Elegant Extracts; or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for the Improvement of Young Persons; Being Similar in Design to Elegant Extracts in Prose

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Published by Printed By Luke Hansard, 1805
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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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Title: Elegant Extracts; or, Useful and ...
Publisher: Printed By Luke Hansard
Publication Date: 1805
Binding: Leather
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

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Book Description Various, London, 1801. Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Four Volumes in Two. Leather a very little worn at corners, otherwise ver good. Bookseller Inventory # 37020

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