Infancy, or the management of children: a didactic poem, in six books. The seventh edition. Exeter: Printed by Trewman and Son;
by DOWNMAN, Hugh (1740-1809).
London:: Cadell and Davies, 1809., 1809. 16 cm. Small 8vo. 263,  pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author; some leaves trimmed very closely. Twentieth century quarter calf, marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine, with original calf covers bound in (at rear). Very good. Downman, B.A., graduated with his medical degree from Oxford in 1763, practiced medicine at Exeter. In 1790 Downman founded a literary society. He was author this poetic work (in six parts) and another entitled, Poems, an Essay on Serpent Worship.
(Inventory #: M13618)
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