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1Title:  The surviving works of Anne Wharton   
 Alt. Title:  Works. 1997   
 Creator:  Wharton, Anne, 1632?-1685 | Greer, Germaine, 1939- | Hastings, S. 
 Publication:  Stump Cross Books, Stump Cross, Essex, 1997. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-372) and index. 
 Extent:  x, 374 p. : 1 port. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- 17th century

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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2Title:  The revengeful mistress: being an amorous adventure of an English gentleman in Spain : in which are also contain'd three other novels, viz. : The wrong'd innocence clear'd, The generous imposter, and The unfortunate collonel   
 Creator:  Ayres, Philip, 1638-1712 | Gucht, Michael van der, 1660-1725 | Belon, P. (Peter) | Bentley, Richard, -1697 | Wellington, Richard, -1715 
 Publication:  Printed for R. Bentley in Covent-Garden, and R. Wellington, at the Lute in St. Paul's Church-Yard, London, 1696. 
 Notes:  Advertisements on [2] p. at end. Engraved frontispiece signed: M. Vander Gucht Scul. Printed for R. Boulding [1687?] Reproduction of original in: Yale University. Library. 
 Extent:  1 online resource ([14], 198, [2] p.) 
 Subjects:  English literature -- 17th century | Electronic books

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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3Title:  [The histories and novels of Mrs. A. Behn]   
 Alt. Title:  Selections. 1697   
 Creator:  Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 
 Publication:  Printed by W. Onley, for S. Briscoe, London, 1697] 
 Notes:  Title and edition statement suggested by Wing. Author and imprint from special t.p. of The fair jilt. All except Oroonoko or, The history of the royal slave have special title pages; all have separate pagination. Signatures: A-V⁸; A-B⁸; B-H⁴. Imperfect: lacking general t.p.; tightly bound with some loss of text. Reproduction of original in British Library. Reproduction of original in the British Library. 
 Extent:  1 online resource (1 v. (various paginations).) 
 Subjects:  English literature -- 17th century | Electronic books

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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4Title:  Circe and Ulysses: the Inner Temple masque presented by the gentlemen there January 13, 1614   
 Creator:  Browne, William, 1590-approximately 1645 | Sandford, Christopher | Golden Cockerel Press | Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) | English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Golden Cockerel Press, London], 1954. 
 Notes:  Publication location from colophon. Colophon: The Edition is limited to 300 copies printed for subscribers in Poliphilus type on hand-made paper, by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, London. Numbers 1-100 are specially bound and contain four extra engravings. 
 Extent:  61, [3], [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  English drama -- 17th century | English literature -- 17th century | CHR 1954

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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5Title:  Complete works of Shakespeare   
 Alt. Title:  Works. 1903   
 Creator:  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812 | Steevens, George, 1736-1800 | Gilbert, John, 1817-1897 | Dodge, William de Leftwich, 1867-1935 | Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834 | Joynes, Daniel Carroll, 1950- 
 Notes:  Title page printed in red and black. "With eight pictures in color by W. de Leftwich Dodge, thirty-two drawings in wood by Sir John Gilbert, R.A." "Sketch of the life of Shakespeare by Alexander Chalmers"--Volume 1, pages v-xvi. 
 Extent:  8 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm 
 Subjects:  English literature -- 16th century | English literature -- 17th century

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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6Title:  Hudibras   
 Creator:  Butler, Samuel, 1612-1680 | Nash, T. (Treadway Russell), 1725-1811 | Gimbrede, Joseph Napoleon, 1820- 
 Notes:  Plates engraved by J.N. Gimbrede. "Autograph of Samuel Butler": page [8]. Includes bibliographical references and index. "On Samuel Butler, Esq., author of Hudibras.": pages [9]-31. 
 Extent:  498 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- 17th century | Satire, English | Butler, Samuel, -- 1612-1680

 
Collection:  Science History Institute 
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7Title:  Familiar epistles, [late 17th century]   
 Creator:   
 Notes:  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, of a collection of clandestine satirical verse associated with the poetical quarrel between Robert Wolseley (1649-97) and the younger brother of Thomas Wharton. Binding: stitched. 
 Extent:  1 20 x 16 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- 17th century | English poetry -- 17th century

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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8Title:  [Poems], [early 17th century]   
 Creator:  Donne, John, 1572-1631 
 Notes:  Contemporary MS collection of Donne's poems, songs, satires, paradoxes, etc. Contents include about 100 Songs and Elegies, 2 Divine Poems, 5 Satires, 15 Problemes and 9 Paradoxes. Most are initialled "J:D: ffinis." With a few poems of doubtful attribution. 
 Extent:  75 17 x 11 cm. 
 Subjects:  Donne, John, -- 1572-1631 | English literature -- 17th century | English poetry -- 17th century

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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9Title:  Notes on Shakespeare   
 Creator:  Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943 
 Publication:  Philadelphia, Pa, 1939. 
 Extent:  p. 573-579. ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 | English literature -- 16th century | English literature -- 17th century

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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10Title:  Her own life: autobiographical writings by seventeenth century Englishwomen   
 Creator:  Graham, Elspeth, 1953- 
 Publication:  Routledge, London, New York, 1989. 
 Notes:  Includes index. Bibliography: p. 225-235. 
 Extent:  v, 250 p. ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- 17th century | English literature -- Women authors | Autobiography -- Women authors | Women -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Sources

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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11Title:  The memory arts in Renaissance England: a critical anthology   
 Creator:  Engel, William E., 1957- | Loughnane, Rory | Williams, Grant, 1965- 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xviii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  English literature -- 16th century | English literature -- 17th century | Memory in literature | Renaissance -- England

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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12Title:  Contentation, directed to my Dr Father & most worthy friend Mr Isack Walton, [17th century]   
 Creator:  Cotton, Charles, 1630-1687 
 Notes:  Manuscript on paper, in two different hands, of a 32-stanza poem on the dangers of excessive ambition and the pleasures of moderate living. The title and first verse of this manuscript have been identified as Cotton's hand. Accompanied by a photocopy of the dealer's description and an article about the manuscript. 
 Extent:  1 29 x 16 cm. 
 Subjects:  Cotton, Charles, -- 1630-1687 | Walton, Izaak, -- 1593-1683 | English literature -- 17th century | English poetry -- 17th century

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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13Title:  Davids harp tuned unto teares as well in himselfe as in his children, [ca. 1600]   
 Creator:  Speed, John, 1552?-1629 
 Notes:  Manuscript on paper, in single secretary hand, of a two-part verse account of the Biblical history of David and his descendants. The first part includes an "Introduction" spanning Biblical history from Adam to David's rise to power and several poems describing David's adultery with Bathsheba. The second part comprises poems describing the sins and rebellions of his children Amnon, Tamar, Absolom, and Adonijah. Front flyleaf inscription: "J. S. Davies." Inscribed on the verso of the leaf following the title-page: Liber Joannis Speed ex dono Charissimi patris, April: 19. 1628. Binding: full calf. 
 Extent:  1 21 x 14 cm. 
 Subjects:  Speed, John, -- 1552?-1629 | English literature -- 17th century | English poetry -- 17th century | Religious literature, English

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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14Title:  The drunkards prospective or his burning glasse, [17th century]   
 Creator:  Rigby, Joseph, d. 1671 
 Notes:  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, of this satirical and admonitory poem against drunkards and drunkenness. Printed in 1655 (wing R 1473). Inscription on front flyleaf: "Mr. George Birkett Booke 1677." Laid in: scrap of paper with several short poems signed "John Mackereth, 2 Feb. 1778." Binding: parchment. 
 Extent:  1 16 x 10 cm. 
 Subjects:  Rigby, Joseph, -- d. 1671 | English literature -- 17th century | English poetry -- 17th century | Verse satire, English | Birkett, George Autograph

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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15Title:  The captive lady: a tragi-comedy, [early 17th century]   
 Creator:   
 Notes:  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, of a tragicomedy in 5 acts, which follows several romantic plotlines concerning jealousy, and takes place in part in Sicily and on the sea. May be incomplete: last lines are cut off of last 7 pages. Pen trials on last page, including the name "Elizabeda." Previously part of Phillipps MS 13964. 
 Extent:  1 30 x 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Drama -- 17th century | English drama -- 17th century | English literature -- 17th century | Tragicomedy | Sicily (Italy) -- In literature

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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16Title:  The faithfull genius: a tragi-comedy, [17th century]   
 Creator:   
 Notes:  Manuscript on paper, with extensive corrections and annotations, of a five-act tragicomedy, featuring a convoluted marriage plot concerning a faithful genius. Mostly in blank verse, some parts rhymed couplets. Includes a conversation on what it means to be a "blackamoor" (f. 22r-v). Laid in: another version of Act 1, Sc. 5. On title page: "Habent sua fata libelli. I. G." 
 Extent:  1 20 x 16 cm. 
 Subjects:  Drama | English drama -- 17th century | English literature -- 17th century | English poetry -- 17th century | Tragicomedy

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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17Title:  Self-consuming artifacts: the experience of seventeenth-century literature   
 Creator:  Fish, Stanley Eugene. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  University of California Press, Berkeley, [c1972]. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  xiv, 432 p. 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Literature, Modern -- 17th century -- History and criticism | English literature -- 17th century | English literature -- History and criticism | Literary style

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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18Title:  The pictorial edition of the works of Shakspere   
 Alt. Title:  Works. 1867   
 Creator:  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Knight, Charles, 1791-1873 | Greenaway, D. | Joynes, Daniel Carroll, 1950- | George Routledge and Sons 
 Notes:  Originally issued in 32 monthly parts, with individual printed paper wrappers. Uniform with Charles Knight's biography of Shakespeare, published 1867. Includes indexes. 
 Extent:  7 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm 
 Subjects:  English literature -- 16th century | English literature -- 17th century | English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 | English literature | English drama Early modern and Elizabethan

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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19Title:  Funerall teares and consolations, [ca. 1650]   
 Creator:  Codrington, Robert, d. 1665 
 Notes:  Manuscript on paper, in an Italic hand, of two elegiac poems titled "Funerall teares and consolations" and "Lachrymae funebres" mourning the death of Winifred Fitzwilliam (d. 1635), and dedicated to her father, Baron William Fitzwilliam of Liffer County, Donegal. Prefaced by a rhyming epitaph. The paper on p. 44 is dyed black and written upon with silver ink. Binding: full sheep; remnants of gold-tooled decoration. 
 Extent:  1 21 x 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Codrington, Robert, -- d. 1665 | English literature -- 17th century | English poetry -- 17th century | Devotional literature, English | Funeral rites and ceremonies | Elegies

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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20Title:  Phyllis, 1685   
 Creator:  Drummond, Henry. 
 Notes:  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, of the poem "Phyllis," in two books: the 192-stanza "Title First of Age and Life" and the 185-stanza "Title Second of Vertue and Fortune." Prefaced by a dedication to "Phyllis" and interspersed with several shorter Latin poems titled "Ad Authorem," "Quare scribat," "Poematii huius occasio," "Haec vita Reprobata," and "Vita futura Invocata." Inscription on inside of front cover: W. Fettes Douglas. Front bookplate: "Melville" and the phrase "Quod Potui Perfeci." Front flyleaf inscription: "By Henry Drummond of Balloch. Ex libris E. Gordon Duff, 1913." Binding: marbled boards. 
 Extent:  1 16 x 11 cm. 
 Subjects:  Drummond, Henry | English literature -- 17th century | English poetry -- 17th century | English poetry -- Scottish authors | Douglas, William Fettes, Sir, Autograph | Duff, E. Gordon (Edward Gordon), Autograph

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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