THE VICTORIANS AND THEIR READING by CRUSE, Amy

THE VICTORIANS AND THEIR READING

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Third printing. Published in the UK as THE VICTORIANS AND THEIR BOOKS. Black cloth, pp 444. Ink owner name, small tan spots to fore edges, VG otherwise in like jacket. "This book is concerned with that side fo the history of literature which tells of the readers rather than of the writers of books. It attempts to show what books, good and bad, were actually read by the Victorians during the first fifty years of the Queen's reign, what they thought of them, and how their reactions influenced the future output." - Preface. An important book on this subject.; Octavo

Book ID: 48069
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