THE PARENT'S AND GUARDIAN'S DIRECTORY, and the Youth's Guide, in the Profession or Trade. Containing I. An Essay on the Education of the Tradesman and Mechanic. II The qualifications necessary for those designed for the Three Learned Professions. III. An account of the several Trades and Mechanic Arts, digested in alphabetical Order; In which the Businesses omitted by other Authors are here inserted; the Qualifications necessary for each
London:Printed for R. Griffiths. 1761. .trade are explained; the Sums given with the Apprentices; the Wages of Journeymen; and the Sums required to set up Matters, are exhibited. IV. Advice to an Apprentice on his Behaviour while subject to his Master. viii, 1 - 316pp. Contemporary full sheep with red leather label to spine. 12mo. First edition. Front free endpaper coming loose; fault and tear in page 44/45 with evidence of old repair; substantial worming between pages 237 and 271, in inner margin, with some loss of letters; else a very good copy of a very rare book.