Godfrey of Bulloigne, or, The recouerie of Ierusalem : done into English heroicall verse / by Edward Fairefax ...

Tasso, Torquato, 1544-1595.
Standardized Title:
Gerusalemme liberata. English
Other Title:
Godfrey of Bulloigne
Recouerie of Ierusalem
Imprinted at London : By Ar. Hatfield for I. Iaggard and M. Lownes, 1600.
[8], 392 p. ; 25 cm. (fol.)
X.t, e.e, d.d, Atth (3) 1600 (A)
Godfrey, of Bouillon, ca. 1060-1100 -- Poetry.
Crusades -- First, 1096-1099 -- Poetry.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Title within ornamental woodcut border; woodcut head-pieces and tail-piece.
Signatures: A⁴ B-2K⁶ 2L⁴.
Leaf B1 comes in three states, in this order: (1) conjugate; stanza 1 line 1 "The sacred armies and the godly knight"; (2) as above, with a cancel slip with another version of stanza 1 beginning "I sing the warre made in the Holy land,"; or with traces of the now-lacking slip (3) B1 a cancel; stanza 1 line 1 "I sing the sacred armies and the knight"; the Argument also revised. Cf. ESTC.
Identified as Early English books, 1475-1640: 333:10, 333:11, 359:2 on UMI microfilm.
Local notes:
Penn Libraries copy is variant in which leaf B1 is conjugate and stanza 1 line 1 reads "The sacred armies and the godly knight".
Penn Libraries copy has ms. notes in ink and pencil on front free endpaper and title leaf; front cover detached.
Culture Class Collection copy is variant in which a cancel slip, pasted over the first stanza, contains an altered version, the first line of which reads: "I sing the warre made in the Holy land".
Culture Class Collection copy bound in full calf with gold-tooled double-fillet border; all edges speckled red.
Culture Class Collection copy has stanza 1 in the first book, with line 1 reading: "The sacred armies and the godly knight" written in ms. on verso of leaf A4.
Penn Provenance:
Boyle, E. M. (autograph)
Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 (honoree)
Furness, Horace Howard, Jr. (donor)
Furness, Louise Brooks Winsor (donor)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
STC (2nd ed.) 23698
ESTC S117565
Fairfax, Edward, d. 1635.
Bartlet, John, d. ca. 1658, printer.
Jaggard, John, d. 1623?, bookseller.
Lownes, Matthew, -1625, bookseller.
STC Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Italian Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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