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The Resource Lucan's Pharsalia, or, The civil warres of Rome, between Pompey the great, and Julius Caesar : An historical poem being till the death of Julius Caesar, englished by Thomas May, Esquire

Lucan's Pharsalia, or, The civil warres of Rome, between Pompey the great, and Julius Caesar : An historical poem being till the death of Julius Caesar, englished by Thomas May, Esquire

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Lucan's Pharsalia, or, The civil warres of Rome, between Pompey the great, and Julius Caesar : An historical poem being till the death of Julius Caesar
Title
Lucan's Pharsalia, or, The civil warres of Rome, between Pompey the great, and Julius Caesar
Title remainder
An historical poem being till the death of Julius Caesar
Statement of responsibility
englished by Thomas May, Esquire
Title variation
  • Lvcan's Pharsalia, or, The civil warres of Rome, between Pompey the great, and Julius Caesar
  • Civil warres of Rome, between Pompey the great, and Julius Caesar
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Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
SNN
Citation location within source
  • R213738
  • L3388
Citation source
  • ESTC
  • Wing (2d ed.)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
39-65
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lucan
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • -1662
  • 1595-1650
  • 1595-1650
  • 1573?-1637
  • 1603-1674
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sheares, William
  • May, Thomas
  • May, Thomas
  • Jonson, Ben
  • Vaughan, John
  • Club Bindery
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pompey
  • Epic poetry, Latin
  • Pharsalus, Battle of, Farsala, Greece, 48 B.C.
  • Rome
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Lucan's Pharsalia, or, The civil warres of Rome, between Pompey the great, and Julius Caesar : An historical poem being till the death of Julius Caesar, englished by Thomas May, Esquire
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Publication
Note
  • With: "A continuation of the subject of Lucans historicall poem, till the death of Julius Caesar. London, printed for William Shears, at the signe of the blew Bible, in Coven-garden [sic], 1657" ([14], 130 p.), by Thomas May, has special title page and separate signatures and paging, and was also issued separately (Wing M1403; ESTC R4767); it includes "The mind of the picture, or frontispiece" (perhaps calling for the engraved plate found in some copies), and Latin verse, "Author lectori." In some copies, this title page is mis-dated "1567" (Wing M1403; ESTC R15692)
  • "To my chosen friend, the learned translator of Lucan, Thomas May, Esquire" (p. [15]) is a poem, signed: "Ben. Ionson"; "Vpon this unaequall'd worke, and the author" (p. [16]) is a poem, signed: "I. Vaughan" (i.e. Sir John Vaughan)
  • Signatures: a8 A-S8 T2 2A8 (A6 blank; -A7,8, =K1?) B-I8 K1
  • The [2] pages preceding the first numbered page are blank
Dimensions
15 cm (8vo)
Extent
[308], [14], 130 p.
Note
  • From the library of Edwin Holden.
  • Bound in red morocco with gilt tooling by the Club Bindery.
Other physical details
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)729375885
  • (OCoLC)ocn729375885
Label
Lucan's Pharsalia, or, The civil warres of Rome, between Pompey the great, and Julius Caesar : An historical poem being till the death of Julius Caesar, englished by Thomas May, Esquire
Publication
Note
  • With: "A continuation of the subject of Lucans historicall poem, till the death of Julius Caesar. London, printed for William Shears, at the signe of the blew Bible, in Coven-garden [sic], 1657" ([14], 130 p.), by Thomas May, has special title page and separate signatures and paging, and was also issued separately (Wing M1403; ESTC R4767); it includes "The mind of the picture, or frontispiece" (perhaps calling for the engraved plate found in some copies), and Latin verse, "Author lectori." In some copies, this title page is mis-dated "1567" (Wing M1403; ESTC R15692)
  • "To my chosen friend, the learned translator of Lucan, Thomas May, Esquire" (p. [15]) is a poem, signed: "Ben. Ionson"; "Vpon this unaequall'd worke, and the author" (p. [16]) is a poem, signed: "I. Vaughan" (i.e. Sir John Vaughan)
  • Signatures: a8 A-S8 T2 2A8 (A6 blank; -A7,8, =K1?) B-I8 K1
  • The [2] pages preceding the first numbered page are blank
Dimensions
15 cm (8vo)
Extent
[308], [14], 130 p.
Note
  • From the library of Edwin Holden.
  • Bound in red morocco with gilt tooling by the Club Bindery.
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)729375885
  • (OCoLC)ocn729375885

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