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Harvard Classics Volume 39: Prefaces And Prologues

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Contents:

1. Prefaces and Epilogues, by William Caxton
2. Dedication Of The Institutes Of The Christian Religion, by John Calvin
3. Dedication of the Revolutions of the Heavenly Bodies, by Nicolaus Copernicus
4. Preface to The History of the Reformation In Scotland, by John Knox
5. Prefatory Letter to Sir Walter Raleigh On The Faerie Queene, by Edmund Spenser
6. Preface to the History of the World, by Sir Walter Raleigh
7. Proœmium of the Instauratio Magna, Epistle Dedicatory to the Instauratio Magna, Preface to the Instauratio Magna, The Plan of the Instauratio Magna and Preface to the Novum Organum, by Francis Bacon
8. Preface to the First Folio Edition of Shakespeare's Plays, by Henrie Condell and Iohn Heminge
9. Preface to the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, by Sir Isaac Newton
10. Preface to Fables, Ancient and Modern, by John Dryden
11. Preface to Joseph Andrews, by Henry Fielding
12. Preface to the English Dictionary and Preface to Shakespeare, by Samuel Johnson
13. Introduction to the Propyläen, by J. W. von Goethe
14. Advertisement to Lyrical Ballads, Preface to Lyrical Ballads, Appendix to Lyrical Ballads, Preface to Poems and Essay Supplementary to Preface, by William Wordsworth
15. Preface to Cromwell, by Victor Hugo
16. Preface to Leaves of Grass, by Walt Whitman
17. Introduction to the History of English Literature, by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine


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