The New Dunciad

The New Dunciad : As It Was Found in the Year 1741; With the Illustrations of Scriblerus, and Notes Variorum (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The New Dunciad: As It Was Found in the Year 1741; With the Illustrations of Scriblerus, and Notes Variorum E apprehend it can he deemed no Injury to the Author of the Three hri'c Books of the Duficiad, that we pahlzfl this Fourth. It was found merely hy Accident, in tahinga Survey of the L1b1ary of a late eminent Nohle man; hat info hlottedu acondition, and ia many detached pieces, as plainly jhewed it to he not only incorreet hat unfihiihed That the fintho'r of the three fin/t Boohs had a defignwto extend and complete his Poem in this manner, appears from the Diflertation prefixt to it, where it is faid, that the Defign is more extenfive, and that We may expee'c other Epifodes to complete it: And from the Declaration in the firgament to the third Booh, that the Aecom-r pliihment of the Prophecies therein, would be the Theme hereafter of a Greater Dunciad. Bat whether or no he he the Author of this, we declare oar/telves ignhrant. If he he, we are he, A z \to the reader. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • English
  • 147 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243309368
  • 9780243309368