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Book of utility
By TEGG, Thomas
Book of utility, or, repository of useful information connected with the moral, intellectual and physical condition of man, and containing also many notable things in the arts, sciences, and history, particularly calculated to direct the attention of youth to subjects of real utility and importance. Collected and arranged by Thomas Tegg, editor, of the Young man's book of knowledge, &c.
17.5 x 10.5 cm Pp [iii-v] vi-xxiii  2-288 frontis engr
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The frontispiece engraving is by Davenport. The text is divided into three parts. Part I has miscellaneous information on law-courts, civil law, fisheries, astronomy, geography and economy. Part II contains general rules for the restoration and preservation of health. Part III is on useful arts and domestic economy, and includes household and medical receipts.