Frontispiece.Young Man's Companion Or Book Of Knowledge.
Engraving, sheet 215 x 115mm. 8Ĺ x 4Ĺ". Some staining/spoiling.
Students in a library gather around a globe as a teacher explains geographical theory with the aid of a compass. The image also features brushes, easels and canvasses. Frontispiece to Thomas Bartlett's ( 1789 - 1864) 'The Young Manís Companion or, Book of Knowledge ... to which is prefixed, a brief history of the progress of knowledge ... Illustrated by engravings.'
British Library system number: 000216349.
[Ref: 9520] £30.00