A Museum for young gentlemen and ladies: or, A private tutor for little masters and misses. [electronic resource] : Containing a variety of useful subjects, and in particular, I. Directions for reading with elegance and propriety. II. The ancient and present state of Great-Britain; with a compendious history of England. III. An account of the solar system. IV. Historical and geographical description of the several countries in the world; with the manners, customs, and habits of the people. V. Tables of weights and measures. VI. The seven wonders of the world. VII. Prospect and description of the burning mountain. VIII. Dying words and behaviour of great men, when just quitting the stage of life; with many other useful particulars, all in a plain familiar way for youth of both sexes. With letters, tales, and fables, for amusement and instruction; illustrated with cuts.

London : Printed for Messrs. Newbery and Carnan, at the Bible and Sun, No. 65, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and B. Collins, in Salisbury, 1778.
vi,186p. : ill. ; 18⁰.
The ninth edition.
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 2: New editions

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Museums -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Youth -- Life skills guides -- Early works to 1800.
Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Sometimes attributed to John Newbery and to Oliver Goldsmith.
Price in square brackets: (Price 1s.)
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Cited in:
Roscoe, J253 (11)
English Short Title Catalog, N35238.
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Restricted for use by site license.