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MENTAL RECREATION; or, Youth's Instructive Companion. Being a Collection of Tales, &c. For the Use of Young Persons. Ornamented with Cuts. Price Six-pence. 1790.
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Title MENTAL RECREATION; or, Youth's Instructive Companion. Being a Collection of Tales, &c. For the Use of Young Persons. Ornamented with Cuts. Price Six-pence.
Published Huddersfield. Brook and Lancashire. No date [circa 1790-1800].
Stock Code 13509
Description 62 pages. Wood-engraved vignette on title, 9 larger cuts [including 1 of the interior of a toyshop], and 28 small woodcuts, including tailpieces. Original Dutch floral boards. 143 x 94 mm. Paper lost from spine; lacks front free endpaper; later [1818] inscription on front pastedown; else a very good copy of a well-written and entertaining collection of stories. Rare. Worldcat records one copy only, Oxford University.