Great Truths by Great Authors a Dictionary of Aids to Reflection, Quotations of Maxims, Metaphors, Counsels, Cautions, Aphorisms, Proverbs, Etc.

Great Truths by Great Authors a Dictionary of Aids to Reflection, Quotations of Maxims, Metaphors, Counsels, Cautions, Aphorisms, Proverbs, Etc.

Hardcover, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1859. Very Good. Bound in full black embossed leather with gold titles on front cover and spine. All page edges gilded. Some age spotting to pages, but text is legible throughout. A compilation of quotations from the work of great authors covering all sorts of subjects, arranged alphabetically by subject. Adversity is one of the early subjects and the book includes quotes about adversity by Horace, Shakespeare, Byron, Addison, and several others. Glancing through the book, there's lots of Shakespeare and ancient Romans and Greeks as well as romantic poets, especially Byron. Foredges of binding a bit rubbed. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 564 pages. [Item #79508]

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