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[Thomas Percival]
1777 2vols Fathers Instructions to His Children T Percival Vande Williams Scarce
London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1777. Click here to see our other books! A Father's Instructions To His Children Consisting of Tales, Fables, and Reflections; Designed to Promote The Live of Virtue, A Taste for Knowledge, and An Early Acquaintance with The Works of Nature. [Thomas Percival] 1777 Printed for J. Johnson : London 6.5" by 4" 194pp; xvi, 221pp [3] SUMMARY A two volume set of works by Thomas Percival being an series of written works for his children to inspire their interest in literature and the pursuit of knowledge. Leather Binding,Pleasing Copy,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 0.75 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 19.99 EU Postage: £ 15.99 European Postage: £ 16.99 Asia Postage: £ 21.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 25.99 DESCRIPTION Two volumes of this educational work by Thomas Percival, aimed at his own children. Volume I is lacking the title page, with date and publisher information taken from the title page of volume II. Thomas Percival was a notable physician who was incredibly influential in the history of health reformation in the U.K. campaigning for public health laws. These two volumes have been bound in an attractive green calf binding, with charming flora detailing to the front and rear boards of each volume. With the name and date embossed to the front board of each volume that reads 'M Vande Williams. June 15 1777' to volume I and 'M Vande Williams. June 15 1778' to volume II. With the previous owners ink inscription to the front pastedown of each volumes that reads 'M Cowarn from C. J. Wilson 1871'. CONDITION In f … [Click Below for Full Description]
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