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Title The muses library; or, a series of English poetry : containing, the lives and characters of all the known writers; the Names of their Patrons; Complete Episodes, by way of Specimen of the larger Pieces, very near the intire Works of some, and large Quotations from others. Being a general collection of almost all the old valuable poetry extant, now so industriously enquir'd after, tho' rarely to be found, but in the Studies of the Curious, and affording Entertainment on all Subjects, Philosophical, Historical, Moral, Satyrical, Allegorical, Critical, Heroick, Pastoral, Gallant, Courtly, and Sublime, by Langland, Gower, Chaucer, Lidgate, Occleve, Harding, Barclay, Fabian, Skelton, Howard Earl of Surrey, Sir T. Wyat, Dr. Bourd, Sackville Earl of Dorset, Churchyard, Higgens, Warner, Gascoign, Turbeville, Nash, Sir Philip Sidney, Grevill L. Brook, Spencer, Sir John Harrington, Chalkhill, Fairfax, Sir John Davis, Sir W. Raleigh, Sir Edw. Dyer, Daniel, &c.

Published London : printed for James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass, overagainst St. Magnus Church, London-Bridge, MDCCXLI. [1741]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 2 unnumbered pages,xvi,400 pages ; 8⁰
Notes Editor's dedication signed: E. Cooper, i.e. Elizabeth Cooper, who was assisted by William Oldys.
No more published.
A reissue of the 1737 edition, with an initial advertisement leaf, a cancel titlepage and with the final leaf reset; p. 400 ends: "Finis".
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Subject English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700.
Poets, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.