Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetica, Or, a Descriptive Catalogue of a Rare and Rich Collection of Early English Poetry

Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetica, Or, a Descriptive Catalogue of a Rare and Rich Collection of Early English Poetry

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1815 edition. Excerpt: ...of some few smaller Poems." The.volume concludes with a series of Notes which display great depth of learning. It is said of this author, by Dr. Kippis, that he was a man of the warmest and most generous affections, and a great adept in the platonic philosophy. It is also said by Headley that he was one of the first men of this or any other c0untry.---Spenser, he acknowledges in his dedication, was a favourite author with him, even from.childhood, and his partiality is sufliciently obvious ' from following the same diction, and from writing in the same octave stanza, which Spenser borrowed from the Italian poets. 4-86. Mason (John).--Mentis Humanae Metamorphosis; sive Conversio. The History of the Young Converted Gallant. Or Directions to the Readers of that Divine Poem, written by Benjaman Keach; intituled Warre with the Devil. Here shewing the Readers thereof, how to Read the same Poem aright, in these four respects; viz. I. In Reference to the Substance, or History thereof. II. In Reference to the Intent, or Mystery thereof. III. In Reference to the Consequent Doctrine thereof. IV. In Reference to Practical A lication thereof. Compiled in a Poem by J. ason Gent. of Fordham in Cambridge-shire.--London, printed by F. L. fir B. Harris at the Stationers Arms in Sweethings-Rents by the Royal Ercltange, 1676. Octavo, pp. 168.... 1. ls. l This volume is preceded by a moral argument, and a " Dedication to the whole Universe, with the Princes and People thereof," which are both in rhyme, and comprise all the prefatory matter.--Opposite the title is an emblematical frontispiece in six compartments. 487. MARLOW AND CHAPMAN.----I'I1'0 and Leander: Begunne by Christopher Marloe, and finished by George...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911016
  • 9781236911018