Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
Source Creator:
Christine, de Pisan, ca. 1364-ca. 1431.
Source Title:
[Livre de la cité des dames. English] Here begynneth the boke of the cyte of ladyes, the whiche boke is deuyded into. iij. partes. The fyrst parte telleth howe and by whom the walle and the cloystre aboute the cyte was made. The seconde parte telleth howe and by whom the cyte was buylded within and peopled. The thyrde parte telleth howe and by whom the hyghe battylmentes of the towres were parfytely made, and what noble ladyes were ordeyned to dwell in ye hyghe palayces and hyghe dongeons. And ye fyrst chapytre telleth howe and by whom and by what mouynge the sayd cyte was made.
Source Created or Published:
[1521]
Physical Description:
fol. [Aai] verso- Aaii recto
Source Call Number:
STC 7271
Digital Image File Name:
2211
Digital Image Type:
FSL collection
Hamnet Bib ID:
162796
Hamnet Holdings ID:
155918
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
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Creator (Hamnet):
Christine, de Pisan, ca. 1364-ca. 1431.
Uniform Title (Hamnet):
Livre de la cité des dames. English
Title (Hamnet):
Here begynneth the boke of the cyte of ladyes, the whiche boke is deuyded into. iij. partes. The fyrst parte telleth howe and by whom the walle and the cloystre aboute the cyte was made. The seconde parte telleth howe and by whom the cyte was buylded within and peopled. The thyrde parte telleth howe and by whom the hyghe battylmentes of the towres were parfytely made, and what noble ladyes were ordeyned to dwell in ye hyghe palayces and hyghe dongeons. And ye fyrst chapytre telleth howe and by whom and by what mouynge the sayd cyte was made.
Alt. Title (Hamnet):
Cyte of ladyes
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
[Imprynted at London :
Creator or Publisher (Hamnet):
in Poules chyrchyarde at the sygne of the Trynyte by Henry Pepwell,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
In ye yere of our lorde. M. CCCCC. xxj. The. xxvj. day of October. And the. xij. yere of the reygne of our souerayne lorde kynge Henry the. viij. [1521]]
Physical Description (Hamnet):
[380] p. : ill. ; 4⁰.
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet):
HH75/34. Brown morocco binding, gold-tooled and signed by F. Bedford. Provenance: Huth bookplate; Harmsworth copy
Notes (Hamnet):
A translation, by Brian Anslay, of: Christine de Pisan. Le livre de la cité des dames.
Notes (Hamnet):
Anonymous. By Christine de Pisan.
Notes (Hamnet):
Imprint from colophon.
Notes (Hamnet):
In three parts, each with caption title.
Notes (Hamnet):
Signatures: 2A-2O⁴·⁶ 2P⁶, A-X⁴·⁶ Y-Z⁴.
Citations (Hamnet):
ESTC (RLIN) S108379
Citations (Hamnet):
STC (2nd ed.), 7271
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Anslay, Brian.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Harmsworth, R. Leicester Sir, (Robert Leicester), 1870-1937, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Huth Library, former owner.
Call Number (Hamnet):
STC 7271

[Livre de la cité des dames. English] Here begynneth the boke of the cyte of ladyes,…