The polite academy; or, School of behaviour for young gentlemen and ladies [electronic resource] : Intended as a foundation for good manners and polite address, in masters and misses. Containing, I. The beauty and advantages of a genteel bahaviour and agreeable complaisance. II. Some rules and observations for moral behaviour in young ladies, very necessary to be inculcated while at the boarding-school, in order to be practised when they come from it. III. Directions for good manners, agreeable behaviour, and polite address, on the most common occasions in life. IV. Some directions for an easy genteel carriage in walking, saluting, making a courtesy, bow, and dancing the minuet. V. Some observations on the real use and advantages of dancing, by Mr. Locke and the Chevalier de Ramsay; with a few very necessary instructions, by an eminent master. Illustrated with twelve copper plate cuts, beautieully engraved
- London : printed for R. Baldwin, in Pater-Noster-Row, and B.C. Cousins, in Salisbury, [1780?]
- The ninth edition.
- Physical Description:
- 145, 1 unnumbered page, plates ; 12⁰.
- Below imprint (in square brackets): Price one shilling.
Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library.
AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Citation/References Note:
- English Short Title Catalog, N12119.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
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