Gosse's Gossip - Online Versions of Books described in Gosse's Gossip in a Library

Online Versions of Books described in Gosse's Gossip in a Library

 

CAMDEN'S "BRITANNIA" (William Camden)

https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/c/camden/william/britannia-gibson-1722/

 

A MIRROR FOR MAGISTRATES (Various, ascribed to Thomas Sackville)

https://archive.org/details/mirrorformagist04higggoog

 

A POET IN PRISON (George Wither)

http://spenserians.cath.vt.edu/TextRecord.php?&action=GET&textsid=33169 (Eclogue I)
http://spenserians.cath.vt.edu/TextRecord.php?action=GET&textsid=33170 (Eclogue II)
http://www.bartleby.com/337/337.html (Eclogue IV ????)
https://www.poetrynook.com/poem/shepherds-hunting-fifth-eclogue (Eclogue 5????)
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=eebo;idno=A15656.0001.001 (only has 3 eclogues)

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/ssd?id=chi.48346707
https://books.google.com/books?id=S41KAQAAMAAJ

https://books.google.com/books?id=e2BCAAAAYAAJ

 

DEATH'S DUEL (John Donne)

https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/d/donne/john/duel/ (Text)
http://www.britishmuseum.org/collectionimages/AN00508/AN00508201_001_l.jpg (frontispiece)

 

GERARD'S HERBAL (John Gerard)

https://archive.org/details/herballorgeneral00gera

https://books.google.ie/books?id=_BhvBLY6O9IC&dq=john+gerard&hl=en&sa=X&redir_esc=y

https://archive.org/details/B-001-001-785  (64 pages only)

https://hos.ou.edu/galleries//16thCentury/Gerard/1597/ - hi-def page images of 1597 edition

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Herbal-General-History-Plants-Complete/dp/160660080X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 – hardcover version; facsimile of the pages.

 

PHARAMOND (Gautier de Coste la Calprenède)

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc2.ark:/13960/t9474nt1j;view=1up;seq=7

 

A VOLUME OF OLD PLAYS (Various, see below)

The Roman Empress, by William Joyner
https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=C2YpGLjUu_UC

 

The Usurper, by the Hon. Edward Howard

https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo/A44629.0001.001/1:2?rgn=div1;view=fulltext

 

Carnival, a comedy by Major Thomas Porter

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=12&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjSsvm0s7HWAhVEKMAKHfBTA3wQFghZMAs&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.revolvy.com%2Fmain%2Findex.php%3Fs%3DThe%2520Carnival%2520(play)%26item_type%3Dtopic%26sr%3D50&usg=AFQjCNGaEHptA-DcPxOLfWEKrfdGeOf2ww

 

Weston's Amazon Queen, of 1667

(not available online)

 

The Fortune Hunters, by James Carlile

https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo/A34338.0001.001?view=toc

 

Mr. Anthony a comedy, as it is acted by Their Majesty's servants / written by the Right Honourable the Earl of Orrery.

http://ota.ox.ac.uk/tcp/headers/A53/A53468.html

 

A CENSOR OF POETS (William Winstanley)

The Lives of The Most Famous English Poets, or the Honour of Parnassus; in a Brief Essay of the Works and Writings of above Two Hundred of them, from the Time of K. William the Conqueror, to the Reign of His Present Majesty King James II. Written by William Winstanley

https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo/A66698.0001.001?view=toc

 

THE ROMANCE OF A DICTIONARY (Pellisson-Fontanier, Paul)

HISTOIRE DE L'ACADEMIE FRANÇOISE: avec un Abregé des Vies du Cardinal de Richelieu, Vaugelas, Corneille, Ablancourt, Mezerai, Voiture, Patru, la Fontaine, Boileau, Racine Et autres Illustres Academiciens qui la Composent.
A La Haye, MDCLXXXVIII.

Two volumes --

https://archive.org/details/histoiredelacad01pell &
https://archive.org/details/histoiredelacad02pell -- this is the one with the account of the controversy

 

LADY WINCHILSEA'S POEMS

A manuscript, not available online (or anywhere?)

http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/finch/1713/miscellany-poems.html (other poems by Lady Winchilsea)

 

AMASIA (John Hopkins)

AMASIA: or, The Works of the Muses. A Collection of Poems. In three volumes. By Mr. John Hopkins.

https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo/a44446.0001.001?view=toc  (transcript)

https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=IgFEAQAAMAAJ (page images)

 

LOVE AND BUSINESS (George Farquhar)

LOVE AND BUSINESS: in a Collection of occasionary Verse and epistolary Prose not hitherto published. By Mr. George Farquhar. En Orenge il n'y a point d'oranges. London, printed for B. Lintott, at the Post-House, in the Middle Temple-Gate, Fleet Street. 1702.

Not available online as such. Collected poems etc.

https://books.google.co.in/books?id=CC46AQAAMAAJ

 

WHAT ANN LANG READ (Eliza Haywood)
Love in Excess; or The Fatal Inquiry
https://archive.org/details/loveinexcessorfa00hayw
Idalia
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/haywood/idalia/idalia.html
A Wife to be Lett
https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/61574
https://archive.org/details/wifetobelettcome00hayw

 

CATS (Augustin de Moncrif)
LES CHATS. A Rotterdam, chez Jean Daniel Beman, MDCCXXVIII.

https://books.google.ie/books/about/Les_chats.html?id=xhJAAAAAcAAJ (Page images)

http://penelope.uchicago.edu/moncrif/ (Transcript)

 

SMART'S POEMS (Christopher Smart)

POEMS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS. By Christopher Smart, A.M., Fellow of Pembroke-Hall, Cambridge. London: Printed for the Author, by W. Strahan; And sold by J. Newbery, at the Bible and Sun, in St. Paul's Churchyard. MDCCLII.

http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/K041581.000

 

POMPEY THE LITTLE (Francis Coventry)

THE HISTORY OF POMPEY THE LITTLE; or, the Life and Adventures of a Lap-Dog. London: Printed for M. Cooper, at the Globe in Paternoster Row, MDCCLI.

http://www.exclassics.com/pompey/pmpyintr.htm

 

THE LIFE OF JOHN BUNCLE(Thomas Amory)

THE LIFE OF JOHN BUNCLE, ESQ., containing various observations and reflections made in several parts of the world; and many extraordinary relations. London: Printed for J. Noon, at the White Hart in Cheapside, near the Poultry, MDCCLVI.
[Vol. II. London: Printed for J. Johnson and B. Davenport, at the Globe, in Pater Noster Row, MDCCLXVI.]

https://archive.org/details/lifeofjohnbuncle01amor

https://archive.org/details/lifeofjohnbuncle02amor

https://archive.org/details/lifeofjohnbuncle03amor

 

BEAU NASH (Oliver Goldsmith)

THE LIFE OF RICHARD NASH, ESQ.; late Master of the Ceremonies at Bath. Extracted principally from his Original Papers. The Second Edition. London: J. Newbery. 1762.

http://www.exclassics.com/nash/nashintr.htm

 

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE (Gilbert White)

THE NATURAL HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF SELBORNE, IN THE COUNTY OF SOUTHAMPTON; with Engravings, and an Appendix. London: Printed by T. Bensley, for B. White and Son, at Horace's Head, Fleet Street. MDCCLXXXIX.

(Not an ex-classic! Numerous online and printed editions available.)

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1408

 

THE DIARY OF A LOVER OF LITERATURE (Thomas Green)

EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY OF A LOVER OF LITERATURE. Ipswich: Printed and sold by John Raw; sold also by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster Row, London. 1810.

https://books.google.ie/books?id=vzEJAAAAQAAJ (Page images)

http://74.125.9.39/books?id=db0OAAAAIAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=editions:HARVARDHXJUV4&output=html_text&lr=&vq=%22ad+utilitatem+eorum+qui+commissi+sunt,+non+ad+eorum,+quibus+commissa+est,%22&source=gbs_quotes (Text version)

 

PETER BELL AND HIS TORMENTORS (William Wordsworth)

PETER BELL: A Tale in Verse, by William Wordsworth. London: Printed by Strahan and Spottiswoode, Printers-Street: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, Paternoster Row. 1819.

(Not an ex-classic! Numerous online and printed editions available.)

http://www.bartleby.com/145/ww141.html

 

THE FANCY (John Hamilton Reynolds)

THE FANCY: A Selection from the Poetical Remains of the late Peter Corcoran, of Gray's Inn, student at law. With a brief Memoir of his life. London: printed for Taylor & Hessey, Fleet Street. 1820.

https://archive.org/details/fancyaselection00reyngoog

 

ULTRA-CREPIDARIUS (Leigh Hunt and William Hazlitt)

ULTRA-CREPIDARIUS; a Satire on William Gifford. By Leigh Hunt. London, 1823: printed for John Hunt, 22, Old Bond Street, and 38, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden.

http://spenserians.cath.vt.edu/TextRecord.php?action=GET&textsid=36478 (Hunt's poem)
http://www.blupete.com/Literature/Essays/Hazlitt/SpiritAge/Gifford.htm (Hazlitt's essay)

 

THE DUKE OF RUTLAND'S POEMS (John Manners, Duke of Rutland)

ENGLAND'S TRUST AND OTHER POEMS. By Lord John Manners. London: printed for J.G. & J. Rivington, St. Paul's Church Yard, and Waterloo Place, Pall Mall. 1841.

http://www.haddon-hall.com/HaddonHallBooks/EnglandsTrustManners.pdf (text)

https://books.google.ie/books?id=KGmalByZfTkC (page images)

 

IONICA

IONICA. Smith Elder & Co., 65, Cornhill. 1858.

https://archive.org/details/ionica00bensgoog

 

THE SHAVING OF SHAGPAT (George Meredith)

THE SHAVING OF SHAGPAT. An Arabian Entertainment. By George Meredith. Chapman and Hall. 1856

(Not an ex-classic! Numerous online and printed editions available.)

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/4405