Essays: on poetry and music, as they affect the mind; on laughter, and ludicropus composition; on the utility of classical learning.

Beattie, James

Published by printed for Edward and Charles Dilly . and by William Creech, Edinburgh, London, 1778
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First London edition (the work first appeared in Edinburgh in 1776), 8vo, pp. [6], 555; full contemporary calf neatly rebacked, preserving the old red morocco label; very good, sound copy. Beattie (1735-1803), the Scots moral philosopher and poet, was acquainted with Monboddo, Pope, Johnson, and many other notables of the day. He was the professor of moral philosophy and logic in the Marischal College and University of Aberdeen. CBEL II, 353. Bookseller Inventory # 45895

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Title: Essays: on poetry and music, as they affect ...

Publisher: printed for Edward and Charles Dilly . and by William Creech, Edinburgh, London

Publication Date: 1778

Edition: 1st Edition

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