Essays on Song-Writing; with a Collection of Such English Songs as Are Most Eminent for Poetical Merit.
Place Published: London
Publisher: R.H. Evans
Date Published: 1810
Description: Title page vignette. xxviii, 352pp. Short 8vo, handsomely bound in 19th century tan polished calf (a bit rubbed); marbled page edges. London: Printed for R.H. Evans, 1810. A New Edition with Additions and Corrections, and a Supplement by R. H. Evans.
Comments: A work first published in 1772, by the Scottish physician and author, the brother of Anna Letitia Barbauld. "Aikin is better known as a man of letters than as a physician. His elegant scholarship gave a natural polish to all that he wrote." --DNB 1, 186.Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Book ID: 226761