The Sessional School Collection; Consisting of Religious and Moral Instructions; a Selection of Fables
Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd, 1843. Eleventh edition. Leather Bound. pp. x, 276. 12mo. Bound in original old sheep. Inside the front board is a pastedown notice of new books and following the text is a 24 page publisher's catalogue. Early signature of 'Hugh Malcolmson / Hamilton / July 1854 / No. 28' at top of front front endpaper, below which is a small printed label which reads 'Hugh Malcolmson, M.D. / Winnipeg, Canada.' The boards are worn and the joints are starting but still intact. Uneven browning to text, and binding slightly sprung, but contents otherwise unmarked. Quite a scarce item in perfectly readable condition. First published in 1835, with authorship attributed to John Wood, this is the eleventh edition containing 'descriptions of animals, places, manners, &c. historical passages, and other instructive and entertaining information for early youth.'. .
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Keywords: Juvenile; Religious teaching; Winnipeg; poetry; theology; lessons; morals; teachings; history