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A choice of emblemes, and other devises : for the most parte gathered out of sundrie writers, Englished and moralized, and divers newly devised / by Geffrey Whitney
Bib ID 1097525
Format BookBook
Author
Whitney, Geoffrey, 1548?-1601?
 
Description Leyden : Imprinted at ... in the house of Christopher Plantyn, by Francis Raphelengius, 1586 
[20], 230 p. : ill. (wood-cuts) ; 22 cm. (4to) 
Notes

Printer's device on t.p., t.p. in decorative border.

Coat of arms of Robert, Earl of Leicester -- T.p. verso.

Errata: p. [20]

Printed marginal annotations.

Head- and tail-pieces; printer's decoration; each page has emblem in different decorative frame.

In 2 pts. 2nd pt. has separate t.p. with different printer's device, no imprint -- p. 103-230.

Signatures: *-**p4s, ***p2s, A-Zp4s, a-fp4s.

Library's copy imperfect: wanting t.p., prelims. [20] p., and p. 1-8; p. 225-230 are facsims.

From the collection of Sir Brian Hone.

Library's copy has book-plates and signatures: Egerton Leigh, The West Hall, Hugh? Leigh, Reginald Arthur Tatton.

Library's copy has tipped-in letter to Egerton Leigh, dated June 16, 1866, from Henry Green, Heathfield, Knutsford, referring to this copy ... . Facs. are photo lithographic; Henry Green was editor of the 1866 facsim. reprint.

With library's copy, sheet of pencilled notes on signatures.

Library's copy has MS notations, 16th century hand; and 16 lines verse on verso of N4, "In Galfridi Whitnoei Emblemata" signed Joh-? Allen. (16th-17th century hand)

Cited In

STC 25438.

Lowndes.

Subjects Emblems - Early works to 1600.
Other authors/contributors Francis Raphelengius (Printer)  |  Christopher Plantyn (Printer)

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