By P N Furbank
Daniel Defoe used to be the most prolific writers in English literature, but the canon of works attributed to him swelled from a hundred to 570 titles among 1790 and the Nineteen Nineties. Furbank and Owens supply a severe bibliography of Defoe's works, together with evidences for ascription.
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11), and meanwhile they observe great electoral inequalities, scandalous rotten boroughs and corruption by French gold. A'second edition, with additions' was published in February 1701; this added a 'Conclusion' of eight paragraphs. Reprinted in the True Collection (1703). Lengthy excerpts were included in The Anatomy of Exchange-Alley,202(P). 21 A Letter to Mr. How, by way of Reply to his Considerations of the Preface to an Enquiry into the Occasional Conformity of Dissenters. By the Author of the said Preface and Enquiry.
Are given immediately after the statement of pagination. 3. Date. Where a work has been advertised, we give details of the earliest advertisement or group of advertisements that we have been able to discover. In other cases we suggest a dating on the basis of internal or circumstantial evidence. Where a work actually appears to have come out in a different year from the one stated on the title-page, we use the formula '1717 [for 1716]'. 4. Other locations. We have tried to give as many locations for each work as possible, drawing on Wing, ESTC, NUC, Foxon, Moore's Checklist, various published library catalogues and other sources, as well as our own research.
Ennius. [London:] Printed in the Year MDCXCI. 7 (7). 4°: 19 leaves, pp. i-ii 1-2 3-36. Date: Probably published in January 1691 (see below). Othe1" locations: L, 0, Oa; CtY-BR, DFo, DLC, IV, MB, MH-H, NN; CaQMM. A verse satire prompted by a petition presented to Parliament on 2 December 1690 by 117 Common Councillors, complaining that the Whig Sir Thomas Pilkington had been made Lord Mayor unconstitutionally and that several aldermen arbitrarily appointed by James 11 at a time when the City had been deprived of its liberties were still holding office.
A Critical Bibliography of Daniel Defoe by P N Furbank