London: Millar, 1753.
First edition. Frontispiece, The Cat doth play / And after slay. [ii], 234 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. How to Nag, and other Courtesies. Contemporary calf. Joints tender. Very good. Bookplate of Deirdre Pirie. ESTC T33351. Cf. Heltzel, Courtesy Books in the Newberry Library (1942). Item #308891
A choice mid-eighteenth century courtesy book and a classic of black humor whose guiding principle is: “Remember always to do unto to every one, what you would least wish to have done unto yourself; for in this is contained the whole of our excellent science.”.
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