Half-Hours of French Translation
Title continues: "Or, Extracts From the Best English Authors to be rendered into French; And also Passages Translated from Contemporary French Writers to be re-translated. Arranged progressively, with Idiomatic Notes." Quotes by Southey, De Quincy, Walter Scott, Goldsmith, Disraeli, Defoe, Leigh Hunt, Sterne, Washington Irving, Horace Walpole, Addison, Macaulay, Mrs. Jameson, etc. are worth reading in their own right.
- Publisher: Williams and Norgate
- Edition: Third Edition
- Date Published: 1863
- Place Published: Leipzig
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Fair
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
xi, 380 p. 19 cm. Cloth hardcover with blank impressing. Rear hinge cracked internally, separating from text block. Some rubbing to boards, worn corners, small tears in spine ends, spine a bit faded, small holes in front hinge. Ink signatures (W. Dale, U.C.C., Toronto, 1866) and blind stamp on front endpapers. Foxing. Lower corner chipped p. 33. Small stains at bottom of pp. 10-11. Numerous pencil marks and marginalia.