Musarum Deliciae. Volumes I and II.

By Sir John Mennis & Dr James Smith

Printed: 1817 Circa

Publisher: John Camden Hotten

Dimensions 12 × 18 × 3.5 cm

Language: English

Size (cminches): 12 x 18 x 3.5

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Tan calf spine with maroon and black title plates, raised banding and gilt lettering. Maroon cloth boards.

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This book is compilation of the earlier 1656 & 1658 works based upon a 1640 work.

Facetiae : Musarum deliciæ: or, The muses recreation. Conteining severall pieces of poetique wit. By Sr. J.M. and Ja: S. 1656. And Wit restor’d, in severall select poems, not formerly publish’t. 1658. Also Wits recreations, selected from the finest fancies of moderne muses. With a thousand out-landish proverbs. Printed from edition 1640, with all the wood engravings, and improvements of subsequent editions. To which are now added memoirs of Sir John Mennis and Dr. James Smith. With a preface. In two volumes. Published: (1817)

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