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Principles of politeness, and of knowing the world; by the late Lord Chesterfield. Methodised and digested under distinct heads, with additions, by the Reverend 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. For the improvement of youth; Yet not beneath the Attention of any.

  • Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, 1694-1773.
MDCCLXXV. [1775]
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Letters to his son. Adaptations


London : printed for John Bell, near Exeter-Exchange, Strand, and C. Etherington, at York, MDCCLXXV. [1775]

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[6],ii,[4],109,[7]p. ; 80.

References note

ESTC N11963
Gulick, 57



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