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An Eighteenth Century Anthology by  Alfred Austin - Hardcover - from C L Hawley and Biblio.co.uk

An Eighteenth Century Anthology

by Austin, Alfred

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London: The Gresham Publishing Company,. Hardback. 328pp. 30 page introduction by the then Poet Laureate Alfred Austin (Laureate 1896-1913). Moving from the Augustan poets to the early Romantics it includes selections of the poetry of Alexander Pope, Thomas Gray, Oliver Goldsmith, William Collins, Samuel Johnson, William Cowper, Robert Burns, George Crabbe, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Adam Skirving and Jane Elliot. Neat green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt device to front. Faded to spine. Very good- copy. . Hardcover.


  • Bookseller: C L Hawley GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5779
  • Title: An Eighteenth Century Anthology
  • Author: Austin, Alfred
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company,
  • Place: London
  • Keywords: Eighteenth Century poetry,Augustan poetry,Romantic poetry,Romanticism,, Alfred Austin,Literary criticism,Adam Skirving,Jane Elliot,William , Cowper,Robert Burns,George Crabbe,William Wordsworth,Samuel Taylor , Coleridge
  • Bookseller catalogs: Eighteenth Century Poetry; Augustan; Poetry: 18th Century;


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