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Blackwoods' English Classics
Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons. Country: United Kingdom. Date: 1900-06.


Macaulay: Life of Johnson (Blackwoods' English Classics/W. Blackwood & Sons) (image)

Macaulay: Life of Johnson
by Thomas Babington Macaulay. D. Nichol Smith, ed.
Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1900
(Blackwoods' English Classics).
Hardback. No dust wrapper. Black titling and rusty red decoration and Blackwoods logo on front panel.


BLACKWOODS' ENGLISH CLASSICS (W. BLACKWOOD & SONS)
Series Note: This series was published by William Blackwood and Sons (often referred to as Blackwoods) of Edinburgh and London. The General Editor of this series was J. H. Lobban [John Hay Lobban].

On the front panel of the cover of some volumes the Blackwoods logo is printed. The logo includes the letters "B", "W" and "&" entwined together and the Latin words "Per vias rectas" (English, "by righteous paths").

According to a bookseller advertisement in the Wellington Independent, 6 March 1871, the price in 1871 of each volume -- at least in Wellington, New Zealand -- was 3s. 6d. per volu
See: https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/WI18710306.2.21.3


Arranged alphabetically by title

Byron: Selected Poetry
by George Gordon Byron; Byron, Baron; J Wight Duff
Edinburgh ; London : Wm. Blackwood, 1904.

Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose
by George Gordon Byron; Byron, Baron; J Wight Duff
Edinburgh ; London : William Blackwood and Sons, 1904.

Essay on Burns
by Thomas Carlyle; John Downie, M.A.
Edinburgh ; London : William Blackwood, 1900; 1906.

Goldsmith. Traveller, Deserted Village, and Other Poems.
by Oliver Goldsmith; John Hay LOBBAN, ed.
William Blackwood & Sons : Edinburgh & London, 1900.

Hazlitt: Essays on Poetry
by William Hazlitt.
by D. Nichol Smith, M.A. Editor of Dryden's 'Essay of Dramatic Poesy, ' etc.
Edinburgh and London : William Blackwood and Sons, MCMI. [1901]
NOTE: Sir James Donaldson's former copy of this edition of this book is now held in the Donaldson Collection in the University of St. Andrews. Library, Scotland.
Reprinted: 1906.

Johnson
by Samuel Johnson; John Wight Duff
Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1900.

The Lady of the Lake
by Walter Scott
London W. Blackwood and Sons, 1900.

Lamb: Select Essays
by Charles Lamb; Agnes Wilson
Edinburgh ; London : William Blackwood and Sons, 1904.

Life of Addison
by Samuel Johnson; John Wight Duff
Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1900.

Life of Johnson
by Thomas Babington Macaulay; D. Nichol Smith [David Nichol Smith].
Edinburgh ; London : William Blackwood and Sons, 1900; 1905..

Lives of Milton and Addison
by Samuel Johnson; J Wight Duff
Edinburgh and London : William Blackwood and Son, 1900.

Marmion
by Sir Walter Scott; Alexander Mackie
Edinburgh : William Blackwood and Sons, 1901.

Paradise Lost. Books I-IV.
by John Milton; J Logie Robertson
Edinburgh, London, W. Blackwood and Sons, 1900.

Pope: Essay on Criticism Rape of the Lock Essay on Man Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot Epistle to Augustus.
by Alexander Pope; George Soutar, M.A., Litt. D. Formerly Examiner in English in the University of St Andrews.
Edinburgh and London : William Blackwood and Sons, MCMI. [1901]
NOTE: Sir James Donaldson's former copy of this edition of this book is now held in the Donaldson Collection in the University of St. Andrews. Library, Scotland.

Samson Agonistes
by John Milton; E. H. Blakeney [Edward Henry Blakeney]
Edinburgh, London, W. Blackwood and Sons, 1900.
Edinburgh ; London : Blackwood, 1902.

Selections. With Notes.
by John Keats
Date: ___.

The Task and Minor Poems
by William Cowper; Elizabeth Lee
Edinburgh ; London : Blackwood, 1900.

Traveller, Deserted Village, and Other Poems
by Oliver Goldsmith; J H Lobban
Edinb. : Blackwood, 1900.

Wordworth, Coleridge, and Keats: Selections ...
by Arthur D Innes; William Wordsworth; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; John Keats
Edinburgh, Blackwood, 1901.

Wordsworth: Poems.
by William Wordsworth
Date: ___.


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