1893 text

The collected edition of Denham’s poems is dated 1668. The verses referred to are inscribed “To Sir John Mennis being invited from Calice to Bologne to eat a pig,” and two of the lines run

Little Admiral John To Bologne is gone.

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Denham, John, Sir. Poems and Translations, With The Sophy.

Written by the Honourable Sir John Denham Knight of the Bath.

London: Printed [by John Macock] for H. Herringman at the sign of the Blew-Anchor in the Lower-walk of the New-Exchange, 1668.

References: Wing D1005 / Pforzheimer 285 / Grolier II 263 / ESTC R4710
Textual Notes: 8°. Pages: [10], 186, [6], 44, 43-97, [1] p.

Notes: Printer's name from ESTC and Pforzheimer Catalogue. "The Destruction of Troy, An Essay upon the Second Book of Virgil's Aeneis" has a separate title page with imprint "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"; pagination and register are continuous. "The Sophy. As It Was Acted at the Private House in Black Friars by His Majesties Servants" has separate title page (2A1r) with imprint "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"; it begins new pagination on 2A3r. Leaves F2,3 and I6 are cancels. Leaf N6 is blank. Variant: N6 bears errata to both parts. http://ett.arts.uwo.ca/poemindx/site/frstlns/fr...

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