Titre : Gnomologia: Adagies and Proverbs; Wise ...
Éditeur : B. Barker / A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, London
Date d'édition : 1732
Edition : 1st Edition
FIRST EDITION OF PERHAPS THE MOST IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF ADAGES AND PROVERBS EVER PUBLISHED IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. (See ). x, 297, 5 (publisher's catalogue). COMPLETE. Features 6,496 adages and proverbs, some of which were copied by Benjamin Franklin in his Poor Richard's Almanac. Printed on fine laid paper. Large 12mo. Beautifully bound in recent quarter vellum. FINE AND BRIGHT. This first edition is very rare, especially in such excellent condition. N° de réf. du libraire 38473
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