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    Complete Thirty-Nine Volume Set of
    The Victorian Muse

    William E. Fredeman, Ira Bruce Nadel, and John F. Stasny, editors. The Victorian Muse: Selected Criticism and Parody of the Period. New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1986. "A thirty-nine-volume facsimile set essential to the study of one of the most prolific periods in English literature." Complete set. Four different book sizes, each bound uniformly in red cloth with gilt ruled border and "VM" device on front cover, gilt titles to spine. Facsimiles and criticisms of eighteenth century publications, such as Tennyson's "Maud" Vindicated; An Explanatory Essay by Robert James Mann (1856), Our Living Poets by H. Buxton Forman (1871), The Fleshly School of Poetry by Robert Buchanan (1872), The Gay Science by E.S. Dallas (1866), The Stage: Its Past and Present in Relation to Fine Art by Henry Neville (1875), The Drama of Yesterday and Today by Clement Scott (1899), Style by Walter Raleigh (1897), The Aesthetic Movement in England by Walter Hamilton (1882), The New Timon by Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1846), three volumes comprising "The Bio-critical Introductions to the Victorian Poets from A.H. Miles's The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century," and many more. Some bindings with minor scuffs and/or small corner bumps. A wonderful clean set in near fine condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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