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Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books: a new translation by several hands [T177809] [Vol.1]

DMI number:
650
Publication Date:
1726
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
T177809
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116677706
Shelfmark:
BOD Vet. A4 f.1148
Full Title:
FULL TITLE: [i]OVID’[/i]s | METAMORPHOSES. | In FIFTEEN BOOKS. | [rule] | Made ENGLISH by | SEVERAL HANDS. | [rule] | ADORN’D with CUTS. | [rule] | VOLUME I. | [rule] | The Second EDITION, with great Improvements. | By Mr. [i]SEWELL[/i]. | [rule] | [ornament] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for THO. ASTLEY, at the [i]Dolphin[/i] and | [i]Crown[/i] in St. [i]Paul[/i]’s Church-yard. | M.DCC.XXVI.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[2]; i-x; 1-258; [6]
Bibliographic details:
2nd edition MISPAGINATION: '298' for 198; '299' for 199; '118' for 218; '119' for 219.
Comments:
ATTRIBUTIONS: Attributions taken from 'Table of 'Gentlemen concern'd in this Translation'. CONTENTS: Dedicatory epistle to Barnham Goode, Esq. [pp.i-x]; Translations of Ovid's Metamorphoses (Books I-VIII) by various hands [pp.1-258]. PLATES: Engraved plates opposite title page, p.1, 33, 66, 95, 129, 156, 186, 221.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL : Engraved plate; title page; dedicatory epistle to Barnham Goode, Esq. [10pp.] END MATTER: Index [6pp.]; Table of contributors to Vol. 1 & 2 [1p.]
References:
REFERENCES: Stuart Gillespie & David Hopkins, eds., 'The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: 1660-1790', (OUP, 2005). Case 199 (1)(b). Misdated as 1724.
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Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books: a new translation by several hands [N41873] [Vol.1]
Publication Date:
1717
ESTC No:
N41873
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books: a new translation by several hands [N22089] [Vol.1]
Publication Date:
1733
ESTC No:
N22089
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books: a new translation by several hands [T177809] [Vol.2]
Publication Date:
1726
ESTC No:
T177809
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Related People
Dedicatee:
Barnham Goode
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedicatory epistle by George Sewell, T177809 [vol.1]
Editor:
George Sewell
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
T177809 [vol.1]
Publisher:
Thomas Astley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
T177809 [vol.1]
Content/Publication
First Line:
Of bodies changed to other forms I sing
Page No:
pp.1-32
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book I.
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.33-65
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book II.
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.66-94
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book III.
Attribution:
'Book III. IV. by Mr. J. Philips, &c.'
Attributed To:
J Philips
First Line:
Yet rash Alcithoe still disavows
Page No:
pp.95-128
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book IV.
Attribution:
'Book III. IV. by Mr. J. Philips, &c.'
Attributed To:
J Philips
First Line:
While thus the prince's words his acts report
Page No:
pp.129-154
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book V.
Attribution:
'Book V. by Mr. John Hughes, &c.'
Attributed To:
John Hughes
First Line:
Pallas attentive heard the muses song
Page No:
pp.155-185
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book VI.
Attribution:
'Book VI. by Mr. Sewell'
Attributed To:
George Sewell
First Line:
The Argonauts now cut the stormy deeps
Page No:
pp.186-220
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book VII.
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.221-258
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book VIII.
Attribution:
'Book VIII. by Mr. Sewell, Mr. Chute, and Mr. Dart'
Attributed To:
Francis Chute
George Sewell