Elegant extracts: : being a copious selection of instructive, moral, and entertaining passages, from the most eminent prose writers

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Subjects: English prose literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London: : Printed for John Sharpe, ... and Hector Mc'Lean, ..., [ca. 1820]
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 6 v. : ill. ; 14 cm
Alternate Titles: Added title page title: Elegant extracts from the most eminent prose writers
Temple of the muses
Additional Authors: Sharpe, John, 1777-1860
McLean, Hector
Plummer & Brewis
Notes: Issued as a miniature library, containing three 6 v. sets of Elegant extracts (prose, poetry and epistles), bound in green morocco, within cottage roof style two-tier cabinet, bound in red morocco, with glass fronted door, entitled "Temple of the muses."
Contents: V. 1, books I-II. Religious--v. 2, books III.-IV. Perceptive.-Classical.--v. 3, books V-VI. Orations and harangues.-Parliamentary speeches.--v. 4, books VII-VIII. Historical.-Characters.-Dialogues.--v. 5, books IX-X. Narrative.-Humorous and satirical.--v. 6, books XI-XII. Miscellaneous.-Chronology, &c
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With added engraved and illustrated half title for each book, with title: Elegant extracts from the most eminent prose writers; book the .
Printer statement from final page in each v.: Plummer and Brewis
OCLC Number: 43243643