The formal strain: studies in Augustan imitation and satire

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, [1969]. First edition, 8vo, pp. xi, [1], 234; original cloth-backed boards in pictorial dust jacket; jacet spine faded, minor edge wear, else about fine. Inscribed and signed by the author to Gwin Kolb; author ALS to Kolb laid in: "Here, at last, is The Formal Strain. I wish that it could be free from errors of omission or commission, that it would strike all rational men as true and wise, and that it would help to stimulate the massive amounts of research still to be done in the field..." Item #45824

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