THE JUNIOR CLASS-BOOK: or, Reading Lesson, for every day in the year. Selected from the most approved authors. For the Use of School. By William Frederic Mylius, author of The School Dictionary of the English Language. The seventh edition. [Price Five Shillings bound.]
London: M. J. Godwin and Co, 1824. xii, 328 pages. Engraved frontispiece of Lady Jane Grey. Original untitled sheep, the spine decorated with simple gold bands. 12mo.186 x 112 mm. Joints cracked; spine worn, but a very good clean copy. First published in 1809. Even though this is the seventh edition, all copies are scarce. As with other titles by Mylius, Godwin’s hands are all over this book. Of the extracts from the ‘most approved authors', twenty-nine come from Godwin’s own pseudonymous works for the Juvenile Library.