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Title Poetical miscellanies [microform] : the sixth part / containing a collection of original poems, with several new translations ; by the most eminent hands.

Imprint London : Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1709.


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 Axe Basement Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 12156    ---  Available
Description [12], 224, 221-632, [721]-751 p., advertising matter : ill.
Series Library of English literature ; LEL 12156
Note Pages 161 and 491 misnumbered 16 and 492 respectively; page numbers 299-300 and 173-176 omitted from sequence.
"The irregularities in signatures and pagination indicate that the book was built around Pope's contributions." -- A.E. Case. A Bibliography of English Poetical Miscellanies, 1521-1750.
Includes table of contents.
Title within double line border.
Runing title: The sixth part of Miscellany poems.
"The bookseller to the reader" signed: Jacob Tonson.
"Pastorals" by Ambrose Philips and "Pastorals" by Alexander Pope each has special title-page dated 1708 and 1709 respectively.
Contains contributions by Ambrose Philips, Nicholas Rowe, Joseph Trapp, Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, William Wycherley, Earl of Mulgrave, Samuel Garth, Thomas Tickell, John Hughes, Henry Grove, Laurence Eusden and others. Also contains two unsigned works by Jonathan Swift: "On Mrs. Biddy Floyd" and "Baucis and Philemon."
Three pieces by Pope are here first printed: "January and May; or, The Merchant's tale: from Chaucer," "The episode of Sarpedon, translated from the twelfth and sixteenth books of Homer's Iliads" and "Pastorals." cf. R.H. Griffith. Alexander Pope: a bibliography, no. 1.
Edited by Jacob Tonson with the assistance of Nicholas Rowe. cf. Cambridge bibliography of English literature.
Sixth in a series of miscellanies published by Tonson, 1684-1709. Five other volumes published under various titles.
Known as Tonson's Miscellany or Dryden's Miscellany.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 1 microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 12156)
Subject English poetry.
Added Author Philips, Ambrose, 1674-1749.
Trapp, Joseph, 1679-1747.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Wycherley, William, 1640-1716.
Buckingham, John Sheffield, Duke of, 1648-1720 or 21.
Garth, Samuel, Sir, 1661-1719.
Tickell, Thomas, 1686-1740.
Hughes, John, 1677-1720.
Grove, Henry, 1684-1738.
Eusden, Laurence, 1688-1730.
Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718
Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736
Most eminent hands.
Added Title Miscellany poems [microform.]

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