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 they may furnish their own food; and to spin, knit, weave, make shoes &c. ...
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|Item Description:||Dedication signed and dated: Jonas Hanway, Dep. Treas. Marine Society's Office, 27th March, 1783.|
The titlepage is engraved.
In this issue the central section, 'Songs, hymns, and psalms, collected, altered, or composed, ..', contains engraved music with letterpress verse, and has separate engraved titlepage, register and pagination, which is irregular.
The final section, 'Prudential moral and religious advice', has separate engraved titlepage, pagination and register.
The page after p. 120 is numbered 120*.
Reproduction of original from the British Library.
|Physical Description:||,iv,,x-xxii,,2,90,,91-120,,121-141,;,vii,,47[i.e.68],;,v,,67,p.,plates : : engr.music ; 2⁰.|