Flowers of Instruction

By: Anonymous

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available


Philadelphia: T. T. Ash, 1840. Undated, ca. 1840. Short essays and poems, intended for instruction of older children and adults, illustrated with a handful of woodcuts or wood engravings. Brown cloth with decorative yellow label on the front cover, 5.5" tall, 128 pages. Covers heavily rubbed with some shelf soil, joints chipped, front cover attached but binder's cords, text block sound, pages foxed with occasional faint old unobtrusive dampstains, closed tear to one margin. Includes such topics as Instances of Sagacity in the Inferior Animals; Venetian Police; Wonderful Power of the Imagination; Laziness of Authors; First Coffee-house in England; The Amputated Leg; False Happiness; Geological Cookery; Remarks on Deserts, etc.. Hard Cover. Fair. 24mo - 5" - 5¾" Tall.

Title: Flowers of Instruction

Author Name: Anonymous

Categories: Fine Bindings, Distinctive Press, Early Printing, Education, Schools, Colleges, Text & Lesson-Books, Fiction, Literature, Poetry, Literary History,

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. T. Ash: 1840

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 034467

Keywords: ILLUSTRATED CHILDRENS AMERICAN