Reliquiae Wottonianae, Or, a Collection of Lives, Letters, Poems, with Characters of Sundry Personages and Other Incomparable Pieces of Language and Art

Reliquiae Wottonianae, Or, a Collection of Lives, Letters, Poems, with Characters of Sundry Personages and Other Incomparable Pieces of Language and Art : Also Additional Letters to Several Persons (1685)

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EARLY ENGLISH WIT, POETRY & SATIRE. 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. The power of literary device was never more in its prime than during this period of history, where a wide array of political and religious satire mocked the status quo and poetry called humankind to transcend the rigors of daily life through love, God or principle. This series comments on historical patterns of the human condition that are still visible today. ++++ 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: ++++ Reliquiae Wottonianae, or, A collection of lives, letters, poems, with characters of sundry personages and other incomparable pieces of language and art: also additional letters to several persons Reliquiae Wottonianae. Collection of lives, letters, poems with characters of sundry personages. Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639. [Edition statement: ] The fourth edition, with additions of several letters to the Lord Zouch, never before publish'd till now. "Sir Henry Wotton's letters to the Lord Zouch" has special t.p. A philosophical survey of education, p. [73]-110, Ad Regem e Scotia reducem, dated 1633, p. [113]-133; Panegyric to King Charles, p. [135]-160; Of Robert Devereux, p. 161-203; A view of the life and death of George Villiers, p. [205]-238; The great action between Pompey and Caesar, p. 239-242; A character of Ferdinando di Medici, p. 243-264; A meditation upon the 22 chapter of Genesis, p. 265-272; and Letters to several persons, p. [273]-713, each has half-title. "The Elements of Architecture," p. 71, has caption title. [713] p.: London: Printed for B. Tooke ... and T. Sawbridge ..., Wing / W3651 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 | 824 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 41mm | 1,442g
  • Eebo Editions, Proquest
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240840225
  • 9781240840229