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Publisher: New York : P.F. Collier, ©1910.
Series: The five foot shelf of books; Harvard classics, v. 39.
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Document Type: Book
OCLC Number: 7398456
Description: 437 pages : 1 portrait ; 21 cm.
Contents: 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 / William Caxton --
Dedication of the Institutes of the Christian religion / John Calvin ; translated by John Allen --
Dedication of the Revolutions of the heavenly bodies / Nicolaus Copernicus --
Preface to the History of the Reformation in Scotland / John Knox. Prefatory letter to Sir Walter Raleigh on the Faerie queene / Edmund Spenser --
Preface to the History of the world / Sir Walter Raleigh --
Prooemium, epistle dedicatory, preface, and plan of the Instauratio magna, etc. / Francis Bacon, translation edited by J. Spedding --
Preface to the Novum organum / Francis Bacon --
Preface to the first folio edition of Shakespeare's plays / Heminge and Condell --
Preface to the Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica / Sir Isaac Newton, translated by Andrew Motte. Preface to Fables, ancient and modern / John Dryden --
Preface to Joseph Andrews / Henry Fielding --
Preface to the English dictionary ; Preface to Shakespeare / Samuel Johnson --
Introduction to the Propylaen / by J.W. von Goethe --
Prefaces to various volumes of poems; Appendix to Lyrical ballads ; Essays supplementary to preface / William Wordsworth --
Preface to Cromwell / Victor Hugo --
Preface to Leaves of grass / Walt Whitman --
Introduction to the History of English literature / by H.A. Taine.
Series Title: The five foot shelf of books; Harvard classics, v. 39.

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