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Vocal Poetry, Or, a Selection of English Songs : To Which is Prefixed, an Essay on Song Writing, by John Aikin, M. D.

By: Aikin, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: David Longworth: 1811

Seller ID: 9400

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


226 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small format (3.5 x 5.75 inches) 91 x 144 mm, b/w frontispiece engraving of ancient lyre, about 220 songs and ballads by various poets, including anonymous, under the following headings: Pastoral, Moral, Convivial, Amatory. Lyrics only, no tunes. ; Reprint of 1772 original. This edition 1811, with essay revised by author, and addition of original poem, Origin of Song Writing, by Mrs. Anna Laetitia Barbauld, author's sister. ; Author wro... View more info

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Poems, Plays, and Essays by Oliver Goldsmith : With a Critical Dissertation on His Poetry by John Aiken and an Introductory Essay by Henry T. Tuckerman

By: Goldsmith, Oliver, with John Aikin and Henry T. Tuckerman

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company: 1889

Seller ID: 15720

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


565 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, beautiful red cloth, ornate decor in black and gilt on front and spine, gilt lettering, [xxvii] + 530 + 8 pages, all edges gilt, pale yellow endpapers, 6 b/w illustrations including frontispiece with tissue guard, 31 poems, 2 plays, 31 essays. ; This edition undated, but we believe it to be 1884 edition, this printing probably 1889. ; Very minor wear to heel and crown. Gift note penned on front flyleaf, in very faded ink, date... View more info