An Elegy Wrote in a Country Church Yard (1751) and The Eton College Manuscript eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 21 pages of information about An Elegy Wrote in a Country Church Yard (1751) and The Eton College Manuscript.

24.  Pierre Nicole’s An Essay on True and Apparent Beauty in Which from Settled Principles is Rendered the Grounds for Choosing and Rejecting Epigrams, translated by J.V.  Cunningham.

FIFTH YEAR (1950-51)

25.  Thomas Baker’s The Fine Lady’s Airs (1709).

26.  Charles Macklin’s The Man of the World (1792).

27.  Frances Reynolds’ An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Taste, and of the Origin of Our Ideas of Beauty, etc. (1785).

28.  John Evelyn’s An Apologie for the Royal Party (1659); and A Panegyric to Charles the Second (1661).

29.  Daniel Defoe’s A Vindication of the Press (1718).

30.  Essays on Taste from John Gilbert Cooper’s Letters Concerning Taste, 3rd edition (1757), & John Armstrong’s Miscellanies (1770).

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library:  University of California


General Editors

  William Andrews Clark Memorial Library

  University of Michigan

  University of California, Los Angeles

  University of California, Los Angeles

The Society exists to make available inexpensive reprints (usually facsimile reproductions) of rare seventeenth and eighteenth century works.  The editorial policy of the Society continues unchanged.  As in the past, the editors welcome suggestions concerning publications.  All income of the Society is devoted to defraying cost of publication and mailing.

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Publications for the sixth year [1951-1952],

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

THOMAS GRAY:  An Elegy Wrote in a Country Church Yard (1751).  Introduction by George Sherburn.

JAMES BOSWELL, ANDREW ERSKINE, and GEORGE DEMPSTER:  Critical Strictures on the New Tragedy of Elvira (1763).  Introduction by Frederick A. Pottle.

An Essay on the New Species of Writing Founded by Mr. Fielding (1751).  Introduction by James A. Work.

HENRY GALLY:  A Critical Essay on Characteristic Writing (1725).  Introduction by Alexander Chorney.

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