A helpe to discourse: Or, More merriment mixt with serious matters Consisting of witty philosophicall, grammaticall, physicall, astronomicall questions and answers. As also, epigrams, epitaphs, riddles, iests, posies, love-toyes, &c. are added and plentifully dispersed. Together with The countrey-mans counsellor, and his yearely oracle and prognostication, with additions, or a help to preserve his health, never before printed.
Printed by N. and I[ohn] O[kes] for Nicolas Vavasour, and are to be sold at his shop in the inner Temple, neere the Church,
|Series:||Early English books online.
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|Item Description:||Often attributed to William Basse or Edward Pond; this attribution, however, is doubtful. Also attributed to Edward Phillips; this attribution is impossible as Phillips born after the first edition. This edition does not include "Sphinx and Oedipus".|
Page 203 [i.e. 213] is a separate dated title page, reading: The country-mans councellor. Or a necessary addition to this yeerely oracle, or prognostication. Calculated by art, as a tutor for their helpe, that otherwise buy more than they understand. Beginning with this yeere of our Lord God, 1636. .. By E.P. Philomathem.
Printers' names and edition statement from STC.
Many pages misnumbered.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
|Physical Description:||, 274 [i.e, 284] p.|