The muses library; or, a series of English poetry : containing, the lives and characters of all the known writers; the Names of their Patrons; Complete Episodes, by way of Specimen of the larger Pieces, very near the intire Works of some, and large Quotations from others. Being a general collection of almost all the old valuable poetry extant, now so industriously enquir'd after, tho' rarely to be found, but in the Studies of the Curious, and affording Entertainment on all Subjects, Philosophical, Historical, Moral, Satyrical, Allegorical, Critical, Heroick, Pastoral, Gallant, Courtly, and Sublime, by Langland, Gower, Chaucer, Lidgate, Occleve, Harding, Barclay, Fabian, Skelton, Howard Earl of Surrey, Sir T. Wyat, Dr. Bourd, Sackville Earl of Dorset, Churchyard, Higgens, Warner, Gascoign, Turbeville, Nash, Sir Philip Sidney, Grevill L. Brook, Spencer, Sir John Harrington, Chalkhill, Fairfax, Sir John Davis, Sir W. Raleigh, Sir Edw. Dyer, Daniel, &c

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Published: London printed for James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass, overagainst St. Magnus Church, London-Bridge 1741, MDCCXLI. [1741]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A reissue of the 1737 edition, with an initial advertisement leaf, a cancel titlepage and with the final leaf reset; p. 400 ends: "Finis. - Editor's dedication signed: E. Cooper, i.e. Elizabeth Cooper, who was assisted by William Oldys. - English Short Title Catalog, T144866. - No more published. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([2],xvi,400p) 8°