Title: The Pageant of English Prose, Being Five Hundred Passages by Three Hundred and Twenty-five Authors
Author: R. M. Leonard (ed.)
Publisher: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1912.
Condition: Leatherbound, school prize binding. Some scuffing to spine and front cover. Marbled edges. Book prize plate on front end paper. Text very good, binding tight.
About the book:
Prose excerpts from the great writers of English literature from the 14th to 20th centuries. Includes writers such as Geoffrey Chaucer, William Caxton, John Knox, Francis Bacon, Thomas Malory, Charlotte Bronte, Charles Darwin, Edward Gibbon, and Oscar Wilde, arranged alphabetically. A beautiful and interesting book for anyone interested in an overview of English books.