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A compendium of useful knowledge, containing a concise explanation of every thing a young man ought to know, to enable him to converse on all general topics. Calculated for Youth of Both Sexes, from Fourteen Years of Age to Twenty. Giving a General Idea of The World, The Nature and End of Man. Arts and Sciences. Trade and Commerce. The Appearances in the Heavens. Natural History. The Government of this Country. Different Classes of Men, viz. Nobility, Clergy, Judges, &c. The Army and Navy. The Courts of Law, &c. &c. See the Index. Together with an outline of Sacred and English History. By the Rev. Dr. Trusler, Author of Principles of Politeness, &c. &c. A Practical Book for the Use of Schools.

  • Trusler, John, 1735-1820.
MDCCXCIV. [1794]
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London : printed for the author, and sold by J. Parsons, Paternoster Row, and all the booksellers in town and country, MDCCXCIV. [1794]

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06[i.e.206],[10]p. ; 120.


Third edition.

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ESTC T93490

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.


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