Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Bibliography of Major Proverb Collections and Works Cited from Modern Editions

Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Bibliography of Major Proverb Collections and Works Cited from Modern Editions
\ \ \ \ Quotations are taken from the first edition of the work in question unless otherwise stated. Standard modern editions of several major authors, particularly from the medieval and Renaissance periods, have been used for ease of reference.
Major Proverb Collections
Apperson, G. L., English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases (London, 1929).
Bohn, H. G., Hand-Book of Proverbs (London, 1855).
Carmichaell, J., James Carmichaell Collection of Proverbs in Scots, ed. M. L. Anderson (Edinburgh, 1957).
[Clarke, J.,] Parœmiologia Anglo-Latina..or Proverbs English, and Latine, methodically disposed according to the Common-place heads, in Erasmus his Adages (London, 1639).
Denham, M. A., Collection of Proverbs and Popular Sayings relating to the seasons, the weather, and agricultural pursuits (London, 1846).
Draxe, T., Bibliotheca Scholastica Instructissima, or, a Treasurie of ancient Adagies, and sententious Prouerbes, selected out of the English, Greeke, Latine, French, Italian, and Spanish (London, 1616).
Dykes, O., English Proverbs, with Moral Reflexions (London, 1709).
Fergusson, D., Fergusson’s Scottish Proverbs from the Original Print of 1641 together with a larger Manuscript Collection of about the same period hitherto unpublished, ed. E. Beveridge (Edinburgh, 1924).
Franklin, B., Poor Richard’s Almanack: Sayings of Poor Richard, ed. P. L. Ford (Brooklyn, 1890).
Fuller, T., Gnomologia: Adagies and Proverbs; Wise Sentences and Witty Sayings, Ancient and Modern, Foreign and British (London, 1732).
Hart, Henry H., 700 Chinese Proverbs (Stanford, California 1937).
Hassell, J. W., Jun., Middle French Proverbs, Sentences, and Proverbial Phrases (Toronto, 1982).
Hazlitt, W. C., English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases (London, 1869). Later editions are also cited.
Henderson, A., Scottish Proverbs (Edinburgh, 1832).
H[erbert]., G., Outlandish Proverbs (1640), and Jacula Prudentum (1651), in Works, ed. F. E. Hutchinson (Oxford, 1941).
Heywood, J., Dialogue conteinyng the nomber in effect of all the prouerbes in the englishe tongue (London, 1546). Later editions are also cited.
Hislop, A., Proverbs of Scotland (Glasgow, 1862).
H[owell]., J., Paroimiographia: Proverbs, or Old sayed sawes & adages in English,..Italian, French, and Spanish, whereunto the British..are added (London, 1659).
Kelly, J., Complete Collection of Scottish Proverbs Explained and made Intelligible to the English Reader (London, 1721).
Lean, V. S., Collectanea (5 vols., Bristol, 1902–4).
[Mapletoft, J.,] Select Proverbs, Italian, Spanish, French, English, Scotish, British, &c. Chiefly Moral (London, 1707).
Mieder, W., Kingsbury, S. A., and Harder, K. B., A Dictionary of American Proverbs (New York and Oxford, 1992).
Oxford Dictionary of English Proverbs, ed. F. P. Wilson (ed. 3, Oxford, 1970).
Palmer, S., Moral Essays on some of the most Curious and Significant English, Scotch, and Foreign Proverbs (London, 1710).
R[ay]., J., Collection of English Proverbs (Cambridge, 1670). Later editions are also cited.
Stevenson, B., HomeBook of Proverbs, Maxims, and Familiar Phrases (rev. ed., New York, 1961).
Taverner, R., Proverbs or adagies with newe addicions gathered out of the Chiliades of Erasmus (London, 1539).
Taylor, A., and Whiting, B. J., Dictionary of American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases 1820–1880 (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958).
Tilley, M. P., Dictionary of the Proverbs in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Ann Arbor, 1950).
Torriano, G., Dictionary English & Italian, with severall Proverbs, first published with J. Florio’s Vocabolario Italiano & Inglese, a Dictionary Italian & English (rev. ed., London, 1659).
—— Piazza universale di proverbi Italiani; or, a common place of Italian proverbs and proverbial phrases (London, 1666).
—— Second alphabet consisting of proverbial phrases (London, 1662).
—— Select Italian Proverbs (Cambridge, 1642).
Tusser, T., Husbandry: Hundreth good pointes of husbandrie (London, 1557), Five hundreth points of good husbandry united to as many of good huswiferie (1573, various revised and augmented editions).
Whiting, B. J., Early American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977).
—— Modern Proverbs and Proverbial Sayings (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1989).
—— Proverbs, Sentences, and Proverbial Phrases from English Writings mainly before 1500 (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968).
Works Cited from Modern Editions
Beaumont, F., and Fletcher, J., Works, ed. A. Glover and A. R. Waller (10 vols., Cambridge, 1905–12).
Bible: Authorised Version of the English Bible 1611 ed. W. A. Wright (5 vols., Cambridge, 1909).
Chaucer, G., Works, ed. F. N. Robinson (ed. 2, London, 1966).
Dekker, T., Dramatic Works, ed. F. T. Bowers (4 vols., Cambridge, 1953–61). Non-dramatic works are cited from the first edition.
Douce MS 52: Forster, M., ‘Die Mittelenglische Sprichwortersammlung in Douce 52’, Festschrift zum XII. Allgemeinen Deutschen Neuphilologentage in München, Pfingsten 1906 (Erlangen, 1906), 40–60.
Ford, J., Dramatic Works, ed. W. Bang and H. de Vocht (2 vols., Louvain, 1908, 1927).
Gascoigne, G., Complete Works, ed. J. W. Cunliffe (2 vols., Cambridge, 1907–10).
Gower, J., English Works, ed. G. C. Macaulay (2 vols., London, 1900–1).
Greene, R., Life and Complete Works in prose and verse, ed. A. B. Grosart (15 vols., London, 1881–6).
Heywood, T., Dramatic Works, ed. R. H. Shepherd (6 vols., London, 1874). Captives is cited from the first publication of 1885.
Jonson, B., Works, ed. C. H. Herford, P. and E. M. Simpson (11 vols., Oxford, 1925–52). Cynthia’s Revels is cited from the first edition.
Langland, W., Vision of William concerning Piers Plowman, ed. W. W. Skeat (5 vols., London, 1867–85).
Lyly, J., Complete Works, ed. R. W. Bond (3 vols., Oxford, 1902). Principal works cited are Euphues: the anatomy of wit (1578) and Euphues and his England (1580).
Marlowe, C., Works and Life, ed. R. H. Case et al. (6 vols., London, 1930–3).
Marston, J., Works, ed. A. H. Bullen (3 vols., London, 1887).
Massinger, P., Plays and Poems, ed. P. Edwards and C. Gibson (Oxford, 1976).
Middleton, T., Works, ed. A. H. Bullen (8 vols., London, 1885–6).
Milton, J., Complete Prose Works, ed. D. M. Wolfe et al. (8 vols., New Haven, 1953-).
—— Works, ed. F. A. Patterson (18 vols., New York, 1931–8). Cited for poetical works.
Nashe, T., Works, ed. R. B. McKerrow (5 vols., London, 1904–10; corrected reprint 1958, 1966).
Pope, A., Twickenham edition of the poems, ed. J. Butt et al. (10 vols., London, 1939–67). The Dunciad and the translation of the Odyssey are cited from the first edition; Letters are cited as marked in the text.
Porter, H., Pleasant Historie of the two angrie women ofAbington, ed. W. W. Greg (Oxford, for the Malone Society, 1912).
Romaunt of the Rose, in Chaucer, G., Works, supra.
Shakespeare, W., Complete Works, ed. P. Alexander (London, 1951).
Skelton, J., Poems, ed. R. S. Kinsman (Oxford, 1969). Items not found here are cited from Poetical Works, ed. A. Dyce (2 vols., London, 1843).
Spenser, E., Works: a variorum edition, ed. E. Greenlaw et al. (10 vols., Baltimore, 1932–57).
Swift, J., Poems, ed. H. Williams (3 vols., ed. 2, Oxford, 1958).
—— Prose Works, ed. H. Davis (14 vols., Oxford, 1939–68). The Polite Conversation (‘S. W[agstaff].’, Complete collection of genteel and ingenious conversation, according to the most polite mode and method now used at court, and in the best companies of England (London, 1738)) is cited from the first edition.
Thompson, F., Lark Rise to Candleford: cited from the first collected edition of 1945.
Webster, J., Complete Works, ed. F. L. Lucas (4 vols., London, 1927).

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