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Edmund Waller; John Dryden et al
The Fourth and Last Collection of Poems Satyrs Songs etc.
London: Not Stated, 1689. Unbound. Very Good. 8" by 6". None. A very scarce poetry collection from the late seventeenth century. Written by several noted satirists of the time. There are poems on Oliver Cromwell's career, the death of Lord Shaftsbury as well as an essay on Satire by John Dryden. Comprising of: I. A Panegyrick on O. Cromwell, and his Victories: By E. Waller, Esquire. II. Oceana & Britannia. III. An Essay upon the E. of Shaftsbury's Death. IV. A Satyr in Answer to a Friend. V. An Historical Poem. VI. The Rabble. VII. The Fourth Satyr of Boileau, to Mr. W.R. Jan. 1687. VIII. A Letany for the Fifth of November, 1684. IX. A short Letany: to the Tune of Cook-Laurel. X. An Essay upon Satyr. By Mr. J. Dr----den. XI. The City-Mallad. 1682. These poems and satires are commentaries of topical subjects that are highly relevant to the seventeenth century. For example 'A Letany for the Fifth of November 1684' discusses the gun-powder plot. This anthology gives an idea of the political and social climate of the late seventeenth century. A fascinating collection of satires and poems, by John Dryden, Edmund Waller and Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux, Most of these poems had not been printed before and appear here in their first edition form. ESTC Reference no. R24041. With the signatures; A1, B-E4, F1 D2 is stated as C2 and pages 33 and 34 are misnumbered as called for. D3 is closely trimmed to the bottom edge and therefore the catchword is lost. Disbound. Externally, generally smart. Minor damp stain to the rear wrap. Repair to the rear wrap at th … [Click Below for Full Description]
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