Jacob Tonson Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))

Troilus and Cressida, by John Dryden [publisher] (poetry) 1679

Ovid's Epistles [publisher] (letters) 1680

Absalom and Achitophel, by John Dryden [publisher] (poetry) 1681

The Duke of Guise, by John Dryden and Nathaniel Lee [publisher] (play) 1683

Plutarchs Lives. 5 vols. [publisher] (prose) 1683-86

Miscellany Poems [publisher] (poetry) 1684

Poems Upon Several Occasions, by Aphra Behn [publisher] (poetry) 1684

Sylvae: Or, The Second Part of Poetical Miscellanies [publisher] (poetry) 1685

Paradise Lost, by John Milton [publisher] (poetry) 1688

Examen Poeticum: being the third part of Miscellany poems [publisher] (poetry) 1693

The annual miscellany: for the year 1694. Being the fourth part of Miscellany poems [publisher] (poetry) 1694

The Poetical Works of John Milton. Containing Paradise Lost. Paradise Regained. Samson Agonistes, and his Poems on several occasions. Together with explanatory notes on each book of the Paradise Lost. 5 vols. [publisher] (poetry) 1695

The Works of Virgil, translated by John Dryden. 12 vols. [publisher] (poetry) 1697

The Comedies, Tragedies, and Operas Written by John Dryden. 2 vols. [publisher] (poetry) 1701

Poetical Miscellanies: The Fifth Part [publisher] (poetry) 1704

Poetical Miscellanies: The Sixth Part [publisher] (poetry) 1709

The Works of William Shakespeare, In Six Volumes, Adorn'd With Cuts, Revis'd and Corrected, with An Account of the Life and Writings of the Author, by N. Rowe, Esq. 6 vols. [publisher] (plays) 1709

The Works of Mr. William Congreve. 3 vols. [publisher] (poetry and plays) 1710

The Works of Mr. Francis Beaumont and Mr. John Fletcher. 7 vols. [publisher] (plays) 1712

The Works of Mr. Thomas Otway. 2 vols. [publisher] (poetry and plays) 1712

The Works of William Shakespeare. 9 vols. [publisher] (poetry and plays) 1714

The Works of Mr. Edmund Spenser. 6 vols. [publisher] (poetry and prose) 1715

*Miscellany Poems. 6 vols. [publisher] (poetry) 1716

Ovid's Metamorphoses in Fifteen Books. Translated by the most Eminent Hands. 15 vols. [publisher] (poetry) 1717

The Dramatic Works of Thomas Shadwell, Esq. 4 vols. [publisher] (plays) 1720

*This collection contains all six of the earlier Miscellanies, revised and expanded.