Anecdotes, Bons-mots, and Characteristic Traits of the Greatest Princes, Politicians, Philosophers, Orators, an Wits of Modern Times; Such as The Emperor of Germany, King of Prussia, Peter the Great, Henry IV, Empress of Russia, Charles XII, Lewis XIV, Sir Isaac Newton, M. Lavater etc. Interspersed with some Curious Particulars, Tending to Throw Light Upon the Character of Several Nations. Calcul

Rev. John Adams

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Title: Anecdotes, Bons-mots, and Characteristic ...

Publisher: Printed for G. Kearsley

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1789. Hardcover. 1st edition. pp. XII, 359, [1] Rebound in half-calf over marbled boards, raised bands and red title-label. Title page rather soiled and edges a little frayed, else a nice copy. Adams, an Aberdonian and minister of the Scotch church in Hatton Garden, wrote many books for younger readers. He opened an academy in Putney which became a highly successful educational establishment. A number of his books are scarce, this being one. Not in BLC on-line. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KHS0009185

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