On Colonial Literature, Science and Education; Written with a View of Improving the Literary, Educational, and Public Institutions of British North America . First Edition

By: YOUNG, George R.

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YOUNG, George R., Esquire. On Colonial Literature, Science and Education; Written with a View of Improving the Literary, Educational, and Public Institutions of British North America. In Three Volumes. - Vol.I. Halifax, Nova-Scotia : "Published by J.H. Crosskill & Co., Market Square, and sold by ", 1842. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xiv,363,(1),(1, "Contents of Vol.II (To be published in June next.)"),(1),(1, "By the Same Author" : a list of 5 titles "For Sale at the Book Store of A. and W. McKinlay, Halifax, Nova-Scotia"),(1). 12mo, dark brown pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. TPL 2561, Watters p.948, Rhodenizer p.1011. "George Renny Young (1802-1853), son of John and Agnes (Renny) Young, was born at Falkirk, Scotland, and came to Halifax with the rest of the family in 1815. In 1824 he founded the Novascotian, which he edited till Howe took it over in 1828. He then joined the legalprofession, with considerable participation in politics till two years bef ore his death." - Rhodenizer. George Renny Young (b. July 4, 1802, Falkirk,Scotland – June 30, 1853, Halifax) journalist, lawyer, author. As TPL has it: "v.2-3 are not known to have been published." Introduction; Lecture I. Introduction to General Literature and Science; The effects and benefits oftheir cultivation on individuals and nations; Comparison between Ancient a nd Modern Knowledge. Lecture II. Same Subject Continued. Lecture III. Same Subject Concluded. Lecture IV. National Systems of education in the Old andNew World — On the means and principles of supporting them. Lecture V. Sam e Subject Concluded. Lecture VI. Colonial Education - Education in the Canadas — Schools Academies, and Colleges. Lecture VII. Colonial Education - State of Common School Education in the Lower Provinces. Lecture VIII. On theelements ot a perfect system of Colonial Education.— Infant Schools — Trai ning of Morals and Habits, Pictures. Lecture IX. On the Public Speaking of Ancient and Modern Times— Their distinctive characteristics and uses — Labour and Study essential to excellence in Oratory; Lecture X. Same Subject Continued — — Eloquence of the Dark Ages — American and French Revolutions Lecture XI. Same Subject Continued — Modern Eloquence Lecture XII. Same Subject Concluded — On the Study of Eloquence — Hints to Students. Addenda: Science — Education in Upper Canada — Ditto in Newfoundland. Errata 358 GeneralIndex. Contents of Volume 2d., &c. Some light wear to boards, toning to en d-papers, occasional light foxing, else very good, clean & solid. With bright gilt. With Halifax book-binder's ticket of J.T. Carter. 500.00

Title: On Colonial Literature, Science and Education; Written with a View of Improving the Literary, Educational, and Public Institutions of British North America . First Edition

Author Name: YOUNG, George R.

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Publisher: J.H. Crosskill & Co., Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1842,:

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