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The pleasures of coition ... with some other pieces [N11942]

DMI number:
458
Publication Date:
1721
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N11942
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110099977
Shelfmark:
BL - RB.23.a.10191(1)
Full Title:
THE | PLEASURES | OF | COITION; | OR, THE | Nightly Sports of VENUS: | A | POEM. | BEING | A Translation of the [i]Pervigilium Veneris[/i], | of the Celebrated BONEFONIUS. | With some other PIECES. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i], | Printed for E. CURLL at the [i]Dial[/i] and [i]Bible[/i] over | against [i]Catherine-street[/i] in the [i]Strand[/i]. M.DCC.XXI.
Epigraph:
[i]Amor omnia vincit.[/i]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of erotic verse
Format:
Octavo
Price:
1 s.
Pagination:
[2], 5-56, [8]pp.
Bibliographic details:
PLATES: Frontispiece HALF-TITLE: [i]BONEFONIUS'[/i]s | Pervigilium Veneris, | TRANSLATED. | (Price One Shilling.)
Comments:
PLATES: Frontispiece engraved by Vandergucht.
Other matter:
BACK-MATTER: Note linking text to Tonson's 'Johannis Bonefonii Arverni Carmina', p. 56; 'Catalogue' of books, 8pp.
Related Miscellanies
Title:
The pleasures of coition ... with some other pieces [2nd ed] [N20196] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1721
ESTC No:
N20196
Volume:
None
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
Edmund Curll
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Engraver:
Gerard Vandergucht
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
O pleasing pleasing shades of night
Page No:
pp.5-20
Poem Title:
Pervigilium Veneris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
First-born of Erebus and gloomy care
Page No:
pp.21-26
Poem Title:
Ode to Melancholy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cease to demand the cause why I
Page No:
pp.27-30
Poem Title:
Ode to Iris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No music has such tempting charms
Page No:
pp.31-33
Poem Title:
The Sportsman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To try a mighty painter's art
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
The Painter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Feeble joined to a young wife
Page No:
pp.35-37
Poem Title:
The Sick Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lesbia had plied me with her lips and smiles
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
The Disappointment.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twistilla whose demure and saintish face
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
The Hypocrite.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wonder not that I am so nasty
Page No:
pp.41-43
Poem Title:
The Tea-Pot.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Waft me some soft and cooling breeze
Page No:
pp.44-46
Poem Title:
The Midsummer-Wish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
And does my Eloisa then complain
Page No:
pp.47-50
Poem Title:
Fragment of an Epistle from Abelard to Eloisa.
Attribution:
By Mr. Beckingham
Attributed To:
Charles Beckingham
First Line:
As the fair vestal to the fountain came
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
The Vestal. From Ovid de Fastis, Lib.iii. Eleg.I.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Is Viner dead and shall each muse become
Page No:
pp.53-56
Poem Title:
On the Death of Mr. Viner in Ireland.
Attribution:
by Dean Parnelle
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell