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Several poems compiled with great variety of wit and learning, full of delight : wherein especially is contained a compleat discourse, and description of the four elements constitutions, ages of man, seasons of the year. : Together with an exact epitome of the three first monarchyes viz. the Assyrian, Persian, Grecian. And beginning of the Romane Common-Wealth to the end of their last king: : with diverse other pleasant & serious poems, / by a gentlewoman in New-England.

Several poems compiled with great variety of wit and learning, full of delight : wherein especially is contained a compleat discourse, and description of the four elements constitutions, ages of man, seasons of the year. : Together with an exact epitome of the three first monarchyes viz. the Assyrian, Persian, Grecian. And beginning of the Romane Common-Wealth to the end of their last king: : with diverse other pleasant & serious poems, / by a gentlewoman in New-England.

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Tenth muse lately sprung up in America
Creator: Bradstreet, Anne, 1612?-1672
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Date: 1678.
Publisher: Printed by John Foster,
Edition: The second edition, corrected by the author, and enlarged by an addition of several other poems found amongst her papers after her death.
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BEIN Za B729 650b Copy 1: Variant with p. 214, 218 numbered at top right; p. 222-3 misnumbered 223-2, 243 misnumb. 234, 128 numb. on R, 160 misnumbered 166, 161 numb. on L. Imperfect: P. [1]-[2], blank?, wanting; p. [3]-[6] mutilated; p. [2]-[3] at end badly mutilated. Autographs: Anna Paige (Anne Bradstreet's niece); [A?]nn Wade; Hannah Pecks book, 1770. Original binding, probably by John Radcliff.
Signatures: a⁸ A-Q⁸ (Q8 + chi1).
In verse.
First edition printed at London in 1650, with title: The tenth muse lately sprung up in America.
The words "elements ... of the year." and "Assyrian, ... Grecian." are each bracketed together on title page.
Errata on p. [2] at end.
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[16], 255, [3] p. ; 15 cm. (8vo)
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Copy 1
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