Misery is vertues whetstone : Reliquiæ Gethinianæ. Or some remains of the most ingenious and excellent lady, Grace Lady Gethin. Lately deceased. Being a collection of choice discourses, pleasant, apothegmes, and witty sentences. Written by her for the most part, by way of essay, and at spare hours. Published by her nearest relations to preserve her memory, and digested for method's sake under proper heads. The third edition. With a coppy of verses written by Mr. Congreve. Unto which is added a funeral sermon. With the inscription on her Monument

Main Author: Gethin, Grace
Other Authors: Birch, Peter, Congreve, William
Format: eBook
Published: London Printed for John Graves at the Bible in Salisbury-street in the Strand 1703, 1703
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:"A funeral sermon" identified as Wing B2937 on UMI microfilm "Early English books, 1641-1700" reel 375. - 'A funeral sermon' by Dr. Birch has separate titlepage 'printed by D. Edwards' dated 1700, and separate pagination and register. It was apparently also published separately (Wing B2937). - A reissue of the second edition of 1700, with a cancel titlepage, the insertion of 'Verses sacred to the memory of Grace Lady Gethin' by William Congreve after the preface, and a blank leaf pasted over 'Inscription on the Lady Gethins monument' on the final page of Dr. Birch' sermon at end. - English Short Title Catalog, T94750. - P.24 of 'A funeral sermon' misnumbered 28. - Pforzheimer, 204. - Preface signed: J. M. - Printer's name from Pforzheimer catalogue. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([6],3-7,[5],90,[8],28[i.e.24]p.,plates) port 4°