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Philips, Katherine, 1631-1664.

Poems by the most deservedly admired Mrs. Katherine Philips the matchless Orinda. To which is added Monsieur Corneille’s Pompey & Horace, tragedies. With several other translations out of French.
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.

fo., [36], 198, [8], 112, [2] p. : port.
In verse. The words "Pompey & Horace," are gathered by a right brace on title page. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author (pi1v) signed: Guil-Faithorne fe.

On leaf g2v: Imprimatur Aug. 20. 1667. Roger L’Estrange. Divisional title page on leaf 2[X]1r: Translations. By K. Philips. "Pompey. A tragedy" has separate pagination and dated title page; register is continuous. It contains added lyrics by Mrs. Philips.
"Horace. A tragedy. Translated from Monsieur Corneille" has separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous. Last leaf is blank.
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), P2033

The 'Poems' issued previously:

Poems. By the incomparable, Mrs. K.P.
London : printed by J[ohn]. G[rismond]. for Rich. Marriott, at his shop under S. Dunstans Church in Fleet-street, 1664.

8vo., [16], 236, [4], 237-242 p. ;
Imprimatur (A1v): Imprimatur. Nov. 25. 1663. Roger L’Estrange. Errata leaf and blank leaf follow p. 236 (presumably printed as Q7,8 and bound as printed).
Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), P2032

No copy of any verse or translation by Katherine Philips in the Pepysian Library.

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