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The Bath contest, being a collection of all the papers, advertisements, &c. published before and since the death of Mr. Derrick [T162533]

DMI number:
1083
Publication Date:
1769
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T162533
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW104253379
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
THE | BATH CONTEST: | Being a COLLECTION of all the | PAPERS, ADVERTISEMENTS, [i]&c[/i]. | Published BEFORE and SINCE | The DEATH of Mr. DERRICK, | BY THE | CANDIDATES | For the OFFICE of | MASTER of the CEREMONIES, | And their FRIENDS, | DIGESTED IN REGULAR ORDER. | [ornamental rule] | [epigraph] | [ornamental rule] | [i]BATH:[/i] | Printed and sold by CRUTTWELL and ARCHER, in [i]St. James's Street[/i]; | Also sold, in LONDON, by | Mr. F. NEWBERRY, at the Corner of [i]St. Paul's Church-Yard.[/i] | [Price ONE SHILLING.]
Epigraph:
St [i]George[/i]'s Race with stout St. [i]Patrick[/i]'s vies; | Warm as the Contest, noble is the Prize, | The [i]Crown[/i] of [i]Bath![/i] - What Empire can compare | With that o'er Men of Taste, and Ladies fair?
Place of Publication:
Bath
Genres:
Topical miscellany and Collection including prose
Format:
Octavo
Price:
1 s
Comments:
Date: Title page undated. ESTC suggests [1769]. Contents: prose pp. 3-44, 46-51, 53-54, 56, 57, 58-59, 60-61, 62-66. Miscellany genre: regional miscellany (query - add this as category)
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Title:
The conciliade, being a supplement to the Bath contest [T162538] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1769
ESTC No:
T162538
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Answer To
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Sold by:
Archer
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Sold by:
Francis Newbery
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Not clear which Newbery is intended by the title page.
Sold by:
Francis Newbery
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Not clear which Newbery is intended by the title page.
Sold by:
R. Crutwell
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Our poll books this day
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst neighbouring kingdoms disagree
Page No:
pp.44-46
Poem Title:
The Two Kings of Bath.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Say Bath from whence this civil discord flows
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
King and no King, or the Bath Election.
Attribution:
W. W.
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Not attributed
First Line:
In Bath town hall instead of may'r-a
Page No:
pp.54-56
Poem Title:
A Low Song upon a High Subject.
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First Line:
In the same year when six and nine
Page No:
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
An Old Prophecy, in Gothic Characters, found upon a Stone in the Rubbish of the New Buildings, April the First.
Attribution:
Merlin jun.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Though you to rival me presume
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
The Hot-Bed's Advice to a certain Gardener.
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First Line:
Gk with emphasis and pause
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p.59
Poem Title:
To the Same.
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First Line:
Great master of the scenic art
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p.59
Poem Title:
To D**** G******, Esq.
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First Line:
Wb would be handsome we admit
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
The Triumvirate.
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First Line:
From gothic rubbish of thy brain
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p.61
Poem Title:
To the Same.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Mock monarch of the mimic scene
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
To Ditto.
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First Line:
Why art thou David so uncivil
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
To D-- G--. In Answer to the Verses entitled, An Old Prophecy, and signed Merlin.
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Not attributed