The Resource Lectures on poetry and general literature : delivered at the Royal institution in 1830 and 1831, by James Montgomery

Lectures on poetry and general literature : delivered at the Royal institution in 1830 and 1831, by James Montgomery

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Lectures on poetry and general literature : delivered at the Royal institution in 1830 and 1831
Title
Lectures on poetry and general literature
Title remainder
delivered at the Royal institution in 1830 and 1831
Statement of responsibility
by James Montgomery
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Dedicatee
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Printer
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLE
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1771-1854
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Montgomery, James
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1766-1835
  • 1842-1928
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  • Beaufort, Henry Charles Somerset
  • Nutter, Charles S.
  • Longman (Firm)
  • A. & R. Spottiswoode
  • Royal Institution of Great Britain
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  • Poetry
  • Literature
  • Poetry
  • Poetics
Label
Lectures on poetry and general literature : delivered at the Royal institution in 1830 and 1831, by James Montgomery
Link
https://archive.org/details/lecturesonpoetr00montgoog
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : (duodecimo) : [A]6 B-R12 S6 ; wove paper
  • "Contents" -- p. [ix]-x
  • Printer's note and colophon : "London : Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoode, New-Street-Square" -- p. [ii], 394
  • Preface -- p.[vii]-viii
  • T. p. verse : "Poesy! thou sweet'st content / That e'er heaven to mortals lent. / Though thou be to them a scorn, / Who to nought but earth are born, / May my life no longer be / Then I am in love with thee!" (George Wither, in prison)
  • Dedication : "To his Grace, the Duke of Somerset, President, and to the managers of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, these essays are, by permission, most respectfully and gratefully inscribed by their much obliged and humble servant" -- p. [v]
  • Half-calf binding with marbled paper covers ; leather spine with decorative gold stamps and gold horizontal rule ; black lettering piece, with title : "Montgomery's lectures on poetry" ; heavy green endpapers
Contents
Lecture I : The pre-eminence of poetry among the fine arts. -- Lecture II : What is poetical. -- Lecture III : The form of poetry. -- Lecture IV : The diction of poetry. -- Lecture V : Various classes of poetry. -- Lecture VI : On the poetical character; the themes and influences of poetry. -- A retrospect of literature. -- A view of modern English literature
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 394 p.
Note
  • C. S. Nutter's bookplate -- front endpapers ; bookplate bearing name "Stainforth", with emblem and banner bearing words : "Non deficit alter".
  • In very fragile condition : boards detached ; spine broken ; paper and sewing structure very brittle and friable ; sewing structure breaking at front, causing first signatures to detach ; binding in danger of cracking when book fully opened.
System control number
(OCoLC)5340133
Label
Lectures on poetry and general literature : delivered at the Royal institution in 1830 and 1831, by James Montgomery
Link
https://archive.org/details/lecturesonpoetr00montgoog
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : (duodecimo) : [A]6 B-R12 S6 ; wove paper
  • "Contents" -- p. [ix]-x
  • Printer's note and colophon : "London : Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoode, New-Street-Square" -- p. [ii], 394
  • Preface -- p.[vii]-viii
  • T. p. verse : "Poesy! thou sweet'st content / That e'er heaven to mortals lent. / Though thou be to them a scorn, / Who to nought but earth are born, / May my life no longer be / Then I am in love with thee!" (George Wither, in prison)
  • Dedication : "To his Grace, the Duke of Somerset, President, and to the managers of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, these essays are, by permission, most respectfully and gratefully inscribed by their much obliged and humble servant" -- p. [v]
  • Half-calf binding with marbled paper covers ; leather spine with decorative gold stamps and gold horizontal rule ; black lettering piece, with title : "Montgomery's lectures on poetry" ; heavy green endpapers
Contents
Lecture I : The pre-eminence of poetry among the fine arts. -- Lecture II : What is poetical. -- Lecture III : The form of poetry. -- Lecture IV : The diction of poetry. -- Lecture V : Various classes of poetry. -- Lecture VI : On the poetical character; the themes and influences of poetry. -- A retrospect of literature. -- A view of modern English literature
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 394 p.
Note
  • C. S. Nutter's bookplate -- front endpapers ; bookplate bearing name "Stainforth", with emblem and banner bearing words : "Non deficit alter".
  • In very fragile condition : boards detached ; spine broken ; paper and sewing structure very brittle and friable ; sewing structure breaking at front, causing first signatures to detach ; binding in danger of cracking when book fully opened.
System control number
(OCoLC)5340133

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