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Digital Image File Name: 
Source Call Number: 
STC 25438 copy 1
Source Creator: 
Whitney, Geffrey, 1548?-1601?
Source Title: 
A choice of emblemes ...
Source Created or Published: 
Physical Description: 
page 129, "the raging sea"
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Creator (Hamnet): 
Whitney, Geffrey, 1548?-1601?
Title (Hamnet): 
A choice of emblemes, and other deuises, for the moste parte gathered out of sundrie writers, Englished and moralized. And diuers newly deuised, by Geffrey Whitney. A worke adorned with varietie of matter, both pleasant and profitable: wherein those that please, maye finde to fit their fancies: bicause herein, by the office of the eie, and the eare, the minde maye reape dooble delighte throughe holsome preceptes, shadowed with pleasant deuises: both fit for the vertuous, to their incoraging: and for the wicked, for their admonishing and amendment.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
Imprinted at Leyden :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
In the house of Christopher Plantyn, by Francis Raphelengius,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
M. D. LXXXVI. [1586]
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[20], 230, [2] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 4⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Annotations (Provenance)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Emblem books, English -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Made-up copies (Publishing)
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Harmsworth, R. Leicester Sir, (Robert Leicester), 1870-1937, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Huth Library, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Lefferts, Marshall C. (Marshall Clifford), 1848-1928, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Smedley, William T. (William Thomas), b. 1851, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Page 2*3r is in two states; line 18 ends (1) "and" or (2) "behalfe"; the latter is partly reimposed and reset. Quires O and P are in two impositions, each imposition with a woodcut not in the other; (1) p. 109 has "Fato non Fortuna", or (2) p. 119 has "Ex damno alterius".
Notes (Hamnet): 
The last leaf is blank.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: *-2*⁴ 3*² A-Z⁴ a-f⁴.
Notes (Hamnet): 
In verse.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The second part has divisional title page on leaf O1r; pagination and register are continuous.
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S119929
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 25438
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
cs78. 2*3r state 1; sigs.O,P state 2. Lacking blank. MS. note on F2r. Red goatskin binding with gilt tooled panels, by Riviere & Son. Provenance: inscription on t.p.: "Millyam [?]"; Marshall Clifford Lefferts (remains of bookplate, and MS. note in pencil signed [M?]. C. L."); bookseller's description tipped to front free end-paper; bought by Folger at Leffert's sale, lot 1401
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 25438 Copy 1