The faerie queen: The shepheards calendar: together with the other works of England's arch-poet, Edm. Spenser: collected into one volume and carefully corrected
|Title||The faerie queen: The shepheards calendar: together with the other works of England's arch-poet, Edm. Spenser: collected into one volume and carefully corrected |
|Detail Depicted||Printing - Decorative elements - Initials (p. 287) |
|Uniform Title||Faerie queene |
|Creator/Author||Part 1: Edm. Spenser (on title page); |
Part 2: By Ed. Spenser (on title page, leaf Q5 recto)
[Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599]
|Publisher||Part 1: Printed by H.L. for Mathew Lownes (on title page); |
Part 2: Imprinted at London for Mathew Lownes (on title page, leaf R1)
[Lownes, Matthew, d. 1625]
|Place of Publication||Imprinted at London (on title page of the second part, page  ) [England--London] |
|Date of Publication||Part 1: Anno Dom. 1611|
Part 2: 1609
Colophon date 1609 on 2I3 verso of seventh book.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Knights and knighthood--Poetry|
English poetry--Early modern, 1500-1700
Early printed books--1601-1700 (17th century)
|Bibliographic Elements||1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade laid paper |
|Printer||Part 1: Printed by H.L. for Mathew Lownes (on title page); |
Part 2: Imprinted at London for Mathew Lownes (on title page, leaf Q5)
[Lownes, Humfrey, d. 1629]
|Image Production Process||Woodcuts|
|Binding||Bound in contemporary plain calf with simple blind tooled rule. |
Rebacked in 19th century.
Gold tooled decoration on spine.
Sewing cannot be determined.
Endsheets replaced. All edges trimmed.
|General Notes||Signatures: (fol): A[superscript 6] (-A1, + chi 2, (par.) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) B-Y[superscript 6] 2A-2H[superscript 6] 2I[superscript 4](-I4), [superscript 2]A-E[superscript 6] F[superscript 4] (-F4), [superscript 3]A[superscript 6] B[superscript 6] (-B1.6) C-L[superscript 6] M[superscript 2] [$4 (-2I3, [superscript 2]A4, B4, C4, D4, E4, [superscript 3]A4, B4, C4, D4, E4, F4, G4, H4, I4, K4, L4) signed]; 294 leaves, pp.  1-121  123-185 [186-188] 189-245  247-363 ,  1-56, |
Running titles of the Fourth Booke are printed "THE FIFT BOOKE OF" on pages 228, 232, 234, 238.
Upside down initial "S"on p. 161 (see p. 287)
|Previous Owners||Frederick Morgan Padelford bookplate on front pastedown endsheet.|
Cha. Wheeler written on title page.
Richard Lee written on title page.
Lady Looke her book...1647 written on page 69.
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare Books 821 Sp3f 1611 c.3 |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned in RGB color using an Olympus C-2000 Zoom digital camera and saved in.jpg format and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2003 |
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