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Title: Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets, Chronologically Arranged From Chaucer to Burns, With Criticisms on Their Works, Selected From the Most Distinguished Writers. Intended for Teachers, and the Higher Classes in Schools.
Published: Dublin: Commissioners of National Education in Ireland, 1849.
Classification: Catalogue 21 - Biography
Description: vii, 508 pp. Short biographical sketches and critisms of 63 poets including Robert Burns, Geoffrey Chaucer, William Cowper, George Crabbe, Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Gray, Samuel Johnson, Ben Jonson, John Milton, Sir Walter Raleigh, William Shakespeare, Jonathan Swift, Henry Vaughan etc. Top one third missing from ffep. Title page evenly browned and intermittent even browning of pages of text. Purple cloth boards with original paste-on spine label. Spine label chipped at top edge and rubbed. Corners bumped and rubbed. boards patchily faded. Binding tight. Overall condition VG.
Book Number: #4859
Price: € 31.00

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