A Vindication of the Press eBook

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Publications for the fifth year [1950-1951]

(At least six items, most of them from the following list, will be reprinted)

FRANCES REYNOLDS (?):  An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Taste, and of the Origin of Our Ideas of Beauty, &c. (1785).  Introduction by James L. Clifford.

THOMAS BAKER:  The Fine Lady’s Airs (1709).  Introduction by John Harrington Smith.

DANIEL DEFOE:  Vindication of the Press (1718).  Introduction by Otho Clinton Williams.

JOHN EVELYN:  An Apologie for the Royal Party (1659); A Panegyric to Charles the Second (1661).  Introduction by Geoffrey Keynes.

CHARLES MACKLIN:  Man of the World (1781).  Introduction by Dougald MacMillan.

Prefaces to Fiction.  Selected and with an Introduction by Benjamin Boyce.


SIR WILLIAM PETTY:  The Advice of W.P. to Mr. Samuel Hartlib for the
Advancement of some particular Parts of Learning

THOMAS GRAY:  An Elegy Wrote in a Country Church Yard (1751).  (Facsimile of first edition and of portions of Gray’s manuscripts of the poem).

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First Year (1946-1947)

 1.  Richard Blackmore’s Essay upon Wit (1716), and Addison’s
    Freeholder No. 45 (1716).

 2.  Samuel Cobb’s Of Poetry and Discourse on Criticism (1707).

 3. Letter to A.H.  Esq.; concerning the Stage (1698), and Richard
    Willis’ Occasional Paper No.  IX (1698). (OUT OF PRINT)

 4. Essay on Wit (1748), together with Characters by Flecknoe, and
    Joseph Warton’s Adventurer Nos. 127 and 133. (OUT OF PRINT)

 5.  Samuel Wesley’s Epistle to a Friend Concerning Poetry (1700) and
    Essay on Heroic Poetry (1693).

 6. Representation of the Impiety and Immorality of the Stage (1704)
    and Some Thoughts Concerning the Stage (1704).

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