The young man's best companion; or, the new book of knowledge: being a regular system of education, withouth the aid of a tutor. In which are comprised, writing, arithmetic, grammar, mensuration, book-keeping, geography, astronomy, history, law, chemistry, and farriery. J. Hough.
The young man's best companion; or, the new book of knowledge: being a regular system of education, withouth the aid of a tutor. In which are comprised, writing, arithmetic, grammar, mensuration, book-keeping, geography, astronomy, history, law, chemistry, and farriery...
The young man's best companion; or, the new book of knowledge: being a regular system of education, withouth the aid of a tutor. In which are comprised, writing, arithmetic, grammar, mensuration, book-keeping, geography, astronomy, history, law, chemistry, and farriery...
The young man's best companion; or, the new book of knowledge: being a regular system of education, withouth the aid of a tutor. In which are comprised, writing, arithmetic, grammar, mensuration, book-keeping, geography, astronomy, history, law, chemistry, and farriery...

The young man's best companion; or, the new book of knowledge: being a regular system of education, withouth the aid of a tutor. In which are comprised, writing, arithmetic, grammar, mensuration, book-keeping, geography, astronomy, history, law, chemistry, and farriery...

Manchester: J. Gleave and Son, 1825. 8vo, pp. 612, [4]; engraved frontispiece and title page, and 10 plates, one folding; slightly later quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt title on spine; spine faded, lower joint cracked, plates are foxed, toned and affected by offset text, text is cleaner but with some foxing, gilt morocco bookplate on pastedown of Henry Parson Haswell. A comprehensive review of all a young man needs to know, including "the art of drawing, painting in oil and water colors, gardening, dying and bleaching, and the most approved system of stenography, or short-hand writing, with a choice selection of useful information for families and for business." The section on shorthand is based on Byrom's system and includes short-hand forms in the text. Scarce. University of Newcastle, BL, and U Penn in OCLC. Item #55847

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