Title Elegant Extracts: or, useful and entertaining pieces of poetry, Selected for the Improvement of Young Persons: being similar in design to Elegant Extracts in Prose.
Publisher London. 1796
Seller ID 70871
Size 5.75 x 9.5 inches. Re-bound in grey hard card covers with gilt to maroon morocco title label on leather spine. New endpapers. In very good condition. Small marks to front. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 544pp. With illustrated main title page. Anthology of ‘improving’ verse, for young people, from the end of the 18th century. Includes works by, Dryden, Johnson, Gay, Shakespeare, Spenser, Milton and many others.
ENGLISH LITERATURE Elegant Extracts, poetry, mprovement, Young Persons, verse, 18th century, Dryden, Johnson, Gay, Shakespeare, Spenser, Milton, re-bound, leather,