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The Resource 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, and other eminent hands ; publish'd by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D. ; adorn'd with sculptures

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, and other eminent hands ; publish'd by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D. ; adorn'd with sculptures

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Ovid's Metamorphoses, in fifteen books
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Ovid's Metamorphoses, in fifteen books
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translated by Mr. Dryden, Mr. Addison. Dr. Garth, Mr. Mainwaring, Mr. Congreve, Mr. Rowe, Mr. Pope, Mr. Gay, Mr. Eusden, Mr. Croxall, and other eminent hands ; publish'd by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D. ; adorn'd with sculptures
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  • Ovid's Metamorphoses
  • Metamorphoses, in fifteen books
Title variation remainder
in fifteen books
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Also available online via Eighteenth Century Collections Online (v. 1, British Library copy) and Google Books (v. 2).
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CRU
Citation location within source
  • T99262
  • entry 298(c)
Citation source
  • English Short Title Catalog
  • Case, A.E. Bibliography of English poetical miscellanies, 1521-1750
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  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • coats of arms
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA6522
LC item number
.M4 1727
Literary form
poetry
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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, and other eminent hands ; publish'd by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D. ; adorn'd with sculptures
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  • Added illustrated engraved title page in v. 1, with title: Ovid's Metamorphoses / translated by the m[ost] eminent hands
  • On title page of v. 1, translators' names are printed in two columns, with an accolade to right of first column and to left of second column
  • Title page of v. 2 reads: Ovid's Metamorphoses, in fifteen books. Translated by the most eminent hands. Adorn'd with sculptures. Volume the second. The third edition
  • Translated by Joseph Addison, A.S. Catcott, William Congreve, Samuel Croxall, John Dryden, Laurence Eusden, Samuel Garth, John Gay, Stephen Harvey, Arthur Maynwaring, John Ozell, Alexander Pope, Nicholas Rowe, Temple Stanyan, William Stonestreet, Nahum Tate, Edward Vernon and Leonard Welsted
  • Original edition published: London : Printed for Jacob Tonson at Shakespear's-Head over-against Katharine-Street in the Strand, MDCCXVII [1717]
  • Signatures: v. 1. A-N12; v. 2. A6 B-Q12
  • Contains 18 full-page engravings with etching, reduced unsigned copies of those in the original 1717 folio edition; here included in paging and signing. They comprise added engraved title page; portrait of the dedicatee, the Princess of Wales (original engraved by George Vertue after Godfrey Kneller); full-page illustration to each of the 15 books; and an additional illustration (Vertumnus and Pomona) to Book 14 (originals engraved by Louis Du Guernier (3), Michael van der Gucht (2), Elisha Kirkall (6), R. Smith (2) and Matthys Pool (1), with 2 unsigned). Each of the latter is dedicated to a noblewoman or other woman of society, with her coat of arms in the lower margin, respectively: Dutchess of Kingston; Dutchess of Roxburghe; Dutchess of Newcastle; Countess of Hartford; Countess of Warwick; Princess Anne; Lady Cowper; Dutchess of Rutland; Countess of Lincoln; Viscountess Scudamore; Viscountess Townshend; Mrs. Walpole (wife of Robert Walpole, afterwards Earl of Orford); Mrs. Margaret Pelham (daughter of Baron Pelham of Laughton); Countess of Burlington; Lady Juliana Boyle; Dutchess of St. Albans
  • Woodcut head- and tailpieces and ornamental initials
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Volume the first. Book I / translated by Mr. John Dryden ; Book II / translated by Mr. Addison ; Book III / translated by Mr. Addison ; Book IV ; Book V / translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq. ; Book VI / translated by Mr. Croxall -- Volume the second. Book VII / translated by Mr. Tate and Mr. Stonestreet ; Book VIII / translated by Mr. Dryden and others ; Book IX / translated by Mr. Dryden and others ; Book X / translated by Mr. Dryden, Mr. Congreve, and others ; Book XI / translated by Mr. Dryden and others ; Book XII / translated by Mr. Dryden ; Book XIII / translated by Mr. Dryden and others ; Book XIV / translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D. ; Book XV / translated by Mr. Dryden and other[s]
Dimensions
17 cm (12mo)
Edition
The third edition.
Extent
2 volumes ([16], lii, [4], 239, [1]; [12], 359, [1] pages)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Clark Library copy: bound in old calf.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: bound in one volume; boards detached, spine split, otherwise complete. Bound in contemporary calf; double gilt fillet; gold-stamped spine title, now illegible due to spine damage. Large engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown of the Bridgewater Library, with motto "Sic donec," designed in 1898 by Charles William Sherborn; paper shelf-mark label in upper left corner, with shelf-mark in pen. The Bridgewater family library of the Egerton Earls of Bridgewater was purchased by Henry Huntington in 1927 from Francis Charles Granville Egerton, 3rd Earl of Ellesmere (1847-1914). Removed from Special Collections Backlog of Uncataloged Books (Collection 600) for separate cataloging, August 2018.
  • Clark copy: Bound in old calf.
Other physical details
18 illustrations (including 1 portrait), coats of arms
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05350972
  • ucoclc5350972
Label
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, and other eminent hands ; publish'd by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D. ; adorn'd with sculptures
Publication
Note
  • Added illustrated engraved title page in v. 1, with title: Ovid's Metamorphoses / translated by the m[ost] eminent hands
  • On title page of v. 1, translators' names are printed in two columns, with an accolade to right of first column and to left of second column
  • Title page of v. 2 reads: Ovid's Metamorphoses, in fifteen books. Translated by the most eminent hands. Adorn'd with sculptures. Volume the second. The third edition
  • Translated by Joseph Addison, A.S. Catcott, William Congreve, Samuel Croxall, John Dryden, Laurence Eusden, Samuel Garth, John Gay, Stephen Harvey, Arthur Maynwaring, John Ozell, Alexander Pope, Nicholas Rowe, Temple Stanyan, William Stonestreet, Nahum Tate, Edward Vernon and Leonard Welsted
  • Original edition published: London : Printed for Jacob Tonson at Shakespear's-Head over-against Katharine-Street in the Strand, MDCCXVII [1717]
  • Signatures: v. 1. A-N12; v. 2. A6 B-Q12
  • Contains 18 full-page engravings with etching, reduced unsigned copies of those in the original 1717 folio edition; here included in paging and signing. They comprise added engraved title page; portrait of the dedicatee, the Princess of Wales (original engraved by George Vertue after Godfrey Kneller); full-page illustration to each of the 15 books; and an additional illustration (Vertumnus and Pomona) to Book 14 (originals engraved by Louis Du Guernier (3), Michael van der Gucht (2), Elisha Kirkall (6), R. Smith (2) and Matthys Pool (1), with 2 unsigned). Each of the latter is dedicated to a noblewoman or other woman of society, with her coat of arms in the lower margin, respectively: Dutchess of Kingston; Dutchess of Roxburghe; Dutchess of Newcastle; Countess of Hartford; Countess of Warwick; Princess Anne; Lady Cowper; Dutchess of Rutland; Countess of Lincoln; Viscountess Scudamore; Viscountess Townshend; Mrs. Walpole (wife of Robert Walpole, afterwards Earl of Orford); Mrs. Margaret Pelham (daughter of Baron Pelham of Laughton); Countess of Burlington; Lady Juliana Boyle; Dutchess of St. Albans
  • Woodcut head- and tailpieces and ornamental initials
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Volume the first. Book I / translated by Mr. John Dryden ; Book II / translated by Mr. Addison ; Book III / translated by Mr. Addison ; Book IV ; Book V / translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq. ; Book VI / translated by Mr. Croxall -- Volume the second. Book VII / translated by Mr. Tate and Mr. Stonestreet ; Book VIII / translated by Mr. Dryden and others ; Book IX / translated by Mr. Dryden and others ; Book X / translated by Mr. Dryden, Mr. Congreve, and others ; Book XI / translated by Mr. Dryden and others ; Book XII / translated by Mr. Dryden ; Book XIII / translated by Mr. Dryden and others ; Book XIV / translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D. ; Book XV / translated by Mr. Dryden and other[s]
Dimensions
17 cm (12mo)
Edition
The third edition.
Extent
2 volumes ([16], lii, [4], 239, [1]; [12], 359, [1] pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Clark Library copy: bound in old calf.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: bound in one volume; boards detached, spine split, otherwise complete. Bound in contemporary calf; double gilt fillet; gold-stamped spine title, now illegible due to spine damage. Large engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown of the Bridgewater Library, with motto "Sic donec," designed in 1898 by Charles William Sherborn; paper shelf-mark label in upper left corner, with shelf-mark in pen. The Bridgewater family library of the Egerton Earls of Bridgewater was purchased by Henry Huntington in 1927 from Francis Charles Granville Egerton, 3rd Earl of Ellesmere (1847-1914). Removed from Special Collections Backlog of Uncataloged Books (Collection 600) for separate cataloging, August 2018.
  • Clark copy: Bound in old calf.
Other physical details
18 illustrations (including 1 portrait), coats of arms
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05350972
  • ucoclc5350972

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