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COLLIER, JEREMY - Defence of the Short View of the Profaneness... Of the English Stage

Title: Defence of the Short View of the Profaneness... Of the English Stage
Description: 1699. COLLIER, Jeremy. A DEFENCE OF THE SHORT VIEW OF THE PROFANENESS AND IMMORALITY OF THE ENGLISH STAGE, &c. Being a Repy to Mr. Congreve's Amendments, &c. And to the Vindication of the Author of the Relapse. London: Printed for S. Keble .. R. Sare .. and H. Hindmarsh, 1699. [4],1-139,[140 (advt.)] pp. [ ]4,B-I8,K6 E3 misnumbered E5 K4 chipping along bottom edge in margin, no loss of text Arnott & Robinson 291: Sometimes said to have been published in 1698; advertised 8-10 Nov. 1698 (Hooker 19). Wing C5248. Bound with: [COLLIER, Jeremy. A SECOND DEFENCE OF THE SHORT VIEW OF THE PROPHANENESS AND IMMORALITY OF THE ENGLISH STAGE, &C. BEING A REPLY TO A BOOK, ENTITULED, THE ANCIENT AND MODERN STAGES SURVEYED, &C. London: S. Keble .. R. Sare.. and G. Strahan, 1700.] 142 pp. B-I8,K7 This lacks the title-page, with the errata list on the verso, and the preface ("To the Reader"), but the main text is complete, beginning on p. 1 and ending on p.142. Some copies have a leaf with one page of publisher's advertisements preceding the t.p. Arnott & Robinson 293: The preface [note: missing in our copy] is dated 26 Nov. 1699; advertised 8-10 Feb. 1700 (Hooker27). Wing C5262 A FARTHER VINDICATION OF THE SHORT VIEW OF THE PROFANESS AND IMMORALITY OF THE ENGLISH STAGE, IN WHICH THE OBJECTIONS OF A LATE BOOK ENTITULED, A DEFENCE OF PLAYS, ARE CONSIDER'D. London: Printed for R. Sare .. and G. Strahan .. 1708. [1-2] 46 pp. A-B8,C7 This copy lacks the final leaf, being 2 pp of advertisements; otherwise the text is complete. Arnott & Robinson 297. .

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