Title
Wit and Mirth : or Pills to purge Melancholy; being a collection of the best merry ballads and songs, old and new [...] The fourth edition. To which is added all Mr. D'Ursey's songs [...] [- Vol. I-II] ; Songs compleat, pleasant and divertive; set to musick by Dr. John Blow, Mr. Henry Purcell, and other excellent masters of the town [...] Vol. III [- V] ; Wit and mirth [...] The sixth and last vol. [...]
Author(s)
d'Urfey, Thomas (1653-1723) - English poet and dramatist. Compiler
Author(s)
Playford, Henry (1657-1707). Compiler
Author(s)
Vertue, George (1684-1756). Engraver
Author(s)
Gouge (17..-17) - portraitiste de Londres. Illustrator
Author(s)
Blow, John (1649-1708). Compiler
Author(s)
Purcell, Henry (1659-1695). Compiler
Imprint
London : printed by W. Pearson : for J. Tonson [...] , 1719-1720
Publisher
Pearson, William (flor. 1700-1725 (1732?))
Publisher
Tonson, Jacob I (flor. 1677-1720)
Publisher
Tonson, Jacob II (1656-1736)
Collation
6 vol. : portr., mus. ; 12mo
Provenance
Fétis, François-Joseph (1784-1871)
Note
The first two volumes mostly contain songs by the editor Thomas D'Urfey, with the ramainder being those originally collected and published by Henry Playford
Biliographic
reference

RISM B/II p. 401
Author (note)
Portr. of Thomas D'Urfey engraved by G. Vertue designed by E. Gouge
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Wit and Mirth : or Pills to purge Melancholy; being a collection of the best merry ballads and songs, old and new [...] The fourth edition. To which is added all Mr. D'Ursey's songs [...] [- Vol. I-II] ; Songs compleat, pleasant and divertive; set to musick by Dr. John Blow, Mr. Henry Purcell, and other excellent masters of the town [...] Vol. III [- V] ; Wit and mirth [...] The sixth and last vol. [...] . - London : printed by W. Pearson : for J. Tonson [...] , 1719-1720. - 6 vol. : portr., mus. ; 12mo. - The first two volumes mostly contain songs by the editor Thomas D'Urfey, with the ramainder being those originally collected and published by Henry Playford. - RISM B/II p. 401 . - Portr. of Thomas D'Urfey engraved by G. Vertue designed by E. Gouge.
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