English Short Title Catalog Entry for John Dryden, Annus Mirabilus (1667)

ESTC System No.   006080541
ESTC Citation No.   R14738
Author - personal   LinkDryden, John, 1631-1700.
Title   LinkAnnus mirabilis: the year of wonders, 1666. An historical poem: containing the progress and various successes of our naval war with Holland, under the conduct of His Highness Prince Rupert, and His Grace the Duke of Albemarl. And describing the fire of London· By John Dryden, Esq;
Publisher/year   LinkLondon : printed for Henry Herringman, at the Anchor in the lower walk of the New Exchange, 1667.
Physical descr.   [24], 77, [1] p. ;  8o.
General note   "There are three states of sheet C. In the earliest [Macdonald 9ai], line three of Stanza 67 (p.18, verso C1) reads: ’Berkley alone, not making equal way’; and Stanza 105 (p.27, recto [C6]) has a reference to the Resurrection. In the second state [Macdonald 9aii], Sig [C6] is cancelled and the reference, noted above, deleted in the cancellans. In the third state, [Macdonald 9aiii] Sig. C has the line quoted above altered to read: ’Berkley alone who neerest Danger lay’."--Pforzheimer Catalogue. In Macdonald 9aiii, C1 is a cancel. Cf. Macdonald.
  Stationer’s Register: Entered 21 January 1666/7.
  From Samuel Pepys’s diary, 1667: “I am very well pleased this night with reading a poem I brought home with me last night from Westminster Hall, of Dryden’s upon the present war; a very good poem.”