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Author Juvenal.
Title The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and of Aulus Persius Flaccus / translated into English verse by Mr. Dryden, and several other eminent hands. To which is prefix'd a Discourse concerning the original and progress of satir ; [Two lines of quotation].
Publication Info. London : Printed for Jacob Tonson, at Shakespear's Head over-against Catherine-street in the Strand, 1711.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M J973 S2    IN LIBRARY
Edition The fourth edition, / adorn'd with sculptures.
Description [2], 495 [i.e. 493], [1] p. (last p. blank), [19] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 21 cm. (8⁰)
Note Dryden translated Satires I, III, VI, X and XVI of Juvenal and all of Persius. He also chose his fellow translators, who included Nahum Tate and William Congreve. Nahum Tate and Richard Duke had collaborated with Dryden in previous works. The second and fifteenth satires of Juvenal translated by Nahum Tate; the fourth by Richard Duke; the fifth by William Bowles; the seventh by Charles Dryden; the eighth by George Stepney; the ninth by Stephen Harvey; the eleventh by William Congreve; the twelfth by Thomas Power; the thirteenth by Thomas Creech; the fourteenth by John Dryden, Jr.
Head-piece on p. [1], main sequence (Dedication).
"The Satyrs of Aulus Persius Flaccus. Made English by Mr. Dryden" (p. [410]-495) has special t.p.
The satires each have an illustration.
Explanatory notes at the end of each satyr.
Page numbers 84, 85 have been omitted in pagination.
Dedication is to Charles, Earl of Dorset. The Earl of Dorset was a poet and patron of poets and dramatists, including Butler, Wycherley and Prior.
Summary Includes dedicatory poem to Dryden by William Congreve.
Note First edition published in 1693.
Dryden translated Satires I, III, VI, X and XVI of Juvenal and all of Persius. He also chose his fellow translators, who included Nahum Tate and William Congreve. Both Nahum Tate and Richard Duke had collaborated with Dryden on previous works.
Signatures: A-2H⁸.
Indexed In: ESTC T123505
Local Note NYSL copy: Circulation recorded in the Library's Charging Ledgers, 1789-1792 and 1799-1805. First listed in Library's 1789 catalogue, p. 29; in 1793 catalogue, p. 37, No. 1605; the 1813 catalog p. 145, and the 1838 catalog p. 131.
NYSL copy: Imperfect, lacking all plates. Rebound, relined, rebacked with adhesive tape; trimmed to 20 cm. Library's ex-libris on the front, and the Notice by Trustees on the back paste-downs, are visible through the new end-papers. Binding: Cambridge style; calf; blind-tooled; fillets on edges. Autograph on t.p. in MS, black ink: Richard Ashfield / Wm. Smith bot. 4 Augt. 1742.
Subject Persius -- Translations into English -- Early works to 1800.
Juvenal -- Translations into English -- Early works to 1800.
Juvenal -- Criticism and interpretation -- Early works to 1800.
Dryden, John, 1631-1700 -- Knowledge -- Rome.
Dryden, John, 1631-1700 -- Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Dryden, John, 1631-1700 -- Translations from Latin -- Early works to 1800.
Satire, Latin -- Translations into English -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Satires.
Reading dates (Provenance) -- 18th century.
Reading dates (Provenance) -- 19th century.
Woodcuts -- England -- 18th century.
Inscriptions (Provenance) -- 18th century.
Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- 18th century. ZNS
Added Author Smith, William, former owner, inscriber. ZNS
Dryden, Charles, 1666?-1704, translator.
Dryden, John, 1631-1700, translator, author of introduction.
Dryden, John, 1668-1701, translator.
Tate, Nahum, 1652-1715 , translator.
Duke, Richard, 1659?-1711 , translator.
Bowles, William, d. 1705 , translator.
Stepney, George, 1663-1707 , translator.
Harvey, Stephen, 1655-1707 , translator.
Congreve, William, 1670-1729 , translator.
Power, Thomas, b. 1659 or 60 , translator.
Creech, Thomas, 1659-1700 , translator.
Persius. Works. English. 1711.
Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736, bookseller.
Dorset, Charles Sackville, Earl of, 1638?-1706, dedicatee.
Ashfield, Richard, former owner, inscriber. ZNS
Smith, William, 1728-1793, former owner.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1789. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1813. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1838. ZNS
New York Society Library. Trustees. Notice. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1789-1792. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1799-1805. ZNS
City Readers: Digital Historic Collections (New York Society Library)
Added Title Works. English. 1711