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Blackmore, Richard, Sir, 1654–1729
Essays upon several subjects / by Sir Richard Blackmore.
London : Printed for E. Curll and J. Pemberton, 1716.
Physical Description:
lvii, 448 p. ; 20 cm.
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PR3318.B5 E8
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Each essay has a separate half title.
Errors in pagination: pages x, 431 and 447 misnumbered xii, 231 and 247 respectively.
In the second edition, 1717, a second volume of essays was added.
English short title catalogue, T074855
BAC: British Art Center with presentation inscription from the author to Elis Ward.
Subject Terms:
Blackmore, Richard, Sir, 1654-1729 -- Pres. insc. to Elis Ward.
Curll, E. -- Publisher.
Epic poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Immortality -- Early works to 1800.
Pemberton, J. -- Publisher.
Ward, Elis -- Pres. insc. from Sir Richard Blackmore.

  • An essay on the nature and constitution of epick-poetry
  • An essay upon wit
  • An essay upon false vertue
  • An essay upon the immortality of the soul
  • An essay upon the laws of nature
  • An essay upon the origin of civil power.

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