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Elegant extracts : or, useful and entertaining passages in prose ; selected for the improvement of young persons ; being similar in design to Elegant extracts in poetry

Author: Vicesimus Knox
Publisher: London : Printed for B. Law, J. Johnson, C. Dilly, G.G. & J. Robinson, T. Cadell, W. Richardson, J. Sewell, F. & C. Rivington, R. Baldwin, J. Edwards, R. Faulder, Ogilvy & Son, J. Cuthell, Clarke & Son, W. Lowndes, B. & J. White, G. & T. Wilkie, J. Walker, F. Wingrave, P. Wynne, T.N. Longman, T. Cadell, Junr. & W. Davies, J. Scatcherd, W. Bent, T. Kay, Vernor & Hood, D. Walker, J. Anderson, Lackington & Allen, G. Kearsley, T. Boosey, W. Miller, Lee & Hurst, Murray & Highley, S. Bagster, A. Hamilton, & G. Cawthorne, 1797.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seventth editionView all editions and formats
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An extremely popular anthology of prose writings by well-known authors, collected by Vicesimus Knox and first published in 1783.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicesimus Knox
OCLC Number: 3053774
Description: 4 volumes in 2 : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Book I: Sacred and moral --
Book II: Didactic, descriptive, narrative, and pathetic --
Book III: Dramatic --
Book IV: Sentimental, lyrical, and ludicrous.
Responsibility: [edited by Vicesimus Knox]

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An extremely popular anthology of prose writings by well-known authors, collected by Vicesimus Knox and first published in 1783.

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