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Ambrose Philips; Joseph Trapp; Alexander Pope; Jonathan Swift; William Wycherley; John Sheffield Buckingham, Duke of; Samuel Garth, Sir; Thomas Tickell; John Hughes; Henry Grove; Laurence Eusden; Nicholas Rowe; Jacob Tonson; Most eminent hands.
|Notes:||Pages 161 and 491 misnumbered 16 and 492 respectively; page numbers 299-300 and 173-176 omitted from sequence.
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 Notes:||Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, 1976. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 12156).|
|Description:||, 224, 221-632, -751 pages, advertising matter : illustrations|
|Series Title:||Library of English literature, LEL 12156.|
|Other Titles:||Miscellany poems|
|Responsibility:||containing a collection of original poems, with several new translations ; by the most eminent hands.|