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The Young Lady's Sunday Book: A Practical Manual of the Christian Duties of Piety, Benevolence and… by 'The Author of The Young Man's Own Book - First Edition - 1836 - from Bygone Books (SKU: 17791)

The Young Lady's Sunday Book: A Practical Manual of the Christian Duties of Piety, Benevolence and Self-Government. Prepared With Particular Reference to the Formation of the Female Character

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The Young Lady's Sunday Book: A Practical Manual of the Christian Duties of Piety, Benevolence and Self-Government. Prepared With Particular Reference to the Formation of the Female Character

by 'The Author of The Young Man's Own Book

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Philadelphia: Desilver, Thomas & Co., 1836. Hardcover. Very Good. 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall. William Boxall, W. Hamilton, George B. Ellis. Engraved frontispiece and title page from the first edition (Philadelphia: Key and Biddle / Edward C. Biddle, 1833). Frontispiece engraving "Meditation" by William Boxall / engraved by George B. Ellis ; title page engraving "Sunday Evening" by W. Hamilton / also engraved by George B. Ellis. Title page for this 1836 edition follows, published by Desilver, Thomas & Co. 24mo, ribbed leather, title in gilt on front board, ribbon bookmark present but detached, 320 pages. Condition is VERY GOOD: binding is tight, light rubbing to extremities, toning and light foxing to endpapers, foxing to engravings around edges, light scattered faint foxing throughout. A nice copy. Covers "the practical part of Christianity" while discussing topics such as poverty, self-deception, self-denial, fortitude, forgiveness gentleness, enthusiasm, propriety of behavior, how to keep the heart, friendship, true and false sensibility, habits, and more.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
17791
Title
The Young Lady's Sunday Book: A Practical Manual of the Christian Duties of Piety, Benevolence and Self-Government. Prepared With Particular Reference to the Formation of the Female Character
Author
'The Author of The Young Man's Own Book
Illustrator
William Boxall, W. Hamilton, George B. Ellis
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Desilver, Thomas & Co.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1836
Keywords
RELIGIUON, CHRISTIANITY, CONDUCT BOOKS, WOMEN, EDUCATION
Bookseller catalogs
Women's Studies; Philosophy / Religion / Spirituality; Social Life and Customs;
Size
24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall

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