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Elegant extracts, or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose : selected 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.

Author: Vicesimus Knox
Publisher: Philadelphia : Printed by Patrick Byrne, 1810.
Series: Early American imprints., Second series ;, no. 20040.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Micro-opaque : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicesimus Knox
OCLC Number: 15568027
Notes: "To this edition is added A short system of geography, from Sharpe's translation of Holberg's Introduction to universal history, and a chronological table of remarkable events ..."
Authorship attributed by Shaw & Shoemaker to Vicesimus Knox.
Reproduction Notes: Microopaque. Worcester, Mass. : American Antiquarian Society, 1971. 1 microopaque ; 23 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 20040).
Description: xvi, 600 pages
Contents: Book the first. Moral and religious --
Book the second. Classical and historical --
Book the third. Orations and characters --
Book the fourth. Narratives, dialogues, letters, sentences, with other miscellaneous pieces, amusing and instructive --
A system of geography --
A chronological table.
Series Title: Early American imprints., Second series ;, no. 20040.
Other Titles: Elegant tracts
Useful and entertaining passages in prose

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