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Author Jacob, Giles, 1686-1744.

Title The poetical register, or, The lives and characters of all the English poets [microform] / With an account of their writings. Adorned with curious sculptures engraven by the best masters...

Imprint London : Printed, and sold by A. Bettesworth, W. Taylor, and J. Batley, J. Wyat and C. Rivington, E. Bell and W. Meadows, and J. Pemberton and J. Hooke, 1723.


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 Axe Basement Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 11987    ---  Trace
Description 2 v. : fronts. (groupings of ports.) ports.
Series Library of English literature ; LEL 11987
Note Vol. 1, p. 334 misnumbered 433.
Each vol. includes index of authors at the beginning and index of works at the end.
The dedication in each vol. signed "G.J." only, but The poetical register is mentioned in the article on G. Jacob, v. 2, p. 299-300.
First published 1719; 1723 ed. continues the work to 1722. cf. Cambridge bibliography of English literature.
Contents v. 1. Lives and characters of the English dramatic poets. Modern dramatic poets. Plays written by anonymous authors. - v. 2. An introductory essay, on the rise, progress, beauty, &c. of all sorts of poetry ["chiefly taken from Rapin, and the writings of Mr. Dryden, the duke of Buckingham, Sir William Temple, and others,..." - Pref., v. 2] The lives and characters of the English poets. Modern English poets; and authors of single pieces. Poems written by anonymous authors.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 1 microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature, LEL 11987)
Note s 1976 ilu n
Subject English poetry -- Bio-bibliography.
English drama -- Bio-bibliography.
Dramatists, English.
Added Title The lives and characters of all the English poets [microform]

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