A general description of all trades, digested in alphabetical order:…

A general description of all trades, digested in alphabetical order: by which parents, guardians, and trustees, may, with greater ease and certainty, make choice of trades agreeable to the capacity, education, inclination, strength, and fortune of the youth under their care: Containing, I. How many branches each is divided into. II. How far populous, or necessary. III. Which they require most, learning, art, or labour. IV. What is commonly given with an apprentice to each. V. Hours of working, and other customs usual among them. VI. Their wages, and how much may be earned by, or is commonly given to, journey-men. VII. What money is necessary to set up a person in each. VIII. Which are incorporated companies, with the time of their incorporation, livery-fine, situation of their hall, court-day, description of their arms, mottos, &c. To which is prefixed, an essay on divinity, law, and physic. by ANON. < >
“...choice of trades agreeable to the capacity... of the youth under their care.”

A general description of all trades, digested in alphabetical order: by which parents, guardians, and trustees, may, with greater ease and certainty, make choice of trades agreeable to the capacity, education, inclination, strength, and fortune of the youth under their care: Containing, I. How many branches each is divided into. II. How far populous, or necessary. III. Which they require most, learning, art, or labour. IV. What is commonly given with an apprentice to each. V. Hours of working, and other customs usual among them. VI. Their wages, and how much may be earned by, or is commonly given to, journey-men. VII. What money is necessary to set up a person in each. VIII. Which are incorporated companies, with the time of their incorporation, livery-fine, situation of their hall, court-day, description of their arms, mottos, &c. To which is prefixed, an essay on divinity, law, and physic.

London : Printed for T. Waller, at the Crown and Mitre, opposite Fetter-lane, Fleet-street,1747. 12mo, [-], a12, b4, B-K12, L6, contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt spine with morocco label, hinges slightly rubbed but sound, oval book label of Arnold Muirhead on front paste-down.
ESTC N6680 Kress 4055 Goldsmiths Library 8267 [Hanson 6030]

Stock No: HMF1645
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