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The blossoms of morality. [electronic resource] : Intended for the amusement and instruction of young ladies and gentlemen. / By the editor of The looking-glass for the mind. ; With fifty-one engravings on wood
Bib ID 3727824
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Johnson, R. (Richard), 1733 or 4-1793
 
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Description Philadelphia: : Printed by Thomas and William Bradford, booksellers and stationers, no. 8, South Front Street., 1810 
[4], 199, [1] p. : ill. ; 17 cm. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 19507.

Notes

"The looking-glass is a very free translation of some of the most interesting tales of Mons. Berquin, and other foreign writers. ... May these blossoms of morality ... ripen to maturity ..."--Advertisement, p. [3-4], 1st count.

Commonly attributed to Arnaud Berquin and Richard Johnson. Cf. Weedon, M.J.P. "Richard Johnson and the successors of John Newbery." The Library, 5th series, 4 (1949): 37, 42-43. Apparently, Richard Johnson occasionally used the pseudonym, "the Rev. Mr. Cooper," a name also associated with The blossoms of morality. Welch attributes the text to Richard Johnson.

Wood engravings by Alexander Anderson.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Pomeroy, J.R. Anderson, 314

Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 412

Shaw & Shoemaker 19507

Shaw & Shoemaker 19854

Welch, d'A.A. Amer. children's books, 669.7

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 19507). 
Subjects Children's stories.  |  Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Gambling -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Muslims -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Natural history -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Parent and child -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Pride and vanity -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Sex role -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Sunday schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Form/genre Juvenile literature
Place United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Other authors/contributors Anderson, Alexander, 1775-1870, engraver  |  Berquin, M. (Arnaud), 1747-1791

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