An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakspere; Compared with the Greek and French Dramatic Poets, with Some Remarks Upon the Misrepresentations of Mons. De Voltaire, 6th Corrected Edition. Elizabeth Montagu.
An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakspere; Compared with the Greek and French Dramatic Poets, with Some Remarks Upon the Misrepresentations of Mons. De Voltaire, 6th Corrected Edition

An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakspere; Compared with the Greek and French Dramatic Poets, with Some Remarks Upon the Misrepresentations of Mons. De Voltaire, 6th Corrected Edition

London: Printed by Harding and Wright for R. Priestley and R. Lea, 1810. Octavo. Item #028349

xxiii, 296 pages. Elizabeth Robinson Montague was known as the "Queen of the Bluestockings" whose major place in the literary circles of eighteenth-century England included such celebrities as Dr. Johnson, Lord Lyttelton as well as the Garricks and Sternes. Introduction -- On dramatic poetry -- On the historical drama -- The first part of Henry IV -- The second part of Henry IV -- On the praeternatural beings -- The tragedy of Macbeth -- Upon the Cinna of Corneille -- Upon the death of Julius Caesar -- Three dialogues of the dead. Bound in full brown diced calf, board edges ruled in gilt, flat spine stamped with gilt rules and decorations, newer double black leather spine labels gilt, shipping to spine ends, lacks one front blank. internally clean with only anocassional spot of foxing.

Price: $475.00

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