Blacklight

An essay on poetry written by the Marquis of Normanby; with several other poems [ESTC R213098]

DMI number:
1701
Publication Date:
1697
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
R213098
EEBO/ECCO link:
http://ezproxy-prd.bodleian.ox.ac.uk:2176/works/search?ACTION=SearchOrBrowse&SEARCH=ViewSelectedRecords&SomType=VIEWSELRECS
Shelfmark:
EEBO - BOD
Full Title:
AN | ESSAY | ON | POETRY; | Written by the | Marquis of NORMANBY, | [i] And the same render'd into [/i] LATIN [i] by another Hand [/i], | With several other POEMS, [i] viz. | An Epistle to the Lord Chamberlain, on His Majesty's | Victory in [/i] IRELAND; [i] By the | Honourable Mr. [/i] Montague. | [i] An Epistle to the Honourable Mr. [/i] Montague, [i] on | His Majesty's Voyage to [/i] HOLLAND; | [i] By Mr. [/i] Stepny. | [i] An Epistle to Monsieur [/i] Boileau; [i] by Mr. [/i] Arwaker. | [i] A Poem on the Promotion of Several Eminent | Persons in Church and State; by Mr. [/i] Tate. | [rule] | To which are added the following POEMS, | Never before in Print, [i] viz. | An ODE in Memory of the late QUEEN; | by a Person of Quality. | A POEM on the Late Horrid Conspiracy; | by Mr. [/i] Stepny. | [double rule] | [i] London [/i], Printed for [i] F. Saunders [/i], at the Blue Anchor in the [i] Lower-Walk [/i] | of the [i] New-Exchange [/i] in the [i] Strand [/i], M DC XC VII.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of literary verse, Political miscellany, and Collection of occasional pieces
Format:
half sheet
Pagination:
[i-viii], 1-31, [i-iii], 1-10, [i-iii], 1-10, [i-ii], 1-8, [i-vi], 1-12, [i-ii], 1-8 pp.
Bibliographic details:
Separate title page, p.iii AN | ESSAY | ON | POETRY: | [rule] | BY THE | Right HONOURABLE, | THE | Earl of MULGRAVE. | [rule] | The Second Edition. | [double rule] | [i] LONDON [/i], | Printed for [i] Jo. Hindmarsh [/i], at the [i] Golden-Ball [/i] | over against the [i] Royal Exchange [/i] in | [i] Cornhil [/i]. M DC XC I. Separate title page, p.1 AN | EPISTLE | TO THE | Right Honourable | CHARLES | EARL of | [i] DORSET [/i] and [i] MIDDLESEX [/i], | Lord Chamberlain | OF HIS | [g] Majesties Household [/g], | Occasioned by His Majesty's | VICTORY in IRELAND. | [rule] | LICENSED, Sept. 16 | [rule] | [g] The Second Edition Corrected [/g]. | [rule] | [i] LONDON [/i], | Printed for [i] Francis Saunders [/i], at the [i] Blue Anchor [/i] in the Lower Walk of | the [i] New Exchange [/i], 1690. Separate title page, p.ii AN | EPISTLE | TO | Charles Montague Esq; | ON | His MAJESTY'S | VOYAGE | TO | HOLLAND. | [rule] | BY | Mr. [i] GEORGE STEPNEY [/i]. | [rule] | LICENSED [i] Jan [/i] 31. 1691 | [i] J. Fraser [/i]. | [rule] | [ornament] | [double rule] | [i] LONDON [/i], | Printed for [i] Francis Saunders [/i], at the [i] Blue Anchor [/i] in the Lower Walk of | the [i] New Exchange [/i], 1691. Separate title page, p.1 AN | EPISTLE | TO | Monsieur Boileau, | Inviting his MUSE to forsake the | FRENCH INTEREST, | And celebrate the | KING of [i] ENGLAND [/i]. | [rule] | BY | [i] EDM. ARWAKER [/i]. | [rule] | LICENSED. | [i] Novemb [/i]. 9. 1694. | [i] D. POPLAR [/i]. | [rule] | [ornament] | [double rule] | [i] LONDON [/i], | Printed by [i] Tho. Warren [/i] for [i] Francis Saunders [/i], at the [i] Blue Anchor [/i] | in the Lower Walk of the [i] New Exchange [/i], 1694. Separate title page, p.iii A | POEM | ON THE LATE | PROMOTION | OF SEVERAL | Eminent Persons | IN | CHURCH and STATE. | [rule] | By N. TATE, Servant to Their Majesties. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i] LONDON [/i]; | Printed for [i] Richard Baldwin [/i], near the [i] Oxford-Arms [/i] | in [i] Warwick-Lane [/i]. 1694.
Comments:
Contents: the miscellany is made up of a number of different pamphlets stitched together. (1) Pamphlet 1 [39 pp.] (2) Pamphlet 2 [13 pp.] (3) Pamphlet 3 [13 pp.] (4) Pamphlet 4 [10 pp.] (5) Pamphlet 5 [18 pp.] (6) Pamphlet 6 [10 pp.]
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedication 'To the Honourable Sir Robert Howard'
References:
NCBEL 340 (1697)
Related People
Editor:
Nahum Tate
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedication signed by 'N. Tate'.
Publisher:
Saunders Francis
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedicatee:
Sir Robert Howard
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedication 'To the Honourable Sir Robert Howard'.
Content/Publication
First Line:
Of things in which mankind does most excel
Page No:
pp.3-31
Poem Title:
An Essay on Poetry
Attribution:
The Earl of Mulgrave
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
What shall the King the nation's genius raise
Page No:
pp.1-10
Poem Title:
An Epistle to the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, Lord Chamberlain of his Majesties Household, Occasioned by His Majesty's Victory in Ireland.
Attribution:
Charles Montagu Esq.
Attributed To:
Charles Montagu
First Line:
Sir | Since you oft invite me to renew
Page No:
p.1-10
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Charles Montagu Esq; On His Majesty's Voyage to Holland
Attribution:
Mr. George Stepney
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
Too long great man thy muse has tried in vain
Page No:
pp.3-8
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Monsieur Boileau, Inviting his Muse to forsake the French Interest, And celebrate the King of England
Attribution:
Edm. Arwaker
Attributed To:
Edmund Arwaker
First Line:
With conscious fear my muse approaches you
Page No:
sigs. A2r-A2v
Poem Title:
To The Right Honourable Charles Earl of Dorset and Middlesex; Lord Chamberlain of Their Majesties Houshold, &c.
Attribution:
N. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
As joyful nature who till then lay mute
Page No:
pp.1-12
Poem Title:
A Poem on the late Promotion of Several Eminent Persons in Church and State
Attribution:
N. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Now blessings on you all ye powers above
Page No:
p.1-4
Poem Title:
A Poem Occasion'd by the Happy Discovery of the Horrid and Barbarous Conspiracy to Assassinate his most Sacred Majesty, and to incourage an Invasion from France
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long our divided state
Page No:
pp.1-3
Poem Title:
An Ode In Memory of Her Late Majesty Queen Mary
Attribution:
By a Person of Quality
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The youth whose fortune the vast globe obeyed
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
On the Late Horrid Conspiracy
Attribution:
Mr. Stepney
Attributed To:
George Stepney