Title: Elegant Extracts; or, Useful and ...
Publisher: Printed By Luke Hansard, London
Publication Date: 1805
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Anthology of poetry for children. Rebacked with original spine laid down. Spine creased. Gilt decorations on spine. 1,016 pages. Wear to corners and side edge front cover. Tear outside bottom corner title page. Small piece lower corner missing page 497. Browning to end papers. Poems are arranged by topic such as: Sacred and Moral (Hymn on Gratitude, Ode to Wisdom, Against Lying, Against Quarreling and Fighting, etc.); Didactic, Descriptive, Narrative, and Pathetic (Love Elegies, Ode to Sleep, On Slavery and the Slave Trade, Ode to Evening, etc.); Dramatic (Extracts from Shakespeare, True End of Royalty, Character of a Good King, Prudence, etc.); Sentimental, Lyrical, and Ludicrous (Sonnet to Hope, On the Recovery of a Lady of Quality from the Small Pox, On Instruments of Music, The Fable of Midas, etc.; and many others. Bookseller Inventory # 55
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