1-5. The history of Sandford and Merton

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The history of Sandford and Merton / by Thomas Day ; corrected and revised by Cecil Hartley.

Call No.
: VZ1-325
Publication etc.
: London : G. Routledge, [1880]
Physical Descript.
: 448p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 19cm.

This most famous children's book by Thomas Day is a collection of moralistic stories inspired by the philosophy of Jean Jacques Rousseau. Its main characters are Tommy Merton, the spoiled son of a wealthy merchant, and Harry Sandford, an honest and industrious peasant boy. The book was first published serially in three parts in 1783, 1786 and 1789.

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