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Staffords Niobe, or, His age of teares : the first part : a treatise no lesse profitable and comfortable then the times damnable : vvherein deaths visard is pulled off and her face discouered not to be so fearefull as the vulgar makes it : and withall it is shewed that death is onely bad to the bad, good to the good.

Author/Creator:
Stafford, Anthony.
Publication:
Printed at London : By Humfrey Lownes [for Mathew Lownes], 1611.
Format/Description:
Book
[24], 202; [28], 263, [1], 42, [6] p. ; 12 cm. (12mo)
Edition:
The second edition, newlie corrected & amended.
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Other Title:
Niobe, or, His age of teares
Niobe
Age of teares
Subjects:
Death -- Religious aspects -- Early works to 1800.
Devotional literature -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Manuscript waste (Binding)
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Bookseller's name supplied by ESTC.
Signatures: A-I¹² K⁶, ²A¹² [par.]⁶ B-O¹².
Leaves ²A3-6, containing a dedication to Anne Clifford Sackville, Countess of Dorset, are cancelled. Variant: with these leaves present.
Leaves A1, A12, K6, ²A1, [par.]6, ²O11, ²O12.
"Staffords Niobe, dissolv'd into a Nilus" has separate pagination and signatures and special title page with imprint "Printed at London by H.L. for Mathew Lownes. 1611." "An admonition to a discontented Romanist" (caption title) begins new pagination but signatures are continuous with preceding work.
Title within woodcut border; woodcut initials and head-pieces.
Printed marginalia.
Errata on leaves A12r and ²O10r.
Identified as Early English books, 1475-1640: 1559:22 on UMI microfilm.
Local notes:
Penn Libraries copy is variant with leaves ²A3-6 cancelled.
Penn Libraries copy bound in full brown calf; covers ruled in blind; three raised bands on spine; blind-stamped spine panels; evidence of ties; all edges stippled red; author's last name and brief title of work in ms. on fore-edge.
Penn Libraries copy has ms. inscription of author's name on title leaf; ms. marginal marks and notes in pencil and ink; ms. leaves used as binder's waste.
Penn Provenance:
Jones, Richard (autograph, 1622)
Penn Chronology:
1611
Cited in:
STC (2nd ed.) 23130
ESTC S117764
Contributor:
Lownes, Humphrey, d. 1629, printer.
Lownes, Matthew, -1625, bookseller.
STC Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Staffords Niobe, dissolv'd into a Nilus.
Admonition to a discontented Romanist.
OCLC:
56727381