Miscellanea Aurea:

[Killigrew (Thomas, the younger, Contributor)]

Miscellanea Aurea:

or the Golden Medley ...

Description: FIRST EDITION, first few leaves foxed, and last few a little stained, pp. [xvi], 295, [1, ads], 8vo, 20th-century half calf, sound

Publication Details: Printed by A. Bettesworth, 1720

Notes: ESTC states 'a collection of stories and poems written mainly by Thomas Killigrew the younger', but ODNB says he contributed only The Fable of Aumilius and the Statue of Venus, and this indeed is the only contribution with his name attached. The title-page continues: I. A voyage to the mountains of the moon under the Æquator, or Parnassus reform'd. II. The fortunate shipwreck, or a description of New Athens, being an account of the laws, manners, religion, and customs of that country; by Morris Williams, Gent. who resided there above twenty years. III. Alberoni, or a vindication of that Cardi...more

Bibliography: (ESTC T117537; Gove, Imaginary Voyages p. 234)

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Price: £800

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1720

Stock Number: 56591

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