Bibliotheca Anglo-poetica; or, A descriptive catalogue of a rare ... collection of early English poetry: in the possession of Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. Illustr. by occasional extracts and remarks [signed A.F.G.].
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Page 11 - Bosworth-field : with a Taste of the Variety of other Poems, left by Sir John Beaumont, Baronet, deceased : Set forth by his Sonne, Sir John Beavmont, Baronet; and dedicated to the Kings most Excellent Maiestie.
Page 99 - II Pastor Fido, THE FAITHFULL SHEPHEARD, WITH AN ADDITION OF DIVERS OTHER POEMS, Concluding with A SHORT DISCOURSE OF THE LONG CIVILL WARRES OF ROME, to His Highnesse the Prince of Wales.
Page 44 - HEREAFTER FOLLOW DIVERSE Poeticall Essaies on the former Subiect; viz: the Turtle and Phoenix. Done by the best and chiefest of our moderne writers, with their names subscribed to their particular workes: neuer before extant. And (now first) consecrated by them all generally, to the loue and merite of the true-noble Knight, Sir Iohn Salisburie. Dignum laude virum Musa vetat mori. [wood-cut of anchor] Anchora Spei. MDCI.
Page 293 - A LETTER OF THE AUTHORS, Expounding his whole intention in the course of this worke ; which, for that it giueth great light to the Reader, for the better understanding is hereunto annexed.
Page 291 - TO . THE . ONLIE . BEGETTER . OF. THESE . INSVING . SONNETS Mr. WH ALL . HAPPINESSE . AND . THAT . ETERNITIE . PROMISED . BY. OVR - EVER;LIVING . POET . WISHETH . THE . WELL-WISHING . ADVENTVRER - IN SETTING • FORTH . TT HEAD OF EROS (CUPID), FROM THE ANTIQUE SONNETS.
Page 202 - Paradise Regain'd. A poem, in four books. To which is added Samson Agonistes and Poems upon Several Occasions.
Page 38 - Prince; Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornewaile and Rothsay, Count Palatine of Chester, Earle of Carick, and late Knight of the most Noble Order of the Garter. Which Noble Prince deceased at St. James, the sixt day of Nouember...
Page 52 - Steps to the Temple," " Sacred Poems, with other Delights of the Muses," and "Poemata,"
Page 230 - NAPS UPON PARNASSUS. — A sleepy Muse nipt and pincht, though not awakened such Voluntary and Jovial Copies of Verses, as were lately receiv'd from some of the Wits of the Universities, in a Frolick, dedicated to Gondibert's Mistress by Captain Jones and others.