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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599.
Works of Mr. Edmund Spenser.
London; : Printed for Jacob Tonson ..., 1715
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Edmund Spenser; John Hughes; Theodore Bathurst; William Dillingham
|Notes:||Issued in fine and ordinary paper copies; there are minor differences in typesetting between the two issues.
Paged continuously (viii, cxl, 1758 p.). Fine paper copies have xviii p. at front of collation, p. ix-xviii being "Subscribers to the royal paper of Spenser's works."
Head- and tail-pieces; initials.
Includes Theodore Bathurst's Latin translation of Spenser's Shepherd's calendar, under title Calendarium pastorale (p. 1673-1744), edited by William Dillingham.
Signatures: v.1: A⁴ a-e¹² f¹⁰ B-H¹² I⁸; v.2: K-2A¹²; v.3: 2B-2O¹²; v.4: 2P-3D¹²; v.5: pi² 3E-3Q¹²; v.6: pi² 3R-4E¹² 4F⁸.
|Description:||6 v. : ill. ; 17 cm. (12mo)|
|Contents:||V. 1.: A letter of the author explaining his design in the poem of the Fairy Queen.--Verses to the author of the Fairy Queen.--Verses of the author, with his Fairy Queen, to several persons of quality.--Fairy Queen, Bk. I.--V. 2.: Fairy Queen, Bk. II-III.--V. 3: Fairy Queen, Bk. IV-V.--V. 4: Bk. Vi-VII.--Shepherd's Calendar.--Colin Clout's come home again.--Virgil's Gnat.--V. 5.: Prosopopoia or, Mother Hubberd's Tale.--Amoretti, or Sonnets.--Poems.--Prothalamion.--Epithalamion.--Fo ur Hyms.--Daphnaida.--Muiopotmos.--The tears of the muses.--The visions of Petrach.--The ruines of Rome.--Visions of the world's vanity.--Astrophel.--The mourning muse of Thestylis.--A pastoral aeglogue upon the death of Sir Philip Sidney.--an elegy, or, Friend's passion for his Astrophel.--An epitaph upon the Right Honourable Sir Philip Sidney.--V. 6.: The ruines of time.--Britain's Ida.--A view of the state of Ireland.--Calendarium pastorale, sive AEglogae Duodecim.--Letters between Mr. Spenser and Mr. Gabriel Harvey.|
|Other Titles:||Calendarium pastorale.
|Responsibility:||Publish'd by Mr. Hughes.|