Elegent Extracts from the Most Celebrated British Prose Writers . . . [with:] Elegant Extracts from the Most Celebrated Poets of Great Britain and Ireland . . .

Publisher: Paris: Marie-Nyon, 1832.
Edition: Second edition; the first was published in 1830.
Bibliographical References: OCLC records four editions between 1830 and 1847, with scattered but not plentiful holdings in Europe and three in North America: Montreal, Quebec and the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Condition: Edges slightly rubbed; fine copy.
Book ID: 27815


2 vols, 12mo, contemporary continental half acid calf, paste-paper boards, orange and green leather spine labels, gilt decorations and lettering. Two title-pages in each volume, in French and English.


An anthology-text book of English literature for the French student, compiled by D. O'Sullivan, an English professor at the Royal College of St. Louis, with notes and brief biographical sketches, including early critical treatments of Shelley, Coleridge, Byron, Hunt, Baillie and Barbauld for a foreign audience. On the recto of the French title-page of each volume is a printed statement about the authenticity of the text, signed by O'Sullivan.

Price: $450.00

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