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Essays on Song-Writing; with a Collection of Such English Songs as Are Most Eminent for Poetical Merit

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Essays on Song-Writing; with a Collection of Such English Songs as Are Most Eminent for Poetical Merit

by AIKIN, John

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London: R.H. Evans, 1810. hardcover. near fine. Title page vignette. xxviii, 352pp. Short 8vo, handsomely bound in 19th century tan polished calf (a bit rubbed); marbled page edges. London: Printed for R.H. Evans, 1810. A New Edition with Additions and Corrections, and a Supplement by R. H. Evans.<br/><br/> A work first published in 1772, by the Scottish physician and author, the brother of Anna Letitia Barbauld. "Aikin is better known as a man of letters than as a physician. His elegant scholarship gave a natural polish to all that he wrote." --DNB 1, 186.<br/><br/>

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Title
Essays on Song-Writing; with a Collection of Such English Songs as Are Most Eminent for Poetical Merit
Author
AIKIN, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - near fine
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Publisher
R.H. Evans
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1810
Keywords
EVANS, R. H

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