A Bookseller of the Last Century; Being Some Account of the Life of John Newbery, and of the…

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... II.--A LIST OF THE BOOKS PUBLISHED BY THENEWBERYS FROM 1740 TO 1800. A. Adventures. Adventures of a Silver Penny. Price 6d. E. Newbery's advertisement in London Chronicle, Dec. 27-29, 1787. Adventures of Master Headstrong. The Adventures of Master Headstrong and Miss Patient, in their journey towards the Land of Happiness; containing an account of the various difficulties Master H. experienced in listening to Passion, leaving Miss Patient, and not consenting that Reason whom they met on the road should always direct his course. Copy printed by C. Squire, Furaivall's Inn, for J. Harris, Corner St Paul's Churchyard (very quaint cuts). E. Newbery's List about 1789. Price 3d. Aesop's Fables. A new and beautiful edition of Aesop's Fables, with instructive morals, adorned with cuts. Price 6d. From F. Newbery's List about 1777. From B. Collins' Account-book we find this was printed at least as early as 1770, and that F. Newbery had a fourth share. 2000 copies were printed and sold, and the profit divided was £2. A 13th edition was advertised in the London Chronicle, Nov. 10-13, 1787, E. Newbery's name being 15th on the list. It is there attributed to Saml. Croxall. Agreeable Companion. 400 copies of this and the "copy " scheduled at ^30 (see PaSe 33) Agricola Candidus. The High Mass, a Poem by Agricola Candidus, Gent., Author of the Latin Mercury. Price 6d. Advertised in Mercurius Latinus, April 19, 1746. Agriculture. Essays on Agriculture. Entered by T. Carnan at Stationers' Hall, February 29, 1776. Alphabet Royal. Alphabet Royal ou Guide commode et agreable dans l'art de Lire. Le Prix seulement 6d. Advertised in the General Evening Post, Aug. 1, 1750, as Pour servir d'Introduction au Cercle des Sciences. Carnan's List, 1787. Alphabet,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... II.--A LIST OF THE BOOKS PUBLISHED BY THENEWBERYS FROM 1740 TO 1800. A. Adventures. Adventures of a Silver Pen...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217660371

ISBN - 13:9780217660372

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