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Famous editions of English poets
Famous editions of English poets
Beaty, John O. (John Owen), 1890-1961, editor.
Publication Information:
New York : R. R. Smith, inc., [1931]

Physical Description:
xxi, 1312 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 26 cm
General Note:
"Every volume a letter-for-letter, word-for-word, and punctuation-for-punctuation reprint of the early edition...We have provided a photographic reproduction of each title-page and of a representative page of type from each of the eighteen volumes. We have reproduced in facsimile all original illustrations, ornamental letters, etc., and have used imitative type for titles of poems."--Pref.
William Shakespeare: Sonnets, 1609 -- John Milton: Poems of Mr. John Milton, 1645 -- John Dryden: Absalom and Achitophel, 1681; Alexander's feast, 1697 -- Alexander Pope: Essay on criticism, 1711; Windsor forest, 1713; The rape of the lock, 1714 -- Thomas Gray: Poems, 1768 -- William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Lyrical ballads, 1798 -- William Wordsworth: Poems, 1807 -- George Gordon Noel, lord Byron: Hebrew melodies, 1815; The prisoner of Chillon, 1816; Childe Harold's pilgrimage, canto the third, 1816 -- Percy Bysshe Shelley: Prometheus unbound, and other poems, 1820 -- John Keats; Lamia, Isabella, The eve of St. Agnes, and other poems, 1820 -- Alfred Tennyson: Poems, 1842 -- Robert Browning: Dramatic lyrics, 1842; Dramatis personÆ, 1864.
Local Note:
First edition: 26 x 16.5 cm. The printer's imprint, "PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BY T. MOREY & SON," is at the bottom of the title page verso. The volume is half-bound in black cloth over boards marbled in gray, green, and gold.
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