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HAWKRIDGE INDIVIDUAL BOOK DETAIL

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24674OBSERVATIONS ON THE THREE FIRST VOLUMES OF THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY IN A FAMILIAR LETTER TO THE AUTHORRITSON JOSEPH: FIRST EDITION, REBOUND IN RECENT ATTRACTIVE MARBLED BOARDS, NEW ENDPAPERS. TITLE PAGE,49 pp. THE ATTACK ON THOMAS WHARTON'S HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY. THE TONE OF HIS OBSERVATIONS, IN WHICH WHARTON IS TREATED AS A PRETENDER, IS CHARGED WITH CHEATING AND LYING TO COVER HIS IGNORANCE, CAUSED A SENSATION IN LITERARY CIRCLES. RITSON WAS SAID TO HAVE DESTROYED MANY COPIES AFTER HE REPENTED HIS ATTACK, HENCE VERY SCARE.LONDON, STOCKDALE, 1782820.00