Sunk Without a Trace: Some Forgotten Masterpieces, by Robert Birley
Harcourt, Brace & World, 1962


Based on the 1960-1961 Clark Lectures, in which Robert Birley, then headmaster of Eton College, looked at forgotten works by various British writers from the 17th and 18th Century.


Albions England, William Warner
Festus, Philip James Bailey
The History of the Reign of Charles V, William Robertson
Lalla Rookh, Thomas Moore
Night Thoughts, Edward Young
The Rival Queens, Nathaniel Lee