Wheatley, Henry B.
Title THE DEDICATION OF BOOKS to Patron and Friend: A Chapter in Literary History
Book Condition Decorative endpapers age-toned at the margins, endsheets tanned (as usual), else a fine, unopened copy with the leaves uncut, green ribbon-marker. Small octavo. 257 pages; indexed. A handsome book indeed.
Edition First edition. Green beveled cloth with pages untrimmed, decorated with a cover medallion of an owl in bright gold, spine and cover titles gilt.
Publisher London: Elliot Stock, 1887.
Seller ID 34151.00
Chapters include: Early Dedications; The Shakespearean Dedications; Political and Satirical Dedications; Dryden's Dedications; Playwrights' Dedications; Eighteenth Century Dedications; Dr. Johnson's Dedications; and Modern Dedications.
Books on Books. Literary Criticism. Theatre History & Criticism.