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Elegant extracts, or, Useful and entertaining pieces of poetry : selected for the improvement of youth, in speaking, reading, thinking, composing, and in the conduct of life : being similar in design to Elegant extracts in prose.

Author: Vicesimus Knox; James Heath; Charles Dilly
Publisher: London : Printed for Charles Dilly, Poultry. 1791.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Readers (Publications)
Juvenile literature
Autographs (Provenance)
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicesimus Knox; James Heath; Charles Dilly
OCLC Number: 80672788
Notes: Edited by Vicesimus Knox. Cf. NUC pre-56.
Signatures: Book 1-2: A⁶ B-2C⁸ 2D⁶ *2E² 2E-2H⁸ 2I² [$4 ( -A4, C4, 2B4, 2I2) signed]; Book 3-4: b-2e⁸ 2f² 2G⁸ 2H⁶ [$4 ( -2H3, 2H4) signed].
Pagination: Book 1-2: vi, [7], 2-484 p., [1] leaf of plates [page 205 misprinted--no page number given, page 443 misprinted as '44', and page 67 misprinted as '76']; Book 3-4: 464 p., [1] leaf of plates.
Engraved title pages. Engraved vignettes on title pages signed: C. Burney del; J. Heath sculp.
Description: 4 books in 2 : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Book I. Sacred and moral --
Book II. Didactic, descriptive, narrative, and pathetic. --
Book III. Dramatic &c. --
Book IV. Epic and miscellaneous.
Other Titles: Elegant extracts
Useful and entertaining pieces of poetry
Poetry, elegant extracts, or, useful & entertaining passages in verse

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