The Advice of a Father: Or, Counsel to a Child: Directing Him How to Demean Himself in the Most Important Passages of This Life

Circa 1688.

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Advice books written after the Protestant Reformation often focused on the duties of wives, husbands, parents, and children. This book by an anonymous author addresses the author’s son, but offers evidence that the book was written for a wider audience.

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Item Type Book
Title The Advice of a Father: Or, Counsel to a Child: Directing Him How to Demean Himself in the Most Important Passages of This Life
Short Title The Advice of a Father, 1688
Place of Publication London
Publisher Printed by J.R. for Brabazon Aylmer
Publication Date Circa 1688
Number of Pages Title page, pp. 30-33, and 36-37
Call Number Case B 692 .007
Location Special Collections 4th floor