Miscellanies in prose and verse. / By William King..

Miscellanies in prose and verse. / By William King..
King, William, 1663-1712., Turnbull, Alexander, 1868-1918. former owner., Orrery, Charles Boyle, Earl of, 1674-1731., Lintot, Bernard, printer., Clements, Henry, 1686-1719. printer., Gucht, Michael van der, 1660-1725. engraver., Zaehnsdorf (Firm) binder.

Animadversions on a pretended account of Danmark -- A journey to London in the year, 1698 ... / Written originally in French, by Monsieur Sorbiere, and newly translated into English -- The furmentary. A very innocent and harmless poem -- Two letters to the Honourable Charles Boyle, Esq. -- Dialogues of the dead relating to the present controversy concerning the epistles of Phalaria -- Mully of Mountown. A poem -- Orpheus and Euridice. A poem -- An answer to a book, which will be published next week -- Reflections upon Mr. Varillas, his history of heresie -- A dialogue, shewing the way to modern preferment -- Miscellany poems.

Published in 1709. Cf. ESTC.

Most works have own individual t.p., some with double ruled borders.

Ornamental device on t.p. Engraved frontispiece signed M.V. dr. Gucht sculp.

Press figures.

Signatures: a⁸ A-2L⁸ 2M⁴

English short title catalogue, n10990

Horne, C.J. William King's Miscellanies. (Library, 4th ser., 25 (1945): 37-47), p. 39.

Upper cover, lower cover and spine Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand.

Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy 1. Copy specific details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing. Lacks frontispiece and final leaf. Large paper copy, printed on imperial unwatermarked paper. Binding: dark red crushed morocco, ornate geometric gold frames on upper and lower covers built from small fleuron tools leaving central diamond shaped space around armorial of Alex H. Turnbull. Spine gold tooled with decorated compartments, raised spine bands, gold tooled edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, text edges gilt over red sprinkled pattern. Binder's stamp on turn-in of upper cover "Bound by Zaehnsdorf 1914", binder's gilt seal stamped on lower pastedown. Provenance: bookplate with coronet on front flyleaf, pencil note in handwriting of Alex H. Turnbull attributing bookplate to "Earl of Cork, Chas. Boyle." Acc. 363538.

Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy 2. Copy specific details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing. Copy 2 has text printed on paper watermarked with a star. Binding: 1/4 calf, contemporary marbled paper boards, double raised blind tooled spine bands, black morocco spine label tooled in gold, red sprinked text edges, cream endpapers watermarked with fleur-de-lis. Spine title: King's miscelian. Vol. 1. Provenance: armorial bookplate of Alexander H. Turnbull. Acc. 27733.

Digital image available: upper cover, lower cover and spine, Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing.

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London: : Printed for B. Lintott between the two Temple Gates, and H. Clements at the Half-Moon in St. Paul's Church-Yard., [1709]
[32], 536, [2] p. ;23 cm. (8vo)
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