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CLASSICAL ENGLISH LETTER-WRITER: OR, EPISTOLARY SELECTIONS... by  Elizabeth  Lindley & Frank - 1st Edition - 1814 - from Old Authors Bookshop and Biblio.com

CLASSICAL ENGLISH LETTER-WRITER: OR, EPISTOLARY SELECTIONS...

by Murray, Lindley & Frank, Elizabeth

Condition: Good/No Jacket


London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. xxiv, 368pp, including 3p precis of books. Bound in full brown calf/boards with gilt decoration, 5 raised bands, title to the spine. The front hinge is weak but secure. Name of a previous owner dated 1820 on the second ffep. The first 4 pages and rear endpaper show light spotting/foxing. Overall a nice copy of a scarce edition..
  • Bookseller: Old Authors Bookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 180997
  • Title: CLASSICAL ENGLISH LETTER-WRITER: OR, EPISTOLARY SELECTIONS...
  • Author: Murray, Lindley & Frank, Elizabeth
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1814
  • Keywords: LETTER WRITING COMPOSITION ENGLISH
  • Bookseller catalogs: Education;
  • Subjects: EDUCATION / General;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall


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