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Author Pack, Richardson, 1682-1728.
Title Miscellanies in verse and prose.
Publication Info. London : Printed for E. Curll in Fleet Street, M. DCC. IXI. [1719]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M P11928 M4    IN LIBRARY
Edition The second edition.
Description [8], vi, [2], 64, 63-126, [3], 140-158, [2],159-190p. ; 20 cm. (8⁰)
Note Dedication signed: Richardson Pack.
Another version of the second edition has "By Richardson Pack, Esq;" in title.
Text and register are continuous.
Essays on study and conversation has special t.p.
Publisher's monogram on t.p.; head- and tail-pieces; type ornaments.
Contents Table -- Dedication -- To Major Pack, upon reading his poems / by G.Sewell -- Original poems and translations -- Essays on study and conversation in two letters to David Campbell -- Epitaph for my dear friend, David Campbell -- Familiar letters: To Colonel William Stanhope. To a young lady, who told me the army had no religion. A soldier's prayer -- An essay upon the Roman elegiac poets -- Translations from Catullus, Tibullus, and Ovid -- To the Duke of Argyll -- Prologue to the Tragedy of Sir Walter Raleigh -- Some memoirs of William Wycherley, Esq.
Indexed In: ESTC T93525
Note Author's name from Mansell 437:49 and Folger Shakespeare Lib. 19:409.
Signatures: A-B⁴, B-Z⁴, Aa⁴.
Errors in pagination: p. 63 and 64 are repeated, p. 127-136 not present, a leaf paged [151], 152 occurs between p. 158-159.
Publisher's advertisements (Books printed for E. Curll) on p. [7]-[8] (leaf A4), 2nd group.
Library copy bears the Notice by Trustees and ex-libris by P.R. Maverick. Autograph in black ink on t.p.: M. FitzMaurice; in a different hand, following the title: by Richardson Pack. Imperfect, lacking leaves U4, X1-2. Listed in 1791 catalogue, p. 98 as Pack's miscellanies; 1793 catalogue, p. 67, No. 1001. Borowed by Rev. William Linn on February 18th, 1792, returned on the 20th. ZNS
Subject Latin poetry -- Translations into English -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Poems -- 1917.
Essays -- 1917.
Booksellers' advertisements -- England -- 18th century.
Woodcuts -- England -- 18th century.
Pagination errors (Printing) -- England -- 18th century.
Tail-pieces (Printing) -- England -- 18th century.
Type ornaments (Printing) -- England -- 18th century.
Autographs (Provenance) -- 18th century.
Binding errors (Binding) -- 18th century.
Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- 18th century. ZNS
Added Author Curll, Edmund, 1675-1747, bookseller.
Sewell, George, d. 1726.
Harrington, William Stanhope, Earl of, ca. 1690-1756, dedicatee.
Maverick, P. R. (Peter Rushton), 1755-1811, engraver. ZNS
FitzMaurice, M., signer. ZNS
Linn, William, 1752-1808, reader. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1791. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793. ZNS
New York Society Library. Trustees. Notice. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1789-1792. ZNS
City Readers: Digital Historic Collections (New York Society Library)
Added Title Essays on study and conversation.
Books printed for E. Curll.