The Harleian miscellany: or, A collection of scarce, curious, and entertaining pamphlets and tracts, as well in manuscript as in print, found in the late Earl of Oxford's library : Interspersed with historical, political, and critical notes : With a table of the contents, and an alphabetical index. (Book, 1744) [WorldCat.org]
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The Harleian miscellany: or, A collection of scarce, curious, and entertaining pamphlets and tracts, as well in manuscript as in print, found in the late Earl of Oxford's library : Interspersed with historical, political, and critical notes : With a table of the contents, and an alphabetical index.

Author: William Oldys; Samuel Johnson; Edward Harley Oxford, Earl of; Thomas Osborne; Thordarson Collection.
Publisher: London : Printed for T. Osborne, in Gray's-Inn, MDCCXLIV-MDCCXLVI. [1744-1746]
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Harleian miscellany.
London, Printed for T. Osborne, 1744-46
(OCoLC)646960078
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Oldys; Samuel Johnson; Edward Harley Oxford, Earl of; Thomas Osborne; Thordarson Collection.
OCLC Number: 5325177
Notes: The pamphlets were selected and edited by William Oldys. Dr. Johnson supplied the preface. (See Oxford Dictionary of national biography article "Harley, Edward".)
Running and caption titles reflect titles of collected pieces.
No classification of material is attempted. For chronological arrangement, see edition of 1808-1811.
Text printed in double columns.
Volumes 1-2 dated 1744, Volumes 3-6 dated 1745, Volumes 7-8 dated 1746.
Volume 1: xvi, viii, 608 pages ; Volume 2: xii, 612 pages ; Volume 3: xii, 556 pages ; Volume 4: xii, 572 pages ; Volume 5: xii, 576 pages ; Volume 6: xii, 584 pages ; Volume 7: xii, 608 pages ; Volume 8: xii, 612 pages.
Each volume includes a list of subscribers.
Head- and tail-pieces, factotum initial.
Description: 8 volumes ; 26 cm (4to)
Contents: The whole and true discourse of the enterprises and secrete conspiracies ... against Henry de Valois / A. Cooke --
Pope Joan, a dialogue between a Protestant and a Papist. --
The pennyless parliament of thead-bare poets. --
The praier and complaynte of the ploweman unto Christe / J. Bale --
A brefe chronycle concerning ... Sir Iohan Oldcastle / R. Cecel, Earl of Salisbury --
The state and dignity of a secretary of state's place. --
An account of the burial of King Charles I / J. Bale --
A brefe comedy or enterlude of Iohan Baptystes preachynge in the wyldernesse / T. Knell --
An epitaph ... upon the life and death of Dr. Bonner / J. Skelton --
Elynour Rummin / T. Churchyard --
A spark of friendship / [H. Chettle] --
England's mourning garment. --
Bacchus bountie / A. Niccholes --
A discourse of marriage and wiving. --
The anatomy of a woman's tongue.
Other Titles: Collection of scarce, curious, and entertaining pamphlets and tracts, as well in manuscript as in print, found in the late Earl of Oxford's library

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