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Literary Extracts from English and Other Works, Collected During Half a Century : Together with Some Original Matter. [with] Second Series.

Poynder, J.

Published by Privately printed, London, first edition, 1844-1847, 1844
From Wykeham Books (LONDON, United Kingdom)

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3 vols, library quarter-morocco and boards, gilt spine-titles, top edges gilt, 8vo, 22 cm, vii, [8], 685 +750, [1] + xviii, 710 pp. A very readable commonplace-book of anecdotes, prose and poetry assembled in three volumes by John Poynder and published by subscription. From the introduction: "It has ever been a favourite theory with the compiler, that much of the results of every man's reading and observation ought to be of a nature to be saved from the general gulph of oblivion; or else, to what purpose have his reading and observation tended?" An ex-library set with gilt library arms and a white ink callnumber on the spines, library name giltstamped on front boards, library bookplates on the front pastedown endpapers (overstamped withdrawn), stamps on the title-pages (recto and verso) and on the final text pages. Covers slightly rubbed and marked, a Good and sturdily-bound set. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-18651

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Title: Literary Extracts from English and Other ...

Publisher: Privately printed, London, first edition, 1844-1847

Publication Date: 1844

Binding: Hardcover

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