07-20-2018 07-20-2018
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3117B Boston
July 20, 2018 12:00PMCalender

Tryon, Thomas (1634-1703) A New Method of Educating Children.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3117B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 20, 2018 12:00PM


Tryon, Thomas (1634-1703) A New Method of Educating Children. London: Printed for J. Salusbury, at the Rising-Sun in Cornhill; and J. Harris, at the Harrow, 1695. First edition, 12mo, six U.S. copies listed in ESTC, bound in full contemporary speckled sheepskin, rebacked, printer's waste fly leaves, 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.

"The Master and Tutors shall neither Whip, Beat, nor shew Anger or Passion toward any Child, be he never so dull: But instead of such Correction, shall take the dull Child aside, and Commend and Praise him for his Endeavours; inform him how many men of mean Birth have advanc'd themselves to a Noble Pitch of Eminence and Glory, by their Learning, Vertue, and Sobriety; and by these Means they shall excite and prompt him on to an honourable Ambition and Emulation. This, no doubt, will have a good Effect."

A4, B-E12, F8.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

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