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Page 75 - In the case of such writers all their known works will fie included, and these will be perfectly unabridged and complete. Their letters will also be given in collections as complete as possible. (¿>) Miscellaneous books, such as memoirs, diaries, collections of fugitive poetry, plays, ballads, etc., which are worthy of preservation either because of their intrinsic merit or from their importance in relation to the development of any national literature or to the movements of the times in which they...
Page 77 - Vol. I. Memoir — Poems published in 1817 — Endymion. Ready. Vol. II. Lamia, Isabella, etc. — Posthumous and Fugitive Poems to 1818. Ready. Vol. III. Posthumous and Fugitive Poems 1819-20 — Essays and Notes. Ready. Vol. IV. Letters. Vol. I. Ready. Vol. V. Letters. Vol 2, including those to Fanny Brawne — General Index. Ready.
Page 76 - Text. The special feature of these editions will be the care which will be taken with the texts. All the different readings, without exception, which are found in the authoritative editions (or manuscripts, as the case may be) will be given, and so arranged that the student will be able to reconstruct with perfect exactness the actual text of any of these editions. In...
Page 75 - The • COMPLETE LIBRARY' will contain: — (a) The works of those authors who have become standard in our own or in foreign literatures. In the case of such writers all their known works 'will...
Page 76 - ... not considered necessary, but the translations adopted will be of the best, and the particular edition which is followed will be mentioned.
Page 76 - ... worthy of preservation either because of their intrinsic merit or from their importance in relation to the development of any national literature or to the movements of the times in which they were written. The collection will therefore consist solely of books of permanent value, which can never go eut of date, and it will thus be possible for all, by an almost imperceptible expenditure, to accumulate gradually a library of which every volume will be alway« worthy of ite place on the shelves.
Page 76 - When necessary notes, glossaries, indices, etc., will be added, and every effort will be made to make these TUE BEST CHEAP EDITIONS PUBLISHED.