A helpe to discourse. Or, A misselany of merriment : Consisting of witty philosophicall, and astronomicall questions and ansvvers. As also, of epigrams, epitaphs, riddles, and iests. Together with The country-mans counsellour, next his yearely oracle or prognostication to consult with. Contayning diuers necessary rules and obseruations, of much vse and consequence being knowne.

London : Printed by G. Eld, for Leonard Becket, and are to be sould at his shop in the Temple, neare the church, 1623.
1 online resource ([12], 312 pages)
Now the fift time published, and much inlarged by the former authors, W.B. and E.P.
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Helpe to discourse
Misselany of merriment.
Countrey-mans counsellor.
Sphinx and Oedipus.
Epigrams -- 17th century.
Often attributed to William Basse, Edward Phillips or Edward Pond; this attribution, however, is doubtful.
I5r is a separate title page, reading: The countrey-mans counsellor. Or necessary addition to his yearely oracle, or prognostication. Calculated by art, as a tutor for their helpe, that otherwise buy more then they vnderstand. ..
L3r is a separate title page, reading: Sphinx and Oedipus. Yet further propounding and dissoluing of riddles. Or, A supplement, or new supply of additions, pertinent to this former misselany, or helpe to discourse.
Identified as STC 1549a on UMI microfilm reel 562.
Reproduction of the original in the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 562:03) s1999 miun s
Cited in:
STC (2nd edition) 1549.5.
Basse, William, -approximately 1653, attributed name.
Phillips, Edward, 1630-1696?, attributed name.
Pond, Edward, -1629, attributed name.
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