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|Additional Physical Format:||(DLC) 13004245|
|Named Person:||Alfred, King of England; Francis Bacon|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
David Mallet; James Thomson; Aaron Hill; John Boyle Orrery, Earl of
|Notes:||Errors in pagination: v. 2, page numbers 119-120 omitted from sequence.
Volume 3, pages 105-120 missing from sequence.
Alfred, a masque, written by Mallet and James Thomson. Rule Britannia [attributed to Thomson] first appears here in its initial form. cf. Dictionary of national biography.
Prologue and epilogue of Eurydice written by Aaron Hill; prologue of Mustapha written by James Thomson; prologue of Alfred written by John, earl of Cork.
Originally published 1743 in four parts.
|Contents:||v. 1. William and Margaret. Of verbal criticism. Britannia: a masque [various prologues, epilogues and miscellaneous poems]--v. 2. Eurydice, a tragedy. Mustapha, a tragedy.--v. 3. Alfred, a masque. The life of Francis Bacon.|
|Series Title:||Library of English literature, LEL 11848.|