The Resource The blossoms of morality : intended for the amusement and instruction of young ladies and gentlemen, by the editor of The looking-glass for the mind ; with forty-seven cuts ; designed and engraved by I. Bewick

The blossoms of morality : intended for the amusement and instruction of young ladies and gentlemen, by the editor of The looking-glass for the mind ; with forty-seven cuts ; designed and engraved by I. Bewick

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The blossoms of morality : intended for the amusement and instruction of young ladies and gentlemen
Title
The blossoms of morality
Title remainder
intended for the amusement and instruction of young ladies and gentlemen
Statement of responsibility
by the editor of The looking-glass for the mind ; with forty-seven cuts ; designed and engraved by I. Bewick
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
  • no. 13
  • 56(5)
Citation source
  • Weedon, M.J.P. Richard Johnson and the successors to John Newbery (The Library, 5th ser., v. 4, no. 1, 1949, 25-63)
  • Moon, M. Harris (1992)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1733 or 4-1793
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, R.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1747-1791
  • 1760-1795
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berquin
  • Bewick, John
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Children
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The blossoms of morality : intended for the amusement and instruction of young ladies and gentlemen, by the editor of The looking-glass for the mind ; with forty-seven cuts ; designed and engraved by I. Bewick
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Woodcuts: title vignette (incorporates name of illustrator, "I. Bewick") and ills
  • Publisher's booklist on last [4] p.: G. Cowie & Co., 31, Poultry
  • Half-title
  • "(T)he work entitled the Blossoms of Morality is, with few exceptions, similar to the Looking-Glass for the Mind; and with the addition of some original stories, is a free translation from the most approved compositions of M. Berquin."--Advertisement from the publishers, p. [iii]
  • The editorship of this book has been variously assigned to W. D. Cooper, Rev. J. Cooper (both pseudonyms of Richard Johnson), and Rev. James Cooper. Attributed to Richard Johnson; cf. Osborne Coll. and Weedon, cited below. Attributed to Berquin by Gumuchian
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 561
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 268-9
  • Cf. Roscoe, S. Newbery, J39
Contents
Ernestus and Fragilis -- Juvenile tyranny conquered -- The book of nature -- The unexpected reformation -- The recompense of virtue -- The pleasures of contentment -- The happy effects of Sunday schools on the morals of the rising generation -- The happy villager -- The indolent beauty -- An oriental tale -- Generosity rewarded -- An evening vision -- The anxieties of royalty -- The generous punishment -- Female courage properly considered -- The beautiful statue -- Dorcas and Amarillas -- The conversation -- Edwin and Matilda -- The pious hermit -- The caprice of fortune -- The melancholy effects of pride -- The nettle and the rose
Edition
The eighth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 235, [5] pages
Form of item
online
Note
Quarter red sheep and marbled paper over boards; spine tooled in gold.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts))
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The blossoms of morality : intended for the amusement and instruction of young ladies and gentlemen, by the editor of The looking-glass for the mind ; with forty-seven cuts ; designed and engraved by I. Bewick
Link
Publication
Note
  • Woodcuts: title vignette (incorporates name of illustrator, "I. Bewick") and ills
  • Publisher's booklist on last [4] p.: G. Cowie & Co., 31, Poultry
  • Half-title
  • "(T)he work entitled the Blossoms of Morality is, with few exceptions, similar to the Looking-Glass for the Mind; and with the addition of some original stories, is a free translation from the most approved compositions of M. Berquin."--Advertisement from the publishers, p. [iii]
  • The editorship of this book has been variously assigned to W. D. Cooper, Rev. J. Cooper (both pseudonyms of Richard Johnson), and Rev. James Cooper. Attributed to Richard Johnson; cf. Osborne Coll. and Weedon, cited below. Attributed to Berquin by Gumuchian
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 561
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 268-9
  • Cf. Roscoe, S. Newbery, J39
Contents
Ernestus and Fragilis -- Juvenile tyranny conquered -- The book of nature -- The unexpected reformation -- The recompense of virtue -- The pleasures of contentment -- The happy effects of Sunday schools on the morals of the rising generation -- The happy villager -- The indolent beauty -- An oriental tale -- Generosity rewarded -- An evening vision -- The anxieties of royalty -- The generous punishment -- Female courage properly considered -- The beautiful statue -- Dorcas and Amarillas -- The conversation -- Edwin and Matilda -- The pious hermit -- The caprice of fortune -- The melancholy effects of pride -- The nettle and the rose
Edition
The eighth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 235, [5] pages
Form of item
online
Note
Quarter red sheep and marbled paper over boards; spine tooled in gold.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts))
Specific material designation
remote

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