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Essays of John Dryden: Two Volume Set

Ker W. P. [Edt.]

Published by Russell & Russell, New York, 1961
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Volume I. lxxviii, 324 pp, preface, introduction, list of Dryden's works; Epistle Dedicatory of the Rival Ladies (1664); Preface to Annus Mirabilis (1667); Of Dramatic Poesy, An Essay (1668); Prologue to Secret Love or the Maiden Queen (1668); Defence of an Essay of Dramatic Poesy (1668); Preface to an Evening's Love or the Mock Astrologer (1671); Of Heroic Plays, An Essay (1672); Epilogue to the Second Part of the Conquest of Granada (1672); Defence of the Epilogue (1672); The Author's Apology for Heroic Poetry and Poetic Licence (1677); Preface to All for Love (1678); Preface to Troilus and Cressida, Containing the Grounds of Criticism in Tragedy (1679); Preface to Ovid's Epistles (1680); Dedication of the Spanish Friar (1681); Preface to Sylvae (the Second Miscellany) (1685); Preface to Albion and Albanius (An Opera) (1685); Notes to the first volume. Volume II. 323 pp, Dedication of Examen Poeticum (1693); A Discourse Concerning the Original and Progress of Satire (1693); A Parallel of Poetry and Painting (1695); Dedication of the Aeneis (1697); Translation of Virgil: Postscript (1697); Preface to the Fables (1700); Notes to the second volume; Appendix A (A Short History of Criticism, by the translator of St. Evremond (1685), B Authorities, Critical and Historical); index. Selected and edited by W. P. Ker. Russell & Russell, 1961. Minor edge wear, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003746

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Title: Essays of John Dryden: Two Volume Set

Publisher: Russell & Russell, New York

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good-Very Good +

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