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An essay on the government of children under three general heads

By NELSON, JAMES

subjects: children, health, manners, education,

  • 1. An essay on the government of children under three general heads: viz. health, manners and education. etc.
    London: printed for R. and J. Dodsley   1753
    20 cm.   viii, 420 p.  
    GB:   LWML*  
    US:   CtY-M   DCLC   ICU  

    --2nd ed. London: printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1756. LBL: CtY; ICJ; ICN
    --another ed. Dublin: printed for W. Williamson, 1763. LBL: ICJ; NYPL; ViSL
    --3rd ed. London: printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1763. LBL; LWML: CaOTP; CtY-M
    1. The diet of children is comprehensively covered in the section on health.
    2. The brothers Robert and James Dodsley were booksellers and publishers with wide interests, and were soon to launch (in 1758) the first issue of The Annual Register (which is still published today) with the celebrated Edmund Burke as its editor; see Ralph Straus, Robert Dodsley (London, 1910).