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The Resource The youth's handbook of entertaining knowledge : in a series of familiar conversations on the most interesting productions of nature and art and on other instructive topics of polite education, by a lady

The youth's handbook of entertaining knowledge : in a series of familiar conversations on the most interesting productions of nature and art and on other instructive topics of polite education, by a lady

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The youth's handbook of entertaining knowledge : in a series of familiar conversations on the most interesting productions of nature and art and on other instructive topics of polite education
Title
The youth's handbook of entertaining knowledge
Title remainder
in a series of familiar conversations on the most interesting productions of nature and art and on other instructive topics of polite education
Statement of responsibility
by a lady
Contributor
Binder
Printer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
TYC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
AG5
LC item number
.Y68 1844
Literary form
novels
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The youth's handbook of entertaining knowledge : in a series of familiar conversations on the most interesting productions of nature and art and on other instructive topics of polite education, by a lady
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Publisher's advertisements follow text in v. 1
Contents
  • V. 1: Printing and libraries -- Papyrus manuscripts -- The flower-garden -- The hot-house -- On glass -- Italian manufactures -- On sound -- St. Vincent de Paul -- The sugar cane -- The garden -- On lichens -- The food of various nations -- The Upas tree -- National emblems -- The gipsies -- A morning walk -- on shells -- The whale fishery -- Vegetable physiology -- Sepulchres of the nations of Italy
  • V. 2: The Roman circus -- Some curious tropical plants -- Domestications of animals -- The colour box -- Extinct animals of Great Britain -- The stork -- On heraldry -- On temperature -- The kitchen garden -- The visit to a cottage -- On sheep -- The cross -- On the mmineral substances contained in plants -- Seven churches of Asia -- On trees -- A walk in the fields -- The plague -- The palm tree -- The curfew
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
2 v.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Half bound in brown calf, stamped in blind; brown, yellow and green marbled paper over boards. All edges speckled red. Gray endpapers. Publisher's advertisements: [2] p. at end of v.1. Purchase, JHA, 1995.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)84565809
  • ucoclc84565809
Label
The youth's handbook of entertaining knowledge : in a series of familiar conversations on the most interesting productions of nature and art and on other instructive topics of polite education, by a lady
Publication
Note
Publisher's advertisements follow text in v. 1
Contents
  • V. 1: Printing and libraries -- Papyrus manuscripts -- The flower-garden -- The hot-house -- On glass -- Italian manufactures -- On sound -- St. Vincent de Paul -- The sugar cane -- The garden -- On lichens -- The food of various nations -- The Upas tree -- National emblems -- The gipsies -- A morning walk -- on shells -- The whale fishery -- Vegetable physiology -- Sepulchres of the nations of Italy
  • V. 2: The Roman circus -- Some curious tropical plants -- Domestications of animals -- The colour box -- Extinct animals of Great Britain -- The stork -- On heraldry -- On temperature -- The kitchen garden -- The visit to a cottage -- On sheep -- The cross -- On the mmineral substances contained in plants -- Seven churches of Asia -- On trees -- A walk in the fields -- The plague -- The palm tree -- The curfew
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
2 v.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Half bound in brown calf, stamped in blind; brown, yellow and green marbled paper over boards. All edges speckled red. Gray endpapers. Publisher's advertisements: [2] p. at end of v.1. Purchase, JHA, 1995.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)84565809
  • ucoclc84565809

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