The Resource Characters: or, The manners of the age : with the moral characters of Theophrastus. Translated from the Greek. To which is prefix'd an account of his life and writings, by Monsieur de la Bruyère. Made English by several hands. To which is added, an original chapter, of the manner of living with great men. Witw [sic] some of the most eminent characters of the court, army, &c. of Great Britain

Characters: or, The manners of the age : with the moral characters of Theophrastus. Translated from the Greek. To which is prefix'd an account of his life and writings, by Monsieur de la Bruyère. Made English by several hands. To which is added, an original chapter, of the manner of living with great men. Witw [sic] some of the most eminent characters of the court, army, &c. of Great Britain

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Characters: or, The manners of the age : with the moral characters of Theophrastus. Translated from the Greek. To which is prefix'd an account of his life and writings
Title
Characters: or, The manners of the age
Title remainder
with the moral characters of Theophrastus. Translated from the Greek. To which is prefix'd an account of his life and writings
Statement of responsibility
by Monsieur de la Bruyère. Made English by several hands. To which is added, an original chapter, of the manner of living with great men. Witw [sic] some of the most eminent characters of the court, army, &c. of Great Britain
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Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfregre
  • eng
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Cataloging source
EMU
Citation location within source
N15395
Citation source
ESTC
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1645-1696
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La Bruyère, Jean de
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1735-1826
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  • Theophrastus
  • Adams, John
  • John Adams Library (Boston Public Library)
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Characters: or, The manners of the age : with the moral characters of Theophrastus. Translated from the Greek. To which is prefix'd an account of his life and writings, by Monsieur de la Bruyère. Made English by several hands. To which is added, an original chapter, of the manner of living with great men. Witw [sic] some of the most eminent characters of the court, army, &c. of Great Britain
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Publication
Note
  • Engraved t.p on verso facing t.p
  • Title in double line border
  • Printed marginalia
  • Includes 'The moral characters of Theophrastus', which has a separate titlepage. London: Printed in the year, MDCCVII
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.
  • John Adams' signature on title page: "John Adams."
Edition
The fifth edition.
Extent
1 online resource ([12], 15, [1], 360, [2], xviii, 38, 377-383 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894.
Other physical details
frontispiece)
Reproduction note
Also available on microfilm.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Characters: or, The manners of the age : with the moral characters of Theophrastus. Translated from the Greek. To which is prefix'd an account of his life and writings, by Monsieur de la Bruyère. Made English by several hands. To which is added, an original chapter, of the manner of living with great men. Witw [sic] some of the most eminent characters of the court, army, &c. of Great Britain
Link
Publication
Note
  • Engraved t.p on verso facing t.p
  • Title in double line border
  • Printed marginalia
  • Includes 'The moral characters of Theophrastus', which has a separate titlepage. London: Printed in the year, MDCCVII
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.
  • John Adams' signature on title page: "John Adams."
Edition
The fifth edition.
Extent
1 online resource ([12], 15, [1], 360, [2], xviii, 38, 377-383 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894.
Other physical details
frontispiece)
Reproduction note
Also available on microfilm.
Specific material designation
remote

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