The Resource Miscellaneous poems ... to which are added his life and notes by the editor / by John Byrom, M. A., F. R. S., sometime fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and inventor of the universal English shorthand

Miscellaneous poems ... to which are added his life and notes by the editor / by John Byrom, M. A., F. R. S., sometime fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and inventor of the universal English shorthand

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Miscellaneous poems ... to which are added his life and notes by the editor / by John Byrom, M. A., F. R. S., sometime fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and inventor of the universal English shorthand
Title
Miscellaneous poems ... to which are added his life and notes by the editor / by John Byrom, M. A., F. R. S., sometime fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and inventor of the universal English shorthand
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Contributor
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
COO
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1692-1763
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Byrom, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1730-1796
  • 1842-1928
  • 1785-1861
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  • Cummings, J
  • Robertson, James
  • Kaye
  • Hartley
  • Turner
  • Blackburn, W. H
  • Stanfield
  • Nicholson, John
  • Sugden
  • Topham
  • Rasbotham, D
  • Nutter, Charles S.
  • Nichols, James
  • Baynes, W.
  • Cradock and Joy
  • Gale, Curtis, and Fenner
  • Wilson and Sons
  • J. and J. Robertson
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  • English poetry
  • Religious poetry
  • Christian poetry
  • Laudatory poetry
  • Verse satire
Label
Miscellaneous poems ... to which are added his life and notes by the editor / by John Byrom, M. A., F. R. S., sometime fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and inventor of the universal English shorthand
Link
https://archive.org/details/miscpoems00byroiala
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : Vol. I : a-b6 B-I8 K4 L-O8 P4 S8 S6 (-S3) ; Vol. II : [A]2 B8 C4 D-K8 L2 xK6 M-P8 Q4 ; wove paper
  • Contains : Vol I : ca. 64 poems, plus "Miscellaneous pieces (ca. 24 short poems and an epitaph) ; Vol. II : ca. 94 poems ; each poem in both volumes headed with line of swelled or Oxford rule ; many with footnotes
  • Preface : "... A deference is due to the public ... [to] assure them, that the poems here presented are the genuine production of Mr. Byrom .... The reader may be suprized [sic] to perhaps find in these volumes so many learned and critical questions discussed in verse ... he always found [poetry] the easiest way of expressing his sentiments on all occasions"--p. [iii]-iv
  • Advertisement to the edition--p. [v]-vi
  • "The life of John Byrom, M. A., F. R. S."--p. [vii]-xxiv
  • Includes indexes : "Contents to volume first"--p. [xxv] ; "Contents of the second volume"--p. [iii]-iv : both include poem titles and page numbers
  • "Entered at Stationer's Hall"--p. [ii], [ii]
  • Portrait of Byrom with footer : "John Byrom, M. A. , F. R. S. 'Ha!' Quoth I to his face, `My old friend, are you there?' and methought the face smild. Vol. first. Page 237." ; "Engraved by Topham from an original sketch by D. Rasbotham, Esq. In the possession of Charles White, Esq. Leeds : Pub'd 15th Dec. 1814 by James Nichols."
  • Printer's colophons : "James Nichols, printer, 36, Briggate, Leeds" p.--246 (v. I), 224 (v. II)
  • Brown, calfskin binding ; covers stamped with ornamental, arabesque frame as well as frame of three sets of gold straight rule with fleurons at each corner ; spine bears five pair horizontal straight rule and leather lettering piece with title : "Byrom's poems" in gold ; marbled fore-edges and endpapers ; poems and sections of text headed and/or separated by lines of Oxford and/or straight rule
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
2 v. (xxvi, 246, iv, 224 p.)
Note
  • Inscriptions : "It cannot be denied that he was an uncommon genius, a man of the finest and strongest understanding. And yet very few of his countrymen and contemporaries have so much as heard of his name. `Wesley's works" Vol. 7th. Page 569"--inscribed on paper then pasted onto pastedown. ; Excerpt from T. Jackson's, "Life of Charles Wesley" with reference to Byrom and Ainsworth, among others--handwritten on sheet of paper pasted to endpapers ; "I do not think there is another copy of this work in the U. S." [signed] P. D. M. ; [in a different hand] "Posibly [sic] not, prior to 1870 or so, when mine came from D. Sedgwick"--in pencil, front endpapers ; "It canot be denied, that he was"--in iron gall ink, front endpapers ; C. S. Nutter's bookplate-- front pastedown.
  • Boards detached ; top third of spine detached and remaining spine nearly so; sewing structure breaking and first signature nearlyt detached with endpapers; acid migration, especially to t.p. from portrait; paper and binding embrittled.
Other physical details
port.
System control number
(OCoLC)6055503
Label
Miscellaneous poems ... to which are added his life and notes by the editor / by John Byrom, M. A., F. R. S., sometime fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and inventor of the universal English shorthand
Link
https://archive.org/details/miscpoems00byroiala
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : Vol. I : a-b6 B-I8 K4 L-O8 P4 S8 S6 (-S3) ; Vol. II : [A]2 B8 C4 D-K8 L2 xK6 M-P8 Q4 ; wove paper
  • Contains : Vol I : ca. 64 poems, plus "Miscellaneous pieces (ca. 24 short poems and an epitaph) ; Vol. II : ca. 94 poems ; each poem in both volumes headed with line of swelled or Oxford rule ; many with footnotes
  • Preface : "... A deference is due to the public ... [to] assure them, that the poems here presented are the genuine production of Mr. Byrom .... The reader may be suprized [sic] to perhaps find in these volumes so many learned and critical questions discussed in verse ... he always found [poetry] the easiest way of expressing his sentiments on all occasions"--p. [iii]-iv
  • Advertisement to the edition--p. [v]-vi
  • "The life of John Byrom, M. A., F. R. S."--p. [vii]-xxiv
  • Includes indexes : "Contents to volume first"--p. [xxv] ; "Contents of the second volume"--p. [iii]-iv : both include poem titles and page numbers
  • "Entered at Stationer's Hall"--p. [ii], [ii]
  • Portrait of Byrom with footer : "John Byrom, M. A. , F. R. S. 'Ha!' Quoth I to his face, `My old friend, are you there?' and methought the face smild. Vol. first. Page 237." ; "Engraved by Topham from an original sketch by D. Rasbotham, Esq. In the possession of Charles White, Esq. Leeds : Pub'd 15th Dec. 1814 by James Nichols."
  • Printer's colophons : "James Nichols, printer, 36, Briggate, Leeds" p.--246 (v. I), 224 (v. II)
  • Brown, calfskin binding ; covers stamped with ornamental, arabesque frame as well as frame of three sets of gold straight rule with fleurons at each corner ; spine bears five pair horizontal straight rule and leather lettering piece with title : "Byrom's poems" in gold ; marbled fore-edges and endpapers ; poems and sections of text headed and/or separated by lines of Oxford and/or straight rule
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
2 v. (xxvi, 246, iv, 224 p.)
Note
  • Inscriptions : "It cannot be denied that he was an uncommon genius, a man of the finest and strongest understanding. And yet very few of his countrymen and contemporaries have so much as heard of his name. `Wesley's works" Vol. 7th. Page 569"--inscribed on paper then pasted onto pastedown. ; Excerpt from T. Jackson's, "Life of Charles Wesley" with reference to Byrom and Ainsworth, among others--handwritten on sheet of paper pasted to endpapers ; "I do not think there is another copy of this work in the U. S." [signed] P. D. M. ; [in a different hand] "Posibly [sic] not, prior to 1870 or so, when mine came from D. Sedgwick"--in pencil, front endpapers ; "It canot be denied, that he was"--in iron gall ink, front endpapers ; C. S. Nutter's bookplate-- front pastedown.
  • Boards detached ; top third of spine detached and remaining spine nearly so; sewing structure breaking and first signature nearlyt detached with endpapers; acid migration, especially to t.p. from portrait; paper and binding embrittled.
Other physical details
port.
System control number
(OCoLC)6055503

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