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:
- Whitney, Geoffrey, 1548?-1601?
- Leyden : Imprinted at ... in the house of Christopher Plantyn, by Francis Raphelengius, 1586
- , 230 p. : ill. (wood-cuts) ; 22 cm. (4to)
- Printer's device on t.p., t.p. in decorative border.
- Coat of arms of Robert, Earl of Leicester -- T.p. verso.
- Errata: p. 
- 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.  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.
- Emblems -- Early works to 1600
- Other authors/contributors:
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- Creator Date of Death is Before 1955
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