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Prefaces and prologues to famous books :, with introductions and notes

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Prefaces and prologues to famous books :
Title
Prefaces and prologues to famous books :
Statement of responsibility
with introductions and notes
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
The Harvard classics
Series volume
v. 39
Label
Prefaces and prologues to famous books :, with introductions and notes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title on spine: Famous prefaces
  • "The five-foot shelf of books."
Contents
  • Caxton, W. Title, prologue and epilogues to the Recuyell of the histories of Troy. Epilogue to Dictes and sayings of the philosophers. Prologue to Golden legend. Prologue to Caton. Epilogue to Aesop. Proem to Chaucer's Canterbury tales. Prologue to Malory's King Arthur. Prologue to Virgil's Eneydos.--Calvin, J. Dedication of the Institutes of the Christian religion.--Copernicus, N. Dedication of the Revolutions of the heavenly bodies.--Knox, J. Preface to the History of the reformation in Scotland.--Spenser, E. Prefatory letter to Sir Walter Raleigh on the Faerie queene.--Raleigh, Sir W. Preface to the History of the world.--Bacon, F. Proœmium, epistle dedicatory, preface, and plan of the Instauratio magna, etc. Preface to the Novum organum.--
  • (cont.) Heming, J. Preface to the first folio edition of Shakespeare's plays.--Newton, Sir I. Preface to the Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.--Dryden, J. Preface of Fables, ancient and modern.--Fielding, H. Preface to Joseph Andrews.--Johnson, S. Preface to the English dictionary. Preface to Shakespeare.--Goethe, J. W. von. Introduction to the Propylaen.--Wordsworth, W. Prefaces to various volumes of poems. Appendix to Lyrical ballads. E
Control code
ocm02204922
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
437 p., [1] leaf of plates
System control number
(Sirsi) AAW-7472
Label
Prefaces and prologues to famous books :, with introductions and notes
Publication
Note
  • Title on spine: Famous prefaces
  • "The five-foot shelf of books."
Contents
  • Caxton, W. Title, prologue and epilogues to the Recuyell of the histories of Troy. Epilogue to Dictes and sayings of the philosophers. Prologue to Golden legend. Prologue to Caton. Epilogue to Aesop. Proem to Chaucer's Canterbury tales. Prologue to Malory's King Arthur. Prologue to Virgil's Eneydos.--Calvin, J. Dedication of the Institutes of the Christian religion.--Copernicus, N. Dedication of the Revolutions of the heavenly bodies.--Knox, J. Preface to the History of the reformation in Scotland.--Spenser, E. Prefatory letter to Sir Walter Raleigh on the Faerie queene.--Raleigh, Sir W. Preface to the History of the world.--Bacon, F. Proœmium, epistle dedicatory, preface, and plan of the Instauratio magna, etc. Preface to the Novum organum.--
  • (cont.) Heming, J. Preface to the first folio edition of Shakespeare's plays.--Newton, Sir I. Preface to the Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.--Dryden, J. Preface of Fables, ancient and modern.--Fielding, H. Preface to Joseph Andrews.--Johnson, S. Preface to the English dictionary. Preface to Shakespeare.--Goethe, J. W. von. Introduction to the Propylaen.--Wordsworth, W. Prefaces to various volumes of poems. Appendix to Lyrical ballads. E
Control code
ocm02204922
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
437 p., [1] leaf of plates
System control number
(Sirsi) AAW-7472

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