A Collection of Novels Viz, the Secret History of the Earle of Essex and Queen Elizabeth, the Happy Slave, And, the Double Cuckold

A Collection of Novels Viz, the Secret History of the Earle of Essex and Queen Elizabeth, the Happy Slave, And, the Double Cuckold : To Which Is Added, the Art of Pleasing in Conversation, by Cardinal Richlieu. (1699)

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EARLY LITERATURE. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books Online, this rare material is now available in single print editions. Thousands of books written between 1475 and 1700 can be delivered to your doorstep in individual volumes of high quality historical reproductions. This comprehensive collection begins with the famous Elizabethan Era that saw such literary giants as Chaucer, Shakespeare and Marlowe, as well as the introduction of the sonnet. Traveling through Jacobean and Restoration literature, the highlight of this series is the Pollard and Redgrave 1475-1640 selection of the rarest works from the English Renaissance. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ "A Collection of novels viz, the secret history of the Earle of Essex and Queen Elizabeth, The happy slave, and, the double cuckold: to which is added, The art of pleasing in conversation, by Cardinal Richlieu." Art de plaire dans la conversation. Double-Cocu. Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, duc de, 1585-1642. Vaumoriere, M. de 1610-1693. Bremond, Gabriel de. "The art of pleasing in conversation," erroneously ascribed to Cardinal Richlieu, is attributed to Pierre d'Ortigue de Vaumoriere. cf. Brunet. "The art of pleasing in conversation ... translated out of French" has special t.p. "The secret history of the most renowned Q. Elizabeth and the Earl of Essex, by a person of quality" has special t.p. "The viceroy of Catalonia, or, The double cuckold, made English by James Morgan ..." has special t.p. "The happy slave, a novel, translated from the French by a person of quality, the third edition" has special t.p. and separate pagination. [8], 325, [6], 194, [2] p. London: Printed for R. Wellington ... and E. Rumball ..., 1699. Wing / C5149 English Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery ++++ This book represents an authentic reproduction of the text as printed by the original publisher. While we have attempted to accurately maintain the integrity of the original work, there are sometimes problems with the original work or the micro-film from which the books were digitized. This can result in errors in reproduction. Possible imperfections include missing and blurred pages, poor pictures, markings and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.show more

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  • Paperback | 564 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 993g
  • Eebo Editions, Proquest
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240833628
  • 9781240833627