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PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY.
With a Prefatory Motice, Biographical
NEW EDITION OF THE POETS. Edited by JOSEPH SKIPSEY, Author of "Lyric Poems.” In Shilling Monthly Volumes, Square 8vo, well printed on Toned Paper, with Red-Line Border on each Page, Strongly bound in Cloth, with Artistic Design on Cover. Each Volume will contain 288 pages, including an original Introductory Notice, biographical and critical, by various Contributors. The first volume will be COLERIDGE, followed by SHELLEY, LONGFELLOW, BLAKE, POE, CAMPBELL, WORDSWORTH, CHATTERTON,
MARLOWE (a selection), BALLADS, MILTON (2 vols.), WHITTIER, KEBLE, BURNS (2 vols.), etc.
Arrangements have been made to publish a new edition of the British and American Poets, in which the desirabilities of clear and readable type, excellence in quality of paper, handiness in size, and elegancy in general get up, will be combined in a way so as to render them ornainents to the bookcase, or suitable as a series of pocket volumes, while the price at which they will be published will place them within the reach of every reader, however humble in circumstance.
In the present issue quantity will be an important feature. Quality will, first of all, be considered, and side by side with a popular poet, such as Burns or Longfellow, will at intervals appear a Chatterton or a Blake, and one or two others whose works have never yet hitherto appeared in a cheap series, and scarcely in any series whatever, and the splendour of whose genius is only known to a select few.