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Elegant extracts, or, Useful and entertaining passages from the best English authors and translations ; principally designed for the use of young persons

Author: Vicesimus Knox; James Gates Percival
Publisher: Boston : printed and published by Samuel Walker, no. 347, (Harlem-Place) Washington-Street, 1826.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : A new edition, embellished with elegant engravings. Prepared by James G. PercivalView all editions and formats
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Elegant extracts, or, useful and entertaining passages from the best English authors and translations.
Boston : S. Walker, 1826
(OCoLC)557743352
Online version:
Elegant extracts, or, useful and entertaining passages from the best English authors and translations.
Boston : S. Walker, 1826
(OCoLC)579388678
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicesimus Knox; James Gates Percival
OCLC Number: 8225227
Notes: "Stereotyped by T. H. Carter & Co." -- Title page.
Each volume has different engraved frontispiece with tissue paper cover. Volume I: Vicesimus Knox painted by Oliver and engraved by T. Kelly; Volume II: Thomas Jefferson painted by Otis and engraved by T. Kelly; Volume III: Alexander Pope painted by Sir Godfrey Kneller and engraved by W. Hoogland; Volume IV: George Washington painted by Stuart and engraved by T. Kelly; Volume V: Milton painted by Samuel Cooper and engraved by W. Hoogland; Volume VI: William Shakspeare [sic] drawn from the Chandos Portrait in the possession of the Marquis of Buckingham.
Each volume has different engraved added title page with vignettes. Volume I: vignette created by B. F. Burney and engraved by J. B. Seeple; Volume II: vignette created by E. F. Burney and engraved by J. B. Neagle; Volume III: vignette created by E. F. Burney and engraved by J. B. Neagle; Volume IV: vignette created by Geo. Corbould and engraved by J. B. Neagle; Volume V: vignette created by R. Westall and engraved by J. B. Neagle; Volume VI: vignette engraved by J. B. Neagle.
Description: 6 volumes : frontispieces, illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Volume I: Prose --
Volume II: Prose --
Volume III: Epistles --
Volume IV: Epistles --
Volume V: Poetry --
Volume VI: Poetry.
Other Titles: Added title page title: Elegant extracts, originally complied by the Reverend Vicesimus Knox, D. D.
Responsibility: originally compiled by the Rev. Vicesimus Knox, D. D.

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