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Place Published: London
Publisher: Printed for G. Burnet, at Bishop Burnet's Head in the Strand
Date Published:
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: First volume split at top of front joint, vellum moderately stained and bowing, spine labels moderately chipped, text clean
Book Id: 21339


4 volumes in 5; small 8vo, contemporary full vellum with morocco spine labels; [1], 186; [1], 184; [1], 198; [1], 202; [1], 281, [2] pp.


An anonymous work of literary criticism focusing primarily on the classics. First volume contains a general introduction followed by sections on Epic Poetry and Lyric Poetry; Vol. II, Part 1 begins with a short section on Pastoral Poetry, followed by Satire; Vol. II, Part 2 concludes the section on Satire and follows with Elegaic Poetry; Vol. 3 is devoted entirely to Tragedy; Vol. IV begins with a brief section on Comedy, the remainder of the volume explores Of the Sublime and the Pathetic. ESTC T89122. Erroneously attributed to Horace Walpole.

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