Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


By PHILP, Robert Kemp

subjects: miscellanies,

  • 1. The interview, companion volume to "Enquire within".
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [v] vi-xii [1] 2-352  
    GB:   LB   *OB  

    Date from preface.
    The title-page carries the following explanation of the contents: "In this volume subjects briefly treated of in "Enquire within" are fully elaborated, and such additions have been made as the enquiries and suggestions of numerous friends and correspondents have shown to be necessary. There is, moreover, in "The interview", much pleasing reading upon moral and scientific subjects, so familiarly written that it will prove unusually interesting - and, among these matters, the "journey of discovery all round our house" will be found entertaining and instructive to old and young.'

  • 2. — [Title as [1856]]
    18.0 x 11.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv [v] vi-xii [1] 2-352  
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    According to the title-page this is the eighteen thousandth impression.

  • 3. — [Title as [1856], fifth edition]
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [1-4] ads [i-v] vi-xii [1] 2 - 352  
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

    There is a preface to the fifth edition dated 1862.
    The title- page states that this is the twenty-eight thousandth impression.