Conversations as Between Parents and Children. Designed for the Instruction of Youth.

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Second edition. Spine faded, boards lightly rubbed, lightly foxed throughout, front flyleaf removed. 1834 Hard Cover. iv, 131 pp. 12mo. Red leather spine, marbled paper over boards, gilt titles & rules. A guide for Quaker parents raising their children in the traditional manner. Topics discuss include: the foundation of the Quakers in 17th century England by George Fox and other English dissenters; the origins of silent meetings; the use of plain language; the non-observance of Christmas and other holidays (holy days); the rejection of religious sacraments such as baptism; appropriate Quaker apparel; the avoidance of 'pernicious books' and 'places of diversion'; etc. The preface states, The compilers of this little work have been induced to attempt to furnish in a simple form, the views of Friends on the important subjects discussed in the following pages, by explaining and illustrating them in familiar discourse.

Title: Conversations as Between Parents and Children. Designed for the Instruction of Youth.

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Categories: Christian, Early Imprints, Americana,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: William Brown, Printer: 1834

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 1959811

Keywords: AMERICANA QUAKER GROUPS QUAKERS RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS QUAKERISM AMERICAN HISTORY RELIGION,