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"Sylvae, or, The second part of Poetical miscellanies"
Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Lucretius Carus, Titus.
[Edition statement: ] The second edition.
Numerous errors in pagination.
"Second in a series of miscellanies published by Tonson, 1684-1709, containing many contributions by Dryden, Addison, Pope and Prior. The first appeared under the title "Miscellany poems," the 5 later volumes under various titles. The present volume contains translations from Virgil, Lucretius, Theocritus, and Horace, mainly by Dryden, and a long preface by him."--NUC pre-1956 imprints.
Running title: The second part of Miscellany poems.
, 310 p.
London: Printed for Jacob Tonson ...,
Wing / D2380
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