[Tract volume].

[Copleston (Edward)]

[Tract volume].

Description: 5 woks in 1 vol., occasional minor foxing, pp. [ii], 17, [iv], 57; [iii-] viii, 187; [ii], 118, [1]; [v], 6-22, 8vo, contemporary tree calf, spine gilt in compartments, red lettering piece, short cracks in joints, good

Publication Details: Oxford: 1807-11

Notes: A good collection of Copleston's early writings, some of his most important. The first piece, Advice to a Young Reviewer, is in a lighter vein, being a satire on the literary critics of the time and containing a mock review of Milton's L'Allegro (in which the poem is torn to pieces). This is followed by: The Examiner Examined, 1809; A Reply to the Calumnies of the Edinburgh Review against Oxford, second edition, 1810; A Second Reply, 1810; A Third Reply, 1811. 'Copleston's promotion of educational reform, political economy, and Christian apologetics all served an essentially conservative enter...more

Bibliography: (Cordeaux and Merry 1832, 1833, 1837 for the Calumnies)

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Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1807-11

Stock Number: 53665

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