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SHORTER EXAMPLES ...
Shorter examples, or, second book of English examples, to be rendered into Latin. Adapted to the use of youth of the lower class.
Eton printed by M. Pote, 1795.
[4], 186, [2] p. ; 15.0 cm. (12º)

A sequel to Exempla minora: ... and precursor of Exempla moralia: .... With a leaf of publisher's advertisements at the end. ESTC has imprint: Printed by T. Pote. ESTC n474051.

Copy Notes Corners of text block cropped. Inscribed in ink John Soane on front pastedown; also John Soane / 1802 on initial advertisement leaf, and John Henry Soane on final pastedown with other schoolboy inscriptions mostly or all in the hand of John Soane junior, including Nomen hic pono, quia librum perdere nolo and drawings of drinking mugs on the pastedown and final page of text. Ink annotations passim, some passages struck through. Page 186 has ink cartoon heads with speech-balloons. John Henry Soane may be a reference to Henry, the last child of John and Elizabeth Soane, born October 10th 1790, died of the whooping cough in 1791, as recorded on the front free-endpaper of Mrs Soane's copy of the New whole duty of man (q.v.).

Binding Contemporary C18th sheep, blind double-ruled borders with blind roll-tooling parallel to spine, printed paper spine-label reads 'Lat: & Eng Exer[cises?]'.

Reference Number 239


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