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Tales of the hermitage : written for the instruction and amusement of the rising generation.

Author/Creator:
Pilkington, Mrs. (Mary), 1766-1839.
Publication:
London : Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry, and sold by E. Newbery, the corner of St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1798.
Format/Description:
Book
[4], 228 p., [1] leaf of plates (front.) : ill. ; 14 cm. (12mo)
Subjects:
Children's stories.
Slavery -- Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Blacks -- Juvenile fiction.
Contents:
Introductory chapter
Pride subdued by adversity
Innocence justified, and art detected
Filial ingratitude
History of Mr. Middleton
The amiable brothers
The fruits of disobedience
A cure for satire
The faithful slave.
Notes:
Attributed to Mrs. Pilkington by Roscoe, cited below, and ESTC.
Signatures: [A]2 B-U6.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
Chronology:
1798
Cited in:
Roscoe, S. John Newbery and his successors, J288(1)
ESTC T97220
Contributor:
Newbery, E. (Elizabeth), 1746-1821.
Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania)
John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
Web link:
The John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund Home Page
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