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The familiar epistles of Sir Anthonie of Gueuara, preacher, chronicler, and counseller to the Emperour Charles the Fift : translated out of the Spanish tongue by Edward Hellowes, groome of the Leash, and now newly imprinted, corrected and enlarged with other epistles of the same authour : wherein are conteined verie notable letters, excellent discourses, curious sayings, and most naturall reasons : wherein are conteined expositions of certeine figures, authorities of Holy Scripture, very good to be preached and better to be followed : wherein are conteined declarations of ancient stampes, of writinges vpon stones, epitaphes of sepulchres, lawes and customes of the gentiles : wherein are conteined doctrines, exampls and counsels for princes, for noble men, for lawyers, and churchmen, very profitable to be followed and pleasaunt to be reade.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Guevara, Antonio de, Bp., d. 1545?
Standardized Title:
Epistolas familiares. English
Other Title:
Familiar epistles of Sir Anthonie of Guevara, preacher, chronicler, and counseller to the Emperour Charles the Fifth
Publication:
Imprinted at London : [By Henry Middleton] for Ralph Newberrie, 1577.
Format/Description:
Book
[8], 400, [8] p. ; 20 cm. (4to)
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Printer's name from STC.
With three final contents leaves.
Quire A inner sheet is in two settings; A3r line 1 ends (1) "seem-" or (2) "seeme-". Cf. ESTC.
Signatures: [superscript pi]A⁴ A-Y⁸ 2A-2C⁸ 2D⁴.
Title page within ornamental woodcut border; woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces.
With side- and shoulder-notes.
Identified as STC 300:02 on microfilm.
Local notes:
Library copy is from the first state: A3r (p. 5) line 1 ends "seem-".
Title leaf mended with no loss of text.
Penn Chronology:
1577
Cited in:
STC (2nd ed.) 12434
ESTC S103497
Contributor:
Hellowes, Edward.
Middleton, Henry, d. 1587, printer.
Newbery, Ralph, d. 1604, bookseller.
STC Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
7082193
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