The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of Entertaining Information, in the Several Departments of Science, Literature, and Art (Classic Reprint)
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In the following pages, we have endeavored to garner up treasures drawn from every department of human knowledge. We have endeavored to n-m're the pen and burine subservient to the best inte of society, by portraying those various truths respect ing men and things which form such important fea tures in the constitution of the social compact. From the mines of History, Biography, Natural His tory, Moral and Physical Sciences, Fine Arts, and General Literature, we have prepared the choicest gems, such as emit the 'purest moral lustre; and at a price commensurate with the means of the most humble in worldly goods, we offer this casket to th public, with the sincere desire that it may prove valuable acquisition to the moral and intellectual wealth of every possessor.
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