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PHILLIPS, Edward (1630--1696?)
Theatrum poetarum, or a compleat collection of the poets, especially the most eminent, of all ages. The antients distinguish't from the moderns in their several alphabets. With some observations and reflections upon many of them, particularly those of our own nation. Together with a prefatory discourse of the poets and poetry in generall. By Edward Phillips.
London: printed for Charles Smith, 1675.
[36], 192, 261, [3] p. ; 14.8 cm. (12º)

In two parts: 'Eminent Poets Among the Moderns' begins new pagination on 2A1r. Leaves 2*11 and 2*12 (included in the above collation) are blank. Title-page without border; a variant is a cancel with a double-rule border. Leaf C12 is a cancel having page number '74' for 47 and running title 'Antient Poets' for 'Ancient Poets'. Wing P2075; ESTC r18539.

Copy Notes Without the blank leaves 2*11 and 2*12 at the end of the prelims. Inscribed in ink on title-page with monogram HM.

Binding C19th calf, gilt triple-ruled borders, gilt-tooled spine, black leather spine-label, marbled edges matching the endpapers.

Reference Number 1089


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