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The London Tradesman [electronic resource]: Being a Compendious View of All the Trades, Professions, Arts, Both Liberal and Mechanic, Now Practised in the Cities of London and Westminster. Calculated for the Information of Parents, and Instruction of Youth in Their Choice of Business. Containing, I. Advice to Parents, How to Study and Improve the Natural Genius of Their Children, Before They Bind Them Apprentice. II. An Historical Account of the Several Arts and Professions in This Great Metropolis. III. The Particular Genius and Qualifications Necessary to Make a Figure in the Several Branches, Viz. The Degree of Strength and Age, the Measure of Knowledge and Learning Necessary to Qualify Them to Enter as an Apprentice, and the Temper and Disposition of Mind That Is Likely to Succeed in Each Particular Trade. IV. The Wages of a Journeyman, and the Profits of a Master in Each Profession. V. The Company and Corporations, and General Laws of the Several Societies Into Which Tradesmen Are Divided in the City of London. VI. Advice to the Young Apprentice How to Behave During His Apprenticeship; Rules to Be Observed in Acquiring the Perfect Knowledge of His Business, and Obtaining and Preserving the Good-Will of His Master, and Laying the Foundation of a Comfortable Settlement When Out of His Time. Lastly, Directions How to Avoid the Many Temptations to Which Youth Are Liable in This Great City. The Whole Delivered in an Easy, Familiar Style, Suitable to the Meanest Capacity, and Containing Rules Worthy the Knowledge and Observation of Persons of All Ranks, Who Are Entrusted With the Settlement of Youth. To Which Is Added, an Appendix, Containing Many Useful Particulars Relative to the Foregoing. By R. Campbell, Esq

Campbell, R
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed by T. Gardner, at Cowley's-Head in the Strand, MDCCXLVII. [1747]
Language
English
Description
xii, 340 p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Horizontal chain lines.
  • Braces in title.
  • Price from imprint: price 3s. bound.
  • P335 misnumbered 333
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
Hanson, 6029
Goldsmiths', 8262
English Short Title Catalog, T41184.
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