Media Information

Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
Image Title:
Mary Wroth. The Countesse of Mountgomeries Urania. London, 1621
Image Details:
from a 4x5 color transparency
Source Creator:
Wroth, Mary, Lady, ca. 1586-ca. 1640. , Lady, ca. 1586-ca. 1640.
Source Title:
The Countesse of Mountgomeries Urania.
Source Created or Published:
Physical Description:
title page
Source Call Number:
STC 26051 Copy 1
Digital Image File Name:
Digital Image Type:
FSL collection
Hamnet Bib ID:
Hamnet Holdings ID:
Creator (Hamnet):
Wroth, Mary, Lady, ca. 1586-ca. 1640.
Title (Hamnet):
Pamphilia, to Amphilanthus
Title (Hamnet):
The Countesse of Mountgomeries Urania. Written by the right honorable the Lady Mary Wroath. Daughter to the right noble Robert Earle of Leicester. And neece to the ever famous, and renowned Sr. Phillips Sidney knight. And to ye most exele[n]t Lady Mary Countesse of Pembroke late deceased.
Title (Hamnet):
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
London :
Creator or Publisher (Hamnet):
printed [by Augustine Mathewes?] for Ioh[n] Marriott and Iohn Grismand and are to bee sould at theire shoppes in St. Dunstons Church yard in Fleetstreet and in Poules Ally at ye signe of the Gunn,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
Physical Description (Hamnet):
[2], 278, 289-558, 48 p. ; 2⁰.
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet):
HH223/6. 3P3 and 4C2 torn, affecting text. Calf binding, rebacked; paper label on spine with MS. title "Countess of Montgomerie's Urania"; printed waste spine-linings. Provenance: inscription on front fly-leaf: "Ann Morris her Book: The Lord of Heaven vpon her Look But when her passing bell doth toul The Lord of heaven recive her soul Amen 1723"; inscription on front fly-leaf: "Roger Jones his book 1725"; inscription on back fly-leaf: "David Phillip his book"; collated at Quaritch by Max Privett, May 1920; Harmsworth copy
Notes (Hamnet):
"Pamphilia, to Amphilanthus" (caption title, in verse) has separate pagination; register is continuous.
Notes (Hamnet):
"While the orn[ament]. on Oo1r belonged to F. Kingston, the woodcut init[ial]. letters are not his and prob[ably]. belonged to A. Mathewes at this time"--STC.
Notes (Hamnet):
Entered 13 July 1621.
Notes (Hamnet):
Partly in verse.
Notes (Hamnet):
Signatures: [A]1 B-3Y⁴ 3Z⁶ 4A-4F⁴.
Notes (Hamnet):
The title page is engraved and signed "Sime [?] Passæus sculp:", and dated 1621 at lower right.
Citations (Hamnet):
ESTC (RLIN) S122291
Citations (Hamnet):
STC (2nd ed.), 26051
Subject (Hamnet):
Historical fiction -- England -- 17th century. rbgenr
Subject (Hamnet):
Poems -- England -- 17th century. rbgenr
Subject (Hamnet):
Printed waste (Binding) rbbin DFo
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Harmsworth, R. Leicester Sir, (Robert Leicester), 1870-1937, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Pass, Simon van de, 1595?-1647, engraver.
Call Number (Hamnet):
STC 26051 Copy 1

The Countesse of Mountgomeries Urania.