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A first sketch of English literature

by Henry Morley

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Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 914 p.
    Number of Pages914
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24173657M
    OCLC/WorldCa41334932

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Excerpt from A First Sketch of English Literature This book is but a first sketch of what in English Writers it is the chief work of my life to tell as fully and as truly as I can. But no labour of this kind is intended to save any one the pains of reading good books for himself.

A first sketch of English literature, by Henry Morley () (Reprint) Morley, Henry, A first sketch of English literature. With suppl. to the end of queen Victoria's reign Paperback – by Henry Morley (Author)Author: Henry Morley.

Cassell & Company, Limited. Reprint. Twenty-eighth thousand. 8vo. x inches. viii, pp. Some light foxing to the last few pages of the index otherwise a very good bright copy in a fine decorative leather binding.

Full tan mottled calf. Spine with raised bands, ruled in gilt. Red title label. Compartments ruled and decorated in gilt. A first sketch of English literature.

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3 Cornell University Library The original of tliis book is in tine Cornell University Library. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., commonly referred to as The Sketch Book, is a collection of 34 essays and short stories written by the American author Washington Irving.

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