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Image for Harangues sur toutes sortes de sujets, avec l'art de composer. Seconde édition, augmentée d'un grand nombre de préceptes et de harangues. [Harangues on all kinds of subjects, with the art of composing. Second edition, augmented by a large number of precepts and harangues.]

Harangues sur toutes sortes de sujets, avec l'art de composer. Seconde édition, augmentée d'un grand nombre de préceptes et de harangues. [Harangues on all kinds of subjects, with the art of composing. Second edition, augmented by a large number of precepts and harangues.]

By: VAUMORIERE (Pierre d'Ortigues)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: A Paris, Chez Jean Guignard: 1693

Edition: 2d edition

Seller ID: cr191116g

Condition: Fair


4to, full calf, ribbed spine. Four volumes in one. [18]-722-[48] pp. First published in 1688. After an oratorical treatise, a large selection of speeches and sermons written both by others and the author for various situations. Deliberative, Judicial, “Eloquent” Intended for use by lawyers, government officials, and ecclesiastics. Beautiful frontis portrait of the author, engraved intaglio by S. Thomassin. Pp. 376-404 concern the establishment of a French Company for the East Indies Trade. Good: Heavy wear to covers, spine cracked and peeled -- but still intact. Text block is clean and ti... View more info

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Eulogium, on the Character of General Washington, Late President of the United States; Pronounced at the Request of the Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati, Before the President of the United States, and the Members of Both Houses of Congress

By: [George Washington] William Jackson

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: John Ormrod: 1800

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200225g


Eulogium, on the Character of General Washington, Late President of the United States; Pronounced at the Request of the Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati, Before the President of the United States, and the Members of Both Houses of Congress Philadelphia, Pa. John Ormrod, 1800. 12mo, original wrappers. 44 pp. Title page continues: "on the twenty-second day of February, eighteen hundred, in the German Reformed Church, Philadelphia." "New Edition." Woodcut head piece and tailpiece. George Washington’s sudden sudden death inspired mourning throughout the US and this is one of numerous ... View more info