The Canons of Criticism, and Glossary, being a Supplement to…

The systematic destruction of Warburton’s scholarship

The Canons of Criticism, and Glossary, being a Supplement to Mr. Warburton’s Edition of Shakespear. Collected from The Notes in that celebrated Work, And proper to be bound up with it. By the Other Gentleman of Lincoln’s Inn. The Fifth Edition.

London : Printed for C. Bathhurst, over-against St. Dunstan’s Church in Fleetstreet. 1753. 8vo, [12], 3-23, [1], 179, [19] pp, cont. tree calf, fully gilt spine, morocco label, wear at head and foot of spine, joints sound.
“... a very ingenious work, in which Bp. Warburton is severely and justly censured for his notes on Shakespeare” - Lowndes. Jaggard indicate that “Sonnets to three ladies, sent with the book” first appears in this edition.
Reference: ESTC T123078 Jaggard p.90 Lowndes v.1, p.720

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