Title Conversations as Between Parents and Children. Designed for the Instruction of Youth.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition Second Edition
Publisher Philadelphia William Brown, Printer 1834
Seller ID 1959811
Philadelphia: William Brown, Printer. 1834. Second Edition. iv, 131 pp. 12mo. Red leather spine, marbled paper over boards, gilt titles & rules. A guide for Quaker parents raising their children in the traditional manner. Topics discuss include: the foundation of the Quakers in 17th century England by George Fox and other English dissenters; the origins of silent meetings; the use of plain language; the non-observance of Christmas and other holidays (holy days); the rejection of religious sacraments such as baptism; appropriate Quaker apparel; the avoidance of 'pernicious books' and 'places of diversion'; etc. The preface states, The compilers of this little work have been induced to attempt to furnish in a simple form, the views of Friends on the important subjects discussed in the following pages, by explaining and illustrating them in familiar discourse.Keywords: AMERICANA QUAKER GROUPS QUAKERS RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS QUAKERISM AMERICAN HISTORY RELIGION Condition Notes: Second edition. Spine faded, boards lightly rubbed, lightly foxed throughout, front flyleaf removed.