Amenities of Literature, Consisting of Sketches and Characters of English Literature Volume III

By: D'Israeli, Isaac

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1st British Printing. 1st Printing. Brown paper covered boards. Moderate general wear. Worn at spine ends, board tips rounded, paper spine label half gone. Interior clean. 420 pages. 'It was my design not to furnish an arid narrative of books or of authors, but following the steps of the human mind through the wide track of Time, to trace from their beginnings the rise, the progress, and the decline of public opinions, and to illustrate, as the objects presented themselves, the great incidents in our national annals.' Contents: The first tragedy, and the first comedy ('All for the Money' by T. Lupton, 1578); Predecessors and contemporaries of Shakespeare; Shakespeare; Humours of Jonson; Drayton; Psychological history of Rawleigh; Occult philosopher Dr. Dee; The Rosicrusian Fludd; Bacon; First founder of a public library; Early writers, their dread of the press, - the transition of authors by profession; Age of Doctrines; Pamphlets; Oceana of Harrington; Author of 'The Grounds and Reasons of Monarchy'; Commonwealth; True intellectual system of the universe; Difficulties of the publishers of contemporary memoirs; The war against books.

Title: Amenities of Literature, Consisting of Sketches and Characters of English Literature Volume III

Author Name: D'Israeli, Isaac

Categories: Books on Books, Books on Authors, Literary Criticism,

Edition: First Edition.

Publisher: London, UK, Edward Moxon: 1841

ISBN Number: B009ACOFO6

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+

Size: 8vo 7.75 - 9.75'' tall

lbs: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 92706

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