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A general idea of the College of Mirania : with a sketch of the method of teaching science and religion, in the several classes: and some account of its rise, establishment and buildings : address'd more immediately to the consideration of the trustees nominated, by the Legislature, to receive proposals, &c. relating to the establishment of a college in the province of New-York. [Three lines of quotations in Latin].

Author/Creator:
Smith, William, 1727-1803.
Publication:
New York : printed and sold by J. Parker and W. Weyman ..., 1753.
Format/Description:
Book
86 p. ; 19 cm. (4to)
Fingerprint:
s.8, esus hede Heof (3) 1753 (A)
Subjects:
Universities and colleges -- Planning.
Universities and colleges -- Curricula.
Education, Higher.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (state) New York.
Notes:
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-K⁴ L⁴(-L4).
Outlining "a purely fictitious institution" to show the kind of college William Smith thought suitable for a new country. The concept informed the founding of the University of Pennsylvania. Cf. Wood, G.B. Early hist. of the Univ. of Penn. (1896).
Signed on p. 81: W. Smith.
Price from below imprint in square brackets: "Price one shilling and six pence."
Woodcut head- and tail-pieces; factotum initials.
Errata statement at foot of p. [3].
Online version available via Colenda https://colenda.library.upenn.edu/catalog/81431-p3td9nf6k
Local notes:
A photocopy of this edition is available for public use.
Penn Chronology:
1753
Cited in:
ESTC, W4650
Evans, 7121
Sabin, 84614
Contributor:
J. Parker and W. Weyman (Firm), printer.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
228765757
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