The History of English Poetry, from the Close of the Eleventh Century to the Commencement of the Eighteenth Century. To which are Prefixed two Dissertations. I: On the Origin of Romantic Fiction in Europe. II: On the Introduction of Learning into England.
Description: 3 volumes. 4to, contemporary calf (quite worn; covers detached but present). Large paper edition, the very clean interior makes this an excellent candidate for rebinding. London: J. Dodsley, et al. 1775. Second edition.
Comments: "A most curious, valuable and interesting literary history". Lowndes 2847. "... a landmark in the history of English literature..."Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 142967