'In which the principles of politeness, the Art of acquiring a knowledge of the world, With every Instruction necessary to Form a Man of Honour, Virtue, Taste, and Fashion, are laid down in a plain, easy, familiar manner, adapted to every station and capacity. The whole arranged on a plan entirely new.'
1793 edition, published by J. Buckland, C. Bathurst, and T. Davies, of Lord Chesterfield's guide to managing society and becoming well-educated and properly mannered for young people. Bound together with 'The Polite Philosopher; or, An Essay on the Art which makes a man happy in himself and agreeable to others', three essays on Honour, Good Humour and Satirical Wit.
Condition: Boards very shelfworn, corner bumped to card, rubbed, scratched and marked but originally good quality. Title page taped along the top, page 7/8 has the lower corner torn away, some of the printing is faded and there are minor to moderate marks, foxing and general discolouration throughout commensurate with age; however the vast majority is readable and the binding is intact.