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Abrégé des Morales de Plutarque, Traduction d'AMYOT, avec l'orthographe de l'académie.

pp. (iv), xij, 392. Contemporary calf gilt, spine a little rubbed, all edges gilt, marbled end-papers, the book-plates of the REVEREND WILLIAM-HENRY HENSLOW [b.1802], the one at the front is heraldic, that at the rear shows the device used in his book THE PHONARTHRON, Or the Natural System of the Sounds of Speech, 1840.

*Henslow, one of the glorious eccentrics of the nineteenth century, curate of the village of Wermigey, Norfolk, author of 'Beard shaving and the common use of the razor an unnatural, irrational, unmanly, ungodly and fatal fashion among Christians'; he also wrote his own version of the National Anthem, the tract - 'Facts and tracts in evidence of the apathy, dereliction, and degradation of the national clergy'; 'No hope for the Church of England as by law "perverted!" A letter to the National Club, 13, Cockspur Street, London. Chairman, His Grace the Duke of Manchester'; and other controversial pamphlets.

Brunot-Labbe. Paris.

Date Published: 1813.

Stock No. 61351

Price: £45.00