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FETRIDGE, W. Pembroke

Title Harper's Phrase-Book; or, Hand-book of Travel Talk for Travellers and Schools. Being a guide to conversations in English, French, German, and Italian, on a new and improved method. Intended to accompany “Harper's Hand-Book for Travellers". With concise and explicit rules for the pronunciation of the different languages.
Publisher New York, Paris, London Harper, Galignani, Sampson Low.
Date 1895
Book ID 38223
First Edition  


Small 8vo., 13x17cm.. Original brown cloth, spine and upper board lettered gilt, edges ruled in blind. viii+309+(iv)pp.. Harper’s lists in back including advertising for the author’s eye witness account of the Paris Commune. Brentano’s label to lower paste-down. A good copy with very light wear or signs of use. Tight and clean. Vocabulary and phrases arranged conventionally in four columns qiving equivalents over a double page. As well as being a travel writer, Pembroke Fetridge ran a bookseller’s and publisher’s in Boston, Mass.. He later moved to Paris where he witnessed the Paris Commune.
Price: £60.00

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