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Digital Image File Name: 
134132
Source Call Number: 
B5462
Source Creator: 
J. B. (John Bulwer), 1606-1656, author.
Source Title: 
Chirologia: or The naturall language of the hand�� : Composed of the speaking motions,...
Source Created or Published: 
1644
Physical Description: 
leaf L3 verso (page 150) || leaf L4 recto (page 151)
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
J. B. (John Bulwer), 1606-1656, author.
Title (Hamnet): 
Chirologia: or The naturall language of the hand· : Composed of the speaking motions, and discoursing gestures thereof. Whereunto is added Chironomia: or, the art of manuall rhetoricke. Consisting of the naturall expressions, digested by art in the hand, as the chiefest instrument of eloquence, by historicall manifesto's, exemplified out of the authentique registers of common life, and civill conversation. VVith types, or chyrograms: a long-wish'd for illustration of this argument. By J.B. Gent. philochirosophus.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Printed by Tho. Harper, and are to be sold by Henry Twyford, at his shop in Fleetstreet,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1644.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[28], 187, [5]; [16], 146, [2] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. (copper-plate engravings) ; (8vo)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Sign language http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85122390 - Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Gesture http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85054727 - Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Deafness http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85036068 - Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Deaf http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85036058 - Means of communication - Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Marshall, William, active 1617-1650, printmaker.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Dedication to part 1 signed: John Bulvver.
Notes (Hamnet): 
In two parts, with frontispiece for each part engraved by William Marshall.
Notes (Hamnet): 
With a final errata leaf.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Part 2, "Chironomia: or, The art of manuall rhetorique" (Wing B5466) has separate dated title page, pagination and register. Part 2 was apparently never published separately.
Notes (Hamnet): 
An imprint variant or possible reissue of the edition with "R. Whitaker" named as bookseller in imprint for part 1 and "Richard Whitaker" so named in imprint to part 2.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 2000-2001. Writing on Hands (catalog entry 55) DFo
Citations (Hamnet): 
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed., 1994), B5462
Citations (Hamnet): 
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed., 1994), B5466
Citations (Hamnet): 
English short title catalogue (ESTC), R14061
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
129642. Binding signed by F. Bedford. Provenance: bookplate of Cardiff Castle
Call Number (Hamnet): 
B5462