Large octavo bound in laminated boards, no dust-jacket as issued. 1545 pages. Index. Printed in double column format. Third edition. A broad survey spanning more than 2,000 years, , chronologically arranged, of the history and development of literary criticism and theory in Western culture. No previous ownership marks. A clean, fresh, tight and unmarked copy, near like new. Near fine. A large heavy book, Priority and International orders will require additional postage, calculated as close to actual coast as possible.