British education: or, the source of the disorders of Great Britain. Being an essay towards proving, that the immortality, ignorance, and false taste, which so generally prevail, are the natual and necessary consequences of the present defective system of education. With an attempt to shew, that a revival of the art of speaking, and the study of our own language, might contribute, in a great measure, to the cure of those evils.
London: J. & R. Dodsley, 1756. First edition, 8vo, pp. , xl, 536; contemporary full blindstamped paneled calf, unrestored; one signature extended, else a very good copy. One pamphlet and one farce (Captain O'Blunder) aside, this is Sheridan's first book. Item #34028
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