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The Prose Epitome by  Vicesimus KNOX - Hardcover - 1791 - from Attic Books and

The Prose Epitome

by KNOX, Vicesimus

Condition: Good

London: C. Dilly, 1791. Leatherbound. Good. xxiv, 454 p. 14 cm. Elaborate title page vignette. Full leather. Spine label defaced, white mark on spine, tear in rear lower hinge, corners bumped. Union Library label on front pastedown. Front free endpaper loosening, some stains in text.

Title continues: "Or, Elegant Extracts Abridged From the Larger Volume, For The Improvement of Scholars at Classical and other Schools, in the Art of Speaking; In Reading, Thinking, Composing; And in the Conduct of Life." Contains sections: Moral and Religious; Catechetical Lectures; Classical and Historical; Orations and Characters; Narratives, Dialogues with other humorous, facetious and entertaining Pieces and with Specimens of Natural History."

  • Bookseller: Attic Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 116967
  • Title: The Prose Epitome
  • Author: KNOX, Vicesimus
  • Format/binding: Leatherbound
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: C. Dilly
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1791
  • Keywords: Children's
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children's;


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