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DEFOE, Daniel (1661?--1731)
[Family instructor. Vol. 2. 1720]
The family instructor. In two parts. I. Relating to family breaches, and their obstructing religious duties. II. To the great mistake of mixing the passions, in the managing and correcting of children. With a great variety of cases, relating to setting ill examples to children and servants. Vol. II. The second edition.
London: printed for Eman. Matthews, 1720.
viii, 386, [2] p. ; 16.4 cm. (12º)

Anonymous. By Daniel Defoe. First published in 1718; its predecessor, The family instructor. In three parts, was originally published in 1715 and by 1720 had reached its 8th edition (10th ed. 1725, q.v.). Page 267 misnumbered 667. ESTC t132624; Furbank and Owens 199; Moore 403.

Copy Notes The Soane copy of the complete work is a mixed set consisting of vol. II in this edition and vol. I in the 1725 edition (q.v.). Part of a uniformly bound 48-volume set of works by or attributed to Defoe which on the evidence of endleaves variously watermarked '1814', '1808', etc. was presumably assembled around 1810--15.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt-tooled spine direct-lettered in gilt 'Defoe's Works' and 'Family Instructor Vol. II.'. Cased (18.8 cm.) to match the set.

Reference Number 846


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