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Prefaces and prologues to famous books

by William Caxton

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Published by Collier in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesFamous prefaces
Statementwith introductions and notes
SeriesHarvard classics -- v. 39
ContributionsCalvin, Jean, 1509-1564, Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543, Knox, John, ca. 1514-1572, Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599, Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618, Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626, Heminge, John, ca. 1556-1630, Condell, Henry, d. 1627, Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727, Dryden, John, 1631-1700, Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754, Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784, Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832, Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850, Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885, Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892, Taine, Hippolyte, 1828-1893
The Physical Object
Pagination437 p., [1] leaf of plates ;
Number of Pages437
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24374001M

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Harvard Classics Volume Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books (P. F. Collier & Son, ) by A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner Rating: % positive. Eliot wrote in his preface to these prefaces, "No part of a book is so intimate as the Preface. Here, after the long labor of the work is over, the author descends from his platform, and speaks with his reader as man to man, disclosing his hopes and fears, seeking sympathy for his difficulties, offering defence or defiance, according to his.

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Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books: The Five Foot Shelf of Classics, Vol. XXXIX (in 51 Volumes) Charles W. Eliot Cosimo, Inc., Jan 1, - Literary Collections - pages4/5(1). Prefaces and prologues to famous books: with introductions, notes and William Caxton, Jean Calvin, Nicolaus Copernicus, John Knox, Edmund Spenser, Sir Walter Raleigh, Francis Bacon, John Heminge, Henry Condell, Sir Isaac Newton, Henry Fielding, John Dryden, Samuel Johnson, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, William Wordsworth, Walt Whitman, Victor Hugo Snippet view - 40 rows  Eliot wrote in his preface to these prefaces, "No part of a book is so intimate as the Preface.

OCLC Number: Notes: On spine: Famous Prefaces. Description: pages 21 cm. Contents: Title, prologue and epilogues to the Recuyell of the histories of Troy / William Caxton --Epilogue to Dictes and sayings of the philosophers / William Caxton --Prologue to Golden legend / William Caxton --Prologue to Caton / William Caxton --Epilogue to Aesop / William Caxton --Proem to.

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by Walt Whitman, John Knox, Hippolyte Taine, William Wordsworth, Isaac Newton, John Dryden, John Heminge, Nicolaus Copernicus, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Walter Raleigh, Samuel Johnson, Edmund Spenser.