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PRINTED FOR BALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND JOY,
AND R. HUNTER, SUCCESSOR TO J. JOHNSON,
ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.
Published for the Use of Children and
By J. AIKIN, M.D.
I. The Calendar of Nature. Price Is.
1. Of Providing Food.
3. Of Providing Shelter. Price 2s. III. Letters from a Father to his Son, on various Topics
relative to Literature and the Conduct of Life.
2 Vols. 12s. in boards. IV. England Delineated; or, a Geographical Description of
England and Wales, with outline Maps of the
Counties. 8s. bound. V. Letters to a Young Lady on reading a Course of English
Poetry. 6s. boards.
By Mrs. BARBAULD.
I. Lessons for Children. Four Parts. 2s. II. Hymns for Children. Is.
By ARTHUR AIKIN.
By R. L. and MARIA EDGEWORTH. I. Early Lessons for Children. Ten Parts. 5s. II. The Parent's Assistant; or, Stories for Children.
6 Vols. 12s. III. Moral Tales for Young People. 3 Vols. 12s. bound. IV. Poetry explained, for the same. 2s. 6d.
The mansion-house of the pleasant village of Beechgrove was inhabited by the family of FAIRBORNE, consisting of the master and mistress, and a numerous progeny
of children of both sexes. Of these, part were educated at home under their parents' care, and part were sent out to school. The house was seldom unprovided with visitors, the intimate friends or relations of the owners, who were entertained with cheerfulness and hospitality, free from ceremony and parade. They formed, during their stay, part of the family; and, were ready to concur with Mr. and Mrs. Fairborne in any little domestic plan for varying their amusements, and particularly for promoting the instruction and entertainment of the younger part