The Dedication of Books to Patron and Friend: A Chapter in Literary History


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by Henry B. Wheatley. Published by Elliot Stock, London, 1887. First edition. Hardcover, 1/2 rust-colored morocco over boards. 257pp. Near Fine. Printed on hand-made paper in an edition of 250 copies

Treatise on the dedication of books with chapters on Shakespearean dedications; Dryden’s dedications; Dr. Samuel Johnson’s dedications; among others.

Volume from The Book-Lover’s Library series, edited by Henry B. Wheatley.