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The secretary in fashion, or, An elegant and compendious way of writing all manner of letters / Composed in French by the Sire de la Serre Chief Historiographer to the King of France.

Author/Creator:
Puget de La Serre, Jean, 1594-1665.
Publication:
London : Printed for Peter Parker, at the Leg and Star in Cornhill, over against the Royall Exchange, 1673.
Format/Description:
Book
[28], 85, [3], 110, [2], 38, [2], 54 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 17 cm. (8vo)
Edition:
The fifth edition / Newly revised, and very much augmented with a collection of many choice letters written by the most refined wits of France. Also, some new additions to the Complements and elegancies of the French tongue: never publish'd before.
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Standardized Title:
Secrétaire à la mode. English
Other Title:
Elegant and compendious way of writing all manner of letters
Subjects:
Letter writing -- Early works to 1800.
Notes:
Translation of the author's Le secrétaire à la mode.
With engraved frontispiece (plate)
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Imperfect: P.49-54 at end wanting. Frontispiece wanting.
Penn Chronology:
1673
Cited in:
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), L462
ESTC R015672
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
15491687