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Author: Charles William EliotWilliam CaxtonJean CalvinNicolaus CopernicusJohn KnoxAll authors
Publisher: [Whitefish, MT] : Kessinger Pub., [2004?]
Series: Harvard classics, v. 39.; Kessinger Publishing's rare reprints.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles William Eliot; William Caxton; Jean Calvin; Nicolaus Copernicus; John Knox; Edmund Spenser; Walter Raleigh, Sir; Francis Bacon; John Heminge; Henry Condell; Isaac Newton; John Dryden; Henry Fielding; Samuel Johnson; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; William Wordsworth; Victor Hugo; Walt Whitman; Hippolyte Taine; John Allen; James Spedding; Andrew Motte
ISBN: 0766181928 9780766181922
OCLC Number: 71818248
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : P.F. Collier & Son, ©1910.
"The Harvard classics edited by Charles W. Eliot."
Description: [1], 462 pages : 1 portrait ; 23 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 Instaturatio 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 of 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 / 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 / H.A. Taine.
Series Title: Harvard classics, v. 39.; Kessinger Publishing's rare reprints.

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