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By John Evelyn, full title: ‘Publick employment and an active life with all its appanages, such as fame, command, riches, conversation &c preferr’d to solitude: in reply to a late ingenious essay of a contrary title,’ published 15 February 1667.

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Michael Robinson   Link to this

Publick employment and an active life with all its appanages, such as fame, command, riches, conversation, &c. prefer’d to solitude. In reply to a late ingenious essay of a contrary title. By J.E. Esq; S.R.S. [sic]
London : printed by J[ohn]. M[acock]. for H. Herringman at the sign of the Blew Anchor in the lower walk of the New-Exchange, 1667.

8vo., [16], 120 p. ; title page a cancel.
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996) E 3511, Keynes 85.; PL 461.

In the first issue (Wing E3510) the uncanceled title reads: ‘ Publick employment and an active life prefer’d to solitude, and all its appanages, such as fame, command, riches, conversation, &c. In reply to a late ingenious essay of a contrary title. By J.E. Esq; S.R.S.’

Reprinted the same year with minor corrections as:
Publick employment and an active life, with its appanages, such as fame, command, riches, conversation, &c. preferr’d to solitude: in reply to a late ingenious essay of a contrary title. By J.E. esq; S.R.S.
London : printed by J[ohn]. M[acock]. for H. Herringman at the sign of the Blew Anchor in the lower walk of the New-Exchange, 1667.
Physical descr. [16], 120 p. ; 8⁰. Wing (CD-ROM, 1996) E 3512, Keynes 87.

The work was an answer to:
Mackenzie, George, Sir, 1636-1691.
A moral essay, preferring solitude to publick employment, and all it’s appanages; such as fame, command, riches, pleasures, conversation, &c.
Edinburh [sic] : printed for Robert Brown, and are to be sold at his shop, at the sign of the Sun, on the north-side of the street, over against the Cross, 1665.
8vo., 8, 112 p. Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), M171

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