Sunk Without a Trace: Some Forgotten Masterpieces, by Robert Birley
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