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Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Fourth Earl of
Principles of Politeness, and of Knowing the World. By the Late Lord Chesterfield. Methodized and digested under distinct Heads, with Additions by the Rev. Dr. John Trusler: containing Every Instruction necessary to complete the Gentleman and Man of Fashion; to teach him a Knowledge of life, and Make him well received in All Companies. To which is now first Annexed A Father's legacy to his Daughters: by the late Dr. Gregory
Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Printed by Melcher and Osborne, 1786. Fourth American edition of "Principles," but the first edition printed in America to contain both of these classic works of instructions for young women and men. The first American edition of Gregory's "A Father's Legacy" was published in New York in 1775, the first of "Principles" in 1778 in Philadelphia. The first edition of Trusler's work was published in 1775 and Gregory's work was first published in 1774. 143, [1]pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Quarter contemporary American calf and boards, probably publisher's binding. Fourth American edition of "Principles," but the first edition printed in America to contain both of these classic works of instructions for young women and men. The first American edition of Gregory's "A Father's Legacy" was published in New York in 1775, the first of "Principles" in 1778 in Philadelphia. The first edition of Trusler's work was published in 1775 and Gregory's work was first published in 1774. 143, [1]pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Colby Library Quarterly p. 252; Shipton and Mooney 20003
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