English Men of Letters

MORLEY, John (editor). English Men of Letters.

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MORLEY, John (editor). English Men of Letters. London: Macmillan & Company, 1905.

8vo. 38 vols. bound in 19; contemporary half dark blue morocco, spines attractively decorated in gilt with flowers and leafy stems, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt; with an engraved frontispiece portrait of each author; bookplate in each volume, spines uniformly faded to brown. A very attractive set.

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English Men of Letters brings together 38 biographical and literary studies, including Anthony Trollope on Thackeray, Adolphus Ward on Dickens, J.A. Froude on Bunyan, Austin Dobson on Fielding, T.H. Huxley on Hume, Mrs. Oliphant on Sheridan, H.D. Traill on Coleridge, David Masson on De Quincey, J.A. Symonds on Shelley, and Leslie Stephen on Swift, Johnson and Pope.