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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets
Publisher: William Pickering; then Bell & Daldy; then: George Bell & Sons.
Country: United Kingdom. Date: 1830- .

Poetical Works of Alexander Pope (Aldine Edition of British Poets) (Bell & Daldy) (image)

The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope.
Edited by G. R. Dennis. With a memoir by John Dennis.

London: Bell and Daldy, 1853 (The Aldine Edition of the British Poets).
Hardback in green cloth. No dust wrapper. One of the three Pope volumes of poetry in this series.

Series Note: New editions of the British poets from Chaucer through to the 19th century.

Size: Fcap. 8vo. Price: 2/6 each net (as at 1895).

"These volumes [those marked with an asterisk in the list below -- Ed.] may also be had bound in Irish linen, with design in gold on side and back by Gleeson White, and gilt top, 3s. 6d. each net."

"This excellent edition of the English classics, with their complete texts and scholarly introductions, are something very different from the cheap volumes of extracts which are just now so much two common."
-- St. James's Gazette

"An excellent series. Small, handy, and complete."
-- Saturday Review

Poet / Editor / Other Details

Akenside. Edited by Rev. A. Dyce.

Beattie. Edited by Rev. A. Dyce.

* Blake. Edited by W. M. Rossetti.

* Burns. Edited by G. A. Aitken. 3 vols.

Butler. Edited by R. B. Johnson. 2 vols.

Campbell. Edited by his Son-in-Law, the Rev. A. W. Hill. Wih memoir by W. Allingham.

Chatterton. Edited by the Rev. W. W. Skeat, M.A. 2 vols.

Chaucer. Edited by Dr. R. Morris, with Memoir by Sir H. Nicolas. 6 vols.

Churchill. Edited by Jas. [James] Hannay. 2 vols.

* Coleridge. Edited by T. Ashe, B.A. 2 vols.

Collins. Edited by W. Moy Thomas.

Dryden. Edited by the Rev. R. Hooper, M.A. 5 vols.

Goldsmith. Edited by Austin Dobson.

* Gray. Edited by J. Bradshaw, LL.D.

Herbert. Edited by Rev. A. B. Grosart.

* Herrick. Edited by George Saintsbury. 2 vols.

* Keats. Edited by the late Lord Houghton

Milton. Edited by Dr. Bradshaw. 3 vols.

Parnell. Edited by G. A. Aitken.

Pope. Edited by G. R. Dennis. With Memoir by John Dennis. 3 vols.

Prior. Edited by R. B. Johnson. 2 vols.

Raleigh and Wotton. With Selections from the Writings of other COURTLY POETS from 1540 to 1650. Edited by Ven. Archdeacon Hannah, D.C.L.

Rogers. Edited by Edward Bell, M.A.

Scott. Edited by John Dennis. 5 vols.

Shakespeare's Poems. Edited by Rev. A. Dyce.

Shelley. Edited by H. Buxton Forman. 5 vols.

Spenser. Edited by J. Payne Collier. 5 volumes.

Surrey. Edited by J. Gregory Foster.

Swift. Edited by the Rev. R. Hooper, M.A. 3 vols.

Thomson. Edited by the rev. D. C. Toovey. 2 vols.

Vaughan. Sacred Poems and Pious Ejaculations. Edited by the Rev. H. Lyte.

Wordsworth. Edited by Prof. Dowden. 7 vols.

Wyatt. Edited by J. Gregory Foster.

To be followed by:

Cowper. Edited by John Bruce, F.S.A. 3 vols.

Kirke White. Edited by J. Potter Briscoe.

Young. 2 vols.

Source of the above list:
Publisher's advertisements at the rear of: The Dramas of Aeschylus, translated by Anna Swanick. 4th edition revised. London: George Bell & Sons, 1890 [reprinting date: 1895] (Bohn's Classical Library).

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