Ovid's Metamorphoses : in fifteen books / Translated by Mr. Dryden. Mr. Addison. Dr. Garth. Mr. Mainwaring. Mr. Congreve. Mr. Rowe. Mr. Pope. Mr. Gay. Mr. Eusden. Mr. Croxall. Mr. Croxall, And other eminent hands ; Publish'd by Sir Samuel Garth

Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D.
Standardized Title:
Metamorphoses. English
Other Title:
Metamorphoses : in fifteen books.
Dublin : Printed by S. Powell, for G. Risk, G. Ewing, and W. Smith, Booksellers in Dame's-street, [1727]
2 v., [17] leaves of plates : ill. ; 16 cm. (12mo)
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Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. -- Translations into English.
Mythology, Classical -- Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Latin poetry -- Translations into English.
Place of Publication:
Ireland Dublin.
Pagination: v.1: [8], xlv, [5], 234 p., [8] leaves of plates; v.2: 277, [1] p., [9] leaves of plates.
Volume 2 is third edition.
Head- and tailpieces; initials.
FIrst plate signed: P. Simms. sculpt.
"Books printed for, and sold by, G. Risk, G. Ewing, and W. Smith, booksellers in Dames's-street": [2] p. at end of v.1, [1] p. at end of v.2.
Signatures: v.1: a-b¹² c⁶ A-K¹²; v.2: A⁸ B-M¹² [$5 signed]. F4 of v.1 mis-signed FS.
Local notes:
Penn Libraries Rare copy imperfect, v.2 wanting. No advertisement leaf at end of v.1
Penn Provenance:
Elias, Archibald C. (donor)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
ESTC N41874
Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719.
Garth, Samuel, Sir, 1661-1719.
Maynwaring, Arthur, 1668-1712.
Congreve, William, 1670-1729.
Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.
Gay, John, 1685-1732.
Eusden, Laurence, 1688-1730.
Croxall, Samuel, d. 1752.
Simms, Philip, d. 1749?, engraver.
Powell, Samuel, d. 1775, printer.
Risk, George, d. 1762, bookseller.
Ewing, George, d. 1764, bookseller.
Smith, William, d. 1773, bookseller.
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