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Creator:
Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786, author.
Title(s):

Proposal for county naval free-schools : to be built on waste lands, giving such effectual instructions to poor boys, as may nurse them for the sea service : teaching them also to cultivate the earth, that in due time tey may furnish their own food : & to spin, knit, weave, make shoes, etc. with a view to provide their own raiment, while good regulations and discipline, diffuse a moral & religious oeconomy through the land.

Additional Title(s):

Proposal for county naval free schools, which the corporation of the Marine-Society desires [the Right Honae. Lord Clive] will be pleased to accept of

Published/Created:
[London] : [publisher not identified], [1783]
Physical Description:
[2], iv, [1], x-xxii, [2], 2, 90, [4], 91-120, [2], 121-141, [1], 48, [4], v, [3], 67, [1] pages, 9 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 40 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2013 42
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title, on publisher's printed label: Proposal for county naval free schools, which the corporation of the Marine-Society desires [blank] will be pleased to accept of.
Engraved title page.
Dedication signed: Jonas Hanway, Dep. Treas. Marine Society's office.
The page after page 120 is numbered 120*.
Engravings by William Darling, John Thomas Serres, Francis Chepham; after Edward Edwards, Dominic Serres, and Samuel Hieronymus Grimm.
English short title catalogue, T93946
Adams, T.R. English maritime books, 1982
"Songs, hymns, and psalms," with music (including special title page), [113]-141, 48 pages.
"Prudential moral and religious advice," (including special engraved title page) : [2], v, [3], 67, [1] pages.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-tooled black half morocco and gray boards; the printed titlle label is presented to "The Right Honbl. Lord Clive." With an ALS, 1st July 1783, from John Thornton, treasurer of the Marine Society, to Lord Clive (removed to misc. Mss).
Subject Terms:
Clive, Lord -- Pres. insc. from the Corporation of the Marine-Society.
Clive, Lord -- Pres. insc. from the Corporation of the Marine-Society.
Corporation of the Marine-Society -- Pres. insc. to Lord Clive.
Education -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Naval education -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Seamanship -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Smith, John, Sir -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1783.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Etchings -- 1783.
Contributors:
Marine Society (London, England)
Chesham, Francis, 1749-1806.
Darling, William, fl. 1771-1799, engraver.
Serres, John Thomas, 1759-1825, engraver.
Edwards, Edward, 1738-1806, illustrator.
Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus, 1733-1794, illustrator.
Serres, Dominic, 1719-1793, illustrator.
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