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Title: POLITE PRECEPTOR or a collection of entertaining and instructive Essays .. With a view to inspire into the minds of youth the love of Virtue and the Principles of true Taste and just Reasoning
Description: London, Johnson,Richardson .. Harris etc sixth edition corrected and improved 1807 . Duodecimo very worn roan leather binding (one cover off/needs rebind) (vi pp)+372pp Quite some foxing but book-block tight and neat. Inscription on Free EP. *Moral articles many from the Spectator, Rambler, Idler, Mirror, Lounger, Adventurer, Hume's Essays and Sterne's works. N.B. This is not the same as The Preceptor which is a multi-volume teaching aide covering sciences, natural history, writing, reading and other knowledge required for a gentleman's education. An early children's reading book to instil moral virtue & courtesy.

Keywords: Moral courtesy books

Price: GBP 31.00 = appr. US$ 44.27 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: J67106

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