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A Work of Humble Import; yet claiming the attention of all ranks, As having for its object the Prevention of Crimes, And being calculated to ensure the Peace, Comfort, and Security of Society; by alluring the Young and Thoughtless to a taste for reading subjects if real utility, Having a tendency to counteract the Baneful, Influence of Depraved Habits; Promote the interests of Religion, Virtue and Humanity; encourage a Spirit of Industry, Economy, and Frugality; and Dispel the shades of Ignorance, Prejudice and Error, particularly from among the lower orders of mankind: Consisting of Original Communications and Select Extracts, invariably adapted to answer some of the above important purpose, and brought forward in such a pleasing manner, as likely to excite and arrest the attention of the juvenile mind. Volume I [only of 2]. Haddington: Printed and published by George Miller 1813.
1st Ed. Sm. 8vo. viii + 616pp. Some sporadic light browning, contemporary ownership signature to top edge of t.p., unobtrusive blind embossed ownership stamp to blank at front and rear, lower leading corner of last 70 or so leaves wormed affecting text affecting text in many cases, hinges cracked, half calf with marbled boards, edges and boards sl. rubbed with sl. wear to corners, upper joint split resulting in upper board being shaken, gilt filleted raised bands gilt motifs and gilt lettered leather title labels (1 sl. chipped) to spine.
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