Wit and mirth; or pills to purge melancholy [electronic resource] ; being a collection of the best merry ballads and songs, old and new. ... having each their proper tune ... In five volumes. The fourth edition. To which is added all Mr. D'Urfey's songs, ... together with his several ovations ...
- Playford, Henry, 1657-
- London : printed by W. Pearson, for J. Tonson, 1719.
- Physical Description:
- 5 volumes : illustrations,music ; 12⁰.
- Additional Creators:
- D'Urfey, Thomas, 1653-1723
- Dedication signed: T. D'Urfey., Each volume has an individual titlepage., A reissue of 'Songs compleat, pleasant and divertive', also published in 1719, with an added general titlepage and the drop-head title on p. 1 and running title in each volume changed to: 'Pills to purge melancholy'., The first two volumes mostly contain songs by the editor Thomas D'Urfey, with the remainder being those originally collected and published by Henry Playford., Reproduction of original from the British Library., and Available online to authorized PSU users as part of the Literature and language series of Eighteenth century collections online.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT134714.
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