The Resource A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne : quickened vvith metricall illustrations, both morall and divine : and disposed into lotteries, that instruction and good counsell may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation, by George Wither ; the first[-fourth] booke

A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne : quickened vvith metricall illustrations, both morall and divine : and disposed into lotteries, that instruction and good counsell may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation, by George Wither ; the first[-fourth] booke

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A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne : quickened vvith metricall illustrations, both morall and divine : and disposed into lotteries, that instruction and good counsell may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation
Title
A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne
Title remainder
quickened vvith metricall illustrations, both morall and divine : and disposed into lotteries, that instruction and good counsell may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation
Statement of responsibility
by George Wither ; the first[-fourth] booke
Title variation
Emblemes illustrated by Geo. Wither
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CMalG
Citation location within source
  • S118590
  • 25900c
Citation source
  • ESTC (RLIN)
  • STC (2nd ed.)
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1588-1667
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Wither, George
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • fl. 1617-1650
  • ca. 1565-1637
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Marshall, William
  • Passe, Crispijn van de
Label
A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne : quickened vvith metricall illustrations, both morall and divine : and disposed into lotteries, that instruction and good counsell may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation, by George Wither ; the first[-fourth] booke
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Publication
Note
  • One of 5 imprints variants; see ESTC
  • Books 1-4 signed and paged continuously. Books 2-4 have added t.p.'s with imprint: London, Printed by Augustine Mathevves, M DC XXXIV [1634]
  • Added engraved t.p. signed by William Marshall. Port. of Wither, A3v. The emblematic ill. by Crispijn van de Passe the elder were originally engraved for Gabriel Rollenhagen's Nucleus emblematorum; see STC. Ill. on D3v is cancel. Ill. on R1r printed upside down. Last leaf bears two woodcut dials each with movable pointer fixed in the center. Each t.p. has woodcut printer's device incorporating initials AM. Head- and tail-pieces, initials
  • Signatures: [pi] [superscript pi](*)2 A-I K2 L-S (*)2 V-2D [superscript chi](*)2 2F-2O. [superscript pi](*)1 mis-signed (*)3
  • Includes index
Extent
1 online resource ([20], 62, [6], 63-124, [6], 135-196, [6], 209-270, [10] pages (the last blank)
Form of item
online
Note
  • Binding: old calfskin. Double fillets in black along margins of boards, single fillet in gilt on edges of boards. No pastedowns, endpapers sewn in vellum guards. Page edges red.
  • Theodore Besterman's calligraphic label, signed P.S.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings, woodcut), port.)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne : quickened vvith metricall illustrations, both morall and divine : and disposed into lotteries, that instruction and good counsell may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation, by George Wither ; the first[-fourth] booke
Link
Publication
Note
  • One of 5 imprints variants; see ESTC
  • Books 1-4 signed and paged continuously. Books 2-4 have added t.p.'s with imprint: London, Printed by Augustine Mathevves, M DC XXXIV [1634]
  • Added engraved t.p. signed by William Marshall. Port. of Wither, A3v. The emblematic ill. by Crispijn van de Passe the elder were originally engraved for Gabriel Rollenhagen's Nucleus emblematorum; see STC. Ill. on D3v is cancel. Ill. on R1r printed upside down. Last leaf bears two woodcut dials each with movable pointer fixed in the center. Each t.p. has woodcut printer's device incorporating initials AM. Head- and tail-pieces, initials
  • Signatures: [pi] [superscript pi](*)2 A-I K2 L-S (*)2 V-2D [superscript chi](*)2 2F-2O. [superscript pi](*)1 mis-signed (*)3
  • Includes index
Extent
1 online resource ([20], 62, [6], 63-124, [6], 135-196, [6], 209-270, [10] pages (the last blank)
Form of item
online
Note
  • Binding: old calfskin. Double fillets in black along margins of boards, single fillet in gilt on edges of boards. No pastedowns, endpapers sewn in vellum guards. Page edges red.
  • Theodore Besterman's calligraphic label, signed P.S.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings, woodcut), port.)
Specific material designation
remote

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