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The Parisian; or, genuine anecdotes of distinguished and noble characters. In two volumes. ...

Mary Charlton

The Parisian; or, genuine anecdotes of distinguished and noble characters. In two volumes. ...

by Mary Charlton

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Published by printed for William Lane in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3411, no. 07.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16964870M

The character is the name of a literary genre; it is a short, and usually witty, sketch in prose of a distinctive type of person. The genre was inaugurated by Theophrastus, a Greek author of the second century B.C., who wrote a lively book entitled Characters. The form had a great vogue in the earlier seventeenth century. (2).   London: William Pickering, Two volumes. 7, USD Large folio Half maroon Roan, cloth boards expertly re-backed using old spine layed .

Apart from a number of anecdotes distinguished rather for sarcastic humour than for probability, Lacydes exists for us as a man of refined character, a hard worker and an accomplished orator. 0 Register (), pp. John Nichols, Literary anecdotes, vol. The Ecclesiastical History of the Ancient Churches of Piedmont, and of the Albigenses, by Dr. Peter Allix, (two volumes in one) (two copies). 3. History and Theology of the Ancient Vallenses and Albigenses, by Dr. George S. Faber (two copies); 4. Excursion to .

The existence of the reprint was, however, unknown in England, until in a paper was published describing a copy of the original two volumes which had been bought by a South Australian. The history of Scotland from the accession of the House of Stuart to that of Mary. With appendixes of original papers. By John Pinkerton. In two volumes.: [pt.1] Pinkerton, John, / [] An enquiry into the history of Scotland: preceding the reign of Malcom III. or the year Including the authentic history of that period. In.


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