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As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the library of the University of Illinois is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive in several areas: Illinois history, culture and natural resources; U.S. railroad history; rural studies and agriculture; works in translation; as well as extensive collections of 19th century "triple-decker" novels and emblem books written between 1540 and 1800. The Illinois Library is also a contributing member of the Biodiversity Heritage Library and...



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1029 Scharrelmann, Wilhelm, 1875-1950
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Master Negative No. 93-0015
Topic: Love stories, German
American Libraries
1501 Hrotsvitha, ca. 935-ca. 975; Sodalitas Celtica, publisher; Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528, illustrator; Kulmbach, Hans von, ca. 1480-1522, illustrator; Celtis, Konrad, 1459-1508, editor
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Illustrations attributed to Albrecht Dürer and Hans Süss von Kulmbach. Cf. Strieder, P. Albrecht Dürer
Topics: Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern), Christian drama, Latin (Medieval and modern),...
Imprint from colophon
Topic: Fables
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1508 Barleti, Marin, ca. 1460-1512 or 13; Vitali, Bernardino dei, fl. 1494-1539, printer
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By Marinus Barletius. Cf. caption title
Topic: Scanderbeg, 1405?-1468
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
1529 Suetonius, approximately 69-approximately 122, author
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Pages 28-39
Topics: Language and languages, Rhetoric
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1530 Horapollo; Trebatius, Bernardinus
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Month from colophon
Topic: Egyptian language
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1530 Horapollo; Trebatius, Bernardinus
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Month from colophon
Topic: Egyptian language
American Libraries
1536 Lucian, of Samosata; Erasmus, Desiderius, d. 1536; Buscoducensis, Nicolas, 1478-ca. 1551; Estienne, Robert, 1503?-1559, printer; Grant, Archibald, Sir, 1696-1778, former owner. IU-R
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Title vignette (printer's device); initial spaces with guide letters
American Libraries
1539 Melanchthon, Philipp, 1497-1560; Estienne, Robert, 1503?-1559, printer
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Printer's device on the title page
Topic: Latin language
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois
Topic: Emblems
Works in Translation
1545 Boiardo, Matteo Maria, 1440 or 41-1494; Berni, Francesco, 1497 or 8-1535
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Printer’s mark on t.p. The second edition published by the Giunti; the first was published in 1541.
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1548 Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550; Rouillé, Guillaume, 1518-1589, printer
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Printer's device on t.p
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Topic: Emblem books
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
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Translation of: Emblemata / Andreae Alciati
Topic: Emblem books
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1549 Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550; Rouillé, Guillaume, 1513-1589, printer
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In colophon: " ... traducidos en rhimas Españolas por Bernardino Daza Pinciano."
Topic: Emblem books
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1549 Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550; Marquale, Giovanni, tr; Eskrich, Pierre, b. ca. 1515-20; Vingle, Pierre de, 1495 (ca.)-1536, attributed name
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Page 144 numbered 441
Topics: Emblems, Emblem books, Italian
Colophon: "Parisiis. Excudebat Guil. Morel. Calend. Febr. An. 1550"
Topics: Greek language, Greek type
Contains 180 emblems arranged according to subject. This is 31 less than in the Latin ed. of the same date, but 44 more than in the Italian 1549 eds
Topic: Emblems
American Libraries
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Error in foliation: no. 169 omitted
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1556 Valeriano, Pierio, 1477-1560; Isingrin, M. (Michael), 1500-1557. printer; Horapollo. Hieroglyphica
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Originally planned as an interpretation of Horapollo's Hieroglyphica
Topics: Hieroglyphics, Emblems, Animals, Symbolism, Conduct of life, Symbolism in medicine
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1557 Giovio, Paolo, 1483-1552; Domenichi, Lodovico, 1515-1564; Giolito de' Ferrari, Gabriele, printer
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Signatures: * A-I
Topic: Emblems
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1559 Giovio, Paolo, 1483-1552; Domenichi, Lodovico, 1515-1564; Ruscelli, Girolamo, d. ca. 1565. Discorso di Girolamo Ruscelli, intorno allo stesso soggetto; Antoni, Giovanni Antonio de', fl. 1554-1580, printer
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Originally published as: Dialogo dell'imprese militari et amorose. Rome : A. Barre, 1555
Topics: Emblems, Mottoes, Devices (Heraldry), Heraldry
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1562 Ammirato, Scipione, 1531-1601
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On title page: "al S. Vincenzo Carrafa."
Topics: Emblems, Mottoes
The etched emblems appear within elaborate borders of strapwork, architectural elements, figures, masks, swags, fruit, etc. They include Latin mottos. Dolce’s explanatory verses appear on the leaf following each emblem. These are printed letterpress, within one of two woodcut borders, and are numbered 1-52 at the upper right (mistakes, omissions). Plates [38] and [45] each contain two emblems.
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Topics: Devices (Heraldry) --Early works to 1800., Emblems --Early works to 1800., Emblem books, Italian...
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1564 Zsámboki, János, 1531-1584; Huys, Pieter, 1519-1581, ill; Heere, Lucas de, 1534-1584, ill; Plantin, Christophe, ca. 1520-1589, printer
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Illustrated by Pieter Huys and Lucas de Here (cf. Landwehr)
Topics: Emblems, Emblems, Latin
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1564 Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550; Eskrich, Pierre b. ca. 1515-20; Vingle, Pierre de, 1495 (ca.)-1536
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Signatures: A-M⁸.
Topic: Emblems
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1565 Junius, Hadrianus, 1511-1575; Kampen, Geeraard Jansen van, fl. 1564-1589, ill; Nicolai, Arnaud, ill; Huys, Pieter, 1519-1581, ill; Plantin, Christophe, ca. 1520-1589, printer; Junius, Hadrianus, 1511-1575. Aenigmatum libellus; Plantijnsche Drukkerij, printer
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Colophon on K4v: "Excudebat Christophorus Plantinus Antuerpiae, anno MDLXV idibus Maii [May 1565]."
Topics: Emblems, Emblems, Latin
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1566 Ruscelli, Girolamo, d. ca. 1565; Rampazetto, Francesco, fl. 1540-1576, printer
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Engraved title-page
Topics: Heraldry, Devices (Heraldry), Emblems, Emblems, Italian
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1566 Zsámboki, János, 1531-1584; Granges de Surgères, Anatole, marquis de, 1850-1902, former owner. IU-R; Plantin, Christophe, ca. 1520-1589, printer
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Cum priuilegio -- title page
Topics: Coins, Emblems, Emblem books, Latin
Printer from colophon
Topics: Emblems, Emblem books, Italian
Title vignette: Publisher's device
Topics: Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550, Emblems
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Imprint, v.41-44; London : H.M.S.O
Topics: Great Britain -- History -- Modern period, 1485- -- Sources -- Periodicals, Great Britain --...
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois
Topics: Academia de gli Affidati in Pavia, Emblems, Devices (Heraldry)
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1574 Horapollo; Cousin, Jehan, ca. 1522-ca. 1593, ill; Du Pré, Galliot, d. 1561, printer; Ruelle, Jean, d. 1571, printer
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Title within illustrated border; headpiece; initials
Topics: Emblems, Emblems --Early works to 1800., Emblem books, Latin --France --16th century., Emblem books...
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1574 Bocchi, Achille, 1488-1562; Società Tipografica bolognese, publisher. pbl; Bonasone, Giulio, ca. 1498-ca. 1580, illustrator. ill; Fontana, Prospero, 1512-1597, illustrator. ill; Rocca, Michele, ca. 1670-ca. 1751, illustrator. ill
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151 engraved emblems; copperplates ascribed to Giulio Bonasone, after designs by Prospero Fontana and Parmigianino
Topics: Symbolism in art, Emblems, Latin, Art, Renaissance
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1574 Giovio, Paolo, 1483-1552; Simeoni, Gabriele, 1509-1575; Domenichi, Lodovico, 1515-1564; Rouillé, Guillaume, 1518?-1589, printer
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Includes index
Topics: Emblems, Symbolism
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Imprint, v.41-44; London : H.M.S.O
Topics: Great Britain -- History -- Modern period, 1485- -- Sources -- Periodicals, Great Britain --...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Imprint, v.41-44; London : H.M.S.O
Topics: Great Britain -- History -- Modern period, 1485- -- Sources -- Periodicals, Great Britain --...
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1574 Bocchi, Achille, 1488-1562; Società Tipografica bolognese, publisher. pbl; Bonasone, Giulio, ca. 1498-ca. 1580, illustrator. ill; Fontana, Prospero, 1512-1597, illustrator. ill; Rocca, Michele, ca. 1670-ca. 1751, illustrator. ill
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151 engraved emblems; copperplates ascribed to Giulio Bonasone, after designs by Prospero Fontana and Parmigianino
Topics: Symbolism in art, Emblems, Latin, Art, Renaissance
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1574 Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550
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Signatures: A-Y (Y blank)
Topic: Emblems
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1576 Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550; Marquale, Giovanni; Eskrich, Pierre, ca. 1530-ca. 1590, engraver.; Vingle, Pierre de.; Salomon, Bernard, ca. 1506-ca. 1561, ill.; Rouillé, Guillaume, 1518?-1589, printer.; Balestrini, Alessandro, 1593-1660, former owner.
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Translation of Alciati’s Emblemata, first published Augsburg : Heynrich Steyner, 1531. Italian text by Giovanni Marquale.
Topics: Emblems --Early works to 1800., Emblem books, Italian --France --16th century., Emblem books...
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1577 Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550; Mignault, Claude, ca. 1536-1606; Kampen, Geeraard Jansen van, fl. 1564-1589, engraver; Solis, Virgil, 1514-1562, ill; Plantin, Christopher, ca. 1520-1589, printer
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Title within woodcut borders; most emblems within borders of typographical ornaments; printer's device on t.p., initials, tail pieces
Topics: Emblems, Emblem books, Latin
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois, F14. Praz p. 34. "In quo human[ae] vit[ae] labyrintho demonstrato, virtutis semita pulcherrimis pr[ae]ceptis, veluti Thesei filo docet." The alternative title within an ornamental engraved framework. Contemporary vellum binding in good condition. Signatures: *4, A-P8, Q6.
Topic: Emblem books, Dutch
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1579 Haecht Goidtsenhoven, Laurens van, fl. 1600; Jode, Gerard de, 1509-1591, printer; Jode, Gerard de, 1509-1591, artist
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In verse
Topics: Emblems, Emblem books, Latin
Photographic reproduction of copy in the Herzog-August-bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1580 Becan, Jan, 1518-1572; Torrentius, Laevinus, 1525-1595; Plantin, Christopher, ca. 1520-1589, printer
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Each part has special t.p. and separate paging and collation; printer's device on title pages; engraved portrait; ornamental initials
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Topics: Emblems, Hieroglyphics
Signatures: [*] A-2P 2Q( -2Q4, blank)
Topics: Reformers, Reformers, Reformation, Emblems
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1581 Arias Montano, Benito, 1527-1598; Borcht, Petrus van der, 1545-1608, artist; Wierix, Jan, 16th cent., engraver; Wierix, Jeronimus, 1553-1619, engraver; Plantin, Christophe, ca. 1520-1589, printer
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Primarily in verse
Topic: Bible
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1581 Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550; Mignault, Claude, ca. 1536-1606; Kampen, Geeraard Jansen van, fl. 1564-1589, engraver; Solis, Virgil, 1514-1562, ill; Plantin, Christopher, ca. 1520-1589, printer
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Signatures: * 2* A-Z a-z 2A-2C
Topics: Emblems, Emblem books, Latin
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1583 Alciati, Andrea, 1492-1550; Mignault, Claude, ca. 1536-1606; Cousin, Jehan, ca. 1522-ca. 1593, ill; Roger, Charles, fl. 1576-1590, printer; Marnef, Hiérosme de, 1515-1595, printer; Girault, Denyse, fl. 1576-1700, printer; Marnef et Cavellat (Paris, France), printer
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Signatures: * A-2Y
Topics: Emblems, Emblem books, Latin
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1583 Melanchthon, Philipp, 1497-1560; Feyerabend, Sigmund, 1528-1590; Amman, Jost, 1539-1591
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Imprint from colophon with printer's mark
Topic: Epigrams, Latin
"To his booke" signed: "Immeritò", i.e. Edmund Spenser
Topic: English poetry
Printer's device on t.-p.; title within ornamental border; full page woodcut of the arms of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, on verso of t.-p.; emblems illustrated with 247 woodcut engravings within ornamental borders. Marginal notes
Topic: Emblems
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1586 Camilli, Camillo, d. 1615; Porro, Girolamo, 1520-1604
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McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois
Topics: Porro, Girolamo, 1520-1604, Camilli, Camillo, d. 1615, Emblems, Devices (Heraldry)
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
1587 Canobbio, Alessandro, ca. 1533-ca. 1608; Discepolo, Girolamo, d. 1615, printer; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R; Cavagna Collection (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library) IU-R
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Signatures: pi² A-L
Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Miracles
Signatures: pi A-2N (pi4 blank?)
Topic: Emblems
Signatures: A-Q R²
Topics: Heraldry, Insignia, Devices (Heraldry)
In three books, each having their own separate title page; the second book begins a new pagination sequence, continuous with that of the third book. The first book is a general discussion of emblems; the second and third books contain 50 emblems each (numbered I-L). Each of the 100 emblems begins on the recto of a leaf. The woodcut illustration (often incorporating a motto) is placed within a decorative border that encloses the 8-line verse epigram as well. It is followed by explication in...
Topics: Emblems, Emblem books, Spanish
In verse
Date of publication transposed; imprint appears on title-page as follows: "Venetiis MDLXXXIX cum priuilegiis : Apud Hieronymum Porrum."
Topics: Joachim, of Fiore, ca. 1132-1202, Catholic Church, Emblems, Emblem books, Latin, Emblem books,...
American Libraries
1590 Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599; Wolfe, John, d. 1601, printer; Ponsonby, William, 1546?-1604, publisher
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Cataloged from imperfect copy; title from ESTC
"Prima, e rara edizione, dovendosi tenere per immaginaria quella di Firenze ... 1581 ... ricordata dal Mazzuchelli e dall' Haym."--Passano, I novellieri italiani in prosa. 2. ed., pte. 1, p. 42
Topic: Emblems --Early books to 1800.
American Libraries
1591 Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599; Ponsonby, William, 1546?-1604, printer; Bedford, Francis, 1799-1883, binder. IU-R
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Ed. Sp. = Edmund Spenser
American Libraries
1591 Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599; Windet, John, d. 1610, printer; Harrison, John, d. 1618, bookseller; Jolley, Thomas, former owner. IU-R
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Colophon reads: Imprinted at London by Iohn Windet, for Iohn Harrison the younger, dwelling in Pater noster Roe, at the signe of the Anker, and are there to be solde. 1591
Topic: English poetry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Photofacsimile
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1592 Mercier, Jean, 1545-1600; Queyr, engraver
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Imprint from McGeary & Nash
Topics: Emblems, Emblems, Latin
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1592 Capaccio, Giulio Cesare, 1552-1634; Salviani, Orazio; Carlino, Giovanni Giacomo; Pace, Antonio
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Each pt. has special t.p
Topics: Emblems, Emblems, Italian, Devices (Heraldry)
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1593 Boissard, Jean Jacques, 1528-1602; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598
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Signatures: A-P (B4 blank)
Topic: Emblems
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1594 Valeriano, Pierio, 1477-1560; Curione, Celio Augustino, 1538-1567
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61 lines and headlines, woodcut initials, head and tail pieces. Roman and italic type. Catchwords. Signatures. Woodcut illus
Topic: Egyptian language
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
1594 Broughton, Hugh, 1549-1612; Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603; Whitgift, John, 1530?-1604; Aylmer, John, 1521-1594; Watkins, Richard, d. 1599, printer
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First letter signed: Hugh Broughton
Topics: Broughton, Hugh, 1549-1612, Rainolds, John, 1549-1607, Bible
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
1594 Bargagli, Scipione, d. 1612
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"Delle lodi dell accademie. Oratione di Scipion Bargagli, M.D.LIX. Riformata ... e ristampata": p. 511-545
Topics: Emblems, Devices (Heraldry)
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
1595 Compagnia degli servi dei puttini in carità (Cremona); Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R
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Signature: A[superscript 8]
American Libraries
1595 Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599; Creede, Thomas, d. 1619?, printer; Ponsonby, William, 1546?-1604, bookseller
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Colophon: London. Printed by T.C. for William Ponsonbie. 1595
Topic: Sidney, Philip, Sir, 1554-1586
American Libraries
1596 Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599; Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599. Daphnaïda; Field, Richard, d. 1624, printer; Ponsonby, William, 1546?-1604, bookseller; Vickery, Willis, 1857-1932, former owner. IU-R; Riviere & Son, binder. IU-R
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In verse
Introduction signed: J. P. C. [i.e. John Payne Collier]
Topic: Harvey, Gabriel, 1550?-1631