The Preceptor: Containing a General Course of Education.
Place Published: London
Publisher: J. Dodsley
Date Published: 1769
Description: Wherein the First Principles of Polite Learning are Laid Down in a Way most Suitable for trying the Genius and advancing the Instruction of Youth. In Twelve Parts. 2 volumes. Frontispiece in each volume, and illustrated with 34 folding plates, including 6 hand-colored maps; several other in-text figures., l, 5-414; , 560 pages. Thick 8vo, contemporary sprinkled calf; gilt-ruled and lettered spines with red leather labels; outer dentelles, red sprinkled edges. London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1769. Fifth edition. A very good(+) set.
Comments: I: Reading, Speaking, and Writing Letters. II: Arithmetic, Geometry, and Architecture. III: Geography and Astronomy. IV: Chronology and History. V: Rhetoric and Poetry. VI: Drawing. VII: Logic. VIII: Natural History. IX: Ethics and Morality. X: Trade and Commerce. XI: Laws and Government. XII: Human Life and Manners.Edition: Fifth
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 158566