The Method of Teaching and Studying the Belles Lettres, or, An Introduction to Languages, Poetry, Rhetoric, History, Moral Philosophy, Physicks, &c. ... Designed more particularly for Students in the Universities; translated from the French [4 volumes] [provenance: William Lee Antonie]. Charles Rollin.
The Method of Teaching and Studying the Belles Lettres, or, An Introduction to Languages, Poetry, Rhetoric, History, Moral Philosophy, Physicks, &c. ... Designed more particularly for Students in the Universities; translated from the French [4 volumes] [provenance: William Lee Antonie]
The Method of Teaching and Studying the Belles Lettres, or, An Introduction to Languages, Poetry, Rhetoric, History, Moral Philosophy, Physicks, &c. ... Designed more particularly for Students in the Universities; translated from the French [4 volumes] [provenance: William Lee Antonie]

The Method of Teaching and Studying the Belles Lettres, or, An Introduction to Languages, Poetry, Rhetoric, History, Moral Philosophy, Physicks, &c. ... Designed more particularly for Students in the Universities; translated from the French [4 volumes] [provenance: William Lee Antonie]

London: Printed for C. Hitch, 1742. Hardcover. 4 volumes; 17 cm. Contemporary speckled calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Black leather label in the second compartment of each volume with gilt-tooled title: Rollin's Belles Lettres; volume number gilt-tooled in third compartment of each. Gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. "London 1742" gilt-tooled at tail of each spine. All page edges speckled red. The Third Edition. "Books printed for C. Hitch" on verso of first and sixth preliminary leaves of vol. 4. Two small engraved armorial bookplates on fixed endpaper of each volume of William Lee Antonie, Esq., with motto: "Verum Atque Decens." Written above the bookplates is a note indicating that the volumes were part of the library at Totteridge Park in May 1842. William Lee Antonie (1764-1815) inherited Totteridge Park from his father in 1778; he was a member of Parliament for Great Marlow from 1790 to 1796 and for Bedford from 1802 to 1812. Verso of each title page has red circular stamp of the Pennsylvania State University Library. In Very Good Condition: Japanese tissue repair of joints and hinges; lacking part of volume number label on vol. 4; clean and solid. Very Good. Item #007791

Price: $350.00