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Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books: a new translation by several hands [N41873] [Vol.1]

DMI number:
680
Publication Date:
1717
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
N41873
Shelfmark:
BOD All Souls TX. 2. 24
Full Title:
[i]OVID[/i]'s | METAMORPHOSES. | In Fifteen BOOKS. | A | New TRANSLATION. | [rule] | By Several HANDS. | [rule] | Adorn'd with CUTS. | [rule] | VOLUME I. | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i], | Printed for [i]A. Bettesworth[/i] and [i]W. Taylor[/i] in [i]Pater-Noster- | Row[/i], [i]E. Curll[/i] in [i]Fleet-Street[/i], and [i]J. Browne[/i] without | [i]Temple-Bar.[/i] 1717. Price 6[i]s[/i].
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Duodecimo
Price:
6s.
Pagination:
[2], [i]ii-xviii, 1-37, [1], 38-109, [1], 111-215, [1], 217-299, [1], [13]
Bibliographic details:
First edition. MISPAGINATION: 203 as '103' MS ADDITIONS: pp.114, 119, 125, 125, 126, 130, 131, 138, 140, 145, 147, all marking the start of each fable in Book 4.
Comments:
ATTRIBUTIONS: Attributions taken from 'Table of 'Gentlemen concern'd in this Translation'. CONTENTS: Dedicatory epistle to Barnham Goode, Esq. [pp.i-xviii]; Translations of Ovid's Metamorphoses (Books 1-8) [1-299]. PLATES: Engraved plates facing title page and pp.1, 39, 77, 111, 151, 181, 217, 257.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL: Dedicatory epistle 'To Barnham Goode, Esq', by G. Sewell [i-xviii]. END MATTER: 'The Index' [11pp.]; Table of 'Gentlemen concern'd in this Translation' and 'Directions to the Book-binder' [1p.].
References:
Stuart Gillespie & David Hopkins, eds., 'The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: 1660-1790', (OUP, 2005).
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Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books: a new translation by several hands [N22089] [Vol.1]
Publication Date:
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ESTC No:
N22089
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1 of 2
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Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books: a new translation by several hands [N41873] [vol.2]
Publication Date:
1717
ESTC No:
N41873
Volume:
2 of 2
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Volume from the same edition
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Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books: a new translation by several hands [T177809] [Vol.1]
Publication Date:
1726
ESTC No:
T177809
Volume:
1 of 2
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Publisher:
Arthur Bettesworth
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Absolute (100%)
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Dedicatee:
Barnham Goode
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'To Barnham Goode, Esq', Dedicatory epistle by George Sewell [i-xviii].
Publisher:
Edmund Curll
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Absolute (100%)
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Editor:
George Sewell
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Absolute (100%)
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Publisher:
J. Browne
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Publisher:
W Taylor
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Of bodies changed to other forms I sing
Page No:
pp.1-37
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book the First.
Attribution:
'Book I. II. by Mr. Sewell, &c.'
Attributed To:
George Sewell
First Line:
The sun's bright palace on high columns raised
Page No:
pp.39-76
Poem Title:
Book the Second.
Attribution:
'Book I. II. by Mr. Sewell, &c'
Attributed To:
George Sewell
First Line:
But now the lustful god no more concealed
Page No:
pp.77-109
Poem Title:
Book the Third.
Attribution:
'Book III. IV. by Mr. J. Philips, &c.'
Attributed To:
J Philips
First Line:
Yet rash Alcithoe still disavows
Page No:
pp.111-150
Poem Title:
Book the Fourth.
Attribution:
'Book III. IV. by Mr. J. Philips, &c.'
Attributed To:
J Philips
First Line:
While thus the Prince the wondrous story told
Page No:
pp.151-180
Poem Title:
Book the Fifth.
Attribution:
'Book V. by Mr. John Hughes, &c.
Attributed To:
John Hughes
First Line:
Pallas attentive heard the muses song
Page No:
pp.181-215
Poem Title:
Book the Sixth.
Attribution:
'Book VI. by Mr. Sewell'
Attributed To:
George Sewell
First Line:
The Argonauts now cut the stormy deeps
Page No:
pp.217-256
Poem Title:
Book the Seventh.
Attribution:
'Book VII. by Mr. Sewell and Mr. Gay'
Attributed To:
John Gay
George Sewell
First Line:
The night descends the sun resumes the skies
Page No:
pp.257-299
Poem Title:
Book the Eighth.
Attribution:
'Book VIII. by Mr. Sewell, Mr. Chute, and Mr. Dart'
Attributed To:
Francis Chute
George Sewell