Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
The child//his nature and nurture//by W. B. Drummond.
15.0 x 9.5 cm Pp [i-ii] [1-2] 3-146, [i-iv] publ ads frontis
GB: LB *LWel
Date from BMCat. The preface is dated 1900.
Binding: red cloth, gilt.
This is one of the series "The temple cyclopaedic primers'. The title-page is printed in red and black with a decorative border.
This work has a consciously "modern', scientific approach to childcare. In Drummond's words, "the bearing of the results of child-study on the education and care of children is kept in view throughout'. There is a chapter on Froebel.
[Second edition, 1903]
There is a note of the second edition, published July 1903, in the third edition of 1907.
[Third edition, 1907]
The NUCat lists a third edition as published London: J.M. Dent & Co 1907.
[Seventh edition, 1915]
The BMCat lists a seventh edition as published London and Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd 1915.