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Various Authors

Lot of 24 Titles on Literary History and Criticism

1. A Short History of English Literature, by George Saintbury, 1898
2. History of English Literature, from Beowulf to Swinburne, by Andrew Lang, 1913
3. A History of English Criticism, by George Saintbury, 1925
4. English, Past and Present, by Richard Trench, 1881
5. Rhetoric and Composition, by Alexander Bain, 1887-1888 (2 Vols.)
6. Introduction to the Literature of Europe, by Henry Hallam (Vols. 3 & 4)
7. Historical View of the Literature of the South of Europe, Vol. 2, by J. C. L. Simonde de Sismondi
8. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, by Thomas Percy, 1880
9. Early Ballads and Songs, by Robert Bell, 1885
10. Ancient Songs and Ballads, by Joseph Ritson, 1829 (2 Vols.)
11. A Short History of Syriac Literature, by William Wright, 1966
12. A Short History of French Literature, by George Saintbury, 1897
13. A History of French Literature, by L. Cazamian, 1959
14. Curiosities of Literature, by I. Disraeli, Undated
15. The Master Passion and Other Tales and Sketches, by Thomas Grattan, 1846
16. Memory Hold-The-Door, by John Buchan, 1942
17. Faked Passports: A Novel, by Dennis Wheatley, 1941
18. Pope’s Rape of the Lock, edited by George Holden, 1909
19. The Romance of the Forum, by Peter Burke, Undated
20. The Four Georges, and the English Humorists, by W. M. Thackeray, 1909
21. New Tales from the Old Testament, by G. B. Harrison, 1940
22. Queen in Waiting, by Norah Lofts, 1955
23. Sir Thomas Beecham: A Memoir, by Neville Cardus, 1961
24. Goud en Goden van de Inca’s, by Hans Baumann, 1966

Condition: Overall fair to good condition. Some books have chips and sections missing from the spines, and in the case of The Four Georges, have lost the spine. Some foxing to a few books, and some of the books are ex-library copies, with stamps and small stickers. Overall the texts are clean, and books are generally well bound.

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Auction Date: 24th Jan 2022 at 12pm

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