Excerpt from The British Critic, Vol 39 For January, February, March, April, May, June 1812Uring that paroxtfm of bibioma IA which was lately fo prevalent in London, it was not, we believe, often afked, what 13 the ufe or intrinfic value offuch a book, how faris it capable of afi 01d ing infiru lion Or delight but when was it printed By whom How many copies of 1t are known If on one, two, or three, the value immediately rofe beyond all bounds and the book brought fuch a price, as the living author would fcarcely have afkcd for all his library, or all his works Before his book is printed, every author can tell of one work at leali of which only one perfef i copy exifts, yet we do not hear that many of them_have had fuch offers for their hidden treafures Our bufinefs, however, s noti triftly with either of thefe claf fes We treat not of fcarce books, but of thofe which, in the e imation oftheir authors, are rather too plentiful ani our preface IS allotted to the recapitulation of works which, in our opinion never ought to be fca rce being calculated rather to benefit lociety by their circulation, than to be boarded up in choice cabine ets, as the wonder of colle lors.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis 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. Best Read [ The British Critic, Vol. 39: For January, February, March, April, May, June 1812 (Classic Reprint) ] by [ Unknown ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk
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