The orator : handling a hundred seuerall discourses, in forme of declamations : some of the arguments being drawne from Titus Liuius and other ancient writers, the rest of the authors owne inuention : part of which are of matters happened in our age / written in French by Alexander Siluayn and Englished by L.P.

Other records:
Le Sylvain, ca. 1535-ca. 1585.
Standardized Title:
Epitomé de cent histoires tragiques. English
Other Title:
Orator handling a hundred several discourses, in form of declamations
Orator handling a hundred severall discourses, in forme of declamations
Mirrour of eloquence containing an hundred historicall or rather tragicall declamations
London : Printed by Adam Islip, 1596.
[8], 436 [i.e. 432] p. ; 19 cm. (4to)
Oratory -- Early works to 1800.
Rhetoric -- 1500-1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Translation of: Epitomé de cent histoires tragiques.
"The epistle" signed: Lazarus Piot, a pseudonym used by Anthony Munday. Cf. DNB vol. 13, p. 1191.
Signatures: A⁴ B-2E⁸ 2F⁴ (A1 blank).
Page numbers 175-176 and 244-245 repeated in sequence.
Woodcuts: title within oranamental border, device, initials, head- and tail-pieces.
Printer's device (McK. no. 268) on t.p.
"Of a Jew, who would for his debt haue a pound of the flesh of a Christian"--P. 400-406.
Local notes:
Imperfect: first blank leaf wanting.
Sales receipt for this work signed by Bernard Quaritch to Horace Howard Furness, November 14, 1887 laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Furness, Horace Howard (autograph) (bookplate)
Furness, Horace Howard, Jr. (donor)
Furness, Louise Brooks Winsor (donor)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
STC (2nd ed.) 4182
ESTC S106976
Munday, Anthony, 1553-1633.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
STC Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
Of a Jew, who would for his debt haue a pound of the flesh of a Christian.
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