|Title||The young gentleman and lady's monitor (cover) |
|Author||Moore, John Hamilton, d. 1807 |
|Publisher Location||United States -- New York -- New York |
|Publication Date||1796 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--woodcuts|
|Notes||Illustrated with uncolored woodcuts.|
Original tree calf binding.
Originally printed in London.
A conduct of life guide for youth that covers topics such as cleanliness, drunkenness, table behavior, rules for conversation, and directing servants. Also included are biblical and historical lessons, excerpts from writings by "dramatic writers" and a section on elocution entitled "Elements of Gesture."
|Contextual Notes||This book is very typical of imprints from the United States prior to 1800. The paper is of very poor quality in comparison to English paper with its high rag content. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Conduct of life |
|Category||Manners and social etiquette|
Elocution and rhetoric
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1089 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection BJ1661.M65 1796 |
|Physical Description|| leaves, -368 p.,  leaves: illustrated; 17 x 10.5 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original book at 400-600 dpi in TIFF format using a ScanMaker 6800, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2008. |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit checklist 9.7 |