Good. 1968 Hardcover map. ix, 162 p. Former Library book. Reprint of the 1955 ed., which was a revision of the author's thesis.; Bibliographical footnotes. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Fine- Not Issued with a Dust Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First published in 1955, this is the 1968 printing, 162 pages, with a two page b&w map. "Few poems have remained so controversial as the Dunciad has for more than two centuries. The four major editions of the Dunciad-those of 1728, 1729, 1742, and 1743-reveal a progressive expansion of the poem's meaning and imaginative range. I have attempted to organize this study on the basis of these successive editins, focusing as much as possible on problems peculiar to each edition and attempting to realize at the same time the growth in vision revealed by Pope 's additions to his poem." FINE-HARDCOVER, not issued with a dust jacket. Blue cloth covers, lettering is bright on the spine.
Good in fair dust jacket. 1955. 162 pages. Tan dust jacket with black lettering over terracotta cloth. Firm binding. Mild foxing, tanning and handling marks over pages. Mild rubbing along edges. Unclipped jacket with tanning along spine. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges with moderate rubbing and wear over surfaces. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1431589266CEB (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
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