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THE SCHOOL OF WISDOM AND ARTS

THE SCHOOL OF WISDOM AND ARTS

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THE SCHOOL OF WISDOM AND ARTS

by [LADY & GENTLEMAN’S POCKET GUIDE]

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About This Item

FIRST BERWICK EDITION. 12mo, pp. iv, 5-339, [1] blank, viii contents; a little browned in places, but generally clean throughout; in recent half sheep over marbled boards, spine with red morocco label lettered in gilt.


Scarce Berwick printing of this appealing lady and gentleman's pocket guide on subjects such as the human body, astronomy, oratory, morality, nations, animals, painting gilding to name but a few. As far as we are aware the work was first published in Gainsborough in 1776.

OCLC records three copies in North America, at Brown, Library of Congress and Winterthur Museum.

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Bookseller
Pickering & Chatto, Antiquarian Booksellers GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
3220072
Title
THE SCHOOL OF WISDOM AND ARTS
Author
[LADY & GENTLEMAN’S POCKET GUIDE]
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Phorson
Place of Publication
Berwick
Date Published
1783
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Women in Literature & Society;

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Pickering & Chatto, Antiquarian Booksellers

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
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Croydon, Surrey

About Pickering & Chatto, Antiquarian Booksellers

Pickering & Chatto has been dealing in rare books for the best part of two centuries. Since 2014 we have been based in the vestry of St. Clement's Church in the City of London, and have a stock of some 2000+ books, principally in the fields of literature, philosophy, social sciences, science and medicine, law and women's studies, from the fifteenth to the first decades of the twentieth century.Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions our offices are at present closed. We are, however, always happy to receive any inquiries by email.

Glossary

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Marbled boards
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Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
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