<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Title(s):

The contrast, or, The opposite consequences of good and evil habits, : exhibited in the lowest ranks of rural life : for the benefit of intelligent servants, and the best proficients in Sunday schools.

Additional Title(s):

Contrast

Opposite consequences of good and evil habits

Bright side of the contrast: the happy effects of a docile disposition and orderly conduct, exhibited in the life of Sarah Meanwell

Dark side of the contrast: the wretched effects of a perverse disposition and disorderly conduct, exhibited in the life of Richard Coreworm

Published/Created:
London : Printed for T. Longman; G. G. J. & J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row; J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-Yard; and T. Cadell, Strand, MDCCLXXXVII [1787].
Physical Description:
xi, [1], vii, [1], 291, [1] p., [17] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BJ1561 .C66 1787
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"[A grave moral tale] by two humble beings [very young persons] ... residing constantly in a retired village remote from the capital"--To the candid reader.
Illustrations by Isaac Cruikshank; after I.S.D. Apparently the first book illustrated by Cruikshank.
In two parts, with half titles: pt. 1, The bright side of the contrast: the happy effects of a docile disposition and orderly conduct, exhibited in the life of Sarah Meanwell; pt. 2: The dark side of the contrast: the wretched effects of a perverse disposition and disorderly conduct, exhibited in the life of Richard Coreworm.
ESTC, T105098
BAC: British Art Center copy in original uncovered boards. Has vii, [1] p. section misbound immediately following t.p.
Subject Terms:
Cadell, T. -- Publisher.
Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Domestics -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1787.
G. G. J. & J. Robinson -- Publisher.
Johnson, J. -- Publisher.
Longman, T. -- Publisher.
Contributors:
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?, engraver.
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.