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The Resource The story of the peasant-boy philosopher, or, "A child gathering pebbles on the sea-shore" : (founded on the early life of Ferguson, the shepherd-boy astronomer, and intended to show how a poor lad became acquainted with the principles of natural science), by Henry Mayhew, author of "The wonders of science"

The story of the peasant-boy philosopher, or, "A child gathering pebbles on the sea-shore" : (founded on the early life of Ferguson, the shepherd-boy astronomer, and intended to show how a poor lad became acquainted with the principles of natural science), by Henry Mayhew, author of "The wonders of science"

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The story of the peasant-boy philosopher, or, "A child gathering pebbles on the sea-shore" : (founded on the early life of Ferguson, the shepherd-boy astronomer, and intended to show how a poor lad became acquainted with the principles of natural science)
Title
The story of the peasant-boy philosopher, or, "A child gathering pebbles on the sea-shore"
Title remainder
(founded on the early life of Ferguson, the shepherd-boy astronomer, and intended to show how a poor lad became acquainted with the principles of natural science)
Statement of responsibility
by Henry Mayhew, author of "The wonders of science"
Title variation
  • Story of the peasant-boy philosopher
  • Child gathering pebbles on the sea-shore
  • Peasant boy philosopher
Creator
Contributor
Author
Engraver
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MIGCL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1812-1887
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mayhew, Henry
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1817-1897
  • 1820-1894
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gilbert, John
  • Vizetelly, Henry
Series statement
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Children's Literature and Childhood
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ferguson, James
  • Astronomers
  • Science
  • Constellations
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The story of the peasant-boy philosopher, or, "A child gathering pebbles on the sea-shore" : (founded on the early life of Ferguson, the shepherd-boy astronomer, and intended to show how a poor lad became acquainted with the principles of natural science), by Henry Mayhew, author of "The wonders of science"
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes a map of constellations
  • Illustrations engraved by H. Vizetelly drawn after J.G. (i.e. Sir John Gilbert)
  • Reproduction of the original from the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
NCCO3019869
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fifth edition
Extent
1 online resource (484 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, folded map
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905336760
Label
The story of the peasant-boy philosopher, or, "A child gathering pebbles on the sea-shore" : (founded on the early life of Ferguson, the shepherd-boy astronomer, and intended to show how a poor lad became acquainted with the principles of natural science), by Henry Mayhew, author of "The wonders of science"
Publication
Note
  • Includes a map of constellations
  • Illustrations engraved by H. Vizetelly drawn after J.G. (i.e. Sir John Gilbert)
  • Reproduction of the original from the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
NCCO3019869
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fifth edition
Extent
1 online resource (484 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, folded map
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905336760

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