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Prefaces and prologues to famous books

Label
Prefaces and prologues to famous books
Title
Prefaces and prologues to famous books
Title variation
Famous prefaces
Contributor
Editor
Translator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IPP
Dewey number
808.8
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN171.P7
LC item number
P7 1980
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1834-1926
  • approximately 1422-1491 or 1492
  • 1509-1564
  • 1473-1543
  • approximately 1514-1572
  • 1552?-1599
  • 1552?-1618
  • 1561-1626
  • approximately 1556-1630
  • -1627
  • 1642-1727
  • 1707-1754
  • 1709-1784
  • 1749-1832
  • 1770-1850
  • 1819-1892
  • 1828-1893
  • 1771-1839
  • -1734
  • 1631-1700
  • 1802-1885
  • 1808-1881.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Eliot, Charles William
  • Caxton, William
  • Calvin, Jean
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Knox, John
  • Spenser, Edmund
  • Raleigh, Walter
  • Bacon, Francis
  • Heminge, John
  • Condell, Henry
  • Newton, Isaac
  • Fielding, Henry
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
  • Wordsworth, William
  • Whitman, Walt
  • Taine, Hippolyte
  • Allen, John
  • Motte, Andrew
  • Dryden, John
  • Hugo, Victor
  • Spedding, James
Series statement
The Harvard classics
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Prefaces
Target audience
adult
Label
Prefaces and prologues to famous books
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: New York : Collier, 1938. (Harvard classics ; 39)
  • --Preface to Fables, ancient and modern, by J. Dryden.--Preface to Joseph Andrews, by H. Fielding.--Preface to the English dictionary and Preface to Shakespeare, by S. Johnson.--Introduction to the Propylaen, by J.W. von Goethe.--Prefaces to various volumes of poems, Appendix to Lyrical ballads, and Essay supplementary to preface, by W. Wordsworth.--Preface to Cromwell, by V. Hugo.--Preface to Leaves of grass, by W. Whitman.--Introduction to the History of English literature, by H.A. Taine
Contents
Title, prologue and eipilogues 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, and Prologue to Virgil's Eneydos, by W. Caxton.--Dedication of the Institutes of the Christian religion, by J. Calvin.--Dedication of the Revolutions of the heavenly bodies, by N. Copernicus.--Preface to the History of the Reformation in Scotland, by J. Knox.--Prefatory letter to Sir Walter Raleigh on the Faerie Queene, by E. Spenser.--Preface to the History of the world, by W. Raleigh.--Proœmium, epistle dedicatory, preface and plan of the Instauratio magna, etc. and Preface to the Novum organum, by F. Bacon.--Preface to the first folio edition of Shakespeare's Plays, by Heminge and Condell.--Preface to the Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica, by I. Newton
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Registered ed.
Extent
437 p.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)11122340
  • (OCoLC)ocm11122340
Label
Prefaces and prologues to famous books
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: New York : Collier, 1938. (Harvard classics ; 39)
  • --Preface to Fables, ancient and modern, by J. Dryden.--Preface to Joseph Andrews, by H. Fielding.--Preface to the English dictionary and Preface to Shakespeare, by S. Johnson.--Introduction to the Propylaen, by J.W. von Goethe.--Prefaces to various volumes of poems, Appendix to Lyrical ballads, and Essay supplementary to preface, by W. Wordsworth.--Preface to Cromwell, by V. Hugo.--Preface to Leaves of grass, by W. Whitman.--Introduction to the History of English literature, by H.A. Taine
Contents
Title, prologue and eipilogues 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, and Prologue to Virgil's Eneydos, by W. Caxton.--Dedication of the Institutes of the Christian religion, by J. Calvin.--Dedication of the Revolutions of the heavenly bodies, by N. Copernicus.--Preface to the History of the Reformation in Scotland, by J. Knox.--Prefatory letter to Sir Walter Raleigh on the Faerie Queene, by E. Spenser.--Preface to the History of the world, by W. Raleigh.--Proœmium, epistle dedicatory, preface and plan of the Instauratio magna, etc. and Preface to the Novum organum, by F. Bacon.--Preface to the first folio edition of Shakespeare's Plays, by Heminge and Condell.--Preface to the Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica, by I. Newton
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Registered ed.
Extent
437 p.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)11122340
  • (OCoLC)ocm11122340

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