The works of John Dryden ... Illustrated with notes, historical, critical, and explanatory, and a life of the author, by Walter Scott. VOL. XVIII, SECOND EDITION - The GENERAL HISTORICAL collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. This varied collection includes material that gives readers a 19th century view of the world. Topics include health, education, economics, agriculture, environment, technology, culture, politics, labour and industry, mining, penal policy, and social order.