgment of mortals -- The virtuous courtier -- Avarice punished -- The history of Damon and Pythias -- The travels of fancy -- Selima, a Persian tale -- History of Alcander and Septimius -- The miser convinced of his error -- The kingdom of fame and content -- The history of Abraoulf -- The orphan maid
Dimensions
15 cm.
Edition
First American from the fifth London edition.
Extent
144 p., [4] leaves of plates
Note
  • Brown calf over boards, blocked in gold; dentelles on outer edge of boards; shell marbled endpapers; mottled edges.
  • Insignia blocked in gold on upper board, with motto: Institution. Prix de Md. Okill.
  • Boards reattached with glue; upper board and endpapers detached; in clamshell box.
  • Engraved white paper label on upper paste-down: G. Champley, Bookseller, N. York.
  • Inscription in ink on flyleaf: Presented to Miss L. Lewis of the seventh class of grammar, M. Okill, 1st. Augst. 1827.
  • Plates hand-colored.
Other physical details
ill. (copper-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32353434
  • ucoclc32353434
Label
The young moralist : consisting of allegorical and entertaining essays, compiled from various authors : designed to implant the principles of virtue and morality in the minds of young people, by G. Wright, Esq. ; illustrated with fine copperplate engravings
Publication
Note
  • Copper-engraved plates
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 1049
Contents
Harry the peasant -- Rural probity -- Erroneous judgment of mortals -- The virtuous courtier -- Avarice punished -- The history of Damon and Pythias -- The travels of fancy -- Selima, a Persian tale -- History of Alcander and Septimius -- The miser convinced of his error -- The kingdom of fame and content -- The history of Abraoulf -- The orphan maid
Dimensions
15 cm.
Edition
First American from the fifth London edition.
Extent
144 p., [4] leaves of plates
Note
  • Brown calf over boards, blocked in gold; dentelles on outer edge of boards; shell marbled endpapers; mottled edges.
  • Insignia blocked in gold on upper board, with motto: Institution. Prix de Md. Okill.
  • Boards reattached with glue; upper board and endpapers detached; in clamshell box.
  • Engraved white paper label on upper paste-down: G. Champley, Bookseller, N. York.
  • Inscription in ink on flyleaf: Presented to Miss L. Lewis of the seventh class of grammar, M. Okill, 1st. Augst. 1827.
  • Plates hand-colored.
Other physical details
ill. (copper-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32353434
  • ucoclc32353434

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