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ELEGANT EXTRACTS,
[Anon].

ELEGANT EXTRACTS,

Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages, Miscellaneous and Epistolary, in Prose: Selected for the Improvement of Young Persons. Being similar in design to Elegant Extracts in Poetry. London: Stereotyped and Printed by and for A. Wilson 1811.
Stereotype Ed. 5 parts in 1. Thick 8vo. Title page + xvi + 6pp. + [ii] + 1060pp. + [ii] adverts. Ex.-libris Charles and Grace Booth, marbled e.ps. neatly repaired to hinges, edges marbled, contemporary double gilt rule edged full diced calf, rubbed and sl. soiled, some wear to corners, rebacked in later calf with gilt ruled bands gilt lettering and dec. gilt compartments to spine. 1. Moral and Religious. 2. Classical and Historical. 3. Orations, characters and letters. 4. Narratives, Dialogues. 5. Natural History. Charles Booth (1868-1938) was chairman of Alfred Booth & Company and Booth Steamship Company in 1912. He was also the chairman of the Midland Railway between 1919 and 1922, and a director of Martinís Bank and of the LMS Railway Company.
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