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. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Elegant Extracts; or, Useful and ...
Editorial: Printed By Luke Hansard
Año de publicación: 1805
Condición del libro: Collectible-Very Good
Descripción Various, London, 1801. Leather. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Four Volumes in Two. Leather a very little worn at corners, otherwise ver good. Nº de ref. de la librería 37020
Descripción Longman, Law etc, London, 1796. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Good tight leatherbound volumes with some bumps, rubs and edge wear, including cracks where covers join spines; both decorated spines in good condition with clear titles; 'John Arden 1799' written on blank facing page; browned edges and light foxing spots to endpapers; otherwise very good unmarked texts. Nº de ref. de la librería 176711