A New Atalantis, for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty (Dodo Press)

A New Atalantis, for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty (Dodo Press)

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"Love, gallantry, and their gay attendants, have, in all polished nations, made so considerable a figure in the fashionable way of each people's method of living, that without a knowledge thereof, no faithful picture of their manners can be transmitted to posterity. Some memoirs have accidentally fallen into our hands, that were originally collected by a Petronian genius, who had taken uncommon pains to make himself a thorough master of the rise, progress, and vicissitudes of gallantry from the days of Alexander the Great, down to the present times. Although such a subject to a short-sighted reader may promise nothing but scenes of wantonness, yet to all, capable of taking a comprehensive view of the following work, they must allow it to be a most instructive compilation for the youth of both sexes. "
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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 132g
  • Gloucester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1409983595
  • 9781409983590

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