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Poems attempted in the style of Milton / by John Philips ; with a new account of his life and writings.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Philips, John, 1676-1709.
Publication:
London : Printed for T. Davies ... and S. Bladon ..., MDCCLXXVI [1776]
Format/Description:
Book
176 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 17 cm. (8vo)
Fingerprint:
s.me isn- y,re reci (3) 1776 (R)
Subjects:
Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Philips, John, 1676-1709.
English poetry -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Contents:
The life of Mr. John Philips
A poem to the memory of Mr. John Philips [by Edmund Smith]
The splendid shilling
Bleinheim
Ode ad Henricum St. John, armig' 1706
An ode to Henry St. John, esquire. 1706
Cyder; a poem in two books.
Notes:
Signatures: A-L⁸.
Engraved plates.
Type ornament head- and tail-pieces.
According to ESTC, the life is evidently abridged from that of George Sewell.
Local notes:
Milton Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Joseph A. Wittreich in honor of Stuart A. Curran.
Milton Collection copy has bookplate of Reverend John Phelps of Wilton affixed to front pastedown.
Milton Collection copy has wormhole in tail margin of leaves L4-L8, back free endpaper and back pastedown.
Milton Collection copy: spine and hinge of left board damaged.
Penn Provenance:
Curran, Stuart A. (honoree) (Milton Collection copy)
Wittreich, Joseph Anthony (donor) (Milton Collection copy)
Phelps, John (bookplate) (Milton Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1776
Cited in:
ESTC T124722
Contributor:
Sewell, George, -1726.
Davies, Thomas, 1713-1785, bookseller.
Bladon, Samuel, -1799, bookseller.
Stuart Curran-Joseph Wittreich Milton Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
3256450
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